“I was afraid of getting stuck so I made a kind-of-random decision to leave home… I didn’t know what I wanted to do, just that I didn’t want to be here. And there was no real reason for that other than I’d been here my whole life.”
Alana Morgan left life in Seattle to see what might be waiting for her in Chiang Mai, Thailand — where she taught english and established for herself a freelance writing career through her blog, Paper Planes — on it you can find writings about her bigger adventures and a smaller focus on day to day life in Thailand.
I was lucky enough to meet Alana in Greece asked her to come on the show because she not only took the deliberate step to quit her 9-to-5 to make travel a bigger priority in her life, but used it as a tool to find purpose – or at least, enjoyment through exploration and seeing what creating a life for herself might be like abroad.
- Music credit: Intrepid Journey, by Aaron Static
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