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Women of colour lost the majority of the jobs in the economic downturn Report that found women booked vaccination appointments for their male partners and their parents Women skipped medical appointments more than men during the pandemic People are reporting weird periods after getting vaccinated 1% pay rise for healthcare workers in the UK is a bi…
 
Our new Patreon tier!! Black lives still matter Ambar shares about how learning about herself has been an important project for her this year Read more about the Dunning-Kruger Effect Women You Should Know Activists to follow: @blairimani @amandangocnguyen @iamrachelricketts @rachel.cargle @michellekimkim @keah_maria @melaninmvskoke @ajabarber @bey…
 
Kit’s current “home” Salem, Massachusetts, US Viv’s current “home”: Westward Ho!, Devon, UK Sarah shares her homes with us Indigenous Women Hike on Instagram (+ their story on what makes someone a local) A short summary of Australia Day protests “The past is a foreign country” Martina shares the push/pull relationship she has with her family home A…
 
Back when we knew nothing about the pandemic, we recorded this episode! Benedict Cumberbatch can’t pronounce “penguins” Here’s our beautiful castle … we can’t wait to go back once we’re allowed Kathryn shares her close call with the law Marie reflects on illness on the road The definition of bogan Nomads who…. scrub toilets? Angie Cole shares a cau…
 
Do you miss plane food? These people are missing it this much If you’re vegan-curious, try signing up for Veganuary in 2021 Chani shares how going mostly vegan has helped with her mental health Digital Nomad Girls’ Jenny Lachs shares her environmental reasons for cutting down her meat consumption Viv refers to Yoga with Adriene, another January cha…
 
We have thoughts, we have feelings, we have reactions. They are raw and so are we. In this episode, we talk about joy, disbelief, apprehension, and what white women all over the world need to do now. ... Support this podcast on Patreon! Email us! hello@nomadandspice.com. Join our FB Group! Nomad + Spice. Catch us on Instagram! @nomadandspice. Tweet…
 
All the books we’ve loved this year in which time has no meaning. Kit’s Goodreads list grows apace! Shoutout to the “cozy mystery” genre (and its many subgenres), introduced to us via A Deadly Inside Scoop Viv’s book recommendations: The Guest List by Lucy Foley The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wal…
 
What does the rest of 2020 look like for location independent women? We reflect on the first five months of the pandemic Marie makes the most of her new circumstances Viv bangs on about Couch to 5k (again. We have forgotten what we said on the previous episode) Tweets on capitalism Sarah is adjusting and adapting, and holding still Check out our Bl…
 
The second installment of our three-part documentary series tracking how nomads are handling this wild year. In our third month of lockdown (oh, sweet summer children) Viv’s doing Couch to 5k with a remote run club Kit’s playing Beat Saber on a VR Headset (neither of us is as good as the video) We read Braiding Sweetgrass in our book club Robin the…
 
We offer a COVID-19 time capsule from a million years ago (March) Jenny Lachs shares how she was feeling in the early days of the pandemic, particularly around productivity and self-care We discuss how we’re parenting our parents regarding coronavirus safety Tiff shares what it’s like being stuck far from home and how the what-ifs are causing stres…
 
Check out our glam Albanian wedding photos in the Facebook Group Kit wrote about why 7in7 is exclusively for experienced nomads - because the truth is most don’t make it past the one-year mark Buffer’s annual State of Remote Work Report Digital Nomad Girls has a great resource where 50 women share their nomad jobs Hannah Dixon’s 5 Day VA Challenge …
 
We recorded this in summer, but it got pushed back by some of our other episodes, and we’re thrilled to finally get it out! Jenny Lachs from Digital Nomad Girls thinks nomads have a responsibility to be politically and socially active Activist burnout is a real thing and we need to have strategies for coping with it We discuss integrating activism …
 
Check out our Reading Retreat in a Scottish Castle! Just ONE spot left! A mother-daughter team created the Myers-Briggs test in the 1940s, based on a discredited idea from Carl Jung It’s now a $20 million per year industry Viv’s article on the Myers-Briggs Vox’s mini-documentary on the Myers-Briggs Janice from the Career Introvert thinks the person…
 
Viv’s going to bootcamp run by a 60-year-old Dolly Parton lookalike 🙌 There’s a coworking space with a climbing wall in London, and we want more Shout out to Very Nomad Problems’ Nomad Olympics Friend of the show Jenny Lachs likes the “evil” Carrot Fit app Kit likes trying new things with ClassPass Kayla tells us how being a nomad makes keeping fit…
 
