For me it has been a really long journey to where I am today. Not only in terms of geographical distance, but also in terms of the time I’ve spent looking for the things I love to do most.
Being creative has always been a big part of my life. I was always looking for fun things to do and make.
Some people said I wasn’t dedicated enough to maintain a hobby. I look at it now from a different perspective: I try out everything in life and I am interested in many things. That’s the only way to learn what you want to do.
A couple of years ago I went on a holiday to Australia with friends. And that holiday changed my life. It was the first time I went to a strange country (other than Italy), and I saw what this world has to offer.
Straight after that holiday, I started saving up money to go traveling again. I went on a 14 month adventure around the world, discovered new hobbies, and I even mastered my photo & videography skills just by doing it every day.
However, after more than a year full of adventure, fun and doing the things I love, I found myself back in my parents house, living in my old room. I was stuck there, during a code yellow blizzard storm.
Which was, of course, mildly depressing – to say the least. But it did make me think about ways how to go back to the life I was living earlier that year.
I’ve always been passionate about photography, and luckily enough that’s one perfect job that you can do from anywhere.
My decision was made. I registered as an official freelance photo/vidoegrapher, bought some extra gear and I left home again in less than two months.
That blizzard storm turned out to be exactly what I needed.
Learn more about me in this 'Dream Chaser' interview @ Soul Surf 'n Yoga