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Free Ways to Live Abroad – Yes, Really!

Free Ways to Live Abroad For you, living abroad is the dream, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this. I understand this need for adventure and travel because I have it too, which it why I put everything in storage and traveled roughly 8,000 miles away to Chiang Mai, Thailand on my journey to becoming a Digital Nomad. Of course, the Digital Nomad lifestyle isn’t for everyone. Maybe you’re looking for a more temporary option, or you want a lifestyle that allows you to immerse yourself in a culture for longer periods of time. Regardless of your wishlist, if there’s a will, there’s…

Which Charleston Neighborhood is Right for You?

So you’re thinking about moving to Charleston, South Carolina huh? With Charleston being one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, you definitely want to choose a neighborhood that fits with your lifestyle and expectations. Charleston Neighborhoods West Ashley West Ashley is a great location west of Downtown on the Intracoastal Waterway. The Avondale area is a hotspot of several bars and businesses ranging from yoga studios to a wine and cheese shop. Expect a mix of residents from families, young professionals, blue collar workers, retirees etc. Cons: traffic. With affordable-ish rent, comes traffic. Folly Beach “Hey brah, do you love surfing and…

A Beginner’s Guide to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

There are about a million and one blogs out there about the Blue Lagoon. I don’t pretend that I am an expert, but I recently visited this natural world wonder and I have a few tips to share with first-time visitors. A Beginner’s Guide to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland If you’re headed to Iceland soon, the first thing you need to do is book your ticket to the Blue Lagoon. The second, is adding these other activities to your trip. Let’s dive in, shall we? (Shameless Pun) Bring Flip Flops to the Blue Lagoon Most items on this list are…

What’s On My Packing List for Iceland

Don’t know what to pack for Iceland? After traveling there, these are the items I’m glad I brought and the ones I wish I brought! So what’s in my luggage and what should be in yours if you ever visit the Land of Fire and Ice? Keep readin’ Waterproof iPhone Case I ordered this universal waterproof case because I know that I will be visiting the Blue Lagoon and hopefully a few glaciers and waterfalls such as the Gullfoss Waterfall. Knowing that I wanted to use my phone to take photos and document my adventures, I knew I needed something…

So You Wanna Digital Nomad in Charleston?

I have had the privilege of being a permanent resident of Charleston, South Carolina for almost 3 years now. And let me tell you, I am in love with this city. And it’s easy to see why Charleston is an exciting city to be a Digital Nomad. From the endless cafes, to being a hub for Young Professionals in the Southeast, Charleston is an ideal destination to spend a few weeks or months in while working on your entrepreneurial projects. Digital Nomad in Charleston Although I am a resident, I’ve met several nomads who call this city “home” for a…

Best Day Trip Activities in Asheville, North Carolina

Living in the Eastern United States, I have always heard incredible things about the