Q&A

Here is where we share all the answers to all the questions we receive on Instagram and via email. We will keep updating this section with all the questions we keep receiving. Hope you all enjoy!

What is your name?

First is first. My name is Lourenco.

How old are you?

So I am 24 and Rita, my girlfriend, is also 24 years old.

Where are you from?

We are from the second biggest city in Portugal called Porto. You really have to visit Porto if you come to Portugal.

How did you and your girlfriend meet?

So we were from the same class in the 11th grade in school. By then I tried my luck with her, but the results were not the best. So we both followed with our lives and I had other girlfriends and she had other boyfriends. About 4 years and 6 months ago, we meet again in some parties and I couldn’t resist her. hahaha.We have been together since then.

Did you go to college?

Yes, we both went to college. Rita has always been the best student from class. I was a medium student. And I was never in love with the degree I was taking. So she has finished her degree and started working on a 9-5 job. Me, I started working on projects and taking all kind of jobs to get money to travel and still have not finished my master.

How many countries have you been to?

I have traveled more than Rita. I have been to 22 countries. Rita has been to 7 countries.

How do you earn money to travel?

We still have our 9-5 jobs until the end of july. So that is a source of income. The other source of income comes from partnerships and collaborations with companies/brands.

Where will you start your journey?

So our flight is to Bangkok. So we will start in Thailand and then go to Cambodia, Vietnam etc…

Do you have a return flight?

No, we have no return flight and we don’t have the intention to come back in the nearest future. I think we will only come back to visit family and friends.

How do you plan your trips?

So everything starts with the destination. We always chose the places we want to go by word of mouth with other travelers and by doing some research on travel blogs and Instagram. After that, we always look for the cheapest flight using tools like Google flights, Skyscanner, Momondo, and Kayak. The rest of the trip is programmed based on the partnerships we have and also a lot is not planned to be completely honest with you. We love the adrenaline of adventure and the not knowing where we will be going to next. W just love traveling with the flow. Check the Resources page here to know all the tools we use during our trips.

Is it possible to travel full time?

Yes, it is. That is what we will be doing. And if we can you can too.

There are a lot of travel blogs out there. Will yours be different?

Yes, we will be sharing not only our high moments but also our low moments. Where everything goes wrong. To show you that there are also difficult times when doing this. Our main goal is to show and motivate others to follow their dreams. Our Instagram account @escapebusylife, is where we share most of our photos and videos.

 

 

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