Episode 111: Monica Ortega | Travel Host, Speaker, Author, & Coach

Jul 19, 2021


There can be space for all the things you want, just not at the same time.” - Monica Ortega


Monica Ortega is a professional on-camera host, speaker, author, actress, and pivoting coach from Holt, Michigan. She created the online travel show Monica Goes in 2014 to inspire others to break out of their comfort zones and go on adventures. As someone who's afraid of everything, Monica put herself through almost anything to show that if an average everyday person can do these things, anyone can. 


She produced and hosted over 100 episodes, created destination videos for over 40 DMO's, and has been featured on Matador Network, USA Today's 10Best, Insider Travel, REI, and more! 


Monica speaks at events around the country helping others to embrace change and create their own dream life. Her book The Power of Pivoting - How to Embrace Change and Create a Life You Love is a #1 new release and inspiring people around the world to lean into their own pivots. 


She’s been in the entertainment industry for over 20 years and has been seen in over 20 commercials on TV. Monica emcee at some of the biggest music festivals in the nation and also a co-host on the podcast Stumblin' Forward which is all about the missteps of entrepreneurship and life. 


When she’s not traveling, Monica can usually be found out on a hiking trail with her adventure dog Millie and foodie boyfriend Steve exploring Denver, Colorado.


Learn more about Monica at MonicaJOrtega.com. Follow her on FiresideInstagramFacebook, and Twitter.



Today’s episode is sponsored by Aura Merchandising, a proud women-owned full-service brand marketing, and global sourcing agency. Visit them at AuraLimited.com


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