About Me

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What’s up guys?

My name’s Eli. I’m 22 years old, fresh out of college and chose to see the world rather than bother with a career right away. As of my last trip, I have been to 39 countries across 5 continents. Now that I actually have the free time, I’m hoping to see many more in the near future so stay tuned to this blog, my Instagram page, and my YouTube channel.

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The biggest question people ask me is how I can afford to travel full-time.

In short, I started a few of my own businesses when I was about seventeen. Most of them are driven by social media audiences that I amassed over the last few years. Being able to work online gives me flexibility and freedom to see the world while I earn a living. I stumbled into the social media advertising industry when I was in high school, and started ramping things up the summer following my freshman year of college. I started Profascinate in February 2014 after a previous failed attempt at creating a social media advertising platform, and have been managing it ever since then. I also started CoraLife as a way to give back to the environment and the world which has given me so much. This travel blog is a new endeavor for me, but is one that I hope to have fun with because yeah, partying and traveling are very fun things.

I’ve bounced around the world a lot. I discovered my passion for traveling by accident, sort of. I had originally booked flights, hotels, and bought tickets for a trip to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Unfortunately, I did not realize I had to get a travel visa to enter Brazil and had to scramble to put a different trip together. My friend and I chose to go to Barcelona, where we ended up bouncing around the Mediterranean and going to five different countries. That spontaneous adventure provided a rush unlike any other and sparked my love for traveling.

A few weeks later, I went to the Philippines, Japan, and Singapore. As soon as I got back to college, I immediately signed up to study abroad during winter break, visiting Chile and Argentina, and then going to Brazil with a few people after the program ended. I did another study abroad trip that next summer, going to Prague in the Czech Republic. I stopped by Hungary, Slovakia, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland, and the United Kingdom while I was there. I went to Denmark, Sweden, and Norway for the spring break of my senior year, and as a recent college graduate, I plan on traveling full-time for as long as I can!

Check out my newest videos of my most recent adventures here:

Sunday Funday San Juan Del Sur

Backpacking Through Bolivia

The 5 Day Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu

Backpacking Through Colombia

Epic West Coast National Parks Road Trip

Make sure you’re following me on Instagram (@ThePartyingTraveler), Facebook (/ThePartyingTraveler), and Twitter (@uhh_elijah) to keep up with my adventures! Party on.

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