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First Name

Christina

Last Name

Kantzavelos

Nickname

buenqamino

My Website

http://www.buenqamino.com

Bio

My name is Christina Kantzavelos, and traveling and helping others to do the same is what fuels my soul. It has taken a while and a rather large dent in my pocket to find my true passion. I have two masters degrees, one in social work and one in library and information sciences, and am currently a professional content writer, practicing licensed psychotherapist (LCSW) in San Diego, and conduct humanitarian work both domestically and abroad.

I have traveled to over 30 different countries and documented most of it on social media. But it was in completing the Camino de Santiago in November 2015, that I realized my true passion for travel writing and blogging, and hence the name, BuenQamino. Night after night, with trembling fingers, after walking 15 miles, I would miraculously find the strength (grammar and syntax errors aside), to write and post an entry on my blog (wi-fi issues aside) for my friends and family. The best part? Despite any lethargy, I enjoyed every minute of it. Even better? So did my friends, family, and now many BQers. Not only did they enjoy my entries, but I heard that I inspired others to travel, or go on their own pilgrimage, or hike nearby. What a feeling! In hearing and witnessing how I inspired others, I decided to start BuenQamino. BuenQamino is here to satiate your deepest desires for travel​ because those Bucket List items and Pinterest destinations aren’t just going to uncheck or unpin themselves!

Primary focus of my work

Food, Travel, Culture, Destinations, Reviews

How My Work Is Published

Blog(s) – my own, Blog(s) – other, Periodicals – Assignment, Periodicals – Freelance, Website(s) – my own

Other Associations

NATJA, PTBA

Member Type

Regular Membership