Friday Night Funkin' Ninja

About Western Rise Men’s Travel Clothes. Western Rise is a men’s outdoor/travel clothing company based in Colorado. Their designs are very intentional with a stylish edge that can seamlessly take men from the office to the mountains in one fell swoop.

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The Best Travel Medical Insurance in 2021 for Long-Term

The entire travel insurance industry has been shaken up by the pandemic, and finding the best travel insurance in 2021 for a long term trip is no longer as clear cut as it once was. You require flexibility, affordability, and very importantly, travel insurance that covers covid and other pandemics. This article will show you the kind of

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The Best (Must Have) Travel Apps (25 of My Personal

The Best (Must Have) Travel Apps (25 of My Personal Favourites) According to recent studies, nearly two-thirds of U.S. travelers rely on smartphone apps to enhance their travels. 65% want real-time flight alerts throughout the journey. 54% prefer to use an app to add booking extras on-the-go.

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21 Years of Full-Time Travel with Wandering Earl, founder

21 Years of Full-Time Travel with Wandering Earl, founder of Remote Club. Last Updated: May 19, 2021. Derek Earl Baron, aka Wandering Earl, left home to go on a 3-month trip in 1999 shortly after graduating from university…and he never stopped. He has now traveled all over the world for 21 years straight.

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Travel Packing: How (and What) to Pack for Full-Time

Travel packing is an exercise in creativity and selectivity. I’ve often said that anything worthy of a place in my luggage needs to be multifunctional.

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My Travel Capsule Wardrobe: Best Wrinkle Free Travel

For me, the perfect travel wardrobe has stylish travel clothes, without being pretentious. Regardless of whether you’re dressed up or down, you’re comfortable. Travel throws you enough curve balls; you’d better be comfy in your second skin. On the topic of comfort, the Bri Pima Cotton Tank Top is made from Pima cotton, from Peru.

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Travel Vaccinations: How to Decide if You Should Get

Over the years, the topic of vaccines, including travel vaccinations, has been rife with opinions, stories, and rumors. I originally published this post in 2015 and decided to do some research and update this in 2018 to be a helpful resource as you decide what travel vaccinations to get (if any) before you hit the road.

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Pros and Cons of Traveling Solo, as a Couple, or a Family

No matter how you to travel the world – whether it’s solo, as part of a couple, or a whole family – it comes with pros and cons. This post will outline some of these traveling pros and cons, along with providing resources full of testimonials from professional experts on solo travel, couple’s travel, and family travel.

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How to Get 50% off Airfare With Travel Mystery Shopping

Check out my Travel Lifestyle Guides for more ways to earn money remotely, spend it wisely, and balance the two so you can travel as long as you wish, in a financially sustainable way.. Mystery Shopping Basics. Companies will use mystery shoppers (also known as secret shoppers, or in “the biz” they’re known as “inspectors”) when they want to perform quality control on their daily

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The Ultimate Packing List for Full-Time Travel and Long

Travel Kit Contents: This is the Real Deal. This is – quite literally – exactly what I pack for my full-time and long-term travels. There are a few minor differences in colour or style (some things I own are older or newer), and in a couple of cases I’ve gone with a very close approximation (since I may have bought that scarf from a Nepalese lady in a market).

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Life as a full-time traveler

Life as a full-time traveler is a bit of everything. It's complex, ever-changing, exciting, and even nerve-wracking at times. In this series you'll find a variety of posts that follow my personal journey of life as a full-time traveler since 2007, through 55+ countries.

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Travel is Selfish. Here's Why.

Travel is Selfish. This makes me realize that travel is selfish (at least for me it is). Travelling the outside world is also a very personal inner exploration. How I learn from and react to different scenarios is different from the next person. Where I want to go, how I want to travel, what I want to do, and where I want to stay are all very

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Virtual Mailbox: The Easy Way to Get Mail When You Travel

Travel Money Guide – Credit Cards, Debit Cards, ATM Tips, and More. Pro Packing Hacks – The Best Travel Accessories for Space-Saving and Organization. Cell Phone Tricks: International Phone Plans, Local SIM Cards, and More. Zero Waste Travel Kit – How to Eliminate All Single-Use Waste Every Time You Leave the House…or the Country

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ULTIMATE Travel Lifestyle Guides

Travel Lifestyle Guides. What are Travel Lifestyle Guides? After 12 or so years of wandering the world on a full-time basis, I've written over 1,000 articles and posts for this site (and other publications too) about how to travel long-term (or full-time), as well as the nuances of managing finances, working remotely, what to bring, and SO much more.

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How To Travel On A Budget: 14 Creative Tips That No One

Filed Under: Financial Travel Tips, Travel Lifestyle Guides About the Author: As a former CFP (Certified Financial Planner), Nora Dunn traveled full-time for over 12 years. She is an expert in remote work, long-term travel, financially sustainable lifestyle travel, and much more.

