We all have that one person we look up to, the one person who inspires us to do what we love to do. Ever since my friend introduced me to this man, I never stop following his journey. Until now. His name is Johnny Ward, the man behind onestep4ward. He is my influence, my inspiration, my reason to keep chasing my dreams. We may have the same goal, which is to explore around the world but our means are totally opposite from each other.
Having no wealthy benefactors, there was no way I could just ‘travel’ indefinitely. So I headed to the USA to work on a summer camp, then to Chiang Mai, Thailand to teach English. Another couple of years of budget backpacking left my travel fund depleted (read: gone), and with online business dreams rumbling around my brain, I headed to Australia to work and save. OneStep4Ward.com was born during those 12 months of lost hours spent in an office. Never again. I headed to Africa with a one-way ticket, and now more than 100 countries later I don’t need to ‘work’ for anyone anymore. I’m as free as I could have ever dreamt and I love it. Read more here.