June 2019 Cost of Being a Nomad

We just finished up our first of four months of house sitting in Cabbagetown. For those who haven’t been following along for very long, every summer like migrating birds or nesting sea turtles, we journey back to the small neighborhood called Cabbagetown near downtown Atlanta where we used to own a house. There we house …read more

May 2019 Cost of Being a Nomad

At the end of May, we made our yearly migration back East. This very blog topic (The Cost of Being a Nomad) is one of the reasons we do this every Spring – we need more money. For eight years now we have been returning each summer to the small neighborhood in Atlanta, Cabbagetown, where …read more

March & April 2019 Cost of Being a Nomad

It’s time to add up our expenses again and see how much being a nomad actually costs. In March we left Mexico behind and crossed the border back into the United States. Since our return what we’ve spent money on has changed, less on gas, less on camping, but a little more on groceries and …read more

January 2019 Cost of Being a Nomad

Wow! January was our cheapest month of tracking expenses since I started doing so in February of last year! I don’t know if it is just all the stars lining up, that we are getting better about spending money, or because we have been traveling in Mexico. I find it interesting because some things like …read more

Mexico City 2019 Cost of Being a Nomad

For the last couple of weeks, we have been blogging about all the fun things we did, all of the tasty food we ate, all the cool stuff we learned, and all the beautiful sights we saw in Mexico City during our two-week stay. Now if you are a fan of our Cost of Being …read more

Nov & Dec 2018 Costs of Being a Nomad

It’s time for the bimonthly cost of being a nomad report for November and December. I know it is a little late – it almost being February, but we have been traveling pretty hard and now that we are in Mexico totaling up the numbers is just a tad bit more difficult since we are …read more

Sept & Oct 2018 Costs of Being a Nomad

Another 2 months of tracking expenses is finally done. This little project can be a bit daunting sometimes because, really, we spend way too much money. But it is great to see where the money goes and be able to talk about the money we spend on the van and the changing importance of where …read more

July & August 2018 Costs of Being a Nomad

We have completed our 7th month of tracking every single one of our expenses. It can be quite a chore while we are here in Atlanta this summer house sitting and living it up in the big city, but I’ve always wondered where all the money goes so quickly and now through meticulous record keeping …read more