How to Budget and Hustle as a Freelance Travel Writer with Meagan Drillinger
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This week, I talk to Meagan Dillinger who is a travel writer and founder of Vaera Journeys about how to budget and hustle as a freelance travel writer.
After working as a Travel writer right out of college, Meagan knew that a full time writing position was not the right path for her, so in 2009 she traded in her cubicle for a chance to live and work from anywhere as a freelance travel writer.
Go Inside the Empowering World of All-Women's Adventure Travel
Meagan Drillinger and I should have met years ago, growing up in the same hometown, and running in similar circles. When she was described to me as “a travel writer that just started a great company called Vaera Journeys, to inspire women to start their own businesses,” it was music to my ears. Here's her story:
How One Woman Followed Her Heart And Became A Digital Nomad
In between aquatic pursuits in Playa del Carmen with newly launched Vaera Journeys, you can workshop a bold career move with a business coach and entrepreneurial-minded travelers.
Meagan Drillinger was living the life many young women could only dream about. She was 27 years old and working for a magazine in New York City, traveling to some pretty cool places, and also nurturing a thriving freelance writing career. And then one day her employers forced her to make a decision: stay on at her job full time or go freelance full time. She couldn’t do both.