Episode 148

Do What Scares You with Travel Content Creator Kacie Rose

September 27, 2023

Our guest on this episode is Kacie Rose, an American living her dream life in Italy while sharing content with a community of over 1.5 million people. Kacie wasn’t always a full-time content creator; it was a career she fell into after falling out of love with her professional dance career in New York City. Kacie decided to take a chance and took a life-changing solo trip to Italy, fell in love with a local, and eventually moved to Italy as a full-time resident. From TikTok to Youtube, to her highly successful blog she gives honest travel tips to Italy from planning, budgeting, and itineraries to her travel tours, everyday life, and recommendations.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How it’s okay to fall out of love with your career
  • How to take chances with your passion and in life
  • How creating content is a full-time job
  • What it takes to monetize your content and what it means to go viral
  • How Kacie deals with negativity in content creation and online comments.

Episode Highlights

  • 3:12 Leaving NYC, falling in love and a move to Italy
  • 4:17 From a career in dance to full-time content creator; how Kacie got started
  • 6:38 Is going viral just pure luck?
  • 9:00 Content creation is a full-time job
  • 13:13 How to monetize your content
  • 15:29 Kacie’s personal travel tours in Italy
  • 17:06 Losing passion in your career and creating another path
  • 21:44 Mindset shifts – it’s okay to fail
  • 24:05 Challenging misogyny in content creation
  • 34:03 Living in Italy is different from being a tourist


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