Giant 2016 Travel Gear Roundup: Don’t Leave Home Without…

I tested out a boatload of travel gear and services this year, and here is the cream of the crop, from packing tools to clothing, books, and more!

Giant 2016 Travel Gear Roundup: Don’t Leave Home Without… Giant 2016 Travel Gear Roundup: Don't Leave Home Without...

Travel Packing: How (and What) to Pack for Full-Time Travel (Vlog Ep. 3)

Travel packing is an exercise in creativity and selectivity. I've often said that anything worthy of… [more]

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My Introduction to Cuenca, Ecuador

I recently arrived to Cuenca, Ecuador, where I'm house-sitting for a couple of months. Here's some basic information & first impressions of this cool city!

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Anatomie Travel Clothing Made Me Throw Out My Jeans

Anatomie travel clothing has long been my favourite stuff for full-time travel. Here's what I learned after visiting their headquarters in Miami:

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WELCOME TO THE PROFESSIONAL HOBO!

by Nora on September 25, 2016

Welcome to The Professional Hobo! Check out this video to meet Nora Dunn (that’s me!), and find out what the last 10 years of full-time travel have been like.

Can’t see this video? Click here to watch it on YouTube.

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Are you looking for unique and useful travel gifts for the traveler in your life – or perhaps shopping around for some travel gear ideas for yourself? Then look no further. Here is a collection of travel gear that has passed my road-tests. You’ll also find some indispensable travel services, and a few books to keep you busy while waiting for that flight.

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Travel packing is an exercise in creativity and selectivity. I’ve often said that anything worthy of a place in my luggage needs to be multifunctional. Like, a dress that also makes coffee. (I haven’t found one of those yet, but I’m still looking).

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There are many secrets to the art of travel packing, which, to be honest, I couldn’t possibly cover in one go. I realized I was in over my head as soon as I started shooting this month’s vlog episode on the topic. Where do I start? Item choice? Colour matching? Ultralight travel packing techniques? Footwear hacks? The best gear? How to carry electronics? What goes into carry-on luggage?

The list goes on.

So, in this video, I started at the beginning. My travel packing techniques have changed and evolved 10 times over in the last 10 years of full-time travel. When I recently had to pack my stuff up to change locations, I took the opportunity to turn the camera on and bear all, to show you how – and what – I pack.

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Financial Case Study: Dan – Cruise Ship Employee, Affiliate Marketer

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Dan is a cruise ship employee, in addition to running his affiliate marketing business and website Wander Pig. Read on to see what cruise ship life is like!

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Cuenca Ecuador: A City of Confusing Contrast

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After a few months in Ecuador staying in and around Cuenca, here are my observations of this cool – yet confusing – place.

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Financial Case Study: Ray and Laura – Online Education Entrepreneurs

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Ray and Laura are entrepreneurs with a few online education businesses that kick out an impressive income. Here’s more about their careers and lifestyles.

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Fun Facts you Didn’t Know About The Professional Hobo (Vlog Ep. 2)

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In this, my 2nd video podcast (“vlog”), I give you 22 random, fun, and curious facts about The Professional Hobo that you probably didn’t know!

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Financial Case Study: Kevin Casey, Jet-Setting Copywriter

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Kevin Casey is The Jet-Setting Copywriter; a freelance copywriter who makes more than enough money to travel the world many times over. More on his career here!

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How to Start a Travel Blog (aka Learn From My Mistakes)

10 | 10 Life as a full-time traveler

Here’s everything you need to know – step by step – to start a travel blog, and simultaneously to learn from my mistakes so you can do it the right way!

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Financial Case Study: Miguel (Travelsauro) – Blogger and Volunteer

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Miguel (Travelsauro) has traveled for the last 5 years. While building his blog, he works odd jobs and volunteers for free accommodation. Learn more here!

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