Getting To Know Nicki of Eat Live Travel Drink
Next in our travel blog profile series The Wise Traveller meets Nicki, who is behind ‘Eat Live Travel Drink’. Our series allows you to get to know the person behind some of the most popular and influential travel blogs and bloggers that are pushing new boundaries in travel writing.
Lets Meet Nicki
Nicki is a 32 year old bacon eating, travel loving, wanderlust. She loves experiencing new places, eating new food and exploring life’s beauty with her husband. They have a 10 year old Maltese, who is the baby of the family and claim to all get along so because of their mutual love for bacon!
Some of Nicki’s travel’s include 46 of the 50 US American States (excluding Alaska)! Nicki's blog also highlights her bucket list which can be followed as she crosses items of the very long list. Some of Nicki's notable article include Rookie Travel Mistakes, her view on the difference between Travel vs Vacation and her insights through 10 Things You Learn From Traveling Solo.
Nicki appears to be a very busy individual. With a full time job, school underway, her dog and a need to travel the world Nicki shares her adventures through her blog purely out out of love and passion for travelling.
Getting To Know The Real Nicki
We asked Nicki some questions about his life as a traveller.
What is your favourite destination and why?
Turkey. It was my first real experience being immersed in a culture nothing like the one I am used to. From the time I stepped foot off the plane and smelled the burning coal, I knew I was in for an adventure. My favourite destination in Turkey is Cappadocia. The landscape is magnificent.
If you could only give one single travel tip that you think would be the most helpful what would it be?
Just go. Traveling will change your life in ways you didn’t even know possible.
What is your favourite travel related quote?
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”-Oscar Wilde
What was the single most influential thing/moment that drove you to travel blogging?
People kept asking me to show them photos and tell them about my travels. So one day last year I decided it was just time to start a blog.
What advice you would give someone wanting to become a travel blogger?
Don’t do it for the money. Do it because you have a love for sharing the world and your experiences with people. I blog in addition to my full-time career. I do it because I am fiercely passionate about it. It’s a lot of work.
What do you do when/if not travelling?
I have a full time job in finance and I am working on my MBA. So I stay very busy. I also have a husband and a dog who I love to spend time with.
Nicki's passion comes across through her stories and her style is engaging and easy. It's hard not to think you are becoming friends as you follow her across her travels and experiences.
She clearly seeks to inspire others through her writings and sharing her story. She has an impressive and growing audience across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and keeps her followers engaged with regular updates. She is a true Guiding Star in the Travel Blogger world.
Learn more about Nicki at eatlivetraveldrink.com/about/
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