Travel nursing allows for a lot of schedule flexibility. You can choose the amount of down time between assignments that works with your schedule, finances, and goals. The options for what you do with that downtime are virtually endless- but here are a few ideas of things you could do with that time.   You…

There’s a lot to keep track of when you’re traveling from city to city on your adventures as a travel nurse. Sometimes you just need a little reminder of some of the pretrip tasks that will make your life easier during and after your trip- so we’ve put together one such list. Each of these…

Packing Hacks to Get the Most Out of Your Luggage

September 21 / Posted by Christi Hintz

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Space is tight as a travel nurse. After all, you’ll be trying to take everything you need for a few months on a plane or in a car. You’ll want to be selective about what you bring so that you aren’t overwhelmed by the amount of luggage you have to transport. But you can also…

Some Things You Could Do in Salt Lake City, Utah

September 17 / Posted by Christi Hintz

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So you’ve decided to discover the mountain west, and are heading out for Salt Lake City, Utah (or somewhere thereabouts). If you’re unfamiliar with this part of the country, you’re in for a real treat- the scenery is breathtaking and there are many outdoor adventures to be had. Wondering what you can expect in the…

Before you head out to your next travel assignment, consider taking a little extra time to stop and smell the roses. After all, the destination is really just one part of your journey.   There are plenty of wonderful things to discover all over the U.S.. Here are just a few popular road trip stops…

So you’ve decided to make the dive into the world of travel nursing, congratulations! While there are plenty of similarities between travel nursing and staff nursing, there are also plenty of differences between the two. In fact, we covered some of those differences in our article on the subject. So what should you do to…

Are you ready for a change of pace? Do you love your career, but wish that it afforded you more flexibility to travel and discover new places? Are you ready to explore the country while helping hospitals fill nurse shortages?   Becoming a travel nurse is an opportunity for you to continue the fulfilling career…

Travel nurses seem a bit like nomads, spending a short time in a place and then moving on to their next assignment- but there’s also downtime between assignments and many travel nurses have a place- and some stuff- to come back to.   But what are you going to do with the stuff that you…

While your travel nurse housing is technically short term, 13 weeks is still a long time to stare at blank walls. And sometimes, depending on the housing you end up with, you may not be allowed to put holes in the walls. This might feel limiting, but it doesn’t have to- there are lots of…

Whether you’re trying to save money or trying to eat healthier, packing a lunch for work is a great way to achieve your goals. But no matter how well intentioned you are, it can sometimes be difficult to find time in the mornings before work to put something together, if you don’t forget to do…