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2024
SESSIONS

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Setting the Intention

with Timathea Workman

Outdoor Area
Saturday, 10:30 AM- 11:15 AM

 

Dispelling Misconceptions about Sustainability

with Calen Otto

Join adventurer Calen Otto in this inspiring session to learn how to travel while being eco-friendly. You’ll hear amazing stories, get practical tips, and even have some fun along the way. Discover that sustainable travel is easier than you think!

Main Stage
Saturday,  12:30 AM- 1:15 PM

Emily Cooper

How to Travel (Almost) Free with Credit Card Points

with Angel Trinh

Travel does not need to be expensive. Let Angel teach you how that’s possible in this session!  She has successfully hacked her way into scholarships and grants, which led her to get free housing, free tuition, and $7,000 in spending money on a study abroad program in Rome. Learn all the tips and tricks to best use your points, miles, stacks, and leveraging programs to travel more for less from this travel hacking expert!

Main Stage
Saturday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Juliana Broste

Create Epic Videos for Social Media

with Juliana Broste

With the rise of videos, both short and long form, on social media, it’s time to up our video taking and editing skills! As a 12x Heartland Emmy-award winning Travel Video Journalist, Jules is the perfect person to lead this session! Learn all her best tips and tricks to start creating you own epic videos. Happy creating!

Meeting Room
Saturday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Why it’s Cheaper to Live Abroad than in the USA

with Ashley McCurdy

Losing her job led Ashley to get rid of her expensive apartment to travel the world while living in hotels full-time. She started living abroad for about $500/week during this time. In this session, you’ll learn how to travel in luxury even on a small budget. Have your money go farther abroad compared to living in most big cities around the USA. Learn Ashley’s exact strategies on how to find deals at hotels around the world for less than $50/night, get free upgrades to suites, and more!

Main Stage
Saturday, 3:30 PM- 4:15 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Publishing Your Travel Memoir

with Nikki Vargas

From the pros/cons of self publishing vs. getting published, to how to land a literary agent, what goes into a book proposal (a page-by-page breakdown), the negotiation and auction process of selling a book to a publisher, this session will get you ready to publish your manuscript.

Meeting Room
Saturday, 3:30 PM- 4:15 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Glow Date: Speed Friending

with Alexa West

Come meet your new best friend at Glow Date: Speed Networking where connection is easy! In this exciting 60-minute friend-making session, we ditch the small talk and dive into weird conversations. You’ll have 5-minute Glow Dates, one-on-one, with fascinating women! Then we will have a mingle hour to exchange information with people you genuinely connected with! Bring your business cards and Instagram handles and get ready to expand your circle!

Outdoor Area
Saturday, 4:30 PM- 6:00 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Airplane Yoga & Meditation

with Chardét Ryel

Outdoor Area
10:00 AM- 10:15 AM

Emily Cooper

Get Obsessed with Train Travel

with Sojourner White

Join solo traveler Sojourner White as she illuminates the rising trend of train travel, exploding by 205% since 2020. This session delves beyond aesthetics, exploring (1) how Black women have shaped U.S train travel history, (2) how train travel is more sustainable, (3) the ways traveling by train helps solo travelers reclaim their rest and freedom, and (4) budget tips and logistics for planning their first solo train ride to make it their most memorable adventure yet!

Main Stage
Sunday, 10:30 AM- 11:15 AM

Emily Cooper

Edit your Pictures like a Stock Photographer

with Luna Vandoorne

If 2024 is the year you’re planning to up your Instagram photo game, then you need to attend this workshop by Luna! As a professional stock and branding photographer, she has lots of experience on how to get the best angles that will make your feed and website pop. You will leave this session with tips on how to elevate your photography game!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 10:30 AM- 11:15 AM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Traveling the World with a 9 to 5 Job

with Sharinda Williams

Discover how to make travel a priority in your life! This informative and engaging session will bring you practical tips and effective strategies for planning travel that align with your full-time work schedules and limitations. Seasoned traveler, Sharinda, will share her secrets on how to balance work with exploring the world. Don’t miss this chance to be inspired and motivated to make your travel dreams a reality!

Main Stage
Sunday, 11:30 AM- 12:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Full Time Traveler’s Transition to #Momlife

with Olga Maria

Transitioning from being a full time traveler to being a mom is no easy fest and definitely comes with its difficult moments. Olga will share her own experience while giving tips on what to do and things to avoid. If you are currently going through this transition or plan to in the near future then this is one session you should not miss!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 11:30 AM- 12:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

How to Find Cheap Business Class Flights

with Ashley Peterson

Get ready to unlock the secrets of cheap flights in this session with flight expert Ashley Peterson. In this session, you’ll bust the myths of searching for cheap flights and learn the best ways to search for flights using Google Flights. Ashley will help reveal the art of flying in business class and premium cabin for economy prices without using points or miles, sharing the biggest tips and tricks for searching.

