How we strive for simplicity


Last month we were in Los Angeles visiting family when my cousin asked us “How do you live such a simple life?”.  I stirred on that question for a week and came to the conclusion that there’s no simple answer.  We all have the ability to simplify or complicate our lives and for years now Mark & I have made thoughtful choices in an effort to live the life we desire.  The more...

A gentle reminder this holiday season


This morning Mark & I were sitting at camp in Nevada having a conversation when we remembered…it’s the holidays.  I’d completely forgotten.  Then, what immediately came to my mind were the millions of people running around frantically attending holiday parties, catching flights and shopping, shopping, shopping.  It saddens me that the holidays have become synonymous with...

Discovering my truck camping roots


I was 17 years old when my grandfather passed away in 1998.  Some of my fondest memories are of the delectable waffle breakfasts he would craft every Christmas and the times he would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up and I always enthusiastically answered “a photographer”.  He had a great love of photography himself and the kid in me today would be giddy at the opportunity to...

The Joy of Camping


It all starts with a tent.  That wad of fabric (you know, the one you can never get back in to that damn bag) that introduces you to everything the great outdoors has to offer.  Your first campfire, the first time you can truly see the Milky Way, discovering that food, when cooked and eaten outside, always tastes better.  The conversation and the silence, all more rich when done while…...


Hi!  We’re Mark & Michele, a couple of modern-day nomads perfecting the art of slow, perpetual travel.  We believe that being debt-free and free to roam is the ultimate freedom.  This blog is where we share our travels as well as our insights in to this lifestyle that we absolutely love.  We hope you enjoy it!


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