We Are So Thankful!

The GypsyNesters in the media!
Every once in a while, we are hit over the head by a ton of bricks. While this would normally be cause for concern, this particular brickload is one of gratitude.

We have been blessed with amazing accolades from amazing folks! We have done really fun interviews and have been included in some pretty prestigious publications. We are truly honored.

Pretty cool to be featured in one of America’s greatest newspapers, The Chicago Tribune! Okay, so we’re not sure who the people are in the photos—but we’re uber-excited to be in the text.

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The GypsyNesters in the Chicago Tribune

Click image to enlargeThe GypsyNesters in the Chicago Tribune!

We’ve teamed up Humana with tips on kicking YOUR Generation Encore into high, healthy gear with full page advertorial appearing in the August/September 2016 issues Real Simple, Cooking Light, Southern Living, Sunset, Coastal Living, Golf, and Money magazines!

What an honor it is to share our story and tips in top magazines:

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How to stay healthy as you age!

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How to stay healthy as you age!

So proud to be honored by TripAdvisor!

“Who says millennials do it better? When it comes to travel, age is but a number. As you think about retirement and all that free time you’ll have, consider taking a different approach.

TripAdvisor rounded up 20 baby boomer travel bloggers as inspiration to get out there and travel”… SEE ‘EM ALL >>

We joined Nashville’s WSMV Channel 4 More at Midday gang!

We had so much fun with the great crew at FOX2 News in the Morning St. Louis

It was an honor to appear on the Charlie Brennan Show at CBS’s KMOX!

Still pinching ourselves! Listen Now

Going Gypsy debuts as a #1 New Release on Amazon!

Going Gypsy debuts at #1 New Release on Amazon!

US News and World Report asked us what simple living means to us and why we live the way we do.

“Traveling throughout retirement may not be everyone’s idea of simple living, but David and Veronica say ditching the house was one of the best moves they ever made. ‘We are in a state of nearly constantly pinching ourselves… CONTINUE READING >>

Thank you Nashville for Making Going Gypsy Your #1 Bestseller!

Going Gypsy is the #1 Bestseller in Nashville!

From Empty Nest to No Nest in AARP’s Life Reimagined

Veronica and David James were living on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands when the last of their three kids flew off to college. Some of us might have opted to stay in that tropical paradise, but the Jameses knew they needed a change… SEE THE FULL STORY

We had a blast with Kim Bailey of News Talk Florida – talkin’ our craziest food experiences!.. CLICK TO LISTEN!

We ended up on Australian TV and all we had to do was jump out of an airplane!

Veronica was introduced to the Australian public by way of the amount of saliva she didn’t have in her mouth. Classic Veronica!
Thanks WIN News!

We appeared on WJOL with the wild and crazy Flash Girls!

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GypsyNesters on TV!

Watch your GypsyNesters on Right This Minute!

We had a great time with those crazy kids on TV’s Right This Minute when we had a video go viral.

Click to see the segment!

So proud to be honored by TripAdvisor!

“Who says millennials do it better? When it comes to travel, age is but a number. As you think about retirement and all that free time you’ll have, consider taking a different approach.

TripAdvisor rounded up 20 baby boomer travel bloggers as inspiration to get out there and travel”… SEE ‘EM ALL >>

Deseret News intrigued us with some interesting Boomer stats and asked us to weigh in with our thoughts and experience!.. SEE THE FULL STORY

Going Gypsy on PBS's Next Avenue PBS’s Next Avenue recommended Going Gypsy!
4 Couples Who Went to the Extreme to Save Their Marriage
We appeared on the Roadtreking Podcast – lots of laughs! Listen here Going Gypsy in the Poughkeepsie Journal Going Gypsyprofile in the Poughkeepsie Journal
The GypsyNesters in Yahoo! Travel We were asked about our favorite roadtrips for Yahoo!
These two are fabulous! Listen to us banter with RV Family Travel Atlas!
Hear us yammerin’ on Generation Bold on Biz Talk Radio! Click to listen GypsyNester on Herald-Times The Herald-Times profiled us!

