The Qonnect

(#1) Julie Olum on travel writing, dreaming audaciously, creating for Africa and more

April 08, 2020 Qali Id Season 1 Episode 1
The Qonnect
(#1) Julie Olum on travel writing, dreaming audaciously, creating for Africa and more
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The Qonnect
(#1) Julie Olum on travel writing, dreaming audaciously, creating for Africa and more
Apr 08, 2020 Season 1 Episode 1
Qali Id

"Did I tell you about the time I slept on the beach in Barcelona?

Julie O is a nomad, writer, model, lover of festivals and dancing from Nairobi, Kenya. 

Growing up exploring East Africa on school holidays, a remote writing job in her last year studying architecture in South Africa and resulting solo EuroTrip put her on a quest for more adventure.

She's currently pursuing a nomadic lifestyle, she spends her time making digital content on YouTube and her blog as well as writing for various publications as a freelancer.

She has been featured on sites such as Travel Noire, Oprah.com and AfroPunk

Join us as we have a conversation about her blogging journey (21:17), advice budding travel content creators (36:54), settling down and home means to us (38:50), going for what you want and parent's worries (57:45), debunking the "I quit my job and travelled the world" bloggers (1:06:30) and creating for Africans (1:14:20).

Find her elsewhere on the internet:
Blog
Instagram
Youtube
Twitter

Show Notes

"Did I tell you about the time I slept on the beach in Barcelona?

Julie O is a nomad, writer, model, lover of festivals and dancing from Nairobi, Kenya. 

Growing up exploring East Africa on school holidays, a remote writing job in her last year studying architecture in South Africa and resulting solo EuroTrip put her on a quest for more adventure.

She's currently pursuing a nomadic lifestyle, she spends her time making digital content on YouTube and her blog as well as writing for various publications as a freelancer.

She has been featured on sites such as Travel Noire, Oprah.com and AfroPunk

Join us as we have a conversation about her blogging journey (21:17), advice budding travel content creators (36:54), settling down and home means to us (38:50), going for what you want and parent's worries (57:45), debunking the "I quit my job and travelled the world" bloggers (1:06:30) and creating for Africans (1:14:20).

Find her elsewhere on the internet:
Blog
Instagram
Youtube
Twitter