I need some advise from those who know traveling nursing the best, the travelers themselves....I have a year of RN exp., but have worked as a CNA, then ward clerk and monitor tech for years. Lots of the people who I work with say that I seem like I have been a nurse for 10 years already. I guess I am a fast learner and have always been that way. I really want to travel ( I am young and single...not much to loose) and I also want to decide what part of the USA would be nice to settle down in. So naturally I thought about travel nursing with longer assignments. I know the perks of it...great money, free housing, choosing your location and assignment length...but what are the draw backs. I know not having my friends and being in a familiar place will be a bit upsetting, but I think I can deal with that. If someone would like to respond and give me the "untold side of travel nursing" I would appreciate it.