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Debbi Shibuya
Blogger, Freelance Writer, Content Creator, Copyeditor, My Debstinations
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Joined July 2020
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About me

I'm a California expat in Sydney who loves wildlife and Star Wars.

On the reg, I'm a travel blogger who focuses on fostering a community to empower women to travel and hike more. I've been lucky enough to see 75 countries; have lived in New Zealand, Australia, Japan, and Thailand; sailed all seven seas; and journeyed down to Antarctica.

Why did you join the community?

I want to join to grow my community and meet other professionals in the travel industry.

What is your favorite travel destination?

Iceland, Switzerland, New Zealand, Japan

Where do you dream of traveling to?


What was your first travel job?

Administrative support for an equestrian company in New Zealand through a working holiday visa

What do you want to learn more about?

Successfully pitching to tourism boards & travel brands

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Perspective, Gratitude, Cultural Awareness