Adventure Zone: A Great Hike at Pilot Mountain State Park!

Welcome to the ADVENTURE ZONE! These posts highlight by favorite destinations, restaurants, and experiences all across the country as a travel histotechnologist. This week in the Adventure Zone we will be highlighting: Pilot Mountain State Park in Pinnacle, NC So, here’s the story of how I accidentally went on an 8 mile hike on New … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Interview Prep!

Interview prep for a travel contract is a little bit different from those permanent positions you’ve interviewed for in the past. In this post we’ll cover what to expect from a facility interview. This includes what to share with the interviewer, questions to ask the facility, and some helpful tips to ensure a successful interview. … Read more

How to Find Excellent Housing as a Travel Tech!

You definitely want to make sure there’s housing in the area you plan to work in BEFORE you accept that contract! Remember, there are two ways to approach the housing situation: You find the housing yourself. This means you get a tax free housing stipend every paycheck! You let the agency find your housing. Unfortunately, … Read more

GSA Rates: Here’s What You Need to Know!

What are GSA rates? The General Services Administration (GSA) is a government agency in the United States that manages government buildings, real estate, and property. Why does this matter to you as a travel tech? Because they also set rates for your lovely tax free stipends! The GSA rate is the maximum about of tax-free … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About a Travel Tech Paycheck!

Let’s talk about that hard earned money of yours! The Travel Tech Paycheck There are lots of new pieces to your paycheck when you become a travel tech, so it would be good to explore the breakdown of each piece of the pie. Keep in mind that many agencies will pay out weekly. We will … Read more