Posts Tagged ‘nomadic traveller’

How Travel Redefines Home

When I first left the country, I was an angry girl; ashamed of my country, annoyed with American tradition & culture, disregarding of my family history, disappointed with my education, and I was no longer on speaking terms with religion.

It was the story of the young shepherd, Santiago, in The Alchemist that filled my spirit with an insatiable fire to move, and specifically to buy my first open-ended ticket to what would eventually accumulate into seven years of adventures abroad. But I still vividly remember the moment when I closed that little book and said, with noted disappointment, to myself, “Wait. The boy ends up where he began?” It was foreshadowing on my life that I was just barely smart enough to note with a squinted and suspicious eye.

One Man’s Global Quest for a New Home (Interview)

For most of us, travel is a leisure activity: a temporary disruption of every day life. For Dave, travel is much, much more than that. It’s a means to an end.

Dave is on a global quest to find a place to call home. So far, that quest has taken him across Europe and Asia on an overland journey from Portugal to China. And there’s more to come, as Dave is still looking.

I caught up with him to find out more about what drove him to travel the world in search of a new home.

Hobo Traveler

Andy is the Hobo Traveler. For the past 11 years, he has traversed the globe endlessly, taking in 77 countries around the world. He has no intention of returning home.

Vagabond Journey

Wade has been on the road for the past 8 years, in which time he has visited 25 countries on 5 continents. (Interview with Wade)

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  • John: I’ve always wanted to hitch hike across the USA.
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