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First Month On The Road: Activities & Costs

May 15, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
First Month On The Road: Activities & Costs

It’s been a month since I left Vegas. I kissed the comfort of security good-bye for a life of adventure. So, how am I doing? What’s it like living on the road? What’s a typical day like? What have I done? How much money did I spend? I’ll share the details in this post. So […]

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Your Family Might Not Understand

May 6, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Your Family Might Not Understand

Over the past few years when I thought about this round-the-world trip, I told my family what I planned to do so it wouldn’t be such a shock when I leave. After all, it might be over a year till the next time I see them. I’m beyond old enough to take care of myself, […]

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The Adventure Has Begun

April 17, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
The Adventure Has Begun

I’m on the road! I started my round-the-world trip and nomadic lifestyle. This is something I’ve been dreaming about for years and it’s happening. Everything flew by so fast that I didn’t get a chance to share the excitement and stories leading up to departure until now. So surprise! I’ve enjoyed living in Vegas for […]

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Learn How I Save $500 A Month

February 4, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
Learn How I Save $500 A Month

It’s been a year since I owned a car. The vehicle in the pic above wasn’t mine, but it was the same color. I only had $1826 to pay off on my car loan. I sold it for $2500 and made a few bucks. It would’ve taken me seven months to pay off the remaining […]

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Am I Getting Cold Feet?

December 31, 2012 | By | 16 Replies More
Am I Getting Cold Feet?

I’m questioning myself whether I should do this year long round-the-world trip soon or delay it for another year. I was getting close to taking off, but there are some exciting things happening at work that I would like to see come to fruition. What to do… let’s weigh the options. Should I delay a […]

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Living With Less

November 19, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Living With Less

It won’t be long before I’ll be living out of a backpack. I’m actually looking forward to it since one of my goals is to live with a less than 100 items. I’m not quite there yet, but I’m getting closer. In preparation for my RTW trip, I started practicing minimalism. I’m getting rid of […]

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Getting Close To Takeoff

October 30, 2012 | By | 6 Replies More
Getting Close To Takeoff

Planning this RTW trip is exciting! It makes me happy just thinking about it. Research has actually shown that a boost of happiness comes from planning a vacation. While this isn’t quite a two week vacation, but a lifestyle change… there are a few things on my mind. I enjoy my job. Things are going […]

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Trip Planning Starts Now

June 13, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Trip Planning Starts Now

It costs a lot of money to make a round the world (RTW) trip happen. I’ve been doing research by reading other travel bloggers who openly posted their expenses and budgets. While there is no magic number for how much a one year trip around the world actually costs, it varies due to a number […]

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Minimize Regrets In Life

June 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
Minimize Regrets In Life

I came across this article on The Guardian about a nurse who counseled the dying in their final days. She noticed from interviewing them that the top five regrets in life they experienced we’re: Not being true to themselves. Working too hard. Not having the courage to express their feelings. Not staying in touch with […]

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