About Me

Hello all!

I am Francia Benson (Like the country France). I am a film director. I am currently working on the short film, “Our Lives at the Cottage.” I am an artist, social media strategist, writer, journalist, and photographer. The beauty around me inspires me to create art through different mediums. I take pleasure in narrating people’s lives through story devices and mixing them with visuals. I have 10+ writing experience and 8+ social media and blogging experience. I am the adventurous mind behind Vagabond Brunette.



Master’s Degree in English/Creative Writing. Weber State University.

Bachelor’s Degree in Film and Media Arts. The University of Utah.

Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication/Journalism. The University of Utah

Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality/Education. Universidad Pedagogica Nacional Francisco Morazan.



Spanish & English.


Curious Facts About Me:

  • I believe traveling is the best way to learn from other cultures and get to know oneself. My goal is to visit the 50 states and the 62 national parks and as many countries as possible. So far, I have been to 10 states, 13 national parks, and 6 countries. 
  • I prefer oceans and mountains to big cities. 
  • I survived covid twice and Guillain-Barre Syndrome, which was triggered by covid.
Sunset in California
Francia in Yellowstone


Miami Fun