Links to Published Work and Mentions

Can money buy happiness? The answer may surprise you


Bootsn All

Giving Up Everything Gained Me the World


Business Insider


16 people who are living the dream without spending a fortune
I retired at 50 and spent the last 3 years traveling the world
How I made peace with selling everything I owned to spend my retirement traveling the world


Dallas Morning News

Dangers of Taking on Too Much Responsibility
The pursuit of happiness vs. the pursuit of property

How Luxury is Draining Our Vacations
Stuff of Life


EFAM Magazine

Living on $1800 a month in Mexico… Comfortably
Over the Border and on to Xcalak Mexico
The Journey to Xcalak
Mexico Adventure Life Part II
Our Mexican Experiment & Challenging the Fear of the Unknowns



Jonathan Look, Forbes Contributor Page

The Magic Of Leaving Your Comfort Zones In Retirement
21 Unvarnished Truths About Retirement
How I Stopped ‘Awfulizing’ Retirement 
4 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Retiring Abroad
The 10 Types Of People You’ll Meet While Traveling
Thomas Wolfe Was Right: You Can’t Go Home Again


IN Magazine

May/June 2011 Cover and Masthead
Tiger Creek Rescue
Kiepersol Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival
East Texas Balloon Festival


International Living

Road Testing Retirement: From Beaches to the Highlands in Mexico
Part-Time Income, Full-Time Adventure in Laos

6 super handy travel tools to pack in your suitcase


PBS Next Avenue

The 10 Types of People You’ll Meet While Traveling
The Magic of Leaving Your Comfort Zones in Retirement
4 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Retiring Abroad
Chucking It All at 50 to Retire Around the World


The Reporter Magazine

Capitol Hill Days 2011


Time Magazine

The Secret to Retiring Richer Than You Actually Are



20 Baby Boomer Travel Bloggers Having More Fun Than Millennials


US News and World Report

How to Plan an International Trip During Retirement

Jon & Sarah

It seemed almost inevitable that we, Jonathan and Sarah, would one day meet: two independent travellers from different corners of the globe, we shared a bond that many travellers experience, a mutual love of adventure and a belief that the planet is a better place when people leave their comfort zones and discover new lands and cultures. So, when our paths finally


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We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience and character.

– Henry David Thoreau

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