Category: Nomading

November 2019 Cost of Being a Nomad

$3,797.96. No, this isn’t the total expenses for the month of November. It is only the total of one usually empty column from the month’s spreadsheet – Van Repairs. I’m sure this number is more than what many people have…

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October 2019 Cost of Being a Nomad

October found us back on the road again – well sort of. After spending a few days at Greg’s folks’ house outside of Charlotte in Denver, NC transforming Ballena Blanca into a traveling van from a painting van, the rest…

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Aug & Sept 2019 Cost of Being a Nomad

As expected our expenses went up in August and September. We spent some money on the van, I had an eye doctor appointment and bought another year’s worth of contacts, we got a new phone, purchased some miscellaneous personal stuff,…

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July 2019 Cost of Being a Nomad

Well, July sped by, didn’t it? And this month is going pretty fast too! I was considering not doing an expense report for July and just combining it with the August report. But our July expenses were pretty good especially…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Mexico 2018/2019 Cost of Being a Nomad

November 28, 2018 – March 10, 2019. Ok – I was going to do a regular expenses blog for the months of February and March but then I started thinking about how much money we spent all the months of…

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3 1/2 Months in Mexico by the Numbers

The end of November 2018 through 10 days in March 2019. It is time to wrap up Mexico with numbers and count up all the facts and figures and some of the other things we left out of our other…

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First Year Cost of Being a Nomad

February 1, 2018 – January 31, 2019. The end of this past January was the one year anniversary of our first year of tracking expenses. When we decided to go nomad about 7 1/2 years ago we had no debt….

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