Blakely Downs
An average girl on an exceptional adventure around the world.

Blakely was raised in the Southern U.S. before jetting off to work in film in Los Angeles. She next turned advertising producer in New York for brands like ESPN, Delta, Heineken and Target. But this summer, she and her husband left it all to turn professional traveler for a yearlong adventure around the world. As they explore, learn, give, get lost, thrilled, shocked, and changed through distant lands, she recounts it all on her travel blog and enables couch travelers everywhere.