We typically make our nest in interesting locales for 2 to 6 months at a time. And, although we don’t go round with grazing animals and a moveable tent, we consider ourselves to be modern day nomads. And we can each fit our essentials in a medium suitcase and a daypack.
We have ended up with some roots in a studio apartment with Neil’s sister. So, we spend a few months there on ocassion but we soon grow restless for adventure. Nomadic life is addicting for us. We had no idea how much we would truly love seeing the different ways people make art, make rituals and make a living.
Here is where you’ll find some helpful information about how we create a life for ourselves that is location independent.
Great Tips On How To Get More Joy By Letting Go Of Stuff
Simplifying your life by letting go of physical things leaves more time and energy to pursue what matters most to you. Read these tips to have more joy by having less stuff.
Why We Stopped Searching For Paradise
Does paradise exist? As a traveler, can you visit a place, find that it has everything you could want and need and decide to move and spend the rest of your life there? Maybe so.
Sandwich Generation Travel Solutions
Travel, especially long term travel can seem impossible to Baby Boomers often called the sandwich generation. They are often caring for their aging parents and their older children. But there are ways to escape.
Why Long Term Travel is Not Just Seeing the Sights
We love traveling! But we are not the folks who want to visit every famous building, museum or wonder of the world. Currently, our highest priority is enjoying nature and the natural sites and meeting and getting to know the local people.
Chronology of a House Sit: Living Your Life in a Foreign Country
Living our lives in a foreign country presents new challenges and opportunities for growing both personally and in our relationships. Meeting people and making new friends can be uncomfortable and exciting at the same time.
Five Travel Tips for Packing Light
Here are five of my favorite travel tips to lighten your load when on an extended trip, house sitting or just trying to get everything in your tiny roll-aboard:
Modern Nomads With Wheels
One of the things I love about being a modern nomad is that we have new experiences. Solving the little problems on the way keeps us busy, never bored.
Could House Sitting Be Your Key to Adventure Travel?
Can you imagine choosing to be homeless? In 2012, we made the decision to stop paying our mortgage and instead spend our money on travel and adventure. We are nomads with no permanent home. Here’s why we are loving it.
Becoming a Modern Nomad? How to Sell Your Stuff!
A great guide to the process of letting go of your belongings in preparation for a life of adventure and travel. Great tips for what and when to start the selling process and where to share the news of your sales.
Eating Cheaply While Traveling is a Way of Life
A wonderful way to learn about a culture is through it’s food. But you need to leave the tourist traps and hotels behind…
First Steps to the House Sitter and Travel Lifestyle
So many people have asked about how we manage to travel, house sit and live such an easy lifestyle. One person even wrote that we must have tons of money in the bank. Not! Find out how…
What We Love About Slow Travel
You have probably heard of "slow food", but what about "slow travel"? We are on a journey of seeing the world with the goal of slowly savoring the places we visit. We may not see it all, nor do we visit all the tourist hot spots, but we are immersing ourselves in the...