NOMADIC LIFE

Laurence with wife Jessica

Travel Blogger and Photographer Shares His Best Travel Tips After 8 Years on the Road

My name is Laurence and I'm a travel blogger and photographer from the UK. With my wife Jessica, we run two travel blogs, the adventure/photography focused Finding the Universe, and the luxury/couples focused Independent Travel Cats. My wife is from the USA, and whilst we travel a lot, we're currently based in Edinburgh, Scotland. How[...]

CAR LIVING

Faroutride Isabelle and Antoine

This Engineer Couple Quit Their Jobs and Sold Their House to Travel the World in a Campervan

Bonjour! We’re Isabelle and Antoine from faroutride.com. We’re 36 years old and we left behind our engineering careers, sold our house in Montreal (Canada), converted a Ford Transit cargo van to a campervan and we just embarked on an epic road trip throughout America! Being out-there riding our mountain bikes and snowboards is what make[...]

SKIING

Professional Skier Ross Hewitt Shares His Best Ski Tips For Beginners and Experts

Professional Skier Ross Hewitt Shares His Best Ski Tips For Beginners and Experts

My name is Ross Hewitt and I'm a professional skier, aspirant mountain guide, and mountain bike addict. I'm originally from Aberdeen, UK and moved to Chamonix about 20 years ago for the skiing and never left. I guess, I have a very addictive personality - I like to be good at the things I do[...]

PHOTOGRAPHY

Photo credit: Andy Mann

Adventure Photographer Krystle Wright Shares Her Best Travel Tips and the Top Challenges of Outdoor Photography

My name is Krystle Wright and I come from the Sunshine Coast in Australia. Although now I'm more so a global nomad as I haven't had a home for the past six years and I write this email from the airport lounge in Perth, Australia as I am about to fly to Melbourne for my[...]

PHOTOGRAPHY

Learn How This American Travel Photographer Prepares and Packs for Work All over the World

Learn How This American Travel Photographer Prepares and Packs for Work All over the World

I am Michael Marquand. I’m a photographer from Seattle, Washington and I’ve been living and working in New York City for a little over 10 years now. Currently living in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. My work includes a strong focus on Travel, people, food and culture. How and why did you get into traveling? I traveled a[...]

BIKE TOURING

Sunset Ride in South Africa

Adventurer Ben Page Shares Everything About His Three-year Bikepacking Ride Around the World

I’m Ben Page and I’m a mid twenties adventurer and film-maker from the UK. I’ve just arrived home (last week!) from a three-year bikepacking ride around the world, which took me across five continents and with a balmy temperature variation between -40C and +53C! I’d dreamt up the idea for the ride during my school[...]

CLIMBING, MOUNTAINEERING

7105m high Pik Korzhenevskaya in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan. Photo credit: Twan van Bakel

Expedition Leader Jan Bakker Shares His Love of Adventuring, Climbing and Being Outdoors

My name is Jan Bakker, I'm from The Netherlands but currently live with my wife Carrie and son Sol in Beirut, Lebanon. I work as an expedition leader in places that are off the radar as outdoor sports destination, such as Iraq and Afghanistan. I just love spending time outside, whether it's in the ocean[...]

CAR LIVING

Van Living Couple Shares Everything About Their Life in a VW Van

Van Living Couple Shares Everything About Their Life in a VW Van

We are Janice Liwanag and Gregor Brandt. We are from Calgary, Canada and are currently in Winnipeg, Canada visiting family before shipping Lucky, our van, to Europe next month. We are both mountain people, we love mountaineering and hiking, although the beach has also called us every now and then. I would say we are[...]

CAR LIVING

This Family with 3 Children Has Been Living in a Bus for Years

This Family with 3 Children Has Been Living in a Bus for Years

We are Catherine and JF. Our daughters are Mara and Aïsha (13 yo twins) and Mathilde (11 yo). JF and I both grew up in Québec, Canada, in francophone families. We moved to the Yukon (yes, that’s right by Alaska) when we were 25 years old and the girls were all born there. We are[...]

RUNNING

How Top Endurance Athlete and Coach Anna-Marie Watson Trains for International Ultra-Running Races

How Top Endurance Athlete and Coach Anna-Marie Watson Trains for International Ultra-Running Races

Hello Mighty Goods Community. Lovely to virtually meet you – I’m Anna-Marie. I generally switch up my strapline introduction dependent on who I’m speaking to, it’s either “Hello, I’m an endurance athlete passion for coaching; or performance coach with a borderline endurance sports habit/obsession; who approaches work and life in line with my business name[...]

