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The Importance of Defining Who You Are

This article was inspired by a comment that was left about three years ago by Vernon, dealing with the definition of a nomad, and how people may view it differently (read it at the bottom of the article). I have to admit that I used to think that definitions and adjectives were not important and […]

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Minimalism for Digital Nomads and Travelers

Minimalism in its mainstream definition usually means to purchase and consume only what you need. For travelers, the main focus will change to only carry what you need. The basic idea is that if you don’t need it, don’t take it with you. In my opinion, minimalism is important for everyone, but becomes essential for long-term […]

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Yom Kippur spirituality and practical rituals

In our search for the understanding of non-attachment and change, we will now turn to Judaism’s holiest day, Yom Kippur. It appears that the mindset and rituals performed in Yom Kippur are highly beneficial and can be practical for everyone. So, what is Yom Kippur all about? In Hebrew, Yom Kippur means Day of Atonement. It lasts for […]

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Different Types of Nomads

Different types of Nomads

The nomadic lifestyle is unique: unlike most people in today’s world, nomads are constantly changing locations. However, the nomadic lifestyle allows you to choose from wide subsets of modes and methods of travel.  Listed below are some of the more common types of nomads that I have come across while on the road. If you are making the […]

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Quotes for the Nomadic Lifestyle and long term Travel

The Nomadic lifestyle is fascinating and inspired many insights about travel and life in general. The inspiration is probably derived from the immense emotional roller coaster this lifestyle offers. Nomads switch between enjoying the the incredible benefits of being constantly on the road, to painful low points this lifestyle introduces. Here are some of the most […]

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Disadvantages of a Nomadic Lifestyle

Download | Stitcher | Itunes   We’ve already gone through the advantages of a nomadic lifestyle, and now it’s time to paint the full picture and discuss the disadvantages of a nomadic lifestyle. Life, in general, puts a cost on every decision we make. If the nomadic lifestyle were purely advantageous, everyone would be doing it. […]

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Advantages of a Nomad Lifestyle

Advantages of Nomad Lifestyle

The decision to become a Nomad and roam the earth for an extended amount of time (or even for life) can be made for a variety of reasons. A Nomadic Lifestyle does have some substantial disadvantages, but fortunately there are some key advantages to making the world your home. Download | Stitcher | Itunes     Advantages of […]

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What is lifestyle design?

Lifestyle Design

At first glance, the term “lifestyle design” might sound like spiritual new-age mumbo-jumbo. But for me, it’s a very simple concept: The understanding that a person can design their own lifestyle to become more happy. The hype around this term started with Tim Ferriss’ inspirational book, Four Hour Work Week that focused on location independent lifestyle. However, lifestyle design is […]

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Digital Nomad Recommended Books

Books are a great source of inspiration, especially for the digital nomad path which is nothing but easy. The following list suggest some books which will make the transition into a digital nomad smooth on both practical elements, and especially on mindset and philosophy related to constant life on the road. 4 Hour Work Week […]

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Avoiding Attachment: The Only Way To Be Free

Avoiding Attachment: The Only Way To Be Free

The basic reality of a nomad is to keep changing location.  The first question that comes to mind when I think of being free: “Why don’t most of us spend at least some period of time in our lives as a nomad?” Upon further thought, the answer I find is that we can’t, and the […]

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Nomad Leaders and Notable Travelers

Nomad Historical Figures

This article will discuss and introduce prominent historic Nomadic leaders and notable travelers. There are two main categories of Historic Nomadic leaders we can identify- The spiritual leaders, and the explorers. Starting with the Spiritual leaders, suprisingly, the Planet’s greatest Religions were conceived by leaders who were on a nomadic journey, as it seems that being on […]

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Freedom from Being Defined by Others (and Yourself)

Freedom from Being Defined by Others (and Yourself)

Nobody knows you when you are on the move. One of the reactions you can expect to get from relatives and friends when you travel often is envy.  The question is: why is this reaction so common when people are well aware that a nomadic lifestyle is not always fun and easy? I think one of the […]

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Spiritual and Cultural Exposure While Traveling

Spiritual and Cultural Exposure While Traveling

One of the biggest advantages of being a nomad is having constant exposure to various lifestyles and beliefs.  Most of us are brought up focusing on one belief and some of us don’t even continue that belief (some of us become less religious).  Being on the move allows you to be naturally exposed, as part of your […]

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How Often Should I Move?

How Often Should I Move

So you’ve chosen to become a nomad. One of the most important decisions that you’re going to make is how fast you want to move around.  One way of becoming a nomad is by constantly, and frequently, changing your location so you can explore more places and cultures in a given period of time.  The contrasting […]

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Can You Be Nomad While Staying in the Same Place?

Can You Be Nomad Staying in Same Place

There is no doubt that a nomad, by definition, is someone who changes from place to place.  However, before rejecting this way of life, we should take a deep look into what being a nomad really means.  The major element of a nomadic lifestyle is change, but, more importantly, the awareness and knowledge the change brings. So now the question […]

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