Soil Talk… Is This The End Of Nomad Life?

You may think I’ve been neglecting the blog a little bit over the last few weeks. Well, you’d be right! So, I just wanted to let you guys know what’s been keeping me so busy. My freelance writing contracts are taking up a lot of my time (which is great, I’m so grateful to beContinue reading “Soil Talk… Is This The End Of Nomad Life?”

Missing Home

I’ve been finding it hard being separated from my family this week. To be honest, I’m beginning to ask myself if I’ll ever be able to see my loved ones again! I’m not trying to catastrophise, it just feels like the uncertainty surrounding COVID is spreading out forever. Most of you know that I haven’tContinue reading “Missing Home”

Pirate On Board: Adopting A Senior Dog In France

Hiya guys, hope you’re all happy and healthy.  (And if you are neither of these things, I hope you know that you are loved in all your cycles and phases.) I think most of you have realised by now that we adopted a dog a couple of weeks ago. Lots of you have been askingContinue reading “Pirate On Board: Adopting A Senior Dog In France”

Money Talk – How I Make Money Without A Fixed Address.

The one thing that I get asked time and time again, is how I make money if I live on the road. “That’s all very nice for you, BUT I HAVE BILLS TO PAY” has been said to me more times than I can count. “Don’t you feel bad about sponging off society?” (Another favourite.)Continue reading “Money Talk – How I Make Money Without A Fixed Address.”

Is It Safe For A Woman To Hitchhike?

People are always asking me if it is safe for women to hitchhike. My answer is yes… mostly. Hitchhiking in a war torn country is obviously going to different to hitchhiking in Switzerland. But in Europe, hitchhiking is a very safe and interesting way to travel, even if you are a woman! This article willContinue reading “Is It Safe For A Woman To Hitchhike?”

Best Board and Card Games for the Road

Even though we live in a tiny Peugeot Boxer conversion, we have a whole cupboard just for board and card games! It’s such a fun ice breaker to connect with other people on the road, and also a great way to pass a rainy day inside your camper. Now I normally steer clear of productContinue reading “Best Board and Card Games for the Road”

Making Deeper Connection When You Live On The Road

Traveling long term can get pretty lonely. It can be hard to talk about that sometimes because everyone tells you that you’ll be constantly surrounded by people and make friends everywhere you go.  Whilst it is true that you meet many amazing people when you live a transient lifestyle, it doesn’t replace the human needContinue reading “Making Deeper Connection When You Live On The Road”

How To Become A Successful Freelance Writer

A lot of people ask me how to become a successful freelance writer. They feel the gap between wanting to be a writer, and actually being able to call themselves one feels like a step too big to take. It’s not too big friends, I promise! A year ago I had never been paid toContinue reading “How To Become A Successful Freelance Writer”

Full-Time Vanlife As a Couple (Uncensored!)

Living as a couple in a van full-time can be really challenging. The initial burst of excitement soon wears off and you are suddenly faced with living inside 5 square meters with another full sized human being. On the bright side, it pushes your communication and cooperation to a whole new level. If you canContinue reading “Full-Time Vanlife As a Couple (Uncensored!)”

How to Travel Without Any Money

It is perfectly possible to travel with absolutely no money. You won’t be drinking many Mojitos or staying in any sweet hotels. You will be hungry some days, and exhausted. You will also push yourself to new limits, discovering how capable and resourceful you really are. Florian Roquais is a full time traveller and outdoorContinue reading “How to Travel Without Any Money”