Travel

Courageously forging a life of giving back with Tarek Kholoussy.

Courageously forging a life of giving back with Tarek Kholoussy.

Tarek is a social entrepreneur with a BSBA from Georgetown University and an MBA with honours from New York University who pursued a career in business development and operational leadership at top organizations such as Goldman Sachs.

In 2013, he felt compelled to leave the corporate world behind in an effort to explore the actual world, go after his dreams and live the life he imagined. Since then, Tarek has travelled to over 100 countries, supported social causes through volunteering, advocacy and fundraising in special places like Bali, Kenya and Colombia, embraced wild adventures like driving a rickshaw 4,000 km across all of India, and ran 25 marathons including an 84 km fundraiser run across Bali!

Now, Tarek leads Nomads Giving Back! with the vision of his social enterprise is to inspire nomads, travellers and expats to give back to the communities we call home away from home. Inspire yourself, inspire the world!

Joy, Letting go of fear and moving to Thailand at 52 with Barbara Smith.

Joy, Letting go of fear and moving to Thailand at 52 with Barbara Smith.

Barbara is a world traveler, originally from San Francisco, now living in Thailand and SE Asia for the past 3.5 years. She is an online entrepreneur who left a successful tech career in Silicon Valley and came to Thailand to teach English. Barbara is a fearless breast cancer survivor, mother of two wonderful grown kids, motorbike rider, and lover of life.

Balancing her energy and following her heart though travel with Mary-Helen Lockton.

Balancing her energy and following her heart though travel with Mary-Helen Lockton.

Mary-Helen Lockton is a life coach, financial coach and travel mentor with over 20 years of backpacking experience, having left her home country of Australia for the first time all the way back in 1999. She has done working holiday visas in the UK, France, Ireland and Canada, and in between these trips she pursued careers in finance and marketing in Sydney.

Gratitude and richness in life with Ronnie Oliech.

Gratitude and richness in life with Ronnie Oliech.

Ronnie is a Body & Lifestyle Transformation Expert, qualified fitness trainer, ex Queensland firefighter and holds a bachelor of applied biology. Originally from Kenya, Ronnie moved to Australia with his partner at the time to create a new life for himself. He found himself in a new country and a culture where he felt he had to start his entire life again. So he did just that.

Learning from travel and letting life unfold with Kenan Kreis.

Learning from travel and letting life unfold with Kenan Kreis.

Kenan is a traveler who has 'been on and off the road a lot in the past 8 years. When he is “home” he spends a lot of that time on road trips in the western United States. Kenan previously worked in film as a camera man and dedicated his life to working when in the right job, he purchased a house and escaped the usual 9-5 work life now returning to souther California during summers to occasionally work. Kenan has been to around 42 countries and is now on a journey to uncovering the next chapter in his life. He believes that all humans are equal, no one better than another and that we are just one part of this great planet.