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What is Solo Travel Over 50 Like

Solo travel is one of those things that terrify the uninitiated and embolden the experienced. While this happens at any age, solo travel over 50 exacerbates these feelings and experiences. To dig deeper into this, I chat with Janice Waugh, founder of Solo Traveler and expert on all things solo travel, including solo travel over the age of 50

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My Search for the Perfect Travel Sandal

Check out my Travel Lifestyle Guides for more ways to earn money remotely, spend it wisely, and balance the two so you can travel as long as you wish, in a financially sustainable way. Honourable Mentions. Crocs, Naots, Taos, and FitMyFoot are far from the only travel sandals out there; they’re simply the brands I’ve test-driven.

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How (and Why) to Visit Your Hometown Without Going Crazy

About the Author: As a former CFP (Certified Financial Planner), Nora Dunn traveled full-time for over 12 years. She is an expert in remote work, long-term travel, financially sustainable lifestyle travel, and much more. She is a celebrated author, speaker, writer, coach, and YouTuber. Read More…

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What is Travel Insurance

For standard Travel Insurance, I’ve used World Nomads, which is cost-effective, comprehensive, and easy to apply for and renew even if you’ve started traveling. (This is really important, as many travel insurance policies don’t allow you to apply for or extend your coverage while abroad). Get a free quote from World Nomads here:

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Travel Fatigue, and Slowing Down the Pace of Travel

Travel Fatigue…..it’s a bitch. This post was originally published in 2011. It has since been updated for accuracy of links and content. About a month ago, I realized something wasn’t right.

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The Best Carry On Backpack For One Bag Travel

Volume: Expanded – 3 9 Litres Unexpanded – 27 Litres. Weight: 2.68 pounds (1.22kg) While volume-wise, Knack Pack’s Medium pack is a very appropriate size for most carry-on travel situations, I will say that because of the dimensions of the pack, it feels large, even when not expanded.

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A Week-In-The-Life of Dave & Debra on the Tour d'Afrique

A Week-In-The-Life of Dave & Debra on the Tour d’Afrique. Dave Bouskill and Debra Corbeil (better known as Dave and Deb) are an adventure travel couple from Canada. Together they have traveled to over 30 countries on 5 continents; hiking, bicycling, climbing, diving, and trekking their way around the world. Last year, they spent four months

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24 Classic Travel Scams, and How to Avoid Them

Michael Brein earned his PhD in social psychology, and is dubbed “The Travel Psychologist”. He is an author, lecturer, consultant, travel storyteller, adventurer, and publisher of travel books and guides. The scam he describes here has been adapted from his recent book, Travel Tales: Michael’s Best 150. “I was riding the Madrid metro, standing in the center part of the car.

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Financial Travel Tips

You need money to travel, and these Financial Travel Tips are all about helping you make the best decisions with your money to get the best experiences for every dollar spent. There are over 120 Financial Travel Tips in this series, so get comfy and enjoy these pearls of …

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Design or Destiny: How to Choose Travel Destinations

About the Author: As a former CFP (Certified Financial Planner), Nora Dunn traveled full-time for over 12 years. She is an expert in remote work, long-term travel, financially sustainable lifestyle travel, and much more.

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WELCOME TO THE PROFESSIONAL HOBO!

Welcome to The Professional Hobo! I’m Nora Dunn, and I’m a travel-addict. So much so, in fact, that I sold everything I owned in 2006 to embrace my lifelong dreams of long-term travel. I had no idea where I’d go, how long the trip would last, or how I’d make money. But I made a pretty good go of it, traveling full-time for 12+ years.

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Redefining My Travels in 2019 (Where I Went)

I already have plenty of travel plans for 2020, which should be a fun year of travel adventures, some cool career moves, and plenty of quality time with awesome people. How My Travels Changed in 2019. Beyond the obvious lifestyle change of having a home base and thus doing more “rubber band trips”, my travel style and choices have evolved

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This is the Best Travel Clothes Brand for Long-Term Travel

Anatomie is designer travel wear for women, and in marrying the practical needs of travel with the style requirements of the designer industry, Anatomie has found their niche. Use the discount code NORA20 to get $20 off your order! (Minimum order amount is $120 to qualify. Enjoy free shipping on all domestic orders.

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InterRail, and How Travel has Changed in the Last 20 Years

Nora: Travel was a different thing twenty years ago. Could somebody have a similar travel adventure as Francesco in this day and age? “Although things have changed a lot in the last twenty years and the world has become more globalized, there are still great swathes of undiscovered territory even in Europe.

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My Cost of Full-Time Travel in 2011

Every year I summarize my cost of full-time travel. It’s a great exercise in travel budgeting and expense tracking.And believe it or not, with the creative travel strategies I use to get free accommodation, travel slowly, and fly for pennies on the dollar, my cost of full-time travel is less than staying in one place. Click here to see my full-time travel breakdown for 2010.