Viv wouldn’t have read anything if it weren’t for our Book Club Kit’s thankful for our Charge What You’re Worth Club to help fund her insane Goodreads habit Viv recommends Circe by Madeline Miller and we talk about the current popularity of ancient myths Kit recommends the Shades of Magic trilogy by V.E. Schwab for all your magical adventure needs …
 
We’ve nicked our format from Reddit’s (very interesting) AMA The villa in Bali where we had daily massages Remote nomading in Trømso Hermione’s undetectable extension charm Moana, the DN princess His Dark Materials inspired Kit’s love of nomading Kit references our Charge What You’re Worth Club Beck Power knows about putting yourself out there Chec…
 
Wanna come meet us IRL? We’ll be in New Zealand for Kit’s conference for experienced nomads, 7in7, in October If you haven’t already, check out Michelle Obama’s book Becoming Kyrie relates how being a nomad can make it harder to ask for help Ways you can connect with other nomads regularly: Charge What You’re Worth Club, 7in7 Society, Nomad Feminis…
 
TWIST! Our guest hosts are Hannah Dixon and Nicole Abramowski!!!!!!!!! WOOOOOOO! Lynn & Alba have our first voice memo focusing on having to come out to everyone you meet while travelling Sam talks about language and coming out to clients Kyrie offers her perspective on labels and dating on the road and introduces the classic U-Haul joke Chrys deep…
 
We discuss the ethics of tax paying… or not Hiring someone to help is very important! Under the UK system earning £150,000 is the same as earning over £1 million This topic makes us want to bury our heads in the sand - but let’s fight that instinct together! We got just ONE voice memo for this scary episode, from the amazing Jenny Lachs of Digital …
 
Behind every woke man… Our friend Simon talks about dicks Steve points out how the typical nomad dude might feel uncomfortable inclusive spaces Zach blows our minds If you can’t picture it, here’s Leslie Knope’s rage face Note to our emailer: #byefelipe We hear from our boyfriends who credit us with their feminist awakenings, you’re WELCOME, and Le…
 
Wiki definition of cultural appropriation. Actually quite good! Viv’s friend’s article about white male chefs Generational differences on cultural appropriation in Indian families Tips for practicing yoga minus the cultural appropriation The British Museum and its many abuses of other cultures’ stuff Check out Bond Women’s Festival Don’t buy the Bu…
 
Viv is in Sydney, and Kit is in Chiang Mai! Look us up! We’re talking about financial planning!!!!!!! The ‘By the time you’re 30’ meme Deanna Marie serves us some financial realness. You can’t be in startup mode forever! Join our Charge What You’re Worth Club! Mark Manson’s turning 30 post (not the one Viv was thinking of!) Amber Monaco owns her de…
 
We’re talking about being fat! Read this article! Everything you know about obesity is wrong Coffee with butter in it Jewels tell us what her badass curvy body can do On Eating by Susie Orbach Martina shares the bravery required to move through the world as a fat person If you don’t follow Roxane Gay, get on that right now!! And read her book, Hung…
 
We had a live recording at 7in7! It was so much fun! We were talking about what it means to be a nomad Check out Amy Scott’s Nomadtopia if you don’t already know it Marbree calls in from out of town Want to come along to 7in7 next year? We’ll be in Wellington, NZ Nicole from Queer Women Digital Nomads is running Nomad Misfits in June next year Sara…
 
We’re back from our summer break! VIV GOT ENGAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGED, you can weep at the video here This is how it could have gone, imagine! Check out Kit’s #NASASocial posts The tweet from Amy @ Wherever Writer that starts the whole discussion Hannah at the Nomad VA shares her home-visiting philosophy Kit’s childhood friendship nursery rhyme Check out …
 
Go to our voice memo page to share your thoughts about visiting home and family as a digital nomad! And now, let's replay one of our favorite episodes, in which we talk about privilege in the nomad world! “Anyone can be a digital nomad if they try hard enough” - can they though? We hear from Chrys, Pauline and LaToya, who wade into the waters of di…
 
Get $100 OFF your ticket to this year's 7in7 with the code SPICE And now, let's replay one of our favorite discussions with the coolest nomad women we know... We talk to Natasha Stanley (This Is For You), Beck Power (Nomad Fly, Nomad Work and Nomad Me) and Jennifer Lachs (Digital Nomad Girls) We’re all fresh out of 7in7 and absolutely buzzing This …
 
