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Ramblings: Tales from Nomads – Digital Mastery

Meet Ben & Karen

Ben hit the road solo in early 2006, and he was the first fellow technomad we encountered on the road. He’s a renowned Photoshop guru and amazing photographer who creates educational material and presents seminars on those subjects.

Long about 2009, he met Karen – who was able to transition her graphic design career to move aboard with him. Ben also bought a vintage Flxible bus to re-convert into his dream project and had a goal to move aboard with a year or so.

Their next RV – a vintage 1963 Flxible Starliner!

We interviewed them both on camera in April 2010 at the NuRVers Gathering, just months after moving in together. And we caught up with them recently for a follow-up about how their careers have changed, transitioning from solo to coupled travel and their vintage bus project. The video below in a compilation of both interviews.

And sending many congrats to these two on their upcoming wedding!!

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Meet more Ramblings

Meet some of the other nomads we’ve interviewed in this series:

  • Mobile Income on the Road Ideas – New Video mobile-income-for-rversOne of our most popular YouTube videos is a little compilation of interviews we took at a NuRVer gathering back in 2010. It’s what started our Ramblings: Tales from Nomads video series. We had some spare bandwidth at the end of our billing cycle this month, so I used the opportunity to create and upload a second compilation with interviews we’ve conducted with nomads since then. It’s all focused on mobile income sources on the road – from workamping, remote tech jobs, seasonal jobs, accounting, design and more. If you’ve followed our Ramblings series, then you’ve already met some of these folks before. Direct Video Link (for those getting this via e-mail) We’ve also updated our Ramblings page with a current status update on each nomad we’ve interviewed before. It’s kinda fun to see who’s still on the road, or has moved on to new adventures. Enjoy!  We so love sharing the stories of others, ...
  • Ramblings: Tales from Nomads – Video Interview with Liv2RV liv2rv ramblingsMeet Dan & Jonell Dan and Jonell were both approaching 50 and sat down with their financial advisor and learned they were on track to retire in their late 60s. After a career working in a trauma center, Jonell knew all too well that life is too short to wait that long to put off their dreams. So they threw caution into the wind, and decided to create a new life for themselves – full time RVing. Since June 2013, they’ve been seeking wage paying workamping jobs to use as basecamps to explore the country. We caught this interview with them earlier this year in Cedar Key, Florida – and today they’re still on the road, still workamping and still loving the lifestyle! Direct Video Link Meet more Ramblings Meet some of the other nomads we’ve interviewed in this series: Stay tuned.. more nomads coming soon! Ramblings: Tales from Nomads is intended to introduce you to some of the amazing people we’ve ...
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Stay tuned.. more nomads coming soon!

Ramblings: Tales from Nomads is intended to introduce you to some amazing people who are living life on their terms by traveling full time.

In this video series, you’ll be meeting and hearing the stories from a wide range of nomads we’ve met, with one thing in common – they’re not waiting for a traditional retirement to pursue their dreams of perpetual travel.

The entire video series will continue to grow at:  http://www.technomadia.com/ramblings

We’ll continue introducing you to more nomads. Make sure you’re subscribed to our RSS feed to be automatically notified when we post.

Would you like to be featured in this series? Let us know when our paths might be converging and let’s hang out – and we’ll be happy to film you in person too.

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Inspired to explore a nomadic path yourself?  We created a series just for you!  Check out our free blog series: No Excuses: Go Nomadic that addresses many of the logistics such as – income sources, affordability, pets, family, mail, healthcare, connectivity, community and more.

We also offer the same series as a ‘pay as you wish’ eBook, for those wanting the convenience and/or tossing us some thank-you bucks (Thank you!).

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  1. Excellent post! Thanks for writing all this out.

    I’m curious about Florida domicility. <–[SO not a word] Will you use a family address, and if so, how hard is it to provide proof of residency? We also have Florida family, but wondered about gathering enough evidence to domicile there.

    • Hey ducks!

      We’ll actually be using St. Brendan’s Isle – a forwarding service – as our legal address, and we just talked to them today about proving residency. Apparently you set up your address first (family or a mail forwarding service), get a few bills starting to flow there. When you go to get your driver’s license, you just need a form of ID, SSN card and 2 bills or bank statements showing the address. So you want to start changing your address about 15-30 days in advance to make sure you have those. We’ll see how it goes, and will for sure share our process.

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