LEARNING – Why We Need Nomads

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Am I a modern day Nomad? Maybe. This blog post from Vanessa at http://www.vanessaruns.com gives a wonderful and thought provoking take on what a modern day nomad is and the various benefits they bring to society. If I’m not a nomad already, this article sure gives some excellent reasons to be one.
Thanks for reading!
-Rene

Vanessa Runs

Jamming and bumming around on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska

I recently stumbled on a Quora question in which the writer was thinking about quitting his job and selling his possessions to travel the world. He gave a brief description of himself (single, in his 20s, a job but no career), and asked whether he should go for it.

The resounding answer was yes, but not necessarily because it was a respectable lifestyle. Rather, because he was young enough to get away with it. Because he still had time to build a career, a family, and a real life. Because now was the time to get the travel bug out of his system.

I was glad to read the encouragement and travel tips he received, but couldn’t help wonder: what if a 40-something man with three young children also wanted to become a nomad?

A nomad is someone who travels extensively, with no real home to speak of other than…

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