NOMADIC LIFE

How This Freelance Outdoor Writer Travels and Works Remotely

How This Freelance Outdoor Writer Travels and Works Remotely

My name is Hilary Oliver. I'm a freelance writer, editor and filmmaker. I edit the Verticulture blog for Outdoor Research, and write for places like Outside, Adventure Journal, Adventure Cyclist, Climbing. I've also done some short film work —- you can see the short I wrote and directed, Being Here. I live in Denver, Colorado.[...]

CLIMBING, FITNESS

How Galina Parfenov Combines Professional Climbing and Powerlifting

How Galina Parfenov Combines Professional Climbing and Powerlifting

My name is Galina Parfenov and I'm a personal trainer and professional climber. I'm currently the head trainer at Steep Rock, a new climbing gym in New York City. I also have my own coaching business, Galina Parfenov Training, and work one-on-one with climbers and powerlifters. I’m originally from Moscow, but have lived in Connecticut[...]

CYCLING

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How Pro Cyclist Tiffany Cromwell Organizes Her Training and Racing

Hi. I’m Tiffany Cromwell, a professional cyclist from Adelaide, Australia. Currently, I’m in the South of France close to Nice at my European training base. I love to be on the water, playing with paddle boards, wake boarding, jet skis, any water sport activity really. I also enjoy cooking and photography along with design and[...]

NOMADIC LIFE

How a Clothing Brand Made This Man Travel the World for Years

How a Clothing Brand Made This Man Travel the World for Years

My name is Ryan O'Connor and I'm the primary owner of www.OneTribeApparel.com, an e-commerce clothing brand that was started on my first trip to Thailand in 2014. Before that, I worked in SEO first at an agency and then freelance while I traveled. I'm currently in Ireland after spending most of the summer in Budapest.[...]

BIKE TOURING

This Adventure Cyclist Couple Have Visited More Than 50 Countries – Here Are Their Best Bikepacking Tips

This Adventure Cyclist Couple Have Visited More Than 50 Countries – Here Are Their Best Bikepacking Tips

I am Ed Shoote and along with my wife Marion, we are adventure cyclists and bloggers on WeLoveMountains.net. Our website is all about our adventures riding bikes and split board touring through mountains all around the world. We love huge fans of bikepacking and traveling by bike and we have visited well over 50 countries.[...]

RUNNING

Juju the Trail and Mountain Runner Guide Explains Everything about His Training and Racing

Juju the Trail and Mountain Runner Guide Explains Everything about His Training and Racing

Am juju Jay. I'm a trail and mountain runner guide and trainer for all ages. I live in Glendalough in Wicklow mountains here in Ireland where I train myself and others everyday. Am from Dublin, but moved to Wicklow to be closer to the open mountains where I'm now living in my hut in the[...]

BIKE TOURING

Why It’s Important to Experience the World and Meet People From Different Cultures

Why It’s Important to Experience the World and Meet People From Different Cultures

We are both designers based out of Austin, TX. Olivia is a Product Designer with a passion for textiles and patterns and Eric is a Graphic Designer who specializes in illustration. We both love the outdoors and art, and strive to spend our free time doing one of the two. Eric has thru hiked both[...]

BIKE TOURING

This German Cyclist Couple Goes Home After Spending 5 Years on the Road

This German Cyclist Couple Goes Home After Spending 5 Years on the Road

5 years ago, German couple Franzi and Jona from Tales On Tires quit their jobs to travel the world. It's now time for them to return home to Germany for the first time in 5 years! In this interview, Franzi and Jona share their experiences from travelling the world. Learn how cycling gives you independence[...]

SURFING

Professional Ocean Paddler Kenny Kaneko Shares His Best Tips to Be a Successful SUP Racer

Professional Ocean Paddler Kenny Kaneko Shares His Best Tips to Be a Successful SUP Racer

My name is Kenny Kaneko. I was born in Japan but my family moved to Southern California when I was seven and spent 10 years there. I came back to Japan to play professional soccer when I was 17 but had to quit due to injury. I picked up paddling outrigger canoe from my dad[...]

NOMADIC LIFE

How this Adventure Blogger and Photographer Became a CEO of a Digital Marketing Agency

How this Adventure Blogger and Photographer Became a CEO of a Digital Marketing Agency

My name is Matt Gibson. I'm an adventure blogger and a digital marketing agency CEO. I'm originally from Cranbrook, British Columbia, but I've lived in Asia for more than a decade. First, I moved to Taiwan after graduating from university to teach English. There, I gradually transitioned to freelance writing, photography, and blogging. Later, after[...]