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So excited that we’ve been profiled by
Abby Tegnelia in an article called World Travel With David And Veronica James, The ‘Gypsy Nesters’! Pretty nifty, eh?

Big fun! A quick clip that AARP’s Life Reimagined produced about us! It’s 30 secs of GypsyNester action-packed goodness!


ABC Radio did a three-part series with us – discussing everything from Going Gypsy to travel to life after kids!

Listen: Part One
Part TwoPart Three

USA Today asked us and some pretty weighty folks to weigh in on how we find ways to travel with purpose to enrich our experiences …  See the full article >>

Had a great time at the RV + Travel Summit!

Check us out talking about a BIG lesson learned in U.S. News & World Report!

When your kids leave home, you may worry about how they’re going to handle their money. But don’t forget to worry about yourself, too… SEE FULL ARTICLE >>

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An article about us landed on the front page of Huffington Post.
Click here to see the full write up.

Feature story on the Home page of AOL:AOL Homepage

The uber-talented Sundance veteran Anne Flournoy of The Louise Log fame produced this hysterical 50-second short on her experience of reading Going Gypsy!

Psyched about this article in Medium!

“After packing their youngest off to college, the Gypsy Nesters hit the road and never looked back. ‘We’re going down in a ball of flames!’ says”… READ THE FEATURE HERE

Going Gypsy on Johnny Jet Our interview with the wonderful
Johnny Jet
Pink Pangea asked Veronica about what makes her tick!
Gypsynesters on USA Today USA Today featured our travel customer service thoughts Starts at 60 ran a story about our travels in Tanzania
http://whnt.com/2015/08/13/customer-sues-lamberts-restaurant-after-claiming-injury-from-throwed-roll/ See our footage of a crazy eatery on WHNT The St. Louis Post-Dispatch chose Going Gypsy as a Best Bet
GypsyNesters on Grandparents.com! Grandparents.com profiled us – and other folks who think outside of the retirement box! Alana Newton had us on her show on Bold Radio!

A big thank you to Peggy McGranahan from Shaped by the Waves for this wonderful review of Going Gypsy:One Couple’s Adventure from Empty Nest to No Nest at All.

Have you ever had something really good happen to you out of the blue?

That’s how we felt when PBS’s Next Avenue contacted us saying that they were featuring us as a Sites We Love.

Shut up! we thought. This seriously can’t be happening. We freaking LOVE Next Avenue… CLICK TO SEE WHY WE ARE SO HONORED >>

The GypsyNesters on Experience 50 We appeared on the Experience 50 Podcast! So much fun! The GypsyNesters on Trip Advisor! Trip Advisor wondered where we’d send YOU on your honeymoon!
Pink Pangea interviewed Veronica about her writing process GypsyNesters on Travel Pulse Travel Pulse asked the BIG questions about Going Gypsy!
The GypsyNesters on Local Aventura LocalAdventura profiled us as their Adventures of the Week! GypsyNesters on Nomad Lifestyle! Nomad Lifestyle reviewed the audiobook of Going Gypsy!
The GypsyNesters on The Midlife Guru The Midlife Guru reviewed Going Gypsy! The GypsyNesters on Tour Matters Tour Matters choose us as a Blog For Any Traveler!
The GypsyNesters on Stride Travel Stride Travel chose us as their favorite Boomer Travel Blog The Displaced Nation Going Gypsy is on the list of best expact nonfiction by Displaced Nation
The GypsyNesters on Go Euro Go Euro asked us to reveal our secrets of Sicily Happy to be picked as a winner!

Midlife at the Oasisfeatured Going Gypsy! Sneak peek!
Hilarious excerpt from Going Gypsy on Boomer Cafe!
Boomeresque gave Going Gypsy a nice nod! We discussed our RV lifestyle on the Downsize with Style podcast
GypsyNesters won gold in the Top Travel Blogs! We took home the Gold in this year’s Top 100 Travel Blogs dc39 DiscoverCorps named us a travel site to watch in 2016
Proud to be featured in Adventuress-Travel-Magazine Grandma’s Briefs reviewed Going Gypsy

Veronica appears on The Superb Woman!

