How Yvette Morrissey Planned a Once in a Lifetime Solo Trip Around the World – Episode 6

Episode 6: Yvette Morrissey from Wayfaring Kiwi and Accidental Adventures
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

Yvette Morrissey is a 29 year old digital nomad from New Zealand. Every six months she packs up her possessions and moves to a different country. She is currently working and living in Edinburgh, Scotland.Yvette is a budget traveler and over on her blog Wayfaring Kiwi she talks about her travels around the world, working remotely, and her random, crazy adventures including hiking over 500 miles on the Scottish National Trail. In this episode we talk about how she quit her job in New Zealand, saved $8,000 NZD in 2 months (starting with no savings) and sold everything she owned to travel the world solo. While exploring Canada for 7 months she lived in a van where she saved a lot of money on housing and learned how to be comfortable with the uncomfortable.

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Accidental Adventures

Yvette introduces us to the concept of “accidental adventures” and teaches us how being open and following your intuition can lead to creating some of the most amazing and unexpected life experiences.

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Connect with Yvette:


Facebook: @wayfaringkiwi

Instagram: @wayfaringkiwi11

Twitter: @wayfaringkiwi

Are you an aspiring financially savvy traveler who wants to afford to travel more? Listen to Episode 2 to learn how to start a travel fund.

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6 replies
  1. NLRBFCU Org says:

    I don’t even know how I ended up here, but I thought this
    post was great. I do not know who you are but
    definitely you’re going to a famous blogger if you aren’t already ;)

  2. says:

    An impressive share! I have just forwarded this onto a co-worker who has
    been doing a little research on this. And he in fact ordered me lunch
    simply because I stumbled upon it for him… lol. So allow me
    to reword this…. Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanx for spending
    time to discuss this issue here on your blog.

  3. Ryan Biddulph says:

    Yvette and Danielle I love this idea of accidental adventures. We do this quite a bit; or something similar. House sitting pulls us to places we never would have visited otherwise. Plus we often toss out the phone and just wander sans maps or plans in certain spots, being led to exciting new places. Rocking podcast guys.

    • Danielle Desir says:

      Hi Ryan! Accidental adventures is definitely something that I do a lot but never found the right word for it – Yvette said it beautifully!


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