At the age of 40 I decided to go back to school and get a degree in Ultrasound.The main reason I did this is because I wanted more freedom with my life and eventually I wanted to travel and work or basically get paid to do what I love, Ultrasound and seeing the world. I got my experience and a little over 3 years ago I started my travel life, going all over the country to different facilities. Florida to California then to Virginia to the midwest, back home to Florida, driving and taking in these country sites, it’s been an adventure. I’ve got that wonderlust. I also get the opportunity to take off when I want to and when I take off I travel outside of the country. My parents ingrained in us how important traveling is and what it adds to your life. What better way to earn a living. You honestly don’t realize how small this world is until you start traveling both in your country and outside of that comfort zone. A new place every 13 weeks, the excitement , packing , moving new people , new endeavors it’s all a part of the travel life. It can be stressful but nothing beats seeing this country and the world. It’s about our experiences where we’ve gone, what we’ve done and where we’re headed on our journey in life. I even started a blog about my experiences. I wish I could spend more time on it but it’s out there. Bodies and a Traveling Soul.
Why do I travel?
Most of my life I stood in one place and didn't venture too far from my home base. Once I started going to vacations to different countries, I realized that I love experiencing different cultures and areas and building memories through these experiences. So when I got the opportunity take my occupation on the road I jumped on it. moved around with my job previously but never full on traveler. I'm glad I got over the fears of becoming a travel tech, it truly it is a unique job experience and very rewarding . Try to make the most of your life and push yourself to exceed your expectations . Thanks to Estella for her support and all of the guidance she has given me.
Hello, my name is Kevin and I’m 57, I have been a registered Sonographer since 2004. I sort of fell into this career as a happenstance via the hand of God but have never regretted a moment since. In my life as a sonographer I have worked as a PRN full time and a traveler. Not everything has worked out but can say that everything has taught me about myself. I do consider everything I have done as a learning experience, both good and not so good. The former I try to repeat while the latter I do otherwise.I am very happily married to the woman of my dreams, whom I will never understand as to why she put up with me traveling. Together we have managed to make it work for us. Not really sure as how but we have and will continue until something better is available .
My career began in 2004 as a PRN and has gone traveling to full time employment traveling stateside, traveling abroad, full time employment and traveling stateside again. While everything has not been rosy, it has been a learning experience both profession and myself.Traveling has taken me from coast to coast, border to border and to a foreign country as well. This is not a path that was planned but one that was experienced, survived and learned from every corner, twist and turns. I have never regretted anything I have experienced about myself and have only advanced my learning’s a sonographer and as a person.
This is just but one of the many adventures I have experienced as a traveler and can say that I have many more that have yet to happen.
I have been scanning for 21 years now. I had always teetered on the idea of traveling but never had the courage to make the jump. I quit my job of 15 years and moved back into my parents to start a long journey going back to school for a different career. I however missed the feel of scanning so I got a job locally and something just didn’t feel right and even though I was “home” I felt I was missing something, so I took a leap and decided to travel. I had followed this one strange lady on Facebook and reached out to her . She was super nice and always made time for my silly questions. I was always and still am jealous of her adventures and wanted to be just like her. It just so happens her name is Estella, she guided and supported me, she is a great mentor and full of knowledge when it comes to traveling.
I started my first job in Green Bay Wisconsin and ended up staying for just under a year. I have since traveled from California to Virginia with three of the laziest high paid roadies.
I love the opportunities that traveling gives me. I get to see the country 3 months at a time, meet new people and make new friends. I try to learn a new skill while on assignment whenever possible too! I’m from Massachusetts, but I’m loving the West Coast.
Estella has always been a good resource for travelers.
I am currently an MFM Sonographer. I have more than 20 years experience in my chosen modality. I have travel experience as staff as well as an educator through Parkland Health and Hospital System. Ultrasound students through El Centro and Sanford Brown.I have also educated residents and fellow students through UT Southwestern. Fetal ultrasound is my passion. Travel allows me to see the United States, and enjoy my career and stay out of politics.
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