It was an honor to speak at the Happiness After Loss Summit. Listen Karen at Enjoy Living Abroad wrote an elegent article about us! Check it out!
GypsyNesters on Cookistry.com Cookistry.com reviewed Going Gypsy! The nervy Patty Chang Anker interviewed Veronica!
Veronica spilled her guts to Good Enough Mother! The Review Broads are a HOOT! Check out their Going Gypsy review!
Going Gypsy on Examiner.com Examiner.com Going Gypsy on My Itchy Travel Feet My Itchy Travel Feet
Going Gypsy on Time of Your Life Now Time of Your Life GypsyNesters on My Lifestyle Career My Lifestyle Career

Our first UK interview! Watch Ceri Wheeldon of Fab After 50 ask us those burning questions you’ve always wanted to know:

jen Hear us discussing Going Gypsy on JenningsWire! The folks at food travelist also put in their two cents!
Thanks to the folks at Go Nomad for the review! Very funny Going Gypsy review from Boomeresque!
Sneak peek!
Excerpt where David finds himself in a sticky situation!
A fun video interview where we answer all of your burning Going Gypsy questions!
Going Gypsy on Momentum Nation MOMentum Nation Going Gypsy on Aging Abundantly Aging Abundantly
Going Gypsy on Travels with Tam Travels with Tam Going Gypsy on A Satisifying Retirement Satisfying Retirement

Sea Views Magazine asked us, “How Will Baby Boomers Travel in 2015?”You should check it out, we sound incredibly smart! 😉

How McCool are we? Charles McCool (we’re pretty sure that’s his real name!)
asked us questions and we spilled secrets!
Read it here.

We were honored with a Top Travel Blogger of 2014 nod by Wanderu!




Main St. asked us to weigh in on
Totally Unexpected – and Affordable – Places You Will Want to See in 2015
Check out where to go!


The GypsyNesters learn to tango in Buenos Aires!

Stephanie Mayo over at The World as I See it interviewed us about our favorite places, memorable moments, weird regional food disasters and how travel has changed us.

Oh – and it’s the first time we’ve discussed the process of writing our upcoming book, Going Gypsy: One Couple’s Adventure from Empty Nest to No Nest at All.

See the full interview here

We LOVE our book bloggers! Thoughts in ProgressBook BitchInsatiable ReadersA Bookworm’s WorldMrs. Mommy’s BooknerdBooking Mama

GypsyNesters on Amtrak! Remember our American Founding Cities Live-Blog? Amtrak reported on it too! GypsyNesters on Complete Senior! Complete Senior profiled us in their magazine just yesterday – we are so honored!

Read it here.

GypsyNesters on Radio Roaming!
Want a good belly laugh? Listen in while we’re interviewed by Australian funny man Steve Collins of Radio Roaming!

GypsyNesters on Grandparents.com!
We were asked by Grandparents.com to weigh in on our favorite overrated tourist attraction!
We were also interviewed for Travel Writing 2.0! Read our discussion about writing, travel and the things we’ve learned along the way!
GypsyNesters on Serious Eats! Proud to have some of our Newfoundland eatin’ photos published on Serious Eats! GypsyNesters on Traveling Dan!
Yeah, we admit to being greedy travelers! Listen in while we’re interviewed by the Dan himself!

We love it when folks can relate to us – even when they are taking a much different path than we are! See out what Marcia has to say at Boomer Retirement Briefs!


Check it out! We were named a Top 100 Travel Tweeter of 2014!
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In case you missed us live – here’s the podcast for our New Rules for Empty Nests interview with the warm and wonderful Sandy Fowler!


WOW! We were named #1 (!) on Indietravel’s Top 10 Travel Couples! Honored to be among this incredible talent!
See the full list here.

Viator Travel Awards

And if that wasn’t enough, the embarrassment of riches continue – we were chosen as one of the Top 25 Travel Blogs of the Year!

