Tell us about yourself

I’m a sassy southern belle from the United States whose sole purpose in life is to travel. I used to want to become a plastic surgeon, made straight A’s, and was valedictorian — but after 3 years of college (and switching my major 3 times) I dropped out.

I knew at that moment that I didn’t want a life OR job that constricted me to only having 2 weeks of vacation. Eventually, I would go on to meet my current boyfriend, buy a house, take care of two fur children, start my blog (Bonvoyage Bitches) and travel the world!

What inspired you to travel?

A shitty relationship haha. I lost myself after dropping out of college and dating a bad guy… but after the break-up, all of that changed! I simply wanted to find myself and get back to my roots, and that’s how I found travel. I would go anywhere and everywhere and it made me feel alive and more like myself than ever!

Tell us about your blog

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Tatum relaxing on a beach in Grand Cayman

Bonvoyage Bitches!!! I’ve had so much positive & negative feedback from the name, but it definitely reflects my personality. I started it because I remember traveling to places, confiding in blogs and them never actually telling you the real stories or experiences that go on while traveling. Most are just a bunch a fluff and I wanted to end that cycle!

How do you afford to travel? Do you blog full-time?

So I’ve always had odd jobs that allow me either work remotely or take as much time off as possible. Last October, however, I started my own social media management company called Champagne Social Co. (since champagne is my favorite drink!) I use that to make a side income for my travels PLUS can work from anywhere in the world! I am trying now to start blogging more!

How do you like to travel?

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Tatum the adrenaline junkie!

Ehh, depends on my mood honestly. People are really hard to travel with. I am fast paced, high adrenaline activities person… I hate museums and cities with nothing but history and architecture. Just not me! I love traveling with my boyfriend although he can’t travel often like I can so solo is actually my 2nd favorite. I’d like to think I’m “broke & boujee” haha. I’m frugal with some things but definitely splurge on luxury when I can!

What has been your favourite destination and why?

Switzerland by far has been my favorite because of its beauty. Just something about the people I met, the adventures I went on and the sites I saw, those memories will last me a lifetime! I also spent a few nights in a 5 star resort getting massages and relaxing in a Jacuzzi as it snowed over the Alps so that probably has something to do with it. 🙂

What are the top 3 destinations on your bucket list?

South Africa! (headed there next week) New Zealand, Croatia.

Your best and worst travel experiences

I’ve had so many amazing travel experiences but I do semi-remember (because that’s what Vegas does to you ha) staying at the top floor penthouse of Cesar’s Palace in Las Vegas! Let’s just say, what happens in Vegas stay’s in Vegas! 😉 OR winning an all-expenses paid trip to go skiing in the French Alps!

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Tatum skiing

My worst experience… on the way to the French Alps trip, picking up someone else’s ski bag and thinking we lost over $1,000 in ski gear and all our clothes for our entire trip! Needless to say, we got it back and we will NEVER make that mistake again!

Where can we find you online?

WEBSITE: https://www.bonvoyagebitches.com
IG: @bonvoyage_bitches
PINTEREST: https://www.pinterest.com/bonvoyagebitch/
YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/TatumSkipperBonvoyageBitches


Fabio Virgi

A real geek at heart, Fabio caught the travel bug after traveling for a month in the summer of 2015. After visiting 4 different places in 4 weeks, he decided to leave his job, become self-employed and see all the world has to offer!