Sans Laptop, Sans Gluten, Sans Worries: Italy with Nicole Dean

Sans Laptop, Sans Gluten, Sans Worries: Italy with Nicole Dean

Nicole Dean is a great example of someone who has truly created a lifestyle business.

Her trip to Italy may have been her first, but this isn’t one of those once-in-a-lifetime stories. Nicole has traveled extensively around the world and around the country — and as you’ll learn here, she leaves her laptop at home when she does. She isn’t chained to her businesses.

Playing Hooky and Taking a Hike: Mt. Monadnock

Playing Hooky and Taking a Hike: Mt. Monadnock

Thoreau considered Mt. Monadnock his favorite mountain, and for good reason! The views on the hike up as well as at the summit itself are impressive.

Just be sure to pack a windbreaker and hiking poles … neither of which I did.

Interview With a Nomad Family

Interview With a Nomad Family

Crystal has the coolest story about being a nomad family — or gnomad family, as she likes to spell it! — and of traveling the country and the world with her husband and two children. Check out my interview with her here!

Go-To Backpack for Day Trips: CamelBak Day Star

Go-To Backpack for Day Trips: CamelBak Day Star

I need something more than a flimsy backpack and less than the beast you could pack a week’s worth of supplies and a tent into. I finally invested in a CamelBak a few years ago and am so glad I did. It’s been my around-town backpack as well as my day-tripping, semi-serious hiking pack.