Hi I’m Amanda, the Humble Bee Abroad.

On 13th May 2015 I left Melbourne to 'travel the world', starting with Tokyo. My aim was to spend 2-4 weeks or more, in various countries, eating the food, seeing the sites, and meeting new people; all the while working remotely and taking beautiful photographs. After Tokyo, I spent a month in Ireland, before catching the ferry to Scotland.

I ended up finding love and friendship while on what was supposed to be a 4 day trip to the Isle of Islay, Scotland. I lived on Islay for most of 2016 and 2017. Its landscape and wild life are photography heaven.

 In October 2016 I completed the Portugese Camino from Porto, Portugal to Santiago de Compostela, Spain with my friend Dave. You can read up on that misadventure, here.

"Do what you love, and do it often... live your dream and share your passion." - The Holstee Manifesto

Contact Me

I would love to hear from you! All enquiries are warmly welcomed, whether you're interested in licensing opportunities, viewing my private portfolio, learning more about my work, advertising, or just have a question! Please email me at amanda.reid@humblebeeabroad.com. I look forward to hearing from you!

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