ROOTLESS LIVING

ROOTLESS LIVING

By Demian Ross
Each week Demian Ross is bringing you stories, helpful tools, and insights from RVers, world travelers, sailors, van lifers, and many more. Rootless Living Podcast is an extension of Rootless Living Magazine, a publication for Digital Nomads, by Digital Nomads. Get involved at RootlessLiving.com
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011 • Shane & Patty (Gills On Wheels)
On this episode Demian chats with Shane & Patty Gill (Gills on Wheels) who in the next few months will sell their home and go full-time in their fifth wheel. They are seasoned RVer's as they have been traveling most summers and are excited to sell their 3500 sgft home and live and travel full-time In only 440 sgft.  You can connect with Shane and Patty on Instagram instagram.com/gills_on_wheels And visit their website (that is still in the works) at www.gillsonwheels.com
44:37
February 17, 2020
010 • Nathan & Kelsey (Our Home on the Roam)
On this episode I chat with Nathan & Kelsey, the duo behind Our Home on the Roam.  You might also have seen them in the boondocking section of Issue #1 of the Rootless Living magazine. They have been living on the road for just under a year and while on the road they switched from a Class C.  They had spent some time renovating, but after a few months on the road they decided to purchase a much smaller van. Listen in to see why they made the change.   You can connect with Nathan & Kelsey on Instagram instagram.com/ourhomeontheroam  You can find them on YouTube by searching Our Home On The Roam And visit their blog at ourhomeontheroam.com
40:15
February 10, 2020
009 • Heather Ryan (Tax Queen)
This week I chat with Heather Ryan aka the Tax Queen. When it comes to the digital nomad lifestyle people are always asking questions about where to get mail, what State should I pick as my domicile, internet solutions and of course the dreaded taxes and what tax challenges do we face as digital nomads.  Heather and her husband (and dog) have been traveling the country as digital nomads for a little over 3 years. Heather was and still is a tax consultant and shares the ups and downs of taking your business on the road. She has found an amazing niche with being a tax consultant for digital nomads while being a digital nomad herself. tax-queen.com is where you can find her blog that has a ton of insights to all things taxes, domicile questions, and you can request a consultation as well.
34:36
February 3, 2020
008 • Mark Koep (CampgroundViews.com)
This week I chat with Mark Koep veteran digital nomad and entrepreneur.  Mark and his family have been traveling the country as digital nomads for over 10 years. When they started they owned a digital marketing agency, but over the last few years they have launched CampgroundViews.com and are now merging with RVNGo.com as well. This episode will give you some insight to what it's like to work on the road and start a business and also hear from someone who has been living this lifestyle for over 10+ years.  Campgroundviews.com is the site to find and tour RV parks and campgrounds across the US. 3,123 videos, 33,745 photos, 16,049 parks. RVnGo.com was created to make RVing even better for more families and folks seeking to have new experiences, create lasting memories, offset the cost of owning their RV and share their passion for RVing with more people.
41:31
January 27, 2020
007 • Jason & Rae (Getaway Couple)
This week I chat with Jason & Rae Miller or as you might know them, the Getaway Couple.  Jason & Rae travel in the same model fifth wheel as I have and are ambassadors for  Grand Design. They have also grown a popular YouTube channel and have documented their journey being full-time Rver's since July of 2017.   Check them out at https://www.getawaycouple.com/
46:58
January 20, 2020
006 • Tom Fromm (Venture Wipes)
Todays guest is Tom Fromm, the founder and owner of Venture Wipes.  We had a great chat about how he got started traveling full time in a fifth wheel with his family. We also discuss how he came up with the idea for Venture Wipes, and all that has happened during the manufacture process, launching the brand and now running it while traveling.  Website: https://www.venturewipes.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/venturewipes Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VentureWipes
42:04
January 13, 2020
005 • Jack Huber (Author, Photographer and Blogger)
After retiring Jack Huber, his wife and their dogs hit the road like so many to see the US while enjoying retirement.  Jack decided to take the main character from his mystery novels on the road as well. Jack has written 8 books about a retired detective, who now travels the country solving crimes from an RV.  Jack is also a poet, photographer, and blogger for numerous travel sites.  In this episode Jack shares how he got ready for retirement and going full-time in a RV. He shares the struggle to find his voice in books and gives some great advice for inspiring authors. He also shares the income streams he has coming from numerous passion projects. 
50:35
January 6, 2020
004 • Ben & Rebecca (His & Hers Vlogs)
This week I sit down with Ben & Rebecca of the YouTube channel His & Hers Vlogs.  Traveling full-time since 2015, they've maintained their home base in Alaska while adventuring first a Class A, and now the 4x4 Overlander.  If you've ever wondered whether or not you should sell your home to hit the road, Ben & Rebecca offer their perspective and why they decided to keep theirs.   Check them out on YouTube and follow along on Instagram. 
56:13
December 30, 2019
003 • Tim & Fin (Tripped Travel Gear)
This week I sit down with Tim and Fin of the the popular YouTube series TRIPPED.   Learn how the couple were able to quit the corporate rat race and travel the globe for 10 months after marrying.  When they came back to the states, Tim took an entry level job in order to free himself up to create the Tripped Travel Gear brand from scratch.  After building the brand on Amazon they now have the remote career which allows them to travel full-time.  Follow Tim & Fin's Travels on YouTube and Instagram Shop TrippedTravelGear.com and follow along on Instagram
1:01:34
December 23, 2019
002 • Marc & Tricia (Keep Your Daydream)
This week I sit down with Marc and Tricia Leach of Keep Your Daydream.  Learn how they stoped putting off their 'someday' dream and made it happen with what they had at the time.  Everything from tricking their teenagers into the RV lifestyle to downsizing their possessions, and how traveling as a family has made them closer and offered more fun and interesting adventures along the way.     Check them out on YouTube at Keep Your Daydream. Blog, Gear, and KYD Insiders: KeepYourDayDream.com Instagram: @KeepYourDaydream
1:06:26
December 8, 2019
001 • INTRO to the ROOTLESS LIVING PODCAST
In this episode I try to quickly explain who I am (Demian Ross) the host of this series.  What ROOTLESS LIVING means to me and what you can expect from this podcast.  Also to talk a little about the ROOTLESS LIVING MAGAZINE and other projects we are working on to help educate and inspire people on all things about being a digital nomad and living a ROOTLESS LIFE. 
16:19
December 2, 2019