In the modern Celebrity Travel Addicts Q&A we interview my friend Kirsten Alana of KirstenAlana.com. Kirsten is. She has worked with the likes of Travel + Leisure AirFrance, The Four Seasons, and the list Continues. Her 10+ years experience for a wedding photographer pushed her to a life of traveling photography, which everyone can check out on her epic Instagram account @KirstenAlana. Check out her top five hints for Scotland and in which she’s off to next!
How did your passion for traveling get started?
It was my parent copies of National Geographic the Afghan Girl cover from Steve McCurry and then it was the trip my mother took me on to England in 12 years old. Even though everyone spoke the exact same language as we did were different from where I’d grown up in Vermont. The way the country with a speech that was similar could be so unfamiliar fascinated me.
Just how are you travel in any given year? Which are the kinds of places do you want to see?
It changes but I’d say it’s greater than 1/2 of each month that I normally spend on the road.
What is it that you need viewers to achieve / learn in your work videos and photography?
I like to go to a mix of 1) areas that are new and will challenge me and, two ) areas that I’m already familiar with, for the purposes of getting to know them on an even deeper level.
Name your top 3 destinations you’ve traveled?
My favorite part of the globe is Europe.
Give us your’Top 5′ Record for one of these destinations, like a mini-guide or Even to-do list of sorts
I see journey as one of the means of growth. I believe if you allow them to, the more experiences you meet — can make you a much better person. My journeys hoping to inspire individuals to seek out the same, or similar, chances for expansion are shared by me!
How many nations have you visited up to now?
France, Scotland, Morocco
Your best three favorite cuisines?
Let us proceed with Scotland because I think there information online about France!
Favorite restaurant on the planet?
Favorite Hotel: Monachyle Mhor
Your favorite traveling movie?
Favorite Place to Visit: the Isle of Skye
Favorite Place to Eat: Some of the restaurants
City using the most friendly folks?
Activity: Torchlight Procession that Begins Hogmanay in Edinburgh
Favorite drink: a dram of Laphroaig 18 yr
Finest way you kill time?
Somewhere near or over 50 but definitely less than 60. I don’t really keep a count.
What’s the most exotic place your career has taken you?
Oh I can not choose just three. I love food so much!! Mediterranean, Moroccan, French, Italian and Mexican.
Your very best bit?
El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain
What are 4 things you may never travel without?
Does ‘Out of Africa’ count?
What’s your dream destination?
CDG or AMS
Your favorite traveling quotation?
Oh, it has gotta be someplace within India or Indonesia.
Where to next?
Walk around without a destination in your mind, as I do taking photos.
I think it might be Kyrgyzstan. Or Mauritius.
1) Think twice. Not every day is like it appears on Instagram. 2) Have a whole lot of savings built up until you do.
A camera, comfortable shoes, my smart phone and a scarf.
Gosh, I couldn’t pick just one…. Japan during cherry blossom season Maldives, the Great Barrier Reef, New Zealand Namibia, Meteora in Greece, Cappadocia, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Burma, Nepal
Traveling is more than the it’s a change that goes on, deep and permanent, from their living’s ideas. — Miriam Beard
I’m Now in Oman on a private jet Trip Together with All TCS World Travel.
We have to See Romania, Albania and Basque Country in France. Iget to go home after that and then’ll head after this to Jordan. It’ll have been over a month because I left NYC once I get back. Please see the The Squander for plenty of content that is interesting!
I have had a camera in my hand because I was a child and seriously started a career in photos whilst analyzing television journalism. I’d been shooting photography courses because I was a kid. Before turning my lens to traveling full time in 21, I now concentrated on wedding and portrait photos. When I’m not traveling, I call NYC home but I believe I am happy in a window seat in 35,000 feet when led toward a destination for the very first time. My social network is Instagram however you might also trace me on YouTube, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Vimeo and Twitter. Or see my website and sign up for my newsletter!