Admit it. We’ve all thought of quitting our jobs and travelling around the world at least once in our lifetime, right? 

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Well, while we are still pondering over this thought, a woman from Indianapolis is already on her way to accomplish this mission. 

Sydney Ferbrache, a 24-year-old woman from Indiana decided to leave her boring life behind and travel across the US with her beloved doggo, Ella in a van.

She quit her 9 to 5 job and dumped her boyfriend to start a new, exciting life after seeing a picture of another girl travelling around the world in a van. That’s how she got inspired to do her own thing. 

Initially, Sydney bought a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter with her then boyfriend and spent thousands of dollars to make it fit for travelling.

Both of them hit the road in September 2017 for the first time but when she realized her partner wasn’t ‘the one’ she dumped him and continued on her journey of exploring new places alone. 

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In a matter of 8 months, we’ve gone from working miserable jobs to experiencing the best days of our lives.. I realized yesterday that I haven’t done an introduction in a really long time so here’s a few things you may not have known about me! x After spending the first 18 years of my life in Indiana, I moved to Chicago where I didn’t know a single person to get my degree. I loved having a fresh start and was totally shell shocked by the city. x I played sports my whole life but my college didn’t have any teams. So I ended up finding Yoga which I fell in love with and later got my 200 hr certification to teach. x Somehow I ended up as a manager at a fine dining restaurant during my last year of college which was absolute hell. Thank God, Edgar walked in one day to become the new chef and made the place much more bearable. x Traveling has been in my heart since I can remember. I traveled around Africa by myself and realized seeing the world was all I ever wanted to do. x I have no idea where life will take me or what I’m doing right now but I’m totally just going with the flow and soaking in every moment. x All I want these days is to help others live out their dreams and get them in a position to truly love their life the way we were meant to. That’s why I share so much on this platform and on my blog. ❤️ Ask any questions you’re curious about in the comments and I’m happy to tell you more.

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She let her ex keep the van and then she worked three jobs and also took up plenty of side gigs for two months so that she could afford her very own van to travel. 

She saved up enough money to purchase a $24,000 (₹17,07,840)Ford Transit van by the end of May 2018 and she also renovated it by adding a full kitchen, a king-size bed and a toilet in order to start her journey. 

Within a year, she’s been to 20 different states including Montana, Utah, Arizona, California and Oregon, as well as Quebec in Canada.

Wondering, how she sponsors her travel? She funds her travels through advertising and affiliate marketing on her website, and by helping people design their own blogs. She also shares her adventures on her Instagram page, Divine On The Road.

Right now, she is loving her new life and she has no plans on quitting anytime soon. By spring 2020, she hopes to make it to Alaska, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.

I don’t know about you, but I definitely need to start saving. 

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