I Am a Nomad

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 79 People

    I've been planning it

    for years. I love to drive especially at night. I'm planning on buying a van and outfitting it with a small cooking setup, solar panels for my TV and Xbox 360, and a bed. I wanna travel and see america. Im a loner so this is perfect for me. I may go out toward Washington state...
    dacraww dacraww
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 9, 2014

    I can't wait to be on the road again.

    I feel at home on the road. I love the food and cultures of foreign countries. We were always OTR as children and we loved it. I miss it so much. I've been in one spot for ten years and it's unbelievable it has been this long. I'm a nomad and feel at home anywhere and no where...
    Lisamusic Lisamusic
    41-45, F
    Apr 17, 2015

    As I sit here drinking my coffee,

    I reflect back on last year, the year I became a traveler. I have always been the type to roam, place to place, no real vision or expectations of the final destination, as long as it took me somewhere other than where I am at the moment. Always chasing the sun as it fades into...
    Shamrocksalono Shamrocksalono
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2014

    It's easy to be adventurous.

    You simply divest yourself of all material possessions, cut any social ties you might have, and acquire a penchant for risk-seeking behaviour. Being therefore rootless, it's easy to be swept away to exotic destinations -- you just catch a passing whim. I was born in Alaska, a...
    sethrin sethrin
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2014

    I Hate Living In A House

    I didn't grow up in a house. I grew up in a wagon with my parents and siblings. We lived in the wagon until my sister Pansy was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Then we moved into a house so we would always be close to doctors and a hospital. I've been living in a bricks and...
    poppyjoy poppyjoy
    22-25, F
    Apr 18, 2012

    Spirit of a Nomad...

    hmm....I haven't changed places often,actually only two times in my life and in the same town...but I can't ignore the evident existence of my nomad spirit that is dying inside with everyday passed in this unbelievable stupid and cursed town I live in. I'm like destroing myself...
    Aldhelm Aldhelm
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 20, 2009

    Onwards To Adventure!

    I moved about 15 times during my childhood thanks to my parents, but it has instilledĀ a love of travel in me andĀ makes me yearn for new places when I settle in one place for too long.I am currently in the middle of moving again and had someone ask me 'Why are you moving away...
    UniquebutnotAlone UniquebutnotAlone
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 6, 2012

    My Life~~

    I've lived in 18 different houses in over 3 continents, been to 4 kindergardens, changed highschools 7 times... and I'm tired :(
    milkandcookiez milkandcookiez
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2007

    Heart Ache

    Hello fellow Nomad, I too have lived like a nomad all my life, moving from one place to the other, I raised my daughter this way, she is now 18. I though she would thrive with moving around, however she has grown to resent it and me. She now wont come with me on my next...
    seadogx seadogx
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2013

    The Lust Of Nomadicness

    Everything fades away...Believe it or not.Be it love,trust ,care,attention or success.Everything reaches to its limit and then vanishes.But there is one thing which does not leave oneself...THE NOMADICNESS...say whatever but the truth is that all of us love ourselves.We go on...
    Kabira18 Kabira18
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2013

    Nomad Way Of Life

    When people ask me where I am from that is always a tough one for me. The only response I can deliver is..nowhere. True it sounds like a cop out answer or a maybe even a smart *** remark, but really it is the only one I can come up with. All over is where I am from, and I doubt...
    nomadwayoflife nomadwayoflife
    Jan 4, 2012

    I Like to Wander Around

    I've lived a more nomadic lifestyle for the past 5 years. I had been in a job I hated, was over stressed, overweight, over drinking etc, and I finally grew the courage to leave it all behind and start seeing more of this world. I felt like a caged tiger I guess now that I look...
    cpbrous cpbrous
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2013

    One Minute I'm Here, Another Minute I'm There

    I moved around a lot when I was growing up because my mother was struggling to make ends meet. She was constantly searching for an affordable apartment to live it and a result we ended up changing addresses a lot. I attended 5 elementary schools, but things slowed down when I...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth
    26-30, F
    Aug 6, 2010

    I Can't Seem to Stay In One Place...

    ...and I'm moving again!  Sometime in the next month to three months, I'm moving back in with my two favourite people and their kidlet.  We'll probably be nomads and gypsies after that too. Maybe we can stay nice and comfy for a while though!  But... we all like...
    quillofmetatron quillofmetatron
    31-35, T
    1 Response Apr 30, 2009

    I Can't Stay In One Place Too Long

    Surprised i've been at the same address now for 4 years.  Im just so damned tired of moving.  Im focused on moving again, but i gotta save up the cheddar.  lol.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2009

    Becoming Nomad, But Keeping My Roots.

    At the age of 50, things shifted for me. Now, a year later, I have downsized and am preparing to live life as a minimalist and nomad. I don't think that one has to necessarily be poor and sit around doing nothing, gosh that would be boring. I have prepared my life so that I have...
    releaf releaf
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2012

    And so I roam. Half my life,

    in the dark. ;) The roaming wanderer. With no intended course of destination in mind, it turns. Thoughts given in to the calibrating of oblivion and worn out souls . Not knowing, or even put to thinkable status of where this road may end, or what might be blocking it as i...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2015
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