Hey there! Are you an adventurer, too? I’m so excited to meet you!
I’m Kay Rodriguez, a travel-loving adventurer from Texas with a full time day job. Somewhat nerdy but mostly just adventurous, I spend my days as business consultant who uses all her spare time to travel to the world’s most beautiful places. Last year, I traveled to 9 countries on 4 continents with only 15 vacation days. Crazy, huh? For someone who spends 50+ hours a week in an office, I go to quite a few places, and I’m here to share my adventures (and *misadventures*) with YOU!
In 2012, I started this blog, The Kay Days, to help college students travel with small budgets. Now that I’m graduated and adulting (read: struggling through the day to day in hilarious ways), my main focus is to help others with full-time jobs travel to places they’ve always dreamed of. I’m a career girl by nature and I’ve always been extremely motivated to succeed; however, I don’t let my job get in the way of my love of adventure, and I’m always up for spontaneous trips to beautiful places.
Since I’ve started working, I’ve taken camping trips in the Canadian Rockies, road trips in Iceland, hiking trips in Patagonia, and weekend trips to Japan, to name just a few of my adventures! I love living a life on the move and I’ll continue to do it as long as I’m alive.
By heritage, I’m Filipino. By birth, I’m American. By name, I’m Hispanic. By language, I’m Brazilian. I’m a career woman. Also an explorer. I’m a girl of juxtapositions and I’m okay with it. Follow along as I try to figure out who I am, where I’m going, and where my path will take me next.
Let’s hang out:
Facebook – For hilarious side notes, random ramblings, a collection of my favorite travel photos, and more, hit me up here.
Instagram – My visual diary, where I post my favorite reflections about the places and people I encounter.
Pinterest – A collection of all of the things I like and love, and a few things I hate.
Snapchat – A sneak peak into some bad hair days, morning runs, and a few shots of my midget cat.
Twitter – Mostly just a place for me to attempt to chat with celebrities, complain about delayed flights and politics, and post a few links here and there.
More links about me:
If you’re curious, here are 19 more odd facts about me, the “teenage traveler”! (Yeah, I wrote this when I was 19. Embarrassing!)
Last year, I learned that I love the outdoors (even though I hate spiders). Learn what made me turn from city girl to mountainista.
Here’s how I saved money for travel while in college, even when income was tight.