Today we’d like to introduce you to Kayla Freitas.
Hi Kayla, we’d love for you to start by introducing yourself.
I am a famous content creator known as “@travelmomoirs” on TikTok, Instagram, and Youtube, with more than 1.4M followers. My passion for the creative industries has always been a part of my life but I never had the chance to express my creativity and allow myself to show this to the world because I was always a very practical person.
My journey as a content creator started on Youtube four years ago. At that time my daughter Summer (you can see her in my videos now) was only three months old and I was encouraged by my husband to benefit from this happy family moment and start something in parallel with motherhood.
First, I needed to learn how to make the videos and edits and everything, it was quite interesting and challenging at that time. I remember that it took me 6 months to post my first video on Youtube.
A couple of months later, TikTok started to enter with small steps in the US and I was attracted by the platform because it was totally different, authentical, and allowed people to express exactly the way they are. I speak Korean and one day, I decided to do a TikTok video with me ordering food in Korean; that video was one of the first that got viral and I was really overwhelmed; now 150K views are kind of normal for a video but at that time it was something really big for me!
This motivated me to continue and create more. I started to post travel content, entertainment, Disney, and also lifestyle content.
Would you say it’s been a smooth road, and if not what are some of the biggest challenges you’ve faced along the way?
When the pandemic came, I faced one of the biggest struggles because I couldn’t create travel content anymore. That was one of the moments when I needed to reinvent everything and I chose my second big love (after traveling) which is anything related to fairy tales and Disney world. Learning how to create and edit videos was interesting but sometimes challenging. And of course, being famous is not always fun, you may also receive negative comments and you need to win this “mental game” with the fans and keep creating and following your dream.
Can you tell our readers more about what you do and what you think sets you apart from others?
I always dreamed of doing something creative and inspiring others. Now I am @travelmomoirs, a full-time content creator on TikTok, Instagram, and Youtube with more than 50M likes and 1.4M followers. Video content is fun and allows me to find a niche that I enjoy without having too many restrictions. But no fame has been overnight, you need to find your niche and keep on posting, trying different ideas, and have all the time something new and interesting for your audience.
On my channels, I created a place for people to escape, have fun and bring joy. If you follow @travelmomoirs you will discover different travel destinations, the best hotels and restaurants, the latest entertainment parks (like for example Disney, LEGOLAND California, Sesame Place San Diego), and the latest events or movies, and in general fun ideas to spend your free time.
Have you learned any interesting or important lessons due to the Covid-19 Crisis?
One of the most important lessons I got from the crisis was to spend more time with your family and the dearest ones. I am a very proud mom of two kids and a wife, and having my family close to me was super important in that period. Also, I think the pandemic showed us that we need to find ways to reinvent ourselves and I did this successfully. Since I was not able to travel due to the pandemic and create travel content, I started to create more Disney content and showed people how to live their own fairytales at home. Happily, this pandemic is over now and I returned to my travel content in parallel with the entertainment one.
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/travelmomoirs/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TravelMomoirs/
- Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TravelMomoirs