I’m a 26 year old girl from Sweden who has, like so many others, a serious case of wanderlust.
Travelled all my life
I have been lucky enough to have parents who likes to travel, so I had been to 4 different continents and around 15 countries before I turned 16.
I was 15 the first time I went abroad without my parents, when I was chosen as a representative in my class to go to Poland and Germany to learn more about WWII. In the summer that same year, I went on a language course to California, USA, for a month.
First solo trip
In September 2013 when I, for the first time, travelled completely alone to a place where I knew no one, I realized that this is my passion. That is when the travel bug bit me for real. I started to learn more about how I could travel as much as possible, and a whole new world opened up.
Since then, I have travelled about once a month an average.
Traveling while working a 9-5 job
I travelled once a month for 3,5 years while still having a normal Mon-Fri job and you can read my old posts about how I could travel so often here and you can read about how I could travel the world without quitting my job here.
Nowadays I travel full time and I make my income from working as a freelance travel writer and as a social media influencer. You can read about how I manage to make money while traveling here and here you can read about how I got my job as a travel writer.
Expressen (Newspaper, in August 2018)
Expressen (Newspaper, in January 2018)
SVT Väst (Swedish Television West)
Metro (Sweden’s biggest newspaper)
Mölndals-Posten (Local newspaper, in July 2018)
Aftonbladet (Newspaper, on web and paper)
Destinavo (online travel magazine)
Globelle Travels (online travel magazine)
Veg Travel Buddies (online vegan travel community site)
Göteborgs-Posten (Gothenburg Post, a written person portrait about me)
Resfredag (Named inspiration of the month)
Resfredag (About traveling alone as a girl)
Resa Medvetet (About quitting flying)
Att resa podden (Swedish travel podcast)
Leadership and the Environment (coming)
Green Dreamer podcast (coming)
Skyscanner Sweden (collection of all articles written by Evelina Utterdahl 2016-2017)
Rotary International (Mölndal, Sweden August 2018)
Globelle Travels(London September 2018)
KEEN Footwear(active footwear with a sustainability focus, worked 3 seasons together)
Matter Prints(Sustainable and ethical clothing brand)
Instagram & Blog
KEEN Footwear(3 seasons, 2017-2018)
Hamburg Tourism(December 2016)
Switzerland Tourism(July 2017)
Wowanders(Travel guide app, August 2018)
Czech Tourism(July 2018)