As a Top Solo Travel Blogger and YouTube travel vlogger, GRRRLTRAVELER’s Press page shares some of our best accolades.
Christine Kaaloa follows her passion for solo travel, video and art. An accomplished television camera operator and producer/director in New York City, Christine has lived and taught in Korea, is a SAG-AFTRA actress and is open to speaking engagements and sponsorships . She is currently based in Hawaii.
Featured Television, News & Online
Thrillist. Fortune Telling Street, Taipei 2018
Thrillist. Jilin, China, 2018.
National Geographic Channel. Strange Truth: Theme Amusement Parks. ( “Suwon Toilet Museum”). 2016.
ANT1 TV« Διάσημη blogger έμεινε άναυδη στα Μετέωρα. (Greek News TV feature)
MegaTV || Διθυράμβοι αμερικανών blogers για Πίνδο & μετέωρα . (Greek News TV feature- watch at 02:07)
50 Travelzoo UK « « Solo Female Travel Tips – 11 Top Bloggers Share Their Wisdom
The Working Traveller« Ask the Experts
Women’s Need « Most Beautiful Cities in Europe for Women Traveling Alone.
Stokxos News « ΤΑ ΜΕΤΕΩΡΑ ΕΙΝΑΙ ΤΟ ΠΙΟ ΕΞΩΓΗΙΝΟ ΜΕΡΟΣ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΑΣ!» ΧΑΒΑΝΕΖΑ ΤΑΞΙΔΙΩΤΙΚΗ BLOGGER ΕΧΕΙ ΜΕΙΝΕΙ ΑΦΩΝΗ ΜΕ ΤΗΝ ΜΟΝΑΔΙΚΗ ΟΜΟΡΦΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΚΑΛΑΜΠΑΚΑΣ (VID) (translation: Meteora is the site of Greece Aliens!” Hawaiian Travel Blogger is left speechless by the Unique Beauty of Kalabakas. “)
ingossip.gr (and defencenet.gr, kalabakacity.gr, diaforetiko.gr, kalambakanews.gr, staxos, tameteora.gr, iefermida, 24wro.eu, trikalavoice, zougla, thessalianews.gr || Χαβανέζα τρώει σουβλάκι στα Μετέωρα και γράφει: Είναι το εξωγήινο μέρος της Ελλάδας (Βίντεο + Φωτο).
iefimerida || Korean woman blogger lists 15 things to do in Saorini. (Greek News)|
Rationalwiki.org Mermaid. (citation : Korean female divers)
Huffington Post || Using Squat Toilets
Times of India || Be a Bollywood Extra!
Korea Times || Italian Paper Love Hotels taint Korea’s image as host to F1.
Creditwalk.ca.|| Solo Travel: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Aug 2015
Dailymail.co.uk || Top tips on being a successful solo traveller.
BootsnAll || Why Travel.
Solo Travelist || Travel Tips for Taking the Local Bus.
Solo Travelist || How to Deal with Travel Scams.
Meet Plan Go || How to Safely Travel Solo on your Career Break.
PADI || Getting a PADI certification in Thailand. (February 2012)
Travelinsurance.org || Packing Tips for Traveling Light in the Summer Heat
EPIK. || Making a Pilgrimage: The Hike to Gatbawi. (Dec 10, 2010)
Go Backpacking || Woman’s Guide to Using Squat Toilets .
Top Blogger Awards & Mentions
Nepal Tourism Board, PATA Nepal || Best Vlogger/Blogger Award of Himalayan Travel Mart
Frommers || 21 Beautiful Instagram Feeds by Beautiful Travelers
Taxidio || Top 22 Travel Vlogs to Follow if you’re a Travel Junkie
The Points Guy || 7 Solo Female Travelers You Should Be Following on Instagram
HuffPost || 7 Unknown Instagram Accounts to Follow for Travel Inspiration
Travel Fashion Girl || Top Travel Blog for Women in 2016
Mapping Megan || Sexiest Travelers of 2017
Going Somewhere Slowly || 3 Travel Vloggers to Follow
Mountainiq.com || 50 Best Adventure Travel Blogs
Credit Donkey || Best Female Travel Blogs 2016: Top Influential Views
Jovago || Amazing Destinations Which Are Perfect For Women Traveling Alone
HolidayLettings.co.uk || The Best Travel Photos of 2016
TripAdvisor || 20 Female Solo Travel Bloggers Share Tips for First Timers. Oct 2015.
HolidayLettings.co.uk. || Top 20 Budget Travel Bloggers of 2015. August 2015.
