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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…

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…

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…

How to Become a Female Digital Nomad

how to become a female digital nomad

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It’s lethal.” – Paulo Coelho

I became a Female Digital Nomad out of necessity. Necessity to explore and out of fear that 20 years from now I would be filled with regret. And as luck would have it, the planets aligned and I became a location independent worker after years and years of wishing I had the opportunity to travel.

As I’ve said before, I think working remotely is the key to a happy and successful work/life balance and I could scream from the rooftops how much I believe in its mystical *powers*. So let me give you a brief outline how to become a Female Digital Nomad. Because, let me tell you, the hardest part is 100% buying the ticket. Everything else, you figure out as it comes!

Work Flow Goals: The Benefits of Batchworking

As a Female Digital Nomad, I’ve learned a lot on the road: How to live 3 months abroad with only one carry-on suitcase, how to sleep well on a 16 hour flight, and how to get a full day’s worth of work completed in half the time. Yep, I am 100% more productive as a Digital Nomad than I was working in an office thanks to the benefits of batchworking. And it doesn’t all stem from being inspired by new scenery or creative coworking offices, but because I have embraced batchworking as a way of life on the road balancing travel and…

Goodbye Thailand: What I’ll Miss the Most about Chiang Mai

I have little butterflies in my stomach right now as I’m writing this. I can’t decide if it’s from the Grande “Brewed Coffee” from Starbucks, the excitement for my next adventure, or the anxiety of leaving Chiang Mai after living here for 2 months. I’m gonna go with all 3. It’s funny, I had this exact feeling while on the plane to Thailand (well, to China then Thailand) but those butterflies felt differently. They were a mix of oh god what the heck did I just do??? and similar variations of that. And now… I’m sad to be leaving! That trepidation…

Why More Companies Are Embracing the Digital Nomad Work Culture

Attracting better talent has never been more lucrative for businesses and why the Digital Nomad work culture has never been more within reach. We’ve never been more accessible than we are now. Coworkers, clients, employees, and potential business relationships have never had more access to each other, thanks to incredible advances in technology. Technology grants us the ability to be in constant communication, and with that, many companies and employees are inquiring if an employee must spend 40+ hours a week in the office in order to be successful. Those seeking the Digital Nomad lifestyle aim to challenge those antiquated requirements…

Top Digital Nomad Concerns and Fears – and How to Handle Them

Congratulations! You’ve decided you’re ready begin a Digital Nomad lifestyle and are about to embark on your first long-term trip. It’s daunting, I know. Especially if you’re not self-employed and work for a company in a 9-5 setting. Not knowing what to expect or potential situations that could arise are major stressors and Digital Nomad concerns. Questions that kept me up at night before my first trek included “How will I make calls and be in touch with my co-workers and clients overseas?” and “What if my boss resents me for being an inconvenience?” These doubts and questions are totally normal, although many…