On this episode Joanna is back as my co-host and we interview travel nurse Minci Stenson. Minci has found a way to mix his passion with her profession. She lets us in on what a travel nurse is, how and why she got started, and other travel nurse info. We also find out her favorite places to visit, if she is team carry-on or if she checks bags, budget travel tips, and loads more.
Joanna Teris is a double threat actress and dancer born and raised in New York. A Queens native, she travels the world to find stories to tell. Starting in Los Angeles, she worked on the show I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant and the dating web-series Is It Me?. She then collaborated and created the comedy web-series Zoe and Chloe: Private Detectives for two seasons.
She traveled to New Orleans and filmed the horror film Alex & Me. Recently she played the lead in a companion relationship web-series. Following that Joanna booked her first theater production in NY: The Nature Room performed at the Signature Theater in Times Square.
Joanna continues to work and co-host with Holly in the Queens of the Borough vlogs. She most recently vlogged her latest adventure, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
My name is Minci Sekou Stenson and I am currently a Travel Nurse with a specialty in OB. I started to take travel more seriously once my father passed away and one of the things he told me was to travel the world and make a difference. So I quit my job and decided to do travel nursing and during the five years I’ve had pleasure of traveling to Alaska, New York, California, Texas, and Guam to gain more patient experience and cultural awareness in my profession.
I don’t just travel for work I also love to travel for fun and for the different cultural experience. So far I have visited 49 countries and 6 Continents both solo and group travels. Some of my favorite and life changing places that I have visited has been Africa, Greece, Thailand, Dubai, Japan and Australia. When I visit different countries I make it a priority to experience the culture and stay with the locals and learn their history and how they live.
Travel has been such a blessing for me and one of my goals is to be able to educate people into traveling on a budget and traveling in a way that they could gain the most educational and life changing experience. Traveling has helped me become more culturally aware which has helped me become a more efficient nurse and individual. I encourage people to have an open mind and to step out of their comfort zones and see the world for what amazing gifts it gives us.
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