Welcome! My name’s Michael (Mikey), I was named after the King of Pop. Thanks Mam. I’m a minimalist, coffee lover and creator from the North East of England, Newcastle.
A few fun facts:
- I’ve made Bear Grylls a cup of coffee
- I’ve held hands with Katy Perry
- I’m a self-taught Swahili speaker (ninapenda kuku– I like chicken)
- I’m also a qualified Bricklayer with a Media Degree
(Not sure yet which will become more valuable in my life.)
Between 2016 and 2018, I lived in a backpackers’ hostel (the price of London rent wasn’t for me.) I have never met so many Australians and Canadians in my life! Every day there was someone new. Each with a different spin on why they love travel. Dev from Canada blew my mind. He came all the way to England just to see the British cow. I thought it was a joke until I saw his Facebook pictures a few weeks later…
These types of conversations inspire my passion for people and their stories. Recently, I travelled across the United States of America from the East to the West, where strangers along the way invited me into their homes (Couchsurfing is a travellers’ best friend.) This is what they had to say about my story:
I would love to hear from you! Introduce yourself in the Comments Section, and after, you can click here to learn more about what to expect on the podcast.