Nathan Burns is a guy who, at age 31, decided answer a call to travel the world. He left Richmond, Va and headed half way around the world to New Zealand to begin his journey of "Burning The Map". Nathan talks about planning his journey, motivating factors, making money while abroad, his favorite experiences, food, attitudes and enlightening moments.
One of the resources Nathan talks about is Workaway. He uses Workaway to find work to fund his travels. From the Workaway Wikipedia page: Workaway is an international hospitality service that allows members to contact one another to organise homestays and cultural exchange. Volunteers or "Workawayers", are expected to contribute a pre-agreed amount of time per day in exchange for lodging and food, which is provided by their host.
Burning The Map online:
Blog: https://burningthemap.com/blog/ (updated Feb 15)