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Ana Matei – Digital Marketer and Photographer traveling often

21 years ago, I went on my first trip abroad and fell in love with the idea of traveling the world so much so that my University Degree now reads Geography.

Although I never made a career out of traveling and didn’t convince anyone to pay me for a 10-year trip around the world, I somehow managed to become a frequent traveler in my 30’s, after pouring a lot of sweat and tears into building my own small business during my 20’s.

I have been working in Marketing for 15 years now, 11 of which as a solo entrepreneur providing Digital Marketing services to companies in industries like Retail, eCommerce, Travel, HoReCa, IT, Arts & Education. 4 years ago, I started working as a Photographer and it turned out to be my favorite job to this day.

Traveling every month for 4 years in a row has been rewarding but far from easy, especially since I research, plan, budget, and organize every trip on my own. Although it might seem like I’m always on holiday, there’s a lot of work going on behind the camera and the articles on this blog, both in my office and on locations, therefore no trip featured on this site was actually a vacation but rather an extra job I loved doing.

Since I consider traveling to be the best learning method, most of my trips are cultural journeys with goals attached – specific photo projects centered on my main interests: food, architecture, visual arts, and social norms. Hopefully, some of them will be partially featured here, in addition to the travel guides and food trips already published on this blog.

Find me on: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest

About the blog

AM Journeys is a collection of personal travel photos, stories, experiences, and insights collected from my trips around this beautiful world. Browse destinations to find out more or connect with me on Instagram.

Press & Features

Passion Passport | Condé Nast Traveler | Culture Trip | Afar Media | Visit Ljubljana | Visit Flanders 

Photo Exhibitions & Instagram WorkshopsWorld of Instagram, World of Instagram 2, Sun Plaza Photo Exhibition

Work with me

  • Photography: Food, Travel, Architecture
  • Digital Marketing

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    All travel photos and stories on the blog are created by me, Ana Matei. The videos on the blog are created by me and my husband, Vlad Isac.