Main Stage
Sunday, 12:30 PM- 1:15 PM 

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Becoming a PR Maven

with Lisa Niver

Getting featured in the press is a goal for many, but making it a reality is sometimes not so easy. Lisa has been featured in/written for magazines countless times, given multiple awards across various industries, and nominated for many more. Find out how she has accomplished this and more so that you can replicate some of her methods!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 12:30 PM- 1:15 PM 

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Get Paid to Travel

with Emily Cooper

In this session you will learn about the many ways that you can get paid to travel the world. From content creation to travel jobs, plus some unexpected tips in between. If you are ready to turn your passion for travel into a paycheck, then grab your notebooks and join us for this jam packed session!

Main Stage
Sunday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

New Visa Opportunities to Live Abroad

with Flavia Cornejo

Let 2024 be the year you have the confidence and knowledge to move abroad! From studying abroad to permanently making the move to a new country, Flavia has lots of experience to help guide you in this transition. Learn about a variety of currently available digital nomad visas and more in this session!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

MEDITATION AND JOURNALING

with Timathea Workman

Main Stage
Sunday, 3:30 PM- 4:15 PM

2024
SESSIONS

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Setting the Intention

with Timathea Workman

Outdoor Area
Saturday, 10:30 AM- 11:15 AM

 

Dispelling Misconceptions about Sustainability

with Calen Otto

Join adventurer Calen Otto in this inspiring session to learn how to travel while being eco-friendly. You’ll hear amazing stories, get practical tips, and even have some fun along the way. Discover that sustainable travel is easier than you think!

Main Stage
Saturday,  12:30 AM- 1:15 PM

Emily Cooper

How to Travel (Almost) Free with Credit Card Points

with Angel Trinh

Travel does not need to be expensive. Let Angel teach you how that’s possible in this session!  She has successfully hacked her way into scholarships and grants, which led her to get free housing, free tuition, and $7,000 in spending money on a study abroad program in Rome. Learn all the tips and tricks to best use your points, miles, stacks, and leveraging programs to travel more for less from this travel hacking expert!

Main Stage
Saturday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Juliana Broste

Create Epic Videos for Social Media

with Juliana Broste

With the rise of videos, both short and long form, on social media, it’s time to up our video taking and editing skills! As a 12x Heartland Emmy-award winning Travel Video Journalist, Jules is the perfect person to lead this session! Learn all her best tips and tricks to start creating you own epic videos. Happy creating!

Meeting Room
Saturday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Why it’s Cheaper to Live Abroad than in the USA

with Ashley McCurdy

Losing her job led Ashley to get rid of her expensive apartment to travel the world while living in hotels full-time. She started living abroad for about $500/week during this time. In this session, you’ll learn how to travel in luxury even on a small budget. Have your money go farther abroad compared to living in most big cities around the USA. Learn Ashley’s exact strategies on how to find deals at hotels around the world for less than $50/night, get free upgrades to suites, and more!

Main Stage
Saturday, 3:30 PM- 4:15 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Publishing Your Travel Memoir

with Nikki Vargas

From the pros/cons of self publishing vs. getting published, to how to land a literary agent, what goes into a book proposal (a page-by-page breakdown), the negotiation and auction process of selling a book to a publisher, this session will get you ready to publish your manuscript.

Meeting Room
Saturday, 3:30 PM- 4:15 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Glow Date: Speed Friending

with Alexa West

Come meet your new best friend at Glow Date: Speed Networking where connection is easy! In this exciting 60-minute friend-making session, we ditch the small talk and dive into weird conversations. You’ll have 5-minute Glow Dates, one-on-one, with fascinating women! Then we will have a mingle hour to exchange information with people you genuinely connected with! Bring your business cards and Instagram handles and get ready to expand your circle!

Outdoor Area
Saturday, 4:30 PM- 6:00 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Airplane Yoga & Meditation

with Chardét Ryel

Outdoor Area
10:00 AM- 10:15 AM

Emily Cooper

Get Obsessed with Train Travel

with Sojourner White

Join solo traveler Sojourner White as she illuminates the rising trend of train travel, exploding by 205% since 2020. This session delves beyond aesthetics, exploring (1) how Black women have shaped U.S train travel history, (2) how train travel is more sustainable, (3) the ways traveling by train helps solo travelers reclaim their rest and freedom, and (4) budget tips and logistics for planning their first solo train ride to make it their most memorable adventure yet!

