“Traveling has opened my eyes”
Fiona was born in a small coastal town south of Sydney, Australia. It was here where she first learned how to surf and fell in love with the ocean. When she turned 30, she took a leap of faith and moved to Bali to start her career as a freelance photographer. Her plan of staying and building her business in Bali for one year quickly turned into two and half years. Most of her work is based around health, wellness, and surfing lifestyle.
Luckily her job leads her from one tropical destination to another, allowing her to explore new waves and learn new cultures. She said “Traveling has opened my eyes, meeting people from all walks of life, you learn patience, acceptance, and gratitude.” Now she travels back and forth between Australia and Indonesia every 6-8 weeks for work opportunities. Her favorite Mona suit is the Drifter Surf Suit because it protects her from the sun and keeps everything in while you are surfing.
How we connected with Fiona: "I wanted a brand that represented similar life values to me ~ sustainability in mind, surfer girl, suits that stayed on in all surf conditions (6ft+), true lover of life, always keen for an adventure! And when I stumbled across Mona through Instagram, I knew it was the perfect fit! I contacted the girls right away and spoke a little about my lifestyle, how I came to where I am and we immediately bonded with many interests alike."
What inspires Fiona the most: "Seeing and hearing of friends or people I meet in my travels, doing what they love, building their own business or chasing their dreams, they’re enthusiastic and live the zest for life!
Life is short, make the most of every opportunity, do things that bring you happiness, make a difference in the world and encourage others they can do this too. It’s not rocket science, find your path you enjoy, believe in yourself and you’ll live a true, happy life."
Follow Fiona along her journey @fionaleepeters