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11 Things I Want to Tell Non-Digital Nomads

Every now and then I feel like I’m playing defense explaining myself to others about what it means to be a remote worker and battling misconceptions of being a Digital Nomad. I feel like it’s a misunderstood life full of bloggers who depict it as a fantasy lifestyle in order to sell their next e-book. While in reality, it’s much more complex than sitting on the beach drinking cocktails during a conference call. There are many things I want to tell non-digital nomads, but for now, I’ll just stick to 11. 1. I Am Not on Longterm Vacation, I Am Working…

Digital Nomad Tips: How to Create a Life on the Road

The following is a guest post from Sue C. Smith at EssayCrest.com. If you are interested in contributing, contact me! There are some people who say that it’s a nice way to make a living. Yeah, sure, you may have to pull in extra efforts, but at least, it’s going to pay off in the end. But there are also some who says otherwise. “Will it really pay off in the end?” , they say. “What if I work all my life, not being able to have a taste of what life is really like?” This is one of the most…

Increase Email Efficiency by Enforcing This One Rule

Do you ever get to the end of your work day feeling exhausted and accomplished only to glance at your to-do list and see you’ve only checked off a few tasks? This is me to a T. I knew I was hustlin’ all day, but I had nothing to show for it. Where was all my time being spent? Emailing is the Biggest Time Suck in the Modern World I realized I was spending sooooo much excess time going back and forth with clients instead of focusing my attention to my actual assignments. I would partially complete the assignment, whether…

12 Fears Every Digital Nomad Has in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai, and all of Thailand for that matter, is an excellent country to dip your toes in the Digital Nomad scene or save money while growing your business if you’re a seasoned veteran of the remote lifestyle. Flying across the world where you don’t speak the language will be the least of your struggles because these fears every Digital Nomad has in Chiang Mai are so much scarier. The struggle is real y’all, but experiencing Thailand is so worth it. Getting Ran Over by a Motorbike Traffic laws in Thailand are laughable at best. Motorbikes dominate and pedestrians and…

How to Get a Thai Tourist Visa as a U.S. Citizen

True story: I almost didn’t have my visa in time for my departure flight to Thailand. Thai visas are one of the more complicated to obtain and there are many rules and regulations, which is why I want to tell you all how to get a Thai Tourist Visa. It’s important that you alott yourself enough time before traveling to Thailand to ensure you receive your passport and visa back from the consulate in time for your trip. This is how to get a Thai Tourist Visa if you’re a United States citizen. Note: You must have at least 1 blank page…

Work Abroad with These 7 Remote Jobs

Working and living abroad is a dream for many wanderlusters, especially for the millenial generation. I’m a great example of someone who took their own job abroad and am now a Digital Nomad traveling through Southeast Asia with my laptop, passport, and love of exploring new corners of the world. If you’re ready to earn a living while living internationally, work abroad with these remote jobs! TEFL/ESL Teaching English as a Foreign Language or English as a Second Language is a popular option for travelers in their 20’s and 30’s who want to see the world, experience new cultures and enrich…

The Most Important Lessons of Being a Female Digital Nomad

The Most Important Things I’ve Learned Being a Female Digital Nomad There are many things I’ve learned about my myself and the world around me during my first few months of being a Female Digital Nomad. In my opinion, these experiences are priceless and have taught me more than any job, parent, friend, or classroom, ever could. Most lessons come with experience, and as I travel to more places, I’ll be able to pick up more along knowledge the way. But there are a few core truths I’ve learned so far. And in my opinion, these are the most important things I’ve…

How to Survive a Long Haul Flight

This is assuming you (like most of us) cannot afford to treat yo’self to a first class ticket on a long haul flight. For the rest of us, there’s a few tricks you can use to survive a long haul flight. First thing’s first, if you booked an international flight on AirAsia, do not pass go, do not collect $200, rebook your flight right now if possible. One day I will write a blog about how saving money is not worth flying AirAsia, but until then, just trust me. Hydrate Learn from me when I tell you not to be tempted…

Why I Chose Chiang Mai as My First Digital Nomad Trip

Chiang Mai, Thailand is easily one of the most popular cities in the world for Digital Nomads to call home, or at least spend a few months in. For some, Chiang Mai is the total package. It certainly is a unique town, busting at the seems with culture and a thriving nomad scene. So what makes Chiang Mai for Digital Nomads and remote workers the best? Check it out! Excellent Wifi https://www.instagram.com/p/BK-bhLEgDbq/?taken-by=hashtagtourist Chiang Mai is a cafe capitol of the world, that’s for sure. I lived in the trendy Nimman area of town near Doi Suthep and there was no…

Guest Post: 10 Tips for Efficiently Working From Home

This is a guest post by my friend Chloe over at Messy Room, which is a fabulous ‘lil Lifestyle Blog if I do say so myself. For the Digital Nomads and Remote Workers, here are some fabulous tips for working from home. Enjoy! 10 Tips for Efficiently Working From Home Working from home comes with a lot of distractions. When you’re sitting at home all day, you constantly see chores that need to be done. Sometimes neighbors, maintenance people, and other disturbances stop by. There’s a bed. A couch, probably. Maybe even a TV in front of that couch. Netflix. How…