Main Stage
Sunday, 10:30 AM- 11:15 AM

Emily Cooper

Edit your Pictures like a Stock Photographer

with Luna Vandoorne

If 2024 is the year you’re planning to up your Instagram photo game, then you need to attend this workshop by Luna! As a professional stock and branding photographer, she has lots of experience on how to get the best angles that will make your feed and website pop. You will leave this session with tips on how to elevate your photography game!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 10:30 AM- 11:15 AM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Traveling the World with a 9 to 5 Job

with Sharinda Williams

Discover how to make travel a priority in your life! This informative and engaging session will bring you practical tips and effective strategies for planning travel that align with your full-time work schedules and limitations. Seasoned traveler, Sharinda, will share her secrets on how to balance work with exploring the world. Don’t miss this chance to be inspired and motivated to make your travel dreams a reality!

Main Stage
Sunday, 11:30 AM- 12:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Full Time Traveler’s Transition to #Momlife

with Olga Maria

Transitioning from being a full time traveler to being a mom is no easy fest and definitely comes with its difficult moments. Olga will share her own experience while giving tips on what to do and things to avoid. If you are currently going through this transition or plan to in the near future then this is one session you should not miss!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 11:30 AM- 12:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

How to Find Cheap Business Class Flights

with Ashley Peterson

Get ready to unlock the secrets of cheap flights in this session with flight expert Ashley Peterson. In this session, you’ll bust the myths of searching for cheap flights and learn the best ways to search for flights using Google Flights. Ashley will help reveal the art of flying in business class and premium cabin for economy prices without using points or miles, sharing the biggest tips and tricks for searching.

Main Stage
Sunday, 12:30 PM- 1:15 PM 

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Becoming a PR Maven

with Lisa Niver

Getting featured in the press is a goal for many, but making it a reality is sometimes not so easy. Lisa has been featured in/written for magazines countless times, given multiple awards across various industries, and nominated for many more. Find out how she has accomplished this and more so that you can replicate some of her methods!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 12:30 PM- 1:15 PM 

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Get Paid to Travel

with Emily Cooper

In this session you will learn about the many ways that you can get paid to travel the world. From content creation to travel jobs, plus some unexpected tips in between. If you are ready to turn your passion for travel into a paycheck, then grab your notebooks and join us for this jam packed session!

Main Stage
Sunday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

New Visa Opportunities to Live Abroad

with Flavia Cornejo

Let 2024 be the year you have the confidence and knowledge to move abroad! From studying abroad to permanently making the move to a new country, Flavia has lots of experience to help guide you in this transition. Learn about a variety of currently available digital nomad visas and more in this session!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

MEDITATION AND JOURNALING

with Timathea Workman

Main Stage
Sunday, 3:30 PM- 4:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Setting the Intention

with Timathea Workman

Outdoor Area
Saturday, 10:30 AM- 11:15 AM

 

Dispelling Misconceptions about Sustainability

with Calen Otto

Join adventurer Calen Otto in this inspiring session to learn how to travel while being eco-friendly. You’ll hear amazing stories, get practical tips, and even have some fun along the way. Discover that sustainable travel is easier than you think!

Main Stage
Saturday,  12:30 AM- 1:15 PM

Emily Cooper

How to Travel (Almost) Free with Credit Card Points

with Angel Trinh

Travel does not need to be expensive. Let Angel teach you how that’s possible in this session!  She has successfully hacked her way into scholarships and grants, which led her to get free housing, free tuition, and $7,000 in spending money on a study abroad program in Rome. Learn all the tips and tricks to best use your points, miles, stacks, and leveraging programs to travel more for less from this travel hacking expert!

Main Stage
Saturday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Juliana Broste

Create Epic Videos for Social Media

with Juliana Broste

With the rise of videos, both short and long form, on social media, it’s time to up our video taking and editing skills! As a 12x Heartland Emmy-award winning Travel Video Journalist, Jules is the perfect person to lead this session! Learn all her best tips and tricks to start creating you own epic videos. Happy creating!

Meeting Room
Saturday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Why it’s Cheaper to Live Abroad than in the USA

with Ashley McCurdy

Losing her job led Ashley to get rid of her expensive apartment to travel the world while living in hotels full-time. She started living abroad for about $500/week during this time. In this session, you’ll learn how to travel in luxury even on a small budget. Have your money go farther abroad compared to living in most big cities around the USA. Learn Ashley’s exact strategies on how to find deals at hotels around the world for less than $50/night, get free upgrades to suites, and more!

