Welcome to Spin the Globe Project! An ethical adventure travel and lifestyle resource. This is the place where I share budget travel tips, solo van life information, and stories from backpacking and expat life over the last 7 years on 6 continents and 50+ countries. 

The pages of this site are full of proof that you can live a nomadic lifestyle abroad with just a passport and an open mind, maintain a 9-5 while cashing in vacation days for exotic adventures, or live in a van while traveling your own country.

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I’m Anna, the storyteller behind Spin the Globe Project. I’m a 28-year-old dreamer with an appetite for adventure, a desire for simplicity, a passion for social justice and sustainability, and nomadic tendencies. Hence why I live in a self-contained, solar-powered van with my dog Cagney.

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In 2018, I embarked on a unique journey across Central America. Backpacking on a tight budget, volunteering on a farm, an ecological research center, at a school and in a hostel in exchange for meals and accommodation. All to create “The Giving Journey“- a travel documentary exploring ecotourism and responsible voluntourism as a means of making travel more meaningful and affordable.

The Mission: To inspire adventurous souls with socially conscious hearts to travel with a purpose.

The Giving Journey Premiere: Coming Soon on Patreon!

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