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I’ve been talking a lot lately to folks who are pushing hard towards their dreams. They’re working the equivalent of two full time jobs to break free from the one they’re sick of to change their whole lives. They’re courageous folks. But then, she goes out for drinks with a sister who ends up getting a whole … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (0)  | November 26, 2013
Category: Lifestyle Design, Vagabonding Advice

Monumental journeys as milestones

Monumental journey

Our family has a long history of making memories instead of collecting things. We love to give gifts, don’t get me wrong, but most of them are little homemade things, or gifts of self in some capacity. Perhaps most precious are the gifts of time and of memories.

We didn’t get a honeymoon. I had back … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (2)  | October 15, 2013
Category: Family Travel, Lifestyle Design

Why I’m not a minimalist… I’m a “maximalist”

The subject of my life as a minimalist keeps coming up in conversations lately.

I’m always a bit taken aback when someone suggests it, because I don’t think of myself as a minimalist at all. It’s true, I’ve lived out of a backpack, essentially, for over five years now. My whole life fits into one checked bag … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (4)  | March 19, 2013
Category: Lifestyle Design, Simplicity, Vagabonding Life

Location Independence: The intersection of work and travel

Location Independence is a concept that has exploded over the past few years. With the rapid expansion of the internet, all of a sudden, there are possibilities that didn’t exist, even a decade and a half ago. Travel has long sung her siren song in the hearts of many arm chair gypsies and now many of those … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (4)  | March 12, 2013
Category: Lifestyle Design, Vagabonding Life, Working Abroad

Pros and cons of being a new Nomadic Rich

As my last Vagabonding contribution for year 2012 – and I am glad to say that it has been a great pleasure and a serious commitment, guys – I decided to comment on an interesting article I found here.  The author, classifying himself as one of the “New Rich” theorized by Timothy Ferriss’ famous bestseller, gives the life perspective’s lowdown on his profitable work experience as he travels the … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (6)  | December 27, 2012
Category: Lifestyle Design, On The Road, Vagabonding Life

Traveling with a wheelchair

Daily activities, within a comfortable, familiar environment can be interesting enough with a disability. If you spend time in a wheelchair, you know how different surfaces, or slight inclines, can create an immense challenge. Well yes, they may pose a challenge, look at it this way; a world on wheels is a unique perspective.

  Not long ago, Justin Skeesuck launched: The Disabled Traveler, with a tag line of “see the world differently.” … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (0)  | December 13, 2012
Category: General, Lifestyle Design

Retirement, vagabonding style

The Wall Street Journal had a story titled, “The let’s sell our house and see the world retirement.” A couple, Lynn and Tim Martin, decided to ditch the stereotypical retirement lifestyle and hit the road.

Here’s how Lynn describes it:

In short, we’re senior gypsies. In early 2011 we sold our house in California and moved the few objects we wanted to keep … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (22)  | October 29, 2012
Category: Lifestyle Design, Senior Travel