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Maria S. Thorpe
Co-founder, Nomad Pass
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Joined June 2015
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About me

I'm a globe trotter by nature. I'm a passionate traveler who loves to discover new people, places and cultures and go on unique adventures. Born and raised in Italy, I moved to California for college, jet setted to London for grad-school and returned to San Francisco for work with numerous travel adventures in between. I have traveled around quite a bit and I'm always on the move to plan my next adventure. Co-founder of Nomad Pass - the travel startup which will enable you to work from anywhere in the world.

Why did you join the community?

Because I'm a globetrotter and have a passion for travelling, for people who do and for getting to know different places and cultures.

What is your favorite travel destination?

Tulum, Mexico

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Cuba, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Vietnam, Patagonia .... and the list goes on

What was your first travel job?

I volunteered in an orphanage in Kibera, Kenya - the largest urban slum in Africa.

What do you want to learn more about?

Affordable Travel, Remote Work, Business Travel, Community Building

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Live, Dream, Become