The Traveling Fool. || 101 of the Best Twitter Accounts to Follow. August 2015
Lash World Tour || Top 100 Female Solo Travel Blogs #35
Oyster.com || 7 Unknown Travel Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following. July 2015
ooaworld || Best Travel Video Sites. May 2015
Bloggies || Weblog Awards: 2015 bloggies Finalist. May 2015
TomorroWoman || 15 Female Travel bloggers to be Inspired by in 2015. May 2015
MonarchAirlines.co.uk || Monarch Bloggers of the Month: May.
Aussie on the Road. || Travel Blogging Crushes 2015.
Brit + Co. || 20 Amazing Female Travelers to Follow on Instagram.
TheRunaway Guide. || Top 100 World Travel Experts.
Nomadic Samuel. || Top 100 Travel Blogs.
Travel Junkette || 50 Kick-Ass Female Travel Blogs to Follow in 2014.
Bricktownhotelokc.com || Top 80 Female Travel Bloggers of 2014.
101Holidaysco.uk. || Best Travel Blog Posts April 2014.
Worldette. || Interview with Christine Kaaloa: Home, Solo Travel, Being an Expat. Sept 2013. (mp3)
The Working Traveller || Workers of the World Profiles G-L.. 2013
World First Travel Insurance || Fantastic 50 Travel Websites. May 2013
The Zen Photographer || 100 Kick-Ass Travelers Worth Following on Twitter. Mar 16,2013.
BackpacksnBedbunks.co.uk. || Cool Travel Blogs.
Do It While You’re Young || 10 Women Who Will Teach you how to Kickass at Travel and Life.
All Women Stalk || 10 Inspiring Travel Blogs by Women.
GoAbroad.com || ‘Blog of the Week: Grrrl Traveler’.
Findertrip || The 5 Best Women Travel Blogs to Follow in 2012. February, 2012.
The Longest way Home || Where have all the good travel blogs gone: my travel blog directory.
Almost Fearless || The Best of 2010: 100 Inspired Travel Blogs.
Monkey Brewster || 50 Women Travelers- Eat your Heart Out ‘Eat Pray Love.
Runaway Jane || Top 5 Favorite Female Travel Bloggers
GO!Overseas || Top Blogger for Korea (Website : My Crazy Kimchi!)
GO!Overseas || Top Blogger for Korea (Website : GRRRL TRAVELER)
GO!Overseas || Featured Blogger
Raveable.com || Featured Blogger
Magazine & Online Published Stories
Daegu Pockets Magazine, Daegu Compass Magazine, EPIK, Solo Travelist Magazine, Expacked, Nanoomi, Raveable.com.
Christine has been a contributor (writer & photographer) for expat travel publications. Click on images below for pop-out.
Daegu Compass Magazine || Getting a PADI certification in Thailand. (March 2012. Print)
Daegu Compass Magazine || Kimbap Restaurants: The healthy fast food joints in Korea. (Jan 2012)
Daegu Compass Magazine || Surviving the Overnight Seater Train to Laos. (November 2011)
Daegu Compass Magazine || BB Cream: Korea’s best skin care secret. (May 2012)
Daegu Pockets || Finding love in a Korean Motel. (August 2010)
Daegu Pockets || Haeneyo: The Last Generation of Korean Mermaids. (December 2010)
Vagabonding || Vagabonding Case Study: Christine Kaaloa.
Bren on the Road || Female Solo Travel: A Peek into Christine Ka’aloa’s life as a traveler.
Hotels Cheap.org || Interview with Christine Kaaloa with HotelsCheap.org
Soul Sisters || Soul Sister Spotlight: Christine Kaaloa of GRRRLTRAVELER.
Worldette || Interview with Christine Kaaloa: Home, Solo Travel, Being an Expat (mp3)
Wandering Souldier || Interview with Christine Kaaloa of GRRRLTRAVELER .
Guess I Wanted an Adventure || Interview with Christine Kaaloa from GRRRL TRAVELER.
Go!Girl Guides || Girls that Go! An Interview with Christine Kaaloa.
GoAbroad.com || GoAbroad Interview: Christine Ka’aloa
Nomadic Chick || What is a Gap Year? Gypsy Wednesday at Jan 2010 (mp3)
Speaking Engagements: Travel & Digital Media
2013 Event Speaker. Worldette End of Summer Party event. Sept 2013.
2007 MFA Alumni Jury Scholarship Panelist, School of Visual Arts MFA Alumni Scholarship, New York, NY.
2003 Speaker, The Listening Pillow, the Digital Future & the New Narrative. New York, NY.
2003 Named one of the New Leonardos in presentation of the New York Digital Salon 2003, NY.
(2002-2008 Video installation and film works screened at various festivals in the world. See video artist CV)
2000 Resident Artist/Lecturer : Post Modern Japan & Butoh, Die, France.