Kit’s chilling on a beach this August before 7in7 stress kicks in Viv is ramping up for Edinburgh Fringe It’s our 30th episode AND our one-year anniversary! Catch up on old episodes here How we read: paperback vs Kindle vs audiobooks The Nomad + Spice Book Club was born because of our Hobbies episode It’s helped us get in the habit of reading with …
 
Find a fuck-up night near you LinkedIn: actually quite valuable for careers Nomading: not necessarily about travel Money: the bit you need to get right Metaphors: plentiful in this episode We rip on Tim Ferriss for a while Michelle Dale from Virtual Miss Friday shares her fuckup story Chani from the Unlikely Vegan shares an aromatic mess she made w…
 
BLOOPER LOL Call Your Girlfriend’s business episode Say no to yourself! We hire Podcasting Press to edit our podcast episodes We record via Zencastr Kit uses this tiny microphone We use Libsyn to distribute (check out their helpful videos and their Twitter feed) Our website is on Squarespace The story of how Kit met Madame Gandhi at Lesbians Who Te…
 
Viv’s cute birthday fairytale cabin Don’t put jade eggs in your vagina Join our Nomad Feminist Book Club! It’s not just nomads: millennials and queers also love astrology Washington Post article about astrology instead of therapy We hear from Kayla Thanks to Christine for contributing your voice memo! The Wing - cool feminist co-working space in th…
 
We’re taking a brief break from recording podcasts, but we’ll be back in a few weeks! Please talk to us about our upcoming topics – the ‘epidemic of woo’, experiences of harassment on the road and any questions you have on about the podcast and how we produce it If you missed it, we were interviewed for an article about digital bromads – check it o…
 
It’s time for Part 2 of our location independent kids episode! If you haven’t listened to Part 1, you can do that here Want to talk about taboos more? Check out our money episode! Voice memo from Mirje about how nomad life has changed since the arrival of her baby Kit’s fabled dislike of Bali FYI: The Green School is a fave nomad and nomad-adjacent…
 
Can you be a nomad with a kid? We dig in Kyrie shares her plans for a location independent life with a family Check out Almost Fearless, the magazine for travelling families Nomadic kids education: world schooling, unschooling, homeschooling Read The Diabolical Genius of the Baby Advice Industry so you don’t have to worry about all the advice out t…
 
Girls do worse in maths tests when told that boys are better (and other studies) Reply All’s dropshipping episode and our Bromad episode Beck Power on confidence Janice The Career Introvert takes down the mantra of fake it till you make it Read Ellen Bard’s blog post on the negative effects of affirmations We chat about 7in7 feedback Read Tiffany D…
 
Thanks to our Patreon supporters! We hear from Christine whose knowledge of Bitcoin is thanks to Grey’s Anatomy Cryptocurrency is generally considered the domain of the dark web, GamerGate and bromads… which makes you want to stay the hell away from it. Marbree shares her critique of cryptocurrency Energy consumption is a serious downside to the cr…
 
This Part 2 of our nomad love series! If you haven’t already, make sure you listen to Part 1! This week, we’re interviewing Nicole Abramowski of Queer Women* Digital Nomads on her experience as a queer woman in the nomad space We also chatted to absolute powerhouse Heather Thorkelson of Republic of Freedom and Twin Tracks Expeditions about meeting …
 
We’re tackling nomad relationships because it’s Valentine’s Day, and we’re hashtag topical. We ran a poll in our Facebook Group and it’s been our most talked-about topic in the whole history of the group! Alas, we’re no good when it comes to the topic of finding love on the road because we were already in long-term relationships when we started nom…
 
We’re riding high after our first Nomad Feminist Bookclub meeting, guest starring Tiffany Dufu, the author of our first book, Drop the Ball. Book 2 is The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See. Like the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Viv’s advice is “don’t panic” Did you know Kit maintained a travel blog back in the day? Trust us, your idols …
 
Happy New Year! Hot Netflix tip: The Good Place (it’s amazing, just watch it) We were blown away by the generosity of our Patreon supporters! Send us a voice memo at nomadandspice.com/speak! There are two places left in the Nomad Feminist Book Club - get on it ASAP to chat to Tiffany Dufu about her book Drop The Ball We hear from Christine and Dore…
 
2017 recap! We’ve actually been working on Nomad + Spice all year long so we’re looking back on an epic year. If you’re in the UK and want to access local gyms, try Pay As U Gym for cheaper monthly gym access We look back on our Episode 2 travel speed goals and make some new ones Announcing the Nomad + Spice Book Club - starting with Drop The Ball:…
 
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