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Good Things Happen when You Get Out of Bed

"Good things happen when you get out of bed." So says John Bechtel, who wrote his first travel article last year and has since been published 20 times. Travel writing is a great way become your...

Geographical Independence

Switching Track for a Richer Life Experience

As we sat on the deck, bathed in Southern Hemisphere sunshine, we knew our trip to New Zealand was off to a great start. My wife, Atsuko, and I sipped Sauvignon Blanc while Tui and Bellbirds sang

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Get Away on Vacation Once a Month

I loved being an elementary music teacher with the eager students, the fun songs, the dancing, and the noisy instruments. I loved my colleagues and our camaraderie...but, I also had a thirst to...

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You Can Turn Things Around with Online Training

Six years ago I was stuck in a dead end job. I was miserable and underpaid. Every morning on my drive into work I thought, "How can I support my family with a job like this?" Fast forward to...

Geographical Independence

Embrace the Open Road…With an Online Income

Digital nomads…they’re the folks with online, portable careers who can work from a cabana in Hawaii, an RV in Nevada, or while visiting family who live across the country. The beauty of the...

Geographical Independence

How We Found the Freedom To Travel

We live in our garage. It's a legal accessory dwelling unit (ADU) that my wife, Jen, and I designed and built to serve as home base for our new, minimal, nomadic, mortgage-free lifestyle. It sits...

Geographical Independence

Are You Wasting Money on Gas?

"We spend less money on fuel than either of my brothers who just drive to and from work every day," says Marc Bennett. Last year, he and his wife, Julie, did 8,408 miles in their recreational...

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Live Rich on Your Travel Points

Did you know that most of the people sitting in first class are paying the same or less for their ticket as those in economy? It’s true, they’re just more savvy about acquiring airline miles...

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The Open Road is Waiting for You…

We weren't expecting to spend more than a night or two in Johnson City...but ended up staying for a week. The drive into this mountain town, surrounded by the Appalachians, was beautiful...