Journey influencer slammed for 2020 12 months wrap
Traveling in 2020 was largely a pipe dream Coronavirus Closing borders around the globe.
Nonetheless, one travel influencer decided to share a highlight of their jet setting trips only to be classified as “deaf”.
In the New YearBlogger Barbora Ondrackova published a roundup of the places she visited in 2020 Tick tock Account.
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In the video, Ondrackova can be seen in luxurious locations like Paris, the Maldives, Dubai, Italy and Budapest.
When the blogger pops champagne and attends music concerts with thousands of guests, he neglects to wear a face mask or follow COVID precautions when traveling at airports and dining in public spaces.
“My 2020 in a nutshell. Fortunately, we were able to visit nine countries and 30 cities this year [sic] there was COVID, “Ondrackova captioned the video.
Although the post received 18.7,000 likes, commentators criticized the travel influencer for the “insensitive” nature of their video.
Barbora Ondrackova traveled through nine countries amid the pandemic. (Instagram)
“Does she live in another 2020?” one asked while another described the post as “quite deaf”.
“We have had very different years,” wrote another commentator.
“And we wonder why COVID is still a thing,” added one.
One TikTok user even took the opportunity to inform Ondrackova about the irresponsibility of her actions.
“You should be at home and be responsible. It’s only been a year. Think about how many people are dead now, but don’t have to – just so you can party,” they wrote.
In response to her critics, Ondrackova commented that she was “traveling to work”.
“Should I sit at home with no income so I can’t pay my bills?” She asked.
She made it clear, “all parties were allowed at the time.”
Ondrackova started blogging six years ago and has had more than 500,000 users since then.
The blogger shared the precautions she had taken during her travels and said she had been tested three times before traveling between destinations and had not met “in groups” after the virus spread around the world.
“As far as I know, I’ve been lucky enough not to be infected,” she added.
While many users described the video as an “insult” to health care workers, some came on Ondrackova’s defense.
“It’s ridiculous how many of you are cheering her on for traveling for her job, I may add, and I’m sure if she had another job she would work from home,” one wrote.
“Thank you for not putting your life on hold. And living, not just surviving,” said another.
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