Part travel memoir and part philosophical travel manifesto, filled with stories of Matt Kepnes' adventures abroad, an exploration of wanderlust and what it truly means to be a nomad.
MATTHEW KEPNES is the New York Times bestselling author of How to Travel the World on $50 a Day, and runs the award winning budget travel site, NomadicMatt.com. His writings and advice have been featured in The New York Times, CNN, The Guardian, BBC, Time, Yahoo! Finance and countless other publications. He is also a regular speaker at travel trade and consumer shows.
This book isn't just for travelers; it's for anyone who has
wanted more and has taken off to find it. --The Los Angeles
[These] stories will have readers plotting trips of their own. Fans of Kepnes and travel enthusiasts will enjoy taking this adventure with a reliable, amiable guide.--Publishers Weekly His story is one of heartbreak, self-discovery, and the constant travel itch he had to scratch in order to become the man he was supposed to be. An entertaining, quick read by a man who did what many of us only dream about.--Kirkus Reviews With hard-won experience, wide-open eyes, and the spirit of a dedicated wanderer, Kepnes encourages his readers to find their own adventures, and his story provides a road map for anyone opting to follow their dreams, wherever they may lead.--Booklist Matt is possibly the most well-traveled person I know...His knowledge and passion for understanding the world is unrivaled, and never fails to amaze me. --Mark Manson, New York Times bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Matt is living the dream. The dream is: quit your job, live wherever you want, live without compromise, figure out how to do it cheaply while still making a good living, and live the life you choose, not what society will choose for you. In other words, read this book. --James Altucher, entrepreneur, investor and bestselling writer In his heartfelt explanation and exploration, Matt runs through just why he's been out there, backpacking the world for 10 years. By the end we've definitely realized, like Matt, how important travel is and how getting out there, on the road, can make you, me and the world a better place. It's a great pity certain people at the very top of the world's power pyramid never had just a little taste of the nomadic experience.--Tony Wheeler, founder of Lonely Planet Ten Years A Nomad is an inspiring memoir from an unconventional person. His book engrosses you in the nomad mindset: that you are never stuck in one identity, that you can always change and the world has so much more to offer you than you know.--Booktrib