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Preserve Route 66: Finding Hidden Treasures on The Mother Road

The National Trust is on a trek across the Mother Road this summer – in an Airstream! Each week, a Route 66 Roadie will be documenting their experiences, attending meet-ups, and bringing attention to an icon of American history. Today, Roadie Nicole Capo shares her experience from week five of the #Preserve66 trip! (Photography: David Kafer) We were greeted by hail in Kingman, Arizona, pea- and grape-sized balls of ice that loudly announced their presence on cars, on pavement, on the metal of the neon signs surrounding us. It had been thundering for an hour and I, in my room with the curtains closed, had

Becoming a Digital Nomad: How to Live and Work from the Road

We are Ariele and Justin Champion of Wild We Wander. We have been living in our 22’ Bambi Sport for 17 months while traveling and working full time, part of a rising movement of self-proclaimed “digital nomads.” We feel this lifestyle should be attainable to anyone who seeks it, so we have published digital nomad resources throughout our travels that are meant to educate and inspire people to live an alternative lifestyle. In this post, we share our top tips to getting started along the digital nomad path, including tips on working from the road, what the lifestyle is like,

"Strive endlessly to stir the venturesome spirit that moves you…."

Preserve Route 66: Choosing Happiness on the Mother Road

The National Trust is on a trek across the Mother Road this summer – in an Airstream! Each week, a Route 66 Roadie will be documenting their experiences, attending meet-ups, and bringing attention to an icon of American history. Today, Roadie Matthew Dickey shares his experience from week four of the #Preserve66 trip! (Photography: David Kafer and Matthew Dickey) My hometown outside of St. Louis, Missouri, is known for a roadside attraction. It rises above the cornfields and is one of the tallest structures in Collinsville, Illinois. This being Route 66, you know it is not going to be a church or a school, but rather

Endless Caravan: Two Months on the Road in Nest

Although Laura Austin’s #EndlessCaravan trip in Nest wrapped up in June, she’s still sharing about her traveling experiences while back at home in L.A. This week, she shares her final thoughts on her two-month, cross-country journey. The last part of my trip led me from Wyoming to South Dakota with Nest. My destination was Badlands National Park. This park lured me in by its rugged beauty – out of dark green prairie grasses rose beautiful layered rock formations. I found a place to park the trailer that was probably my favorite of the whole trip: a grassy bluff that overlooked the

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