Personal Stories

Hidden Gems of Ecuador

Hidden Gems of Ecuador

Located on the western corner of South America and nuzzled in between Colombia and Peru is Ecuador, a country that in our humble opinion, doesn't receive nearly as much hype as it should. There is so much more to Ecuador than the Galapagos and the Amazon!

Conscious Travel in the Caribbean

Conscious Travel in the Caribbean

Abbie Synan, travel writer, shares her experience from her trip to the DR with Purposeful Nomad. She states; “more than just a yoga retreat, Purposeful Nomad gives you the sense of community and the ability to recharge and leave with the idea that an island vacation can be more than a holiday; not just holding drinks with tiny umbrellas perched on glasses.”

A Nomads Tale

A Nomads Tale

Carlie Grob shares her experience of travel, adventure, human connection and motorcycle rides in this story about her time in Vietnam. Carlie as been working with Purposeful Nomad for two years as our yoga instructor and chef extraordinaire on our Dominican Republic: Rest & Renew trip. 

Holy Cows, Majestic Temples and Very Real Encounters

Holy Cows, Majestic Temples and Very Real Encounters

 I was just about to graduate from college when my mom asked me if I want to go suit shopping and if I’d applied for any jobs that might provide health benefits.  I looked at her square in the eye, “Mom, I think I want to go live in India for a year”.  

Why I LOVE the Dominican Republic

Why I LOVE the Dominican Republic

Through past work experience and meeting my husband there, Caitlin Murray finds that the  Dominican Republic is intrinsically woven into the fabric of her life. Creating programs with Purposeful Nomad in the DR many years later has brought her the ability to share her passion and love for this country.