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Escape Monday: Become a Globetrotter

  • The Farm Soho 447 Broadway, 2nd Floor New York City, NY 10013 USA (map)

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Dream of working from sandy beaches? Or have your conference calls in between gelato breaks in Rome?

Whether you want to be a digital nomad, or have a home base and travel more often, this event is for you!

We'll hear from special guests who have made travel a priority, if not their fulltime job.

What you'll learn:

  • The good and bad of being a nomad
  • How to travel often while having a homebase
  • Tips for starting your travel blog or side hustle
  • The real story behind those pretty Instagram photos
  • Inspriting stories for people who travel on very small budgets

7pm Doors open for drinks and connecting with like minded folks
7:30pm Programming begins


Lee Abbamonte has been to every country in the world plus both the geographic north and south poles. Lee is a highly successful multimedia travel entrepreneur, writer and speaker who appears regularly on national tv and in national publications as a travel expert.


When she's not selling ads and branded podcasts at Gimlet Media or playing with her pug, Christine Amorose runs a travel and lifestyle blog called She's originally from California and based in Brooklyn, but travels regularly with a combination of self-funded trips, press trips, and sponsored posts.


Jessica Parker is a public relations and marketing expert, specializing in travel and hospitality. Over the course of her nine years in New York City, she has worked for top brands such as Singapore Airlines, Expedia, The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, IHG, and Hilton Luxury Brands. She also contributed to the successful launch of Universal’s The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. While she has broad experience in big brand names, she is also extremely scrappy and knows how to achieve maximum value for her clients on limited budgets.She has built an amazing media and industry network, and now heads up the largest travel community group in NYC called Travel Massive NYC. More about her at www.TripWhisperer.NYC or @TripWhisperer.


Monica McCarthy is a community engager, philosopher, writer, and travel enthusiast. She is the Head of Growth for Escape The City NYC, the Events and Programming Director for Impact Hub NYC (an events and co-working space in TriBeCa focused on social good), and the Community Engagement Director for New York New Church where she hosts interfaith salons. Monica previously founded Cheshire Parlour, a monthly philosophic dinner salon, and was the Community Impresaria for Holstee where she first created her popular "Write Your Manifesto" course. Monica has hosted hundreds of workshops, panels, dinners, campfire chats, and roundtables that grow community while offering opportunities for more meaningful dialogues and deeper connections. She has travelled to over 40 countries on 6 continents, but mostly just for fun.

Special thank you to our host: The Farm SoHo, a stunning co-working and events space!

* Unfortunately we cannot offer refunds for cancelleations within 5 days prior to the event