Hi, I’m Monica the co-community manager in Chicago. I became involved as a CM for U30X after an amazing trip to Iceland in 2016. I loved the idea of traveling with a like minded group of individuals to unique places around the world. I’m looking forward to continuing my travel with U30X in 2017 with trips planned to Costa Rica & France/Spain.
When I’m not traveling, I’m a Human Resources Business Partner for a technology company and I spend most of my free time running my lifestyle blog Caravan of Style.
I am a graphic designer and photographer originally from Chicago. Print media is a passion of mine and seeing life through the lens of my camera is my way of providing more than just 1000 words--but rather, sharing a moment otherwise unseen. I love food (as is apparent by my Instagram feed), have pretty good knack for baking cupcakes and can mix a mean Manhattan.
Towards the end of 2014 I decided that 'someday' wasn't cutting it anymore and booked a trip to Bali, a place I had wanted to see and experience for as long as I could remember. I came home with countless memories. Within three months of returning I had booked my next two trips with U30X. I'm grateful for all of the people I've met throughout these trips, because they've helped me learn more about myself.