Posted on September 16th, 2020
A travel nurse can have it all: new challenges, job flexibility, and the ability to set his or her work schedule 13 weeks at a time.
As a bonus, in a travel nurses’ off-time, he or she can explore incredible experiences in the country’s best destinations - which lends itself to creating standout content as a blogger or online content creator.
Here are some of our favorite accounts to follow for nursing and travel inspiration (and a few laughs, too):
Blogger Kylee Nelson is a traveling NICU nurse and self-described “avid solo traveler”. Her blog content advocates preventing nurse burnout, offering traveling tips, resources, and inspiration. Here are some of our favorite blog posts:
For more great content, @passportsandpreemies on Instagram.
ICU travel nurse Danny and content creator wife Lindsey are always on the road since they make their home in a self-built camper van! Their Instagram frequently features Danny’s experiences as a frontline coronavirus healthcare worker. Most recently, he completed a five-month stint on a COVID-19 floor.
These full-time nomads also have their own YouTube channel, where they share DIY tips, a behind-the-scenes look at #vanlife and the exploits of their two equally adventurous van cats.
Las Vegas-based ICU RN Cathy Chao is active on Instagram and her Nurse Chao YouTube channel. Her accounts offer a real, unfiltered viewpoint as she treats COVID patients and recovers from a successful battle against the coronavirus herself.
We know that healthcare is a serious business, but it doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun, too! Nurse Blake (also on YouTube, Facebook and TikTok) features relatable memes and hilarious videos highlighting the everyday struggles (and humor!) of working in nursing.
Need a post-shift pick-me-up or support from a growing network of nurses? Follow @nursesinspiringnurses to add some daily affirmations to your feed. This account features inspirational messages and quotes, networking opportunities, and highlights ways to emphasize self-care in your life.