Meet the Couple Who Quit Their Ad Jobs to Take the Most Creative Trip Around the World

05/05/2015 11:24 pm ET | Updated May 05, 2015

You've dreamed about it. But Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger are doing it.

After a decade in advertising, the South African couple—inspired by a talk by Stefan Sagmeister—recently quit their agency jobs and hit the road for an epic adventure. They're traveling the world for a year and documenting the experience. But this isn't some Lost in America-style escape plan. The How Far From Home project is intended to be a grand creative exercise that will hopefully recharge their batteries.

You can follow the project on their blog, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Vine. We spoke to Cartell and Dirnberger via email about how they got started and where they're headed.

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