Selling Everything To Travel

The story of a career couple who are selling everything to travel, exploring life redesign on our own terms for long term travel and location independent living. Watch our video here!

We used to feel like we were missing out on life. Trapped in lives dictated by others.

It took us ten years of dreaming to finally act.

We created lives on our own terms. Lives more connected, more flexible and full of meaningful travel experiences

What did we do?

2015 was a life-changing year for us.

We committed to each other a new, simpler life.

We quit our jobs and sold everything we own for a life of more travel. We’ve never looked back.

Selling everything was a big overwhelming project. Every item sold brought us closer to our dream.

Surprisingly giving up all our stuff was easy.

Those things once important to us were meaningless. They aren’t experiences; they are just things that have lost their power over us.

The house sale was the most taxing. The biggest thing holding us back was now gone, leaving us with such weightless freedom. Now our new life begins, one of wonder and possibilities, with the pride in all we have accomplished so far.

Who are we?

We might be like you. We are Dorene and Troy, a married couple who had comfortable, safe and predictable lives.

We were yearning to move away from what was expected of us, toward a dream that was eating away at us.

Now we are in this new life, with no end date. We share our ups and downs of living a new life, away from the corporate world we knew.

Our biggest change is living in different places in the world. We do this to get out of our comfort zones and see the world through a new, more informed lens. By sharing our meaningful travel experiences we feel you can also actually transform your life by seeing the world differently, and change in ways you never imagined.









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  1. Hi Dorene,

    I am so excited for you and Troy to start your adventure! Well, I guess it has already started. I look forward to following your journey here.
    I’m sorry I didn’t get to see you while you were here.
    I wish you love, joy, adventure and safety on your journey.


  2. You’ll have many places to call home now and the energy of the places and people you meet will fill your heart and possess your soul and no’thing’ can take that place! Incredible adventures and growth lay ahead. Our best wishes to you on this journey!

    Marla & Kasha

  3. Hey Troy and Dorene,

    It’s really cool to see the before and after pictures of your house! That is a lot of stuff gone. You have been an inspiration to many.
    Wishing you wonderful holidays!

    1. Thanks Polina! YES its shocking to see the transformation – Only about a year to sell or donate everything! Thanks for your words of encouragement. Happy holidays!

  4. That is absolutely AWESOME! Love the video, the music, narration, everything! So very excited for you both and all the adventures to comes your way. Thanks for sharing your journey with me and others, I have a feeling it’s going to be one heck of a fun ride. Cheers! 🙂

  5. Congrats to you both for taking the plunge and being so damn courageous. I got goosebumps watching this. You guys rock and are going to inspire so many others to do what matters to them. Can’t wait to follow your journey! xo

  6. Wow! It’s all really happening! I’m so excited for you guys and I look forward to living vicariously through your new adventures!! Ps just make sure you end up somewhere with plumbing… I draw the line there!! Xoxo Tracy

  7. Hi Troy & Dorene, We were so pleased to get to have a visit with you while you were in Bartibogue Bridge, NB. Just finished watching your video – 31/12/14. We are looking forward
    to “hearing” from you. Take care!
    Love, Robert & Gloria

    1. Thanks Krista, sorry we didn’t get a chance to say goodbye before our departure. Thanks for your encouragement! Wish you all the best for 2015!

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