Category: Cost of Nomading

Nomad Life & Expenses October 2022

October was filled with friends, family, and a few costumes! I started out the month house-sitting for Jasmine by myself in Cabbagetown while Greg drove Ballena Blanca to North Carolina to see his parents. While in North Carolina Greg managed…

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Nomad Life & Expenses September 2022

On September 1st Greg and I woke up at the Arctic Circle. It would be our last full day in Alaska. We drove into Fairbanks, shared a $4.75 hot shower, and drove out of town to find a good spot…

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Nomad Life & Expenses August 2022

We spent the entire month of August in Alaska. After resolving the issue with our power steering fluid hose at the end of July we were free to roam around and explore. We found lots of wonderful things and had…

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Nomad Life & Expenses July 2022

The problem was getting worse. We had made it to Alaska. Passed through customs without a hitch. Then stopped to refill our power steering fluid reservoir and headed for the nearest town. Right before we entered Tok, we pulled off…

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Nomad Life & Expenses June 2022

We made it to Alaska! We took an unconventional route to get here. After leaving our friends, Doug and Jackie, in Seattle on June 2nd we drove to Port Angeles in the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State and took a…

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Nomad Life & Expenses May 2022

May was full of adventure, great friends, good food, van problems, the Pacific Ocean, a couple of new states, and spending lots and lots of money. So much money I started to wonder where it was all going. In order…

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June 2021 Cost of Being a Nomad

On the road again! We finally started heading north after the first week in June. Our journey out of the south might have started way sooner but we wanted one more week in Cabbagetown (which still wasn’t really enough to…

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May 2021 Cost of Being a Nomad

There were three police cars. As van dwellers, we are used to interactions with the police. But the last place we want to encounter the authorities is at a friend’s house where we are staying. As I mentioned before, our…

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April 2021 Cost of Being a Nomad

April didn’t go as planned. We came to Florida (our state of residency) in March to have physicals (which we hadn’t had in over three years). I figured it would take a couple of weeks to meet with our primary…

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March 2021 Cost of Being a Nomad

We were still at Greg’s parents’ house during the first part of March. Since we were on the east coast and hadn’t had physicals in a while I made some appointments with the last doctor we saw (over three years…

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