The Art of Non-conformity: Q&A with Chris Guillebeau

Visit his website or subscribe to his semiweekly newsletters and you quickly get a feel that Chris Guillebeau is happy, inspired, and living life to the fullest. The thing is, he genuinely seems to want the same for you and me.

His website, The Art of Non-conformity, promotes unconventional ways of living, working, and traveling—with the idea that you don’t have to live your life the way that people expect you to. Refreshing, huh? … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (7)  | March 11, 2016
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Vagabonding Case Study: Konrad Waliszewski

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Name: Konrad Waliszewski

Website: World Venture Project and TripScout

Age: 29

Hometown: Washington DC

Quote: The purpose of life is a life of purpose. – Robert Byrne

How did you find out about Vagabonding, and how did you find it useful before and during the trip?

Vagabonding was my main resource … Read more »

Posted by | Comments Off on Vagabonding Case Study: Konrad Waliszewski  | February 24, 2016
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Vagabonding Case Study: Jarryd Salem

 Jarryd Salem of NOMADasaurusJarryd Salem Portugal Cabo Da Roca Vagabonding

Age: 27

Hometown: Sydney, Australia

Quote: “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost

Posted by | Comments Off on Vagabonding Case Study: Jarryd Salem  | December 25, 2015
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Vagabonding Case Study: Behan Gifford

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Age: 44

Hometown: Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA

Quote: At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much. -Robin Lee Graham

Posted by | Comments Off on Vagabonding Case Study: Behan Gifford  | December 11, 2015
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Vagabonding Case Study: Sebastian Cuevas

Sebastián Cuevas of Between Distancesunnamed

Age: 31

Hometown: Born in San Diego, raised in Guadalajara.

Quote: “En aquel tiempo yo tenía veinte años y estaba loco. Había perdido un país pero había ganado un sueño. Y si tenía ese sueño lo demás no importaba.” Roberto Bolaño (“Back then I was 20 and was mad. I … Read more »

Posted by | Comments Off on Vagabonding Case Study: Sebastian Cuevas  | November 27, 2015
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Vagabonding Case Study: Keith Savage

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Age: 35

Hometown: Madison, WI

Quote: “The most important lesson for us was the power of a budget.”

Posted by | Comments Off on Vagabonding Case Study: Keith Savage  | November 13, 2015
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Vagabonding Case Study: Becky Ances

Becky Ances of Writer. Traveler. Tea Drinker. unnamed

Age: 39

Hometown: Peterborough, NH, America

Quote:Most of our problems arose from our connections to our hometown. On the traveling side we had problems every now and then, but it is just easier to roll with it.”

Posted by | Comments (2)  | October 30, 2015
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Vagabonding Case Study: Benny Lewis

Benny Lewis of Fluent In 3 Months

Age: 33

Hometown: Cavan, Ireland

Quote: “There are seven days in a week, and “some day” isn’t one of them.”

Posted by | Comments Off on Vagabonding Case Study: Benny Lewis  | October 16, 2015
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Vagabonding Case Study: Adam Groffman

Adam Groffman of Travels of Adam

Age: 30

Hometown: From the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas, though I lived in Boston for a while before leaving the USA. Now I live in Berlin, Germany

Quote: Jack Kerouac, “the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad … Read more »

Posted by | Comments Off on Vagabonding Case Study: Adam Groffman  | October 2, 2015
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Vagabonding Case Study: Ayngelina Brogan

Ayngelina Brogan of Bacon is Magic

Age: 38

Hometown: Toronto, Canada

Your favorite quote: We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.- Anaïs Nin

Posted by | Comments Off on Vagabonding Case Study: Ayngelina Brogan  | September 18, 2015
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