Category Archives for "Travel Lifestyle"

Surviving relationship meltdown during the pandemic

Surviving relationship meltdown in lockdown

“Many of you will fall asleep vowing that the very first thing you’ll do as soon as lockdown is over is file for divorce.” This was possibly the only line in the compelling article, written by Francesca Melandri on her experience during this COVID-19 outbreak in Italy, that made me smile. Not because divorce is anything to […]

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The challenges of downsizing to travel

downsizing to travel

The point of no returnIt had been one hell of a dark, wet and dreary day back in the winter of 2012. We’d both had to contend with long traffic queues on several of northwest England’s motorways during our daily commute to and from work. And we were truly glad to get home. Once the door […]

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Buying your first campervan or motorhome

buying your first campervan

Are you thinking about van-life as an option for travel?Choosing the right campervan or motorhome to suit your needs can be daunting, and at times overwhelming. Knowing where to look, what to consider and how to choose the right unit for your needs can be tricky. But it doesn’t have to be. Digital nomad, Kelly, one […]

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Can we really escape the rat race?

Escape the Rat Race

Breaking away from the rat race takes courage. It takes the same courage that it took to break into it in the first place. Think back to your childhood when life was one big adventure. In our early years, most of us wanted to learn, to work, and to play in pretty equal amounts, but […]

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Be Prepared For Winter Driving

Winter Driving Between House Sits

When winter holiday travel is at stake, airports and air travel often receive most of the attention. However, the truth is that most people who travel during winter, simply pack up their luggage in cars and drive to their desired destination.Before embarking on a journey, drivers should perform some routine maintenance and look at country […]

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Nomadic Retirement Travel Ideas

Nomadic Retirement House Sitting

Our workaway and house sit adventures in the UKMy husband and I are academia dropouts. We retired from teaching at Tarleton State University in Texas, USA in May 2017, sold our house and most of our stuff, put the remnants in storage, and now travel full time. We spent November to March 2018 house sitting […]

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