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Stories of the Upstate

Stories of the Upstate


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After nearly a decade working in higher education helping college students study abroad, Jannan Poppen now helps wellness and adventure-oriented travelers plan unique travel experiences so they can celebrate and commemorate special life moments through travel. In addition to her own experience traveling and empowering others to travel, she has also taught English in Ecuador and is a published  travel writer. 

Jannan graduated from Centre College with a degree in International Studies and earned her Master’s degree in College Student Personnel from the University of Tennessee. In her (minimal) free time, she enjoys doing yoga, hiking, and and laughing with her family. Connect with her on LinkedIn.