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Sofia, Bulgaria – Let’s Just Chill Out Here

In our digital nomad lifestyle, Lee and I are travelling 365 days of the year. It’s a wonderful life of adventure, but it’s very different than the pace a two week holiday. Although we do spend our spare time visiting attractions and going on tours, we often find ourselves in a laid back mode where we simply relax and enjoy …

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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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2012 – A Year of Travel in Photos

2012 is coming to an end and it’s time to look back on all of the experiences that we have had in the last 12 months. This has been our first full calendar year as digital nomads and during this year we have visited 8 very different countries. We started off the year amid 10 foot snow drifts and freezing …

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Our Tips for Dealing with Unreliable WiFi

bangkok wifi

As digital nomad travellers, if there is one thing that is on the top of our list when it comes to accommodation, it’s WiFi. We need to be online to get our work done, keep in touch with clients and keep Global Goose running. Having a room without a connection puts a huge cramp in our style. Unfortunately, as we …

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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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Ramadan from the Perspective of a Hungry Traveler

I’ve been traveling during Ramadan in Malaysia. This Holy Month is when Muslims show their devotion by fasting from sunrise to sunset, then eating a huge feast in the evening with their family once the sun goes down. The fast is meant to be a time of quiet contemplation of faith. After a couple of weeks of traveling during Ramadan …

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Dear Hotels, Start Taking WiFi Seriously

How to get work done, no matter where you are

“The world has changed,” I tell Kelly, “More people check if a hotel has free Wifi now than if it serves breakfast. “ Of course I have no stats to back this up; it’s more of a feeling. A little over a year ago I was working on the reception at a busy hotel so I know what people ask …

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