HELLO! 2018-06-24T16:32:46+00:00


Hello Megan Marie blog is a community for travel seekers. Read ‘how to’ guides and motivational posts on travel, expat and digital nomad lifestyle.

This blog encourages young traveler dreamers ‘to just go!’ Providing useful flight hacks, budget-friendly hotels/hostels, free (or next to nothing) travel itineraries, this is the best resource on the internet to fuel your travel dreams.

>>>  I stood in the middle of a gigantic valley. The sky was pitch black and a blanket of stars stretched across the sky. I had never seen so many stars before. I closed my eyes and breathed the cool, damp air. My eyes opened quickly. A snow avalanche vibrated the entire valley of Mt. Cook National Park in New Zealand. [READ my free eBook.]

>>>  I stood at a cross road. One vividly green pathway went to the right and another went to the left. I was hiking the Alps south of Innsbruck, Austria. I was lost. My phone made an unpleasant gurgle sound as it indicated that it was losing power. “Go left,” she said. “Go right,” she said. I have no idea. Silent whistling approaches from behind as an elderly Austrian walks up pushing a buggy. I was no longer lost, and I made a friend.

My name is Megan, and I am a 25-year old wanderluster. It started with my first trip abroad. I studied abroad in the beautiful country of Austria for 4 months during university. The thrills were sweet, the apple strudel sweeter and the memories grand. Since that experience, I developed an unbelievable craving to wander and explore. The wanderlust never went away, but graduation and life became relevant. As a new graduate, I started my first full-time job. One year later and unhappy, I quit the American dream and bought a ticket to New Zealand for my first solo trip abroad. Now almost three years since graduation, I am a completely new person, because of travel. I am stronger. I am braver. I don’t fear the unknown, and I love what I do. Travel has become part of my identity providing me with previously unknown opportunities. In 2017, I will visit my 25th country adding more travel memories to the two above, and I will move abroad to Germany to become an expat. [Sign up for emails to not miss these experiences!]

The travel blog Hello Megan Marie is a place to share my travel experiences, to encourage wanderlust dreams and to motivate YOU to achieve them. Read inspiring posts on places to visit and step-by-step guides to help you plan your next trip. Hello Megan Marie will equip and inspire travel seekers to jet to a new country. Start travel dreaming with these top favorites:

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