- A man has turned his laziness into money with an innovative idea
- He travels to different hotels around the world and shares the experiences
- He has become the world's first 'sleep influencer'
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A London influencer has shattered the expression: "Money never sleeps." The young man makes his money by sleeping. The world's very first 'sleep influencer' jets around the world to sleep in luxurious hotels and posts about it on social media.
Alex Shannon, also known as @FollowTheNap on Instagram, has gained a significant following online.The 35-year-old travels across the globe to sleep in beautiful hotel rooms. Speaking to Insider, Shannon said the idea for Follow the Nap came to him in a dream. The influencer dreams a lot and keeps a notebook beside his bed to record all the dreams.
"One morning I woke up and I had written 'Follow the Nap Instagram, sleep and travel' and I was kind of like 'Oh, that's an interesting idea.' "
He has stayed in stunning hotels in America, Dubai and Paris, to name a few places. He's visited many other stunning destinations and has no plants to stop anytime soon.
He still wants to explore Tokyo, Greece and Australia. Shannon did, however reveal that the influencer lifestyle is not as glamorous as it looks. The process of capturing the perfect picture can often be gruelling.
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