Slow Travel: because why rush it?

Have you ever come home from a vacation feeling more exhausted than you were before you left? Maybe you want to try slow travel. As a nomadic couple who sold everything to make the world our home, we have been embracing slow travel for almost a year now so we thought it was enough time…

How to slow travel the world at a discount: our best AirBnB tips

Mrs. Nomad Numbers and I had a passion for international travel from a young age. Recently, we decided to take our passion to the next level by becoming full time slow travelers. Since we started to plan for our nomadic journey we used different methods to decrease our spending. This includes finding the perfect accommodation…

Cost of our travel to Mexico for 3.5 months

We recently wrapped up a 3.5 months (106 days to be exact) trip to Mexico where we slow traveled to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City, Oaxaca City & San Miguel de Allende. We choose these places based on few factor which the main were 1) wifi quality (especially for Mrs. Nomad Numbers who was working remotely…

Cost of our nomad living in San Miguel de Allende

After having such a great time in Oaxaca City where we felt we experienced for the first time what authentic Mexico is, we spent 4 weeks in San Miguel de Allende (SMA) as our last leg of our 100+ days trip to Mexico. While Oaxaca City set the bar pretty high on so many fronts, SMA turned out to be our favorite place of all the places we explored in Mexico and one we are planning on coming back to.

Cost of our nomad living in Oaxaca City

After a wonderful 6 weeks in Mexico City where we explored both the city and the Pueblo Magicos surrounding it, we spent 4 weeks in Oaxaca City during Christmas and New Years. Oaxaca city is THE place to experiences authentic Mexican food. It is also extremely affordable as we only spent $26 per person and…

Blogging – From experiment to side project

As Mrs. Numbers and I were preparing our nomadic journey around the world, we decided that it would be a great idea to start a blog to capture our journey and share it with our friends and family. What was initially going to be a simple log book of our travels, turned out to be…

How to start a blog

Whether you came to this page after reading our how our blogging experiment affected our travels post or you want to start a blog like this one and need help to get started, you are in the right place. Getting started is actually very quick and easy and you could have your new blog up…

Expense Tracking

This post is part of a “behind the scenes” series where we will share with our readers the tools, techniques, systems and processes that have helped us get to how we are living today.
For the second post of this series, I will be sharing how we track our expenses and developed a cost of living index that we use to share our travel expenses via our destinations reports or weekend guide articles.

Cost of our nomad living in Mexico City

After a wonderful short week in Puerto Vallarta where we experienced Dia De Muertos first hand, we spent 6 weeks in Mexico City. Mexico city was our true slow travel stop in Mexico as it gave us plenty of time to settle down and explore both this big city and the Pueblo Magicos surrounding it.