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How to Create a Location Independent Lifestyle, with Jason

The travel culture in the USA the late 90s (for example taking a gap year was virtually unheard of). Experiential marketing and event marketing, and how it is an industry that pays you to travel! How you can scale a freelance business into an entrepreneurial venture with outsourcing.

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My 2016 Full-Time Travel Expenses

Full-Time Travel Expenses for 2016: $23,216 Monthly Breakdown. All amounts have been converted to US Dollars for ease of comparison. JANUARY (Peru) $1,068. January was a quiet month in Peru. Thus my expenses were very low and nothing was off the radar. Transportation $6. Accommodation $514. Food&Drink $111.

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A Week in Germany, and My Style of Travel

About the Author: As a former CFP (Certified Financial Planner), Nora Dunn traveled full-time for over 12 years. She is an expert in remote work, long-term travel, financially sustainable lifestyle travel, and much more.

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Guilin: River Culture and New Tourism

About the Author: As a former CFP (Certified Financial Planner), Nora Dunn traveled full-time for over 12 years. She is an expert in remote work, long-term travel, financially sustainable lifestyle travel, and much more. She is a celebrated author, speaker, writer, coach, and YouTuber. Read More…

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The #1 Reason Why I Love Slow Travel

The #1 Reason Why I Love Slow Travel. I’ve been in Panama for about a month now, with a few weeks left to go. As usual, I haven’t “conquered the country”, in an attempt to cover all the tourist hot-spots (although I suspect in the coming weeks I’ll do my best). Instead, I’ve done something else – something that few tourists ever

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Financial Case Study: Gabriel Traveler – YouTube Vlogger

Financial Case Study: Gabriel Traveler – YouTube Vlogger. Gabriel was born in Canada, and raised in the United States in the woods of northern California outside of a small town, where he started hitchhiking as a kid. The day after he turned 18 he flew to London, England for a summer of traveling around Europe.

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Brace Yourself: Travel Isn't All Roses and Lollipops

Travel Fatigue, and Slowing Down the Pace of Travel. The trials and tribulations of traveling solo and being alone: Motion Sickness on the Road. Learning to be Alone in Grenada . Trying to decide on my next travel move (2011): The Paralysis of Choice. After these challenges, I was good for a bunch of years on the Travel Fatigue front.

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46 Hidden Travel Costs and Hidden Fees to Avoid and Save Money

46 Hidden Travel Costs You Can Avoid To Save Money (like airline fees, hotel fees, & more) When I travel, I’m perpetually afraid that I’m getting ripped off and slammed with hidden fees – by airlines, by taxi drivers, by hotels – you name it. If I have to pay for it, I figure there’s a good chance I’m paying too much.

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This is the Best Way to Visit Newfoundland

About the Author: As a former CFP (Certified Financial Planner), Nora Dunn traveled full-time for over 12 years. She is an expert in remote work, long-term travel, financially sustainable lifestyle travel, and much more. She is a celebrated author, speaker, writer, coach, and YouTuber. Read More…

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Train Travel: The Ghan from Darwin to Adelaide

Train Travel: The Ghan from Darwin to Adelaide – Day Three. Almost 48 hours after boarding The Ghan on Day One in Darwin, stopping in Alice Springs on Day Two, and with only a few hours to go to Adelaide, I was surprised to wake up and discover that we were still very much in the Australian outback on this three-day journey from Darwin to

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Annual Expense & Income Reviews

The Professional Hobo Reveals All: 2017 Income Report. Welcome to my 2017 income report! Every year I publish my annual income and expenses demonstrating that my lifestyle of full-time travel is financially sustainable. Here is my 2017 income report, reflecting a year of big struggles, and preceding a year of big change.

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Financial Case Study: Karla and Matthew Bailey

Matthew Bailey is a travel writer, vlogger, and photographer who fell in love with world travel back in 2009. Since 2017, he and his wife Karla have decided to niche down to their home country despite their love for world travel. Through their site Must Do Canada, they help both Canadians and visitors by sharing the best things to do in Canada

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Financial Case Study: Colin Robinson

I also travel within the United States and have visited each of the continuous 48 states. In addition, my work traveling have afforded my wife and I to visit Australia, Hong Kong, the Caribbean, Italy, Canada, Mexico, France and the UK for vacation. Please describe what you do for income.

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Travel to Grenada: An Introduction

Travel to Grenada to check out these great activities: Where to Stay in Grenada. Most people who travel to Grenada stay in the south part of the island, around Grand Anse (because the beach there is epic). But use this map widget below (zoom out to get a layout of the island) to find the perfect accommodation deal for you; if you want a quiet

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Living Like a Local in Pesaro Italy

About the Author: As a former CFP (Certified Financial Planner), Nora Dunn traveled full-time for over 12 years. She is an expert in remote work, long-term travel, financially sustainable lifestyle travel, and much more. She is a celebrated author, speaker, writer, coach, and YouTuber. Read More…

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