Posts in Travel
Hand-Lettering Workshops with Ridgedale Center & Beachwood Place: Recap

Who knew back-to-school shopping could be so educational–and–inspirational? GGP had the great idea to kick off this school year by inviting me to host events centered around free hand-lettering workshops created to inspire and educate shoppers.

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Instagram Takeover with Brit+Co – Creative Crushin' Series

It's no surprise that Instagram is my favorite social platform– it's my go-to for posting all my art and travel pics. Because of this, the ladies over at Brit+Co asked if I was interested in doing an Instagram Takeover of their page as part of their Creative Crushin' series.

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Create & Cultivate Desert Pop-Up with Society6

Hello, Palm Springs! Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to speak on a panel at the Create & Cultivate Desert Pop-Up. The event drew a massive crowd of women entrepreneurs, creatives, and aspiring self-starters who gathered to share ideas, network, and grow. It was empowering to hear so many other women's stories of success and forging their own career path.

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Speaking Event in NYC: Scaling a Side Hustle into a Business // CatCoq x Skillshare

Last week, I had the opportunity to give a presentation in NYC, hosted by my friends at Skillshare. I spoke about how I transformed my side-hustle (painting) into a thriving business that allows me to travel the world full-time.

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Upcoming Event in NYC: An Evening with Artist Cat Coquillette: Scale a Side Hustle into a Business

Hello, NYC friends! I'll be in town in a few weeks and giving a talk at the Skillshare office on Thursday, March 8! I’ll be speaking about how I scaled my side hustle into a business & how I use passive income to support my travel lifestyle year round.

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Digital Nomad Cat Coquillette on Scaling a Side Hustle into a Business  // Interview with Skillshare

Skillshare periodically features their top teachers in one-on-one interviews, which helps to demonstrate the broad depth of creatives and professionals who have have found success on their platform. After both of my classes made it into the Best Classes of 2017 List, they reached out to me to understand more about my journey as a creative and educator.

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Drawing Wanderlust // Feature Profile: My Interview with Kansas City's 435 Magazine

I had the opportunity to chat with 435 Magazine about my CatCoq brand, travel plans, and what inspires the artwork I create. The story is published in their October issue, but you can also take a peek at the article online.

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Feature in CEO Blog Nation: 12 Entrepreneurs Share Their Thoughts on Coworking Spaces

CEO Blog Nation invited me to join eleven other entrepreneurs in sharing our thoughts on coworking spaces. (Hint: I love them!) Coworking spaces are shared working environments full of independent activity. Unlike traditional workplaces, coworkers aren't employed by the same organization– they're freelancers, entrepreneurs, bloggers, and online workers.

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Laptops + Coffee Shops  // My Top Coffee Shop Picks for Digital Nomads Working Remotely in Chiang Mai, Thailand

After five months in this incredible city, I've explored a good number of cafes from which to work. I decided to share my favorites, ranked in terms of the things that matter most to us digital nomads: internet speed, comfortably, price, ambiance, and (of course) air conditioning.

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Business as Usual while Traveling

I'm happiest in life when I'm either traveling or planning two trips ahead. Traveling is a huge part of my lifestyle and I actively attempt to keep my business moving along while I'm out of the studio. It's not always easy, but I've picked up some tips and tricks along the way.

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5 Fresh Finds

I've scored some pretty cool finds within the past month. Some of it's practical, some is pretty and some is kind. I'll be totally honest with you guys. I bought half this stuff impulsively after a few dark & stormies. No regrets.

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Traveling in the Philippines: Interview with Pink Pangea

I was interviewed by Elen Turner, one of Pink Pangea's co-founders, about my recent travels to the Philippines. I discuss everything from the stunning hiking in remote locations to my overnight in a prison cell. (Spoiler: I survived.)

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On the Grid: Kansas City

I recently had the opportunity to participate in On the Grid, an international blog that acts as a user-friendly guide to highlight the exceptional gems within cities around the world. Carpenter Collective is the On the Grid ambassador for Kansas City. They divvied up the neighborhoods of KC & asked some of our city's creative companies & designers to review their 'hood.

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Andes to the Amazon: Peru 2015

For as long as I can remember, I've been compiling a bucket list. My collection began in my head, then in a journal, followed shortly by an email draft, until it wound up in the notes section of my iPhone. A few years ago, I decided it was time to tackle a biggie. Scuba a shipwreck? View the Northern Lights? Climb Kilimanjaro? Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu? Bingo, that was the one.

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