Travel Nurse Stories

Meet Our Aya Travelers

Lifetime Wisconsinite Seeks New (Warmer and Sunnier) Horizons

Can you imagine meeting the love of your life before you could walk, finally dating in college, eventually getting married and ultimately traveling the country together? It sounds like the plot of a romcom, but it’s real life for Aya Healthcare travel nurse Jacob. He and his wife MiKall grew… Read More

She’s cruising down the river…any river

When Claire first heard of travel nursing as a wide-eyed undergrad her first thoughts were, “You can really do that? This is real?” Seven years and many assignments later, Claire now knows that possibilities travel nursing offers are, in fact, very real and very wonderful. She’s wandered all over the… Read More

The road between hikes is paved with adventure…

Driving to work is not high on most people’s list of exciting adventures. But when the route includes a hike through the Grand Canyon, the neon lights of the Vegas strip and breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe, it’s not your average commute. There is nothing Aya travel nurse Rachel loves… Read More

The Coolest “Country Folk” You’ll Ever Come Across

“I feel like traveling is one of those things that you can always talk yourself out of,” Aya travel nurse Dakota reflects. “My advice would be… don’t. You can always come up with reasons why you shouldn’t, especially when you have kids, but it’s been good for us as nurses,… Read More

Living (and saving!) lives on the edge…

Imagine if coolly dangling from the side of a cliff while providing lifesaving treatment to a climber in need was just another day on the job. Well, that’s the reality for Aya travel nurses Bryan and Deb. These two adventure junkies fell in love at 19,000 feet and have only… Read More

“Open Road Mountain Chick”

Today is the holiest of days for ER Travel Nurse Morgan… the opening day of ski season. She spent last winter on the “awesome” slopes of Taos, New Mexico but is looking to explore new spots this year. With nearly everything she owns selling like hotcakes on Craigslist and eBay… Read More

“Keep it up and keep on going!”

“Everything is awesome” pretty much sums up the world view of this happy-go-lucky travel nursing duo. Annette and Sam met in Chicago and began traveling together at the beginning of the year. They have already traversed the country once, from New York City to San Francisco, faithfully documenting… Read More

Thrill Seeker, Texan, Traveler

By hitting the open road in their RV Joe and his wife Teri are making the most of their travel nursing experience. Having spent fourteen years in the OR, both as a nurse and a manager and with their two children grown, Joe was ready to see the country when… Read More