When it comes to women who Thynk Pynk, Joana Franco fits the description. Brasileira curly girl, Jo Franco, is half of the amazing team of Damon and Jo. Since 2012, the Youtubers have been sharing their traveling tips and hacks to people that want to see the world on little to no budget, which garnished them a huge following of more than 650,000.
They want people to know that you don’t have to be rich to travel abroad, and after watching a few of their videos you will feel like you can travel like the rich even though you’re on a tight budget.
There are more than a million ways to describe Jo and why she is PynkGirl approved but we will settle with these five facts that will pique your interests.
She’s College Educated
She obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Management.
SHE’S LEARNING MORE THAN FIVE LANGUAGES
Who wouldn’t love to know multiple languages? Jo is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and French. She’s also learning German which is very helpful when traveling.
SHE TEACHES PEOPLE TO TRAVEL ON BUDGET
She quit her 9-5 job after college to travel full time. She has visited: Cuba, Mexico, Italy, and France.
SHE SURVIVED BEING SHOT
Jo suffered a bullet wound in her back while in her home country of Brazil during the Carnival, but she is feeling better than ever and has a new lease on life. “In a blink of an eye everything changed, it was like something out of a movie but this was real life.” Jo says in her video about the bullet that it is lodged in her back.
SHE TRAINS LIKE A BEAST
Jo finds time to travel, write, vlog and manages to get a hell of a workout on whenever it’s possible.
To learn more about Jo, visit her travel blog at: www.shutupandgo.travel
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