From Under-paid 9-5er
to Full-Time Traveling
Hey, friend! I'm Annette. In 2017, I sold all of my stuff and quit my job to travel. Now I teach others how to quit their soul-sucking jobs, and make money from anywhere!
But Let's Back it Up For a Quick Sec...
Before the full-time traveling. Before the digital nomad lifestyle. Before the community of 125,000+ loyal subscribers and millions of views... there was a girl that wanted nothing more than to travel the world.
I used to have this ridiculous belief that travel was something reserved only for the rich and "special". And that somehow, my life's destiny was to be miserable, grinding away at 9-5 job that made me feel overworked, and underappreciated, instead of living a life I loved - a life I saw soooo many others showing off on social media.
But then I thought to myself...
Why not me?
And So The Journey Began...
The night after my wedding, was a night I will never forget.
After the happiest day of our lives, my husband, Daniel, and I decided we couldn't live grinding away anymore.
We bought one-way tickets and set off on the journey of a lifetime.
A 5-year journey to every country in the world.
But at the time, we had no idea what we were doing...
And Boy, Did We Struggle...
I spent hours googling away trying to learn everything I could about the digital nomad lifestyle.
But I felt like no matter what I tried, I couldn't figure out how to make money online.
We had to jump into the "digital nomad" lifestyle, with nothing but our savings and hope that we would figure something out along the way.
So, that's exactly what we did! We bought one way tickets to Bangkok, Thailand, jumped on with our $15,000 in savings, and crossed our fingers.
But 8-months into our trip, we started to run out of money and realized we had to think fast, or risk going home.
That's when we boarded a one-way flight to Australia, and did a working holiday visa for 4 months.
When we arrived, we were so broke we had to sleep on the floor for 4 months. Not exactly the highlight of my career.
In that time, Daniel was a bartender and I did everything I could to make money online.
And by January of 2019, I had made our first $1,000 from my laptop.
I felt on top of the world!
"We felt like we FINALLY had the freedom we were looking for"
Making Money Online Changed Everything for Us
I remind you: Our life wasn't always extended vacations to the Philippines and palace hopping in India. We struggled. But after we developed multiple online income streams, all of the stress I had about the digital nomad lifestyle and my own fear of failure disappeared. I wasn't worried about "failing" and having to go back to my 9-5. Instead of being consumed with anxiety, I was able to finally live the life I wanted. With the freedom and flexibility that I wanted.
Here's what I learned:
Making money online is easy
Before I left traveling, I had convinced myself that the only way to make money online was to become YouTube famous, get a big fat check, and go traveling. But that's not what it's like at all. Fact is, there are hundreds of ways to make a living online, you just need to know where to look.
Traveling is sooo much cheaper than I thought
I was raised to believe that travel was a luxury and something only rich people did. What I learned as a full-time traveler is that it's so easy to live on a budget, while still living comfortably. Being a digital nomad has also allowed us to travel to countries with a cheaper cost of living. This allows the money we make to go sooo much further.
My freedom is priceless
After years of working for myself and making a living online, I could NEVER go back to a 9-5 job. Because of my online jobs, I'm able to travel, take days off, and spend time with my loved ones whenever I want. My freedom is simply worth more money than anyone could ever pay me.
Now, I can confidently say I'm living my dream life. And I want to help you live yours, too!
So, do you want to be a digital nomad but don't know where to start?
Join our FREE 3-part, email course designed to help you go from 9-5er, to full-time digital nomad in just 30 days! Click below to get started.
If you're wondering what the digital nomad lifestyle looks like in action...
Chase for Adventure YouTube Channel
From 9-5ers to full-time travelers, we documented our digital nomad journey from start to finish!
Watch us, a normal, newlywed couple sell everything we own, buy one-way tickets and travel to over 40 countries around the world!