Today on the Nomad File I am joined by Jakob Brown of Your Own Trail. I came across Jake’s Twitter profile about 6 months ago as he and his partner Lisa were embarking on a long term trip to Australia. Of course I jumped at the chance to offer some tips on the places to see and now I have the privilege of tapping into some of Jake’s travel memories. Good to have to you with us Jake, let’s get into it.  

When did you discover that you were a travel fiend and what was the influencing factor?

We had both dreamed of travelling for a while but were tied down with jobs and a flat we were renting. I’d had the opportunity to work for myself at the start of 2014 and we’d been discussing the possibility of going for it at the start of 2015. After one particularly bad day at the office for Lisa in May 2014 I finally said “what are we waiting for?” and that weekend we organised our WHV’s for Oz and started making our plans! We left from Edinburgh in August 2014 and haven’t looked back since.Jakob Brown of Your Own Trail

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