First of all, a biggg thank you from us for checking out our website. Without you, we wouldn't be where we are right now.
We're Hannah & Nick, two creatives who create travel content under the name Salt in our Hair.
What is Salt in our Hair, why did we start this and where the heck did that crazy name come from? From our passion for traveling, photography and sharing experiences Salt in our Hair was born on Instagram. As of May 2016, we set ourselves the goal to capture the world in a way that let people realize there is more than their 9-5 job.
The name Salt in our Hair popped up when we drove back home from the North Sea in The Netherlands with sticky salty hair (quite an exciting explanation isn't it? 😂)
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That guy with the big amount of curls, that's me: Hi I'm Nick! I would describe myself as a photo perfectionist. Keep on trying until it's done! Yeah, that can take some time, but hey, taking photos is a thing we really love both so it's not a punishment to do. Since traveling I found myself to be interested in learning other languages.
Hmmm... Let's see. I would probably describe myself as a girl who can't function when her stomach is growling. That's why I'm always keeping one eye on the streets to find the perfect bakery (with carrot cake). Next, I can't resist puppy cuteness, especially at the beach with sunset.
“Their mastery of photography, design, and social media, as well as their fun personality, made our collaboration more pleasure and less work!”
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How do you manage to travel the world? 🗺️
We created Salt in our Hair on Instagram on our first big backpack trip (Nov 2015). Started posting almost daily, at the end of this trip GoPro featured one of our photos. Our profile had grown to 7800 followers which gave us extra motivation to work on the growth of the brand ‘Salt in our Hair’.
We went back to our corporate jobs (which we did love ❤️ by the way!) and started the blog (May 2016) where we post weekly, kept on posting daily on Instagram and traveled after every 12 weeks of working at our jobs. About 1 year later (May 2017) we were working about 80 hours a week each. 40 at our corporate jobs and 40 on Salt in our Hair in the evenings and weekends. But Salt in our Hair was getting quite some media attention which helped us grow faster and get a minimum but steady income out of it. Another thing was that we made sure our photos got shared on Instagram by using popular hashtags. Two years later (1 Nov 2017) we quit our corporate jobs and are working full-time on Salt in our Hair. Which is now our full-time, hard-working, dream job.
How did you build and market your blog? 🔨
In the Netherlands, we graduated school, in the creative industry as a graphic designer and web developer. Nick has 7 years of Front-End development experience and Hannah about 3 years in Graphic Design. We owned the skills to build a blog so that was an easy decision. So we launched it in May 2016.
But it took us about a year to really get it out there, which was pretty frustrating. Nick writes most of the blogs and Hannah makes sure all the visuals are on point.
To market, we collaborate with bigger blogs or travel related websites to make sure people get to know our name. This, together with Pinterest helps us to get some good traffic to our blog.
What Gear & Software do you use? 🎥
Please, please remember that gear isn't the key to success. Creativity, dedication, and faith are. We are now able to buy better gear but that didn’t gave us our first successes at all! Here’s what we used until now.
Now (year 3)We use a MacBook Pro + Lightroom & Premiere to edit our photos & videos using our Lightroom & Photoshop Presets.
- Sony A7RIII + 10-18mm Sony lens (photo+video)
- GoPro Hero 6 Black
- Sony A6300 (photo+video+vlogging)
- Zhiyun Crane Gimbal
- DJI Mavic Pro
- Manfrotto tripod
Year 1 & 2
Visit Oman – Tanja Olde Weghuis
“Nick and Hannah traveled to Oman and were very flexible and enthusiastic. They created beautiful videos about the diversity of Oman, great articles and many effective social media posts. We recommend working with them any time because of their creativity, professionalism and their original style. Thank you for the nice outcome and collaboration!”
Moroccan National Tourism Office – Social Media Team
“It was a pleasure for us to collaborate with Nick & Hannah. Despite getting in touch with them under very short notice, we were able to plan a beautiful collaboration that resulted in a gorgeous collection of content (photo & video) from various cities and destinations in Morocco. Their mastery of photography, design, and social media, as well as their fun personality, made our collaboration more pleasure and less work! We highly recommend them and will definitely collaborate with this travel couple every time they are available!”
Myanmar Tourism Marketing – Edwin Briels
“We enjoyed working with Salt in our Hair as they have been professional and very active to post many pictures, movies and stories about their experience. It was good to see they openly spoke about their experience in Myanmar and how different it was from their expectations based on previous media coverage of the country. Thank you very much guys for the great coverage and honest stories about Myanmar.”
Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels - Mauritius
“Their talent, creativity and professionalism clearly reflected in their work. Our collaboration with Nick and Hannah exceeded our expectations. We particularly appreciated their friendliness, their attention to details and the smooth communication.”
Munduk Moding Plantation - Bali - Indonesia
“It was such a pleasure working with Nick & Hannah. Your high standings and vast experience mean a lot to us. We admire your lovely personalities, creativity and inspiration to follow your dream and make it a lifetime which you can share with the world. Thank you for sharing your experience and such an amazing photos during your stay at Munduk Moding Plantation. We hope we will have a chance to work together in the future.”
Duara Travels – Katariina
“Our collaboration with Nick & Hannah was a success. The couple stayed in one of Duara’s villages in Bali, which was a really good experience for all; Nick and Hannah were easy to work with and the local people in the village really loved having the couple in their community. As a result, Duara and the Gadungan village got more visibility among travelers. On top of that, we got the most impressive footage ever filmed in our villages.”
DesertDayTours – Morocco Travel – Mohammed Taghlaoui
“They were more than great couple. They are one of the sweet and most wonderful people I have worked with in my experience on this business. The 3-day tour ended in Marrakesh with a smile but after two days our inbox filled with mails from people who want have the same trip as Nick & Hannah. We asked our customers and they said that they found our company in their Instagram, blogs and Facebook.”
BeMarrakech – Nicole & Mo
“We received more likes and followers on Instagram after our collaboration and noticed that many other popular pages have shared your photos. It was a mutual benefit for both of us. Thank you for your collaboration and hope to see you next time!”