No Excuses: Go Nomadic
A lot of folks tell us – ‘You’re living my dream!’
To which we of course reply:
‘What’s holding you back from full time travel?’
Our No Excuses: Go Nomadic series is our extensive brain dump on many of the frequent topics we get asked about.
The individual chapters are available to read online as blog posts below – or you can download our eBook version with bonus expanded content on a pay as you wish basis. (Think of it as buying us a virtual thank-you beverage or dinner.)
We also now offer personalized guidance sessions if you’d like to ‘pick our brains’ about your unique situation – details at the bottom of the page.
Table of Contents
Please enjoy the following online content as our gift to you:
Chapter 1: Jobs, Careers and Income Sources
We offer ideas on earning an income while traveling; including how to transition your existing career, choosing a career that is nomad friendly and thinking differently about work
Chapter 2: Affording Full Time Travel
We dispel the myths about the high cost of travel. Addressing issues such as selling your home or renting it out, and reducing living expenses overall.
Chapter 3: Purge your Stuff, Shed the Anchors
Stuff is an anchor, what are the things that you truly need? We offer tips on letting go of attachments to things, and advice on how to tackle the overwhelming purging process.
Chapter 4: Family Aspects of a Nomadic Lifestyle
Travel can be a great education for kids, and can actually keep you more connected to extended family. How to deal with unsupportive family when you announce your decision.
Chapter 5: Greener Environmental Nomadism
You can travel and still lower your ecological footprint on the world. We share tips on slowing down your pace to reduce your impact. Even RVing can be green!
Chapter 6: Pets Can Be Nomadic Travelers Too!
Some forms of travel are more pet friendly than others. We share ideas on how to responsibly take your furbabies along for the adventures, and alternatives if it’s not possible.
Chapter 7: Community Aspects of Nomadic Travel
Community as a nomad has its challenges, but it also opens up new opportunities. We offer tips on how to stay connected and meet like-minded people as you travel.
Chapter 8: Nomadic Romance, Sex & Relationships
We explore everything from solo travel, dating & sex while traveling, coupled travel and dealing with a partner who doesn’t share your wanderlust.
Chapter 9: Domicile State, Getting Mail & Voting
We share practical advice on how to pick & establish a state of domicile/residency, handle getting your mail and voting – the mundane (but important!) logistics.
Chapter 10: Money – Banking, Finances & Taxes
We share tips on what to look for when selecting a bank, using credit cards to your advantage, if you should pay off your debts first, how much savings you need to travel.
Chapter 11: Tackling the Overwhelm of Preparing
Preparing to hit the road can be an overwhelming process of bringing a lot of logistics together. Where to you start? We share our tips and guidance – including that all critical first step.
Chapter 12: Healthcare and Staying Healthy
We share our tips for navigating the healthcare system as a nomad – from selecting insurance, finding providers as your roam, handling chronic illnesses and keeping focus on health.
Chapter 13: Lack of Continuity
Living on the road equates to finding new service providers at every new location. For some, this is part of the adventure – and for others, it may be too much to be sustainable.
Chapter 14: Feeling Safe while Traveling Full Time
A mobile lifestyle doesn’t really have more risks, just different risks. Redefining safety and trusting in yourself can go a long way to feeling like you can handle whatever life tosses at you.
Chapter 15: Mobile Internet – Top 10 Tips
Our top 10 tips for keeping connected while traveling full time. For full detailed information for mobile internet – check out our new The Mobile Internet Handbook.
Get the eBook version!
Prefer this content in a convenient eBook format to take with you to read offline?
We offer it on a pay-as-you-wish basis with bonus content (extra chapters include: ‘Feeling Held Back’ and ‘Being Homebodied’).
169 pages, 17 chapters, 42,000+ words.
Price: Pay as you wish!
Really.. you can pay what you like!
$10, $20, $30, etc …
Our blog is our gift to you – we love to share. We offer the convenient eBook version for those who’d like to say thank you and help support our efforts. We greatly appreciate your contributions, they help keep us motivated and keep Kiki fed.
(If you’ve contributed before and would like a free update – please feel free to download the current version with our compliments using the discount code of ‘IBoughtBefore’!)
Got more questions? Want some individualized guidance? Want to pick our brains?
We offer casual & private sessions that can be conducted via whatever medium works best for you – phone, video chat (Skype, Facetime), text chat, e-mail or even in person if you’re on our route.
Topics might range from:
- preparing to hit the road
- technology & mobile internet
- mobile income ideas
- picking an RV
- running a small business and/or working remotely
- ongoing check-ins during your journey to help you keep on track
- or anything else
Or maybe you just want someone to check-in with regularly during your process to help keep you on track and focused.