See all of the honorees here

We sat down with the fabulous Chloe Jeffreys and discussed helicopter mom recovery, staying connected with our adult kids, reinventing middle-age, and the importance of reinvesting in your marriage after your nest empties.

We had such a great time “glamping” up the California Coast with Toyota!

But imagine our surprise when we
found ourselves featured on their website!

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We’re excited that CheapOair spotlighted (spotlit?) us on their site! Check it out – click here!

The uber divine Miss Malini invited us to be a part of “How to become a World Famous Travel Blogger!” and how could we say no?

Even if we had to wake up at 3 AM to make primetime in India!

We are so honored to be a part of the brand spankin’ new !

Here are the dynamic women of WHOA!, Darryle and Lynn, interviewing Veronica about life after kids, becoming brave, and why she became a GypsyNester.

A nice little write up on Yahoo!

Becca at Aging Insider calls us “5 Alarm Boomer Bloggers” and in this episode of her fabulous show, she says: “Richard Branson says, ‘Screw it, lets do it!’ and this is a couple who is embracing that motto.  The kids left for college and this rockstar couple left for the world…”
Best Day

A fun little publicity bump we did for BestDay.com while in Cancun, Mexico!

Go Erie

Ace reporter Pam Parker (is that a GREAT journo name or what?) of the Erie Times-News was kind enough to mention us in her hard-hitting write-up on the UFO house in Tennessee! See it here.

Quincy Herald-Whig

Our story about the “Nut Roll Nazi of Quincy, Illinois” was sniffed out by The Quincy Herald-Whig – and boy did they run with it! We were so pleased to be able to call even more attention to this fabulous old-fashioned bakery!


Thanks to KPAM Radio in Portland and the fabulous host Rod McLaughlin for giving us the opportunity to talk about one of our favorite things – food!

Click to listen!

We joined Jill and Claudia over at Empty Nester Radio.

Listen in as we answer their great questions and have a few laughs.

Thanks Nomadic Matt!

When Matt asked us, along with two other couples, if we could provide tips on how we travel full time without killing each other – we had to say yes!

Click here for the interview

12 most enjoyable blogs

We are so grateful that 12most chose us as one of the Most Enjoyable Blogs for women.

50 Connect

50 Connect is one of Britain’s hottest sites! Known as “The Social Networking Site for Grown Ups.”
Click here for the whole interview.

Divergent Travelers

Those wacky kids over at Divergent Travelers asked us some fun and insightful questions when they interviewed us.

Check it out and learn some stuff about us that we’d never told you on our own!

We won!

Wow! We won the prestigious People’s Choice Senior Living Award as the Best Boomer Resource!

The competition was stiff – there were quite a few amazing sites that we were honored to be among – and the judges must have had quite a task making a choice.

Travel Pod

We were chosen as a TravelPod Top Site

TravelPod is considered the web’s original travel blog.

Check out what they wrote about us!

Donna Hull of My Itchy Feet Travel

Donna Hull of My Itchy Feet Travel included us at #1 in her post “Boomer Travel Blogs Are Booming.”

Donna Hull is a freelance writer specializing in travel and human interest content for print publications and the web. At My Itchy Travel Feet, she writes about active travel for baby boomers. And, she should know because she is one.

Check out her kind words about us here.

Fab After 50

Our first international interview was with the London-based Fab Over Fifty.

Founded by Ceri Wheeldon, Fab Over Fifty strives to redefine how women over fifty see themselves – and how they are viewed by others.
And, yes, she is fabulous!

You can read the full interview here.

Baby Boomers Traveling

Doris Gallen of Baby Boomers Traveling interviewed us for her wonderful website!

Doris helps people let go of their fears of the unknown so they can travel and discover the exciting life they’ve always wanted by going abroad to travel, live, give, and learn.

Read about us here – she really made us look good!

Dorothy Sandler over at Aging Abundantly did a cute little write-up on us! Thanks Dorothy!

Cindy Holman has a fun blog that she mentioned us on! Gotta love Cindy!

David & Veronica, GypsyNester.com

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