Life on the Road

Meet New People as a Travel Nurse

Meet New People as a Travel Nurse

Back in elementary school it was so easy to make new friends: “Hey, we’re on the same playground — let’s hang out!” But by adulthood, it’s often much trickier to meet and make friends, especially in new environments. But don’t fret, it’s easy to meet new people as a Travel Nurse! Here are a few [...]

Ultimate Roadside Attractions for Travel Nurses

Ultimate Roadside Attractions for Travel Nurses

With summer in the wings, that old urge for hitting the road grows stronger. And, while an awesome Travel Nursing job is your final destination, you know enough to appreciate that it’s also about the journey of getting there. Sure everyone goes to Mount Rushmore and Graceland, but you can distinguish yourself by visiting the [...]

Best Gas Station Restaurants in America

Best Gas Station Restaurants in America

OK, so typically a gas station meal is nothing to look forward to, but rather a small price Travel Nurses have to pay for everything else that is awesome about life on the open road. Most gas station meals are kind of akin to what one might call a sad desk lunch — only on [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: Any advice for someone scared to travel alone?

Ask a Travel Nurse: Any advice for someone scared to travel alone?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am looking to take a Travel Nursing assignment in California this spring, and originally planned on doing it with my best friend but that fell through. I would really love to travel but I’m a little scared to do it on my own. I’m a 27-year-old woman, have never [...]

Find Hiking and Biking Trails Near Your Travel Nurse Assignment

Find Hiking and Biking Trails Near Your Travel Nurse Assignment

So you just landed in a wonderful new location and spring is about to be SPRUNG. Whether you’re a serious hiker or biker, or you’re just out for a casual stroll, you want to get outdoors and take advantage of the natural beauty surrounding your latest Travel Nursing location. But as someone who’s unfamiliar with [...]

Happiest States in the U.S.

Happiest States in the U.S.

In addition to being an excellent location to take a Travel Nursing assignment, folks in Alaska led the nation in well-being in 2014. That’s according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. (And we all know Gallup knows its stuff — having conducted an Honesty and Ethics poll, which named nursing the most honest, ethical profession for [...]

By February 23, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
50 States of Fast Food Ranked

50 States of Fast Food Ranked

OK, so we all know that (most) fast food isn’t the healthiest option, but especially when you’re on the road traveling to your next Travel Nursing assignment, it can be a helpful option. And, as you drive through state after state you might notice the signs begin to change … Whataburger gives way to Wendy’s [...]

By February 6, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
State Health Rankings

State Health Rankings

Since 1990, America’s Health Rankings have provided a state-by-state assessment of health in the United States. Recently the annual report for 2014 was released, allowing you to check out health reports by state regarding issues such as smoking, obesity, premature death, immunization, diabetes, and even aspects like poverty and graduation rates. Each state’s info can [...]

By January 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Halloween Costumes Travel Nurses Can Wear to Work

Halloween Costumes Travel Nurses Can Wear to Work

We’re in the home stretch leading up to Halloween. With that comes the usual array of annoying, stereotypical nurse costumes, and other such eyesores — including this year’s ultimate abomination: the sexy Ebola nurse costume. Yuck! If you’re working on the big day, do you have your costume planned? If not, there’s still time to [...]

By October 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Travel Nurse Safety

Travel Nurse Safety

Luckily, headlines earlier this week reporting Travel Nurse Andria C. Terrell missing were followed quickly with updates that she had been found safe and in no need of assistance whatsoever. Terrell is from Georgia and on assignment in Eugene, Oregon. She was traveling to check out Crater Lake when her family reported her missing because [...]