Category: Cost of Nomading

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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2020 Cost of Being a Nomad

On January 1, 2020, Greg and I woke up in a cold practically featureless field in the middle of nowhere Louisiana. New Year’s Eve had been spent doing the usual, supper eaten on top of the fridge/dinner table, reading ebooks…

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February 2021 Cost of Being a Nomad

February was about deciding what to do next. In January after all of our dentist visits were done. Our little Covid pod of friends broke up and everyone went their separate way. Our friends from Roaming About decided that they…

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