Roundup: July 16th-31st

by Nora Dunn on August 5, 2010

clay shooting

I’ve settled in to my house-sitting digs in Hampshire, England. When I arrived, I was cordially introduced to a classic English afternoon in the countryside…clay shooting! Despite my minimal experience with guns, I managed to hit three clays. (The fact that I hit any was a relative victory). I’m here for one more week before heading north. More on that in future blog posts. For now, please enjoy my latest published articles.

Wise Bread

Travel and Money: How to Get and Carry Cash Safely and Securely

This Travel and Money series discusses various ways to address money and security issues while you are abroad. Today we’ll address getting and carrying cash safely and securely while you’re actively traveling on the road.

Care One

Vacationing Without Traveling: Taking an Effective Staycation

So, you’ve got some vacation time burning a hole in your schedule, but you can’t afford to go away. If you like the feeling of escape that a vacation provides but money is tight, try taking a “Staycation!”

This article explores a few guidelines for an effective staycation.

AmEx Open Forum

Cyber Security on the Road

Whether you are on the road for a business trip or traveling full time with a location independent career, maintaining good cyber security is paramount. We have already discussed some of the essential services for the road required to keep your business going from anywhere. In this article, we’ll look at how to protect your identity and electronic data while traveling, so you—and your business—return home safely every time.

Profiles & Shout-Outs

FinanciallyFitTV recently put together an episode about Frugally Fabulous Females, and I am one of them! The episode helps women who are in debt take control of their debt – and their lives. I shot this interview while staying in a hostel in Wellington New Zealand, at the slightly uncivilized hour of 1am. Ah well…tis the biz…and the game of working with time differences when you travel full-time! I wouldn’t have it any other way. But I digress: Check out the episode!

FinanciallyFitTV: Frugally Fabulous Females

Vagabond Quest is at it again! This month I contributed my two cents to their roundup of pieces of traveling advice from some venerable world travelers.

Top 3 Pieces of Traveling Advice by Travelers Around the World

GoOverseas is a web site about teaching, studying, and volunteering abroad. They’ve got writing contests, informative articles, forums, and tons of resources. And they recently interviewed me on my last 3+ years of full-time travel!

Interview With The Professional Hobo

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Dina August 6, 2010 at 1:38 am

Thanks a lot Nora, to include the Top Travel Advice post here 😀
Thank to you and other contributors for the awesome advices!


theprofessionalhobo August 6, 2010 at 4:22 am

@Dina – Thanks for including me in the series! It has been a lot of fun, and a great idea on your part.


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