In 2010, Lynne and Tim Martin decided to sell their home, disburse most of their belongings and travel the world for the rest of their lives. Lynne's popular blog, homefreeadventures.com, chronicles their nomadic life, which was the cover article of The Wall Street Journal's "Next" section in October 2012. It was the most commented-upon WSJ article of the month, was featured on the front page of Yahoo.com, and was picked up by the Huffington Post, Fodor's Travel Intelligence, Hacker News, and others. Her work has also appeared in Mark Chimsky's book, 65 Things to Do When You Retire, International Living, the Huffington Post, and others.
Born in Texas and raised in Chicago, Lynne studied journalism in college, and worked in radio and television for a number of years. She founded Maynor and Associates, a public relations firm in Hollywood, specializing in publicity for actors, television and movies. Her firm's efforts resulted in The Man Who Skied Down Everest winning the 1976 Academy Award for best feature documentary. Later, she formed a gourmet cheese company whose products were distributed in upscale markets throughout the U.S., and was co-owner of an equipment-leasing brokerage firm. She is the mother/stepmother of four daughters and grandmother of seven.
Lynne and her husband Tim, a novelist, have lived in Mexico, Argentina, Turkey, France, Italy, Great Britain, Ireland, and Morocco since they became home free. She now has no permanent address and intends to keep it that way until the wheels fall off sometime in the next thirty years."
Follow Lynne's adventures online at:
Home Sweet Anywhere
- How We Sold Our House, Created a New Life, and Saw the World
- By: Lynne Martin
- Narrated by: Lynne Martin
- Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
An enchanting account of how one couple sold everything to fulfill a dream of living abroad - one country at a time....
She makes it sound SO unappealing!
- By Barbara on 05-18-14
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