Kara and Nate are a married couple who travel the world and document their adventures on YouTube. They have visited over 100 countries and have amassed more than 2.6 million subscribers on their channel. They are known for their upbeat and positive attitude, their love of food and culture, and their creative editing and storytelling skills.
Past & Current Relationships:
Kara and Nate met in college at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. They started dating in 2010 and got married in 2013. They decided to quit their jobs and travel full-time in 2016, after saving up enough money and selling most of their belongings. They have been traveling ever since, with no plans of settling down anytime soon. They consider themselves best friends and partners in life and adventure.
Early Life & Education:
Kara Buchanan was born on February 27, 1991 in Hendersonville, Tennessee. She has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Child and Family Studies from the University of Tennessee. Before becoming a full-time travel blogger, she was a preschool teacher at The Gardner School in Nashville.
Nate Buchanan was born on March 20, 1989 in Hendersonville, Tennessee. He has a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Management and a master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the University of Tennessee. He also has a passion for flying and has a private pilot license.
The couple met when they were teenagers and dated for over 10 years before getting married in June 2013. Their honeymoon in Belize sparked their love for travel and they decided to take a year off to explore the world as much as they could. They started their YouTube channel on January 12, 2016 with their first video titled “FIRST VLOG EVER: 20+ Hours to Tokyo”. They soon realized that they wanted to continue traveling and set a goal of visiting 100 countries by 2020, which they achieved in February 2020.
Kara and Nate make money from various sources, such as YouTube ad revenue, sponsorships, merchandise sales, Patreon donations, and their own businesses. They have created FareDrop, a website that alerts users to cheap flight deals based on their preferences, and Atlas.co, a website that allows users to create custom travel maps and turn them into wall art. They also sell digital products such as e-books, courses, and presets on their website.
According to various online sources, Kara and Nate have an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2023. Their YouTube channel alone earns them an average of $5000 per day or $1.8 million per year from ads. They also make additional income from their other ventures and collaborations with brands such as Skillshare, Audible, Away, and NordVPN.