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Digital Nomads are SO Tired of Hearing This Question

Our lifestyle is pretty unconventional and as a result we get some strange and sometimes funny reactions from people we meet along the way. For most people, job and travel are completely separate. They work at a full time job to save up money, then they go on a vacation or a longer term travel adventure and focus on having …

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Taking the Leap: My Life as a Digital Nomad

I was definitely one of those people. When I graduated from high school I told myself that I was going to start traveling. Every year since then, even through college, I told myself the same thing, but there was always an excuse about why I couldn’t. I always knew that I wasn’t going to live a traditional life; I just …

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How I Built a Successful Freelance Writing Business So I Could Work from Anywhere and Travel the World

I’m a freelance digital nomad travel writer and I love my job and my lifestyle. You’ll typically find me hunched over my laptop in hammocks, hostel kitchens and coffee shops from Buenos Aires to Bangkok to New Orleans – furiously typing stories about all of the amazing things I have experienced around the world. I have the freedom to work …

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Working on the Beach as a Digital Nomad is Not as Good as it Sounds

It’s the biggest cliché of the digital nomad lifestyle – the image of a laptop on a towel or sun-lounger on a beautiful tropical beach somewhere. These glossy images, which look almost like they come from holiday brochures, are plastered all over digital nomad lifestyle blogs. They glamorise the lifestyle and they make it seem like the digital nomad lifestyle …

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Why Every Freelance Writer Should Have a Blog

In my opinion, one of the best things that you can do for yourself if you are an aspiring freelance writer is to start your own blog. It doesn’t matter what you write about or whether you are based in one place or location independent, the bottom line is that having a blog will give you many advantages in the …

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How We Created Our Own Luck

“Wow, you guys are so lucky to be able to travel the world.” We’ve heard a lot of people say this to us and while they are absolutely right that our lifestyle is amazing and we get to experience some truly wonderful things, it’s not luck which has brought us to where we are now. Although we are very fortunate …

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How We Save Money by Traveling

When we talk to our friends about our digital nomad lifestyle, they will often joke that we must have won the lottery to be able to afford our life of constant travel. It always shocks them to find out that we spend less money traveling now than we ever did when we were living in one place. How could it …

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What is a Digital Nomad?

Today my “office” is located in the UNESCO World Heritage city of Melaka, Malaysia. A few days from now, it will be in Singapore. Later in the week, it will be on the island of Borneo. I am a digital nomad and I never get tired of the view from my desk because it is always changing. You might have …

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How to Become a Digital Nomad

So you want to become a digital nomad? The perks of the being a digital nomad are obvious; creating an income online allows you to pretty much live and travel to anywhere you want in the world. You will be able to set your own schedule and make your own rules. You can follow your dream of traveling to far …

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A Year In Our Lives as Digital Nomads

Just over a year ago we headed to Portugal for our Digital Nomad Experiment, to see if we could balance a true digital nomad lifestyle of traveling while working online. We learned a lot during those three weeks in the Algarve and one year later we are still constantly traveling the world on the income that I make as a …

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Which Countries Offer Working Holiday Visas?

Do you want to explore another country for a longer period of time and have a deeper experience than a packaged two week holiday? Why not spend up to a year living and working abroad with working holiday visas? Working holiday visas generally allow a traveler to be employed in the country during their visit as a way of supplementing …

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Is Long Term Travel For You?

Do you read travel blogs every day and dream of the long term travel lifestyle? Would you give everything to pack up your backpack and set out to travel the world for six months, a year, two years or even longer? Traveling long term is an amazing adventure and it will bring you many unforgettable experiences. However, there are also …

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