Main Stage
Saturday, 3:30 PM- 4:15 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Publishing Your Travel Memoir

with Nikki Vargas

From the pros/cons of self publishing vs. getting published, to how to land a literary agent, what goes into a book proposal (a page-by-page breakdown), the negotiation and auction process of selling a book to a publisher, this session will get you ready to publish your manuscript.

Meeting Room
Saturday, 3:30 PM- 4:15 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Glow Date: Speed Friending

with Alexa West

Come meet your new best friend at Glow Date: Speed Networking where connection is easy! In this exciting 60-minute friend-making session, we ditch the small talk and dive into weird conversations. You’ll have 5-minute Glow Dates, one-on-one, with fascinating women! Then we will have a mingle hour to exchange information with people you genuinely connected with! Bring your business cards and Instagram handles and get ready to expand your circle!

Outdoor Area
Saturday, 4:30 PM- 6:00 PM

Ashley-McCurdy

Airplane Yoga & Meditation

with Chardét Ryel

Outdoor Area
10:00 AM- 10:15 AM

Emily Cooper

Get Obsessed with Train Travel

with Sojourner White

Join solo traveler Sojourner White as she illuminates the rising trend of train travel, exploding by 205% since 2020. This session delves beyond aesthetics, exploring (1) how Black women have shaped U.S train travel history, (2) how train travel is more sustainable, (3) the ways traveling by train helps solo travelers reclaim their rest and freedom, and (4) budget tips and logistics for planning their first solo train ride to make it their most memorable adventure yet!

Main Stage
Sunday, 10:30 AM- 11:15 AM

Emily Cooper

Edit your Pictures like a Stock Photographer

with Luna Vandoorne

If 2024 is the year you’re planning to up your Instagram photo game, then you need to attend this workshop by Luna! As a professional stock and branding photographer, she has lots of experience on how to get the best angles that will make your feed and website pop. You will leave this session with tips on how to elevate your photography game!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 10:30 AM- 11:15 AM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Traveling the World with a 9 to 5 Job

with Sharinda Williams

Discover how to make travel a priority in your life! This informative and engaging session will bring you practical tips and effective strategies for planning travel that align with your full-time work schedules and limitations. Seasoned traveler, Sharinda, will share her secrets on how to balance work with exploring the world. Don’t miss this chance to be inspired and motivated to make your travel dreams a reality!

Main Stage
Sunday, 11:30 AM- 12:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Full Time Traveler’s Transition to #Momlife

with Olga Maria

Transitioning from being a full time traveler to being a mom is no easy fest and definitely comes with its difficult moments. Olga will share her own experience while giving tips on what to do and things to avoid. If you are currently going through this transition or plan to in the near future then this is one session you should not miss!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 11:30 AM- 12:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

How to Find Cheap Business Class Flights

with Ashley Peterson

Get ready to unlock the secrets of cheap flights in this session with flight expert Ashley Peterson. In this session, you’ll bust the myths of searching for cheap flights and learn the best ways to search for flights using Google Flights. Ashley will help reveal the art of flying in business class and premium cabin for economy prices without using points or miles, sharing the biggest tips and tricks for searching.

Main Stage
Sunday, 12:30 PM- 1:15 PM 

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Becoming a PR Maven

with Lisa Niver

Getting featured in the press is a goal for many, but making it a reality is sometimes not so easy. Lisa has been featured in/written for magazines countless times, given multiple awards across various industries, and nominated for many more. Find out how she has accomplished this and more so that you can replicate some of her methods!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 12:30 PM- 1:15 PM 

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

Get Paid to Travel

with Emily Cooper

In this session you will learn about the many ways that you can get paid to travel the world. From content creation to travel jobs, plus some unexpected tips in between. If you are ready to turn your passion for travel into a paycheck, then grab your notebooks and join us for this jam packed session!

Main Stage
Sunday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

New Visa Opportunities to Live Abroad

with Flavia Cornejo

Let 2024 be the year you have the confidence and knowledge to move abroad! From studying abroad to permanently making the move to a new country, Flavia has lots of experience to help guide you in this transition. Learn about a variety of currently available digital nomad visas and more in this session!

Meeting Room
Sunday, 2:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Sharinda-Williams-Simmons

MEDITATION AND JOURNALING

with Timathea Workman

Main Stage
Sunday, 3:30 PM- 4:15 PM

Embark on a journey of
inspiration and empowerment.

Embark on a journey of
inspiration and empowerment.

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO

FEBRUARY 16-19, 2024