Who is millynomad?

I’m a lively, energetic person who tries to make the most of every minute of every day. My favourite things include travelling, electronic music, food & wine, dancing, writing, nature, being naked… I thrive on the unique, crazy experiences that come with being a nomad and will rarely shy away from anything or anyone.

When I first decided to go travelling, I never even planned on visiting Argentina, but a chance encounter lead me to a family from Patagonia, in the south of the country, who wanted someone to live with them and help them learn English. I jumped at the opportunity, for I was still far from ready to go home, and so abandoned my flight from Rio de Janeiro (losing 4oo quid in the process) and jumped on a plane to Buenos Aires instead. After spending a month with the family, I returned to Buenos Aires to look for work and managed to find a job with a travel agency, who specialise in travel across Argentina and parts of Brazil. I was promoted to English Content Manager after writing a string of successful travel articles and completed a year at the agency, doing pretty much exactly what I wanted to do. These days I am living in the UK once again, dreaming of my next big adventure…

Message to all those who want to travel: DO IT!! No buts!


15 thoughts on “Who is millynomad?

  1. Well done you! How fabulous to get yourself a job like that in BA. WTG! And I think we’d better visit mexico again to see the monarchs!
    Thanks for visiting our blog and for following. I hope you enjoy the stories of our adventures, both inner and outer.
    Keep on enjoying your adventures!

    • Hi Alison!

      Thanks so much for your kind words, I do so hope this encourages other people to travel; I really couldn’t have hoped for a better (and more unpredictable) outcome! I’ve really enjoyed reading your posts as well, you have some fantastic tales and photos- keep them coming! All the best,


  2. Milly, it was lovely to read this. It made a very interesting read. You have shown me that what I am considering doing is worth it! Would be great if you could send some tips about where to see and go in Argentina,. How easy is it to find good livinv arrangements..etc. thanks, jess

    • Hi Jessi!

      Thanks a lot, I’m so glad I could inspire you! If you’re considering coming to Argentina I can assure you that, although it won’t necessarily be easy, it will be 100% worth all the time, money and effort as it is a truly amazing country. Ping me an email to millyday7@gmail.com and I’ll reply with a list of tips for you 🙂

  3. Good luck with your travels Milly! I hope we’ve managed to inspire eachother with our blogs, although we’ve not yet set off, we have been to many places already 🙂 Mexico / Argentina is not one of them but you’ve inspired me to go already!

    Happy travels…

  4. Dear Millynomad,

    My name is Joyce and I work for ExpatFinder.com.
    ExpatFinder.com is a free one stop website for people preparing to move or working and living overseas. We provide a myriad of services for expatriates and we have over 2,000 articles to help and support the people moving around the world and we are now creating an interview section to help the expats with real life experiences!
    We quite enjoy your blog about living in Argentina, it is very interesting and informative. Would it be possible to interview you to further share some of your tips and feature some of your first hand experience as an Expat and your interview will be published on our Expat Interview section as a guide for our expat readers. The questions are mainly about the day to day lifestyle of an expat. If it would be possible, could you also send some photographs that we can use?
    Of course, if you accept, we can add a link to your blog or some of your website.
    The questions are enclosed, feel free to respond freely. You can return the doc with your answers if you accept this invitation.
    Thanks in advance and do let me know if you prefer other means to conduct this interview and we would be happy to accommodate your terms.

    Best regards,

  5. I came across your delightful blog whilst Googling El Bolson and see an adventurous like-minded soul in your writings. Some people are born travelers, (while others remain tourists (which is maybe a good thing)) and will forever be drawn to the distant horizon.
    I’m always drawn to fellow travelers for the simple reason of a shared affliction that has no cure.
    Safe and joyful travels.
    Bert Brummer South Africa

    • Thank you Bert, it’s nice of you to refer to my blog as ‘delightful’! I too am always drawn to those travellers who delve a little deeper, and don’t simply stick to the tourist trail. I plenty of people like that whilst on the road and have nothing but fond memories of them and our shared experiences Did you visit Bolson in the end? What did you think? I absolutely love it there and wish I could be back… are you on the road at the moment, or are you in South Africa? That’s somewhere I want to live one day!

  6. Hey Milly!

    We really loved your post about Villa Epecuen and would love to hear more about the culture! We are students at UC San Diego and are doing a project on this abandoned town but are having difficulty finding out more about it. Please let us know if you are available to answer some questions about your experience there!

    Thank you so much!
    Marissa, Alex, Claire, and Josh

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