My cubicle felt like a prison cell. Sure, I had a stunning view of the Miami skyline and the azure waters of the Caribbean coast from the 32nd floor of a downtown skyscraper. But prison-like, nevertheless.
While I was working in my corporate job, I would spend way more time than was appropriate surfing travel websites, daydreaming of adventures in far-off places like Peru, South Africa, Cambodia, and Iceland.
Maybe you do, too. Perhaps you're at work, right now, distracted by wanderlust.
Since launching IntroverTravels last year, I now spend about six months a year traveling and exploring different destinations. In fact, I am making good on my Machu Picchu daydreams of the past and will be hiking the real-freaking-Inca Trail next month!
A passionate pursuit of my goals.
My goal at IntroverTravels is not just to plan people's vacations or make their travel arrangements. Any "travel agent" can do that.
No. I aim for something...deeper.
I realize that not everyone has the same travel opportunities that I currently enjoy.
Hell, I've been there! I get it.
For these corporate daydreamers, it's important to squeeze every last ounce of joy from their travels. There's no time to lose by planning your next move on the ground. And who has the time or energy to plan a life-changing trip when you're working Monday through Friday (and, let's be honest, some Saturdays)?
So yes, I travel a lot. But it is travel with a purpose.
I travel to get on-the-ground experience and build relationships with locals to develop unique getaways that you won't find in any guidebook or big box travel website.
My passion is to help other introverts plan their own life-changing travel experiences - like I am fortunate enough to do on a regular basis - in a way that is suited for our unique personalities.
Even if it means coordinating with you while you eat a sandwich at your desk.
So if you could escape from your cubicle or office right now, where would you go? Let me know in the comments!
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