Nomadic Diaries

Nomadic Diaries

Nomadic Diaries shares the secrets of life lived well in the global mobility lane. We cover everything from launch to landing in the expat, repat, digital and global nomadic communities.


February 20, 2024 25 mins

🎙️ In this episode of Nomadic Diaries, Sharon Fields interviews Don Ron Walters, a real estate agent living in San Miguel de Allende. Ron shares his journey from corporate America to becoming a realtor in Mexico, discussing the cultural and logistical differences between selling real estate in Mexico and the United States. 

He talks about the diverse cultures in Mexico, the challenges faced by different age groups, and hi...

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🎙️ New Episode Alert on Nomadic Diaries: Nory Contractor! 🌎

In our latest episode, we sit down with the awe-inspiring Nory Contractor, whose vibrant story from Cuba to Miami and now San Miguel de Allende has woven a tapestry of community, resilience, and cultural exchange. 🇨🇺🇺🇸🇲🇽

🔊 Tune in as we explore:

- Nory's transformative journey and her foundational work with the Locale Foundation.

- The revolutionary shift in the ...

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🎙️ New episode alert! 🌍

We had the pleasure of interviewing Dorothy Wallstein on the Nomadic Diaries podcast hosted by Doreen Cumberford and Sharon Fields.

We delved into her journey as a holistic practitioner and founder of a homeopathic college in the UK plus her journeys from the US to the UK and eventually to Mexico. 

Journey to Mexico - Dorothy shares her journey from the US to the UK, and eventually to Mexico, where ...

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✈️ This episode stars Marie Hernandez 

Marie is a visionary who's redefining what it means to be a digital nomad. With 14 years of experience under her belt, Marie shares her expertise in connecting with brands for sponsored travel and breathing new life into the art of marketing on the move. 📸🌐

Imagine using your connections to link your favorite travel spaces, places and restaurants with people who truly understand...

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🎧 New Episode Alert: 🌍 Nomadic Diaries - Spotlight on Louise Ross 🌟

In the latest episode of Nomadic Diaries, we had the pleasure of hosting the incredible Louise Ross, whose journey from the shores of Australia took her across the globe to the hustle of Boulder, Colorado, then onward to Portugal.

Louise has lived a tale of adventure.  She has created a home and identity in multiple geographic locations all the while bui...

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🌍✨ Discover the Freedom and Challenges of Living a Nomadic Business Life with Jean Marie DiGiovanna! ✨🌍

Ever dreamt of exchanging the humdrum of office life for the liberty of the open road? Meet Jean Marie DiGiovanna, an indomitable Mobile Businesswoman who said goodbye to traditional boundaries and embraced the world as her office! 🚀

In the latest episode of *Nomadic Diaries*, our host Doreen Cumberford delves deep into Jean&apo...

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🎙️New Episode Alert: Meet Angie Weinberger!  Angie is an experienced university lecturer, coach, and global expert and we loved our conversation on this episode.

This conversation highlights the human aspect of international transitions and the art of cultural competence.

Key Takeaways From This Episode:

Intercultural Sensitivity: Angie underscores the crucial role of intercultural competence in navigating the current global landscap...

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January 6, 2024 42 mins

🌍 Welcome Back!  

This is a re-release due to a techie glitch!  The amazing Jane Garee one more time!

We discussed the adventures and challenges of living a nomadic life and achieving location independence as a business owner. 🎙️

In this episode of Nomadic Diaries, host Doreen Cumberford and co-host Sharon Fields are joined by Jane Garee, a global sales strategist, trainer, speaker, and author. The episode focuse...

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January 2, 2024 20 mins

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Nomadic Diaries hosts insightful interviews with professional expats from around the world regarding their experiences and how their worlds have changed!

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As we wrap up 2023, Nomadic Diaries is thrilled to reflect on the incredible journey we've embarked upon over the past four months. From insightful discussions with expatriates to uncovering the power of storytelling, we've delved into the diverse experiences of individuals across the globe.

Key Takeaways:

1. Embracing the Adventure: Our podcast has explored the initial stages of embarking on a nomadic journey, providing va...

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December 19, 2023 39 mins

🎙️ This episode features Monica Neubauer as our guest, an international speaker and award-winning real estate agent. Monica lived in China then returned after six years overseas.

 Here are the key takeaways from our conversation:

Primarily we chatted about repatriation or returning home after living overseas, and how we can Monica uses her overseas lessons to help train Realtors in DE&I.

1️⃣ Embrace ...

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In today's episode, we have a special guest, Sarah Kobrus, who has extensive experience living abroad and working with NGOs. She is currently the affiliate director of Families in Global Transition.

Sarah joins us to discuss the concept of emotional logic and how it can help us navigate through times of loss and grief when living a globally nomadic life. She also tells us about her book, "Good Grief: Transforming...

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Here are three key takeaways from the conversation with our exceptional guest, Rachel Cason author of

💫 Importance of Identity: Identity construction is often compared to solving a jigsaw puzzle or piecing together spiky shards of a stained glass window. It's particularly challenging for third culture kids. We need to acknowledge the value of understanding our melting pot identities as we navigate through life.

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November 30, 2023 18 mins

In this episode, Doreen Cumberford, the host of Nomadic Diaries, takes us on a reflective journey through her experiences living in Saudi Arabia and returning back home. 

From reunions to the bittersweet realizations of change, Doreen shares personal stories of reconnecting with the community she left behind. The episode touches on the lasting impact of expatriate life and the profound lessons learned from living in a mult...

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"Join Doreen Cumberford and John Palmer in an insightful session discussing the completion of NaPodPoMo on the Nomadic Diaries podcast. Learn about the origins of NaPodPoMo, the challenges and joys of producing 30 podcasts in 30 days, and the positive impact on building podcasting skills. Discover how this journey led to new connections, personal growth, and a greater dedication to serving the globally mobile community. Don&ap...

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Nomadic Diaries hosts insightful interviews with professional expats from around the world regarding their experiences and how their worlds have changed!

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Sharing Insights from Leading Travel Writers on the Nomadic Diaries Podcast! 📚🎙️

Are you ready to ignite your wanderlust and enrich your travel experiences? Join me in exploring the profound impact of travel through the lenses of iconic travel writers. In this recent episode of Nomadic Diaries, we delved into the wisdom of writers like Mark Twain, George Orwell, Ernest Hemingway, Aldous Huxley, and Pico Iyer, unlocking the timeles...

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Welcome back to another episode of Nomadic Diaries!

In this episode we have a very special guest joining us  - Louise Wiles.

Louise is an expert in handling change and transition, specializing in international relocation. With her professional background and personal experiences as an expat, a repat, a narrative coach, and learning and development professional.  She is also the author of the book "Thriving A...

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Nomadic Diaries hosts insightful interviews with professional expats from around the world regarding their experiences and how their worlds have changed!

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🌍 Sharing a glimpse into the magical world of falconry in Arabia! 🏜️✨

I had the pleasure of experiencing the fascinating tradition of falconry during my time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In a small excerpt from my book, "Life in the Camel Lane," I recount the awe-inspiring moments I spent watching the Saudi falconers with their majestic birds of prey. Here are three key takeaways from my encounter:

1️⃣ A Blend of Tradi...

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