Back on the Road! Covid really threw a wrench in everyone's plans and aspirations for 2020. Although we were very fortunate compared to many people around the country and the world, we were impacted as well. We were disappointed that our 5 month trip to Latin America was cancelled this year in March after months … Continue reading 2020 Cross Country Road Trip Summary and Expenses (~$37/day!)
Back on the Road! When we got back from our European adventure at the end of August, we had only a few days before we'd planned to leave for a cross country road trip. Ideally we would have taken more time between the two-- but, like always it seems, we were in a bit of … Continue reading 2019 Cross Country Road Trip Summary and Expenses (~$54/day!)
*by Whitney* Timeline: February-May 2019 Previous post on our travel assignment timeline: Travel PT: Swansboro & Jacksonville, North Carolina (March-July 2018) Background: Our Travel PT Careers So for those that may be unfamiliar, I want to give a little background on our Travel Physical Therapy career paths thus far. We started our PT careers immediately … Continue reading Travel PT: Fredericksburg, VA (February-May 2019)
*by Whitney* This was the fourth country on our trip! If you haven’t already, check out my posts on the first three countries: Scotland, Ireland, and Morocco! London Timeline: August 4-9th Late Night Travel We arrived late at night to London Gatwick Airport. We did not realize when we booked these flights that Gatwick was pretty … Continue reading Around the World Trip: London!
*by Whitney* Timeline: March-July 2018 Previous post on our travel assignment timeline: Travel PT: Morehead City & Swansboro, NC Our Jobs So when I last left off, we had extended our contracts with the same outpatient orthopedic company in Eastern NC, but I switched from the Morehead City location to the Jacksonville location. We … Continue reading Travel PT: Swansboro & Jacksonville, North Carolina (March-July 2018)
*by Whitney* Timeline: December 2017-March 2018 Previous post on our travel assignment timeline: Moving Back to The Coast of North Carolina, Struggles of the Camper Life (December 2017) Old Stomping Grounds We arrived back in Eastern North Carolina in December 2017 and stayed at the same campground where we had lived when we were there earlier … Continue reading Travel PT: Morehead City & Swansboro, North Carolina (December 2017-March 2018)
*by Whitney* Timeline: December 2017 Previous post on our travel assignment timeline: Western North Carolina (August-December 2017) Choosing Our Next Jobs As I mentioned in my last post on Western North Carolina (WNC), we were originally planning on heading to the west coast and were working on licensing in Arizona. But we received an unexpected … Continue reading Travel PT: Moving Back to The Coast of North Carolina, Struggles of the Camper Life (December 2017)
*by Whitney* Timeline: August-December 2017 Previous post on our job timeline: Travel PT: Living in WVA, Working in VA… A Crazy Assignment, Plus a Broken Arm! (April-August 2017) Getting Started So, I had just broken my elbow at the end of our last assignment, but we had to move to our new location anyway so Jared … Continue reading Travel PT: Western North Carolina: Healing a Broken Arm, A Total Eclipse, and Tons of Outdoor Adventures! (August-December 2017)
*The photo above was taken in Montego Bay, Jamaica during an amazing all-inclusive vacation we took during this 1.5 year time period, paid for with credit card rewards. A Common Trend Being involved with many different Facebook groups full of therapists of all disciplines, one thing that I see that these groups all have in … Continue reading How I Saved Over $100,000 in 1.5 years as a New Grad Physical Therapist
I recently had someone comment on my blog post about working only half the year as a travel therapist while earning a full time salary. He asked how it could be possible that I could have paid off all my student loans (which is actually not the case..) and be close to only having to work only … Continue reading Is it Possible to Save a Lot and Still Have Fun With Travel Healthcare?