NOMADIC LIFE

This Nomad Will Teach You How to Downsize and De-Clutter Your Life

This Nomad Will Teach You How to Downsize and De-Clutter Your Life

Hi, I'm Jenn! I am originally from Maryland and have lived in the Charlotte, NC area since 2006. I am a full time freelance writer and blogger. I also teach online courses and webinars on downsizing/de-cluttering and healthy living, as well as speak at various festivals and fairs on the same topics. I have written[...]

FITNESS

Photo credit: Budoor Al Shamlan

CrossFit Athlete and Fitness Coach Shaikha Al Qassemi Reminds Us the Importance of Movement

Movement is vital for the overall performance of our body. That’s why CrossFit athlete, coach, and Platform founder Shaikha Al Qassemi reminds the youth to move their body and avoid spending too much on their laptops and social media. In this interview, Shaikha shares her best crossfit training tips, her diet plan, her self-development book[...]

NOMADIC LIFE

in Maldives

This Travel Blogger Shares His Best Tips for Packing Light

My name is Endri and I am a travel blogger. I live in Athens, Greece and I have traveled to many countries all over the world. I love water activities and although I'm an introvert at heart, you'll often find me doing extreme things and trying new experiences. I was raised by the sea and[...]

NOMADIC LIFE

This Family Travels the World With 3 Children and a Wheelchair

This Family Travels the World With 3 Children and a Wheelchair

My name is Bron and I live with my family in Melbourne, Australia. Andrew and I have three children and they are Cooper (12), Pepper (9), and Woody (5). Currently, I am in Malaysia as we take a term off school to explore Asia. Our favourite adventures involve some mystery, loads of different transport and[...]

NOMADIC LIFE

How This Management Consultant from the UK Became a Nomad Based in Thailand

How This Management Consultant from the UK Became a Nomad Based in Thailand

I’m Ellen and I do a few things. Firstly, I’m a freelance Chartered work psychologist and management consultant, and I do assignments in countries from Saudi Arabia, China, Egypt, Vietnam, Indonesia, Qatar, and many others. I have a personal development website where I focus on the intersection of productivity and self-care, and I write romance.[...]

NOMADIC LIFE

This Scottish Adventurer Shares the Importance of Documenting Memories and Experiences

This Scottish Adventurer Shares the Importance of Documenting Memories and Experiences

My name is Heather Duncan. A wife, mother, adventurer and outdoors addict. My passions include scaling to the highest heights, cruising the ocean on my kayak and throwing myself from cliffs. Why? Because life is too short to be boring. Up until five years ago, I lived a happy, content, and boring life in my[...]

NOMADIC LIFE

in Dublin, Ireland

How Travel Blogger Robert Schrader Travels Around the World in Style

My name is Robert Schrader. I grew up in the United States, but I live in Thailand now. My travel blog is my business, and has been since I started it, so most of what I “do”—travel, writing, photography, web design—relates to keeping that going. My personality is elastic. How and why did you get[...]

CAR LIVING, RUNNING

Photo credit: Christian Pondella

The Running Bum Trains and Races While Living a Minimalist Vanlife on the Road

My name is Morgan Sjogren, but most friends call me Mo. I'm originally from Riverside, CA (SoCal) but most recently the Eastern Sierras before hitting the road in February to explore the South West. I'm currently in Eastern Utah/Western Colorado/Northern Arizona--basically wherever the wind blows me in this region. I live out of my Jeep[...]

CLIMBING

Photo credit: Lady Lockoff Photography

This Female Climber Quit Her Job to Start Her Own Rock Climbing Business

My name is Stefani Dawn and I quit my job to follow my passion – climbing. Although, I have climbed regularly for about 10 years now, I do not climb at elite levels – far, far from it! In fact, I am totally a 5.fun/5.easy climber. But, my love of climbing is what drives me:[...]

CYCLING

Photo credit: Emma Tunbridge photography

TV Presenter Rebecca Charlton Shares Her Love of Cycling and Her Best Bike Tips

I'm Rebecca Charlton, a television presenter, journalist, passionate cyclist and outdoor-lover from London. With my job taking me to new destinations every week, I never sit still. If I ever see someone at a party, bike race or work environment looking a bit lost, I’m the person that will go over to chat. That side[...]


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