ABOUT

Hey, I'm Dani!

I’m a travel content creator and influencer coach & manager based in Arizona. I'm an expert in social media and all things USA travel, national parks and bucket list adventures!

READ ABOUT MY JOURNEY

Arizona-based travel blogger.

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My journey to becoming a travel and lifestyle blogger and photographer was a bit scruffy compared to most. 

It all started when I lost my 9 to 5 *GASP* almost 7 years ago. “You mean, you didn’t quit your corporate job to become a nomad?” Nope! My story isn’t as glamorous but I couldn’t be more grateful for it. 



My story

I really had no idea how I was going to make that happen, then I discovered the world of content creation. I went all out with pitching brands, practically begging them to let me take photos for them. I spent the time I wasn't pitching growing my Arizona lifestyle and travel blogger community. Eventually, all my blood, sweat, and tears started resulting in paid brand partnerships that sent me around the globe, which has allowed me to scale my influence to what it is today.  

After losing that job and letting that reality sink in, I decided it was time for me to make my dream happen: get paid to travel the world. 

Countries I've explored & adventures I've had:

Iceland

Switzerland

Sri lanka

Peru

Germany

Canada

Italy

Austria

Dominican republic

Been to all 63 US National parks

Traveled the entire usa in a self-converted campervan

Hiked the grand canyon top to bottom in a day

packrafted through the green river in canyonlands, utah

trekked the peruvian andes

hunted fall foliage in new england

saw wild wolves in yellowstone national park

As of today, the Dani The Explorer community reaches almost 3M Explorers across multiple platforms!

I couldn’t be more grateful for my “scruffy” beginnings, and my only hope is that I can inspire others to make their biggest dreams happen too. And if you’re sitting there going, “Yeah, I could never do that,” well let me tell you: if I can go from fired + no way to pay my bills to... vanlifing the USA, traveling the world, and becoming a successful Arizona lifestyle blogger, you can too!  Click here for my influencer coaching services.

My dog Chaco

He’s a spoiled handful but I love my little Chewbacca LOL

oat Milk lattes

making them once a day, bb

Skincare

soft, supple, dewy @$$ skin, YAS PLZ

Burritos

pockets of gold if you ask me

Outlander

the only show that has made me CRY

Aritzia

They can take all my money

all about

I'm ALL ABOUT

Organization, experiences over material items, hiking with my dog & bf

I'M NOT ABOUT

not about

Sugarcoating (unless it’s on sugar cookies),
imposter syndrome,
overwhelm,
Salty Susans


my fave quote

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

— maya angelou

MY FAVE QUOTE

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