7 Life-Changing Benefits of Being a Digital Nomad

I recently wrote about the downsides of being a digital nomad, so anyone considering this path has a realistic sense of what it entails. Now I want to focus on the amazing benefits that come with this lifestyle. Most digital nomads work online, leveraging technology to make an income without being tied to a specific […]

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5 Surprising Ways Moving Could Save You Tons of Money

If your job isn’t tied to a location, you have the unique opportunity to choose where you want to live. You could pick up and move across the country, or grab your passport and head abroad to join the tribe of globe-trotting digital nomads. While this lifestyle has a lot of obvious benefits — the […]

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How to Manage Your Money as a Location-Independent Digital Nomad

Hey, digital nomads: Do you have a plan for how to manage your money while on the road? When you’re traveling from place to place, it’s easy to forget about financial matters. After all, saving for retirement probably isn’t top of mind when you’re watching the sun set over a Thai beach or hiking up […]

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These 13 Moving Tips Will Make Your Next Move Way Less Painful

We’ve cracked the genetic code, landed humans on the moon, and turned cereal milk into an ice cream flavor — so why is moving still so damn difficult? There’s nothing like struggling with a mattress down a staircase to show you your place in the universe. Although moving can be exciting, first you’ve got to […]

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10 Best Cheap Travel Insurance Plans for the Savvy Traveler

I’ve gone on a lot of trips, but it wasn’t until I spent five months traveling around Southeast Asia that I thought to get travel insurance. Since I was away for a long time (and was a tad worried about dengue fever), I decided to protect myself with a travel insurance plan. As a newbie […]

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How to Become a Digital Nomad and Design Life on Your Terms

For as long as I can remember, I’ve dreamed of visiting far off places. I think it might have come from growing up by the ocean. I’d gaze out over the infinite sea, and like many others before me, wonder what lay on the other side of the horizon. But for years, I worked a […]

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How to Become a Freelance Writer and Work From Anywhere

There are lots of jobs that help you become a digital nomad, but one that’s nearest and dearest to my heart is freelance writing. For years, I wanted to write online, but I had no idea how to become a freelance writer. Fortunately, I found a contract writing gig on Craigslist that ultimately helped me […]

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7 Government Programs That Offer English Teaching Jobs Abroad

When I graduated from college, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do for a job, but I did have one clear goal: I wanted to travel the world. To make this happen, I applied to Spain’s Language and Culture Assistant program. This program hires English speakers to work as assistant teachers in public schools […]

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5 Common Travel Costs That Are Worth Splurging On

For most of my 20s, I was the dictionary definition of a budget traveler. I stayed in bunk beds in 16-person hostel dorm rooms. I packed carry-ons to avoid paying for a checked bag, even on long trips. Instead of eating in restaurants, I wandered the aisles of foreign grocery stores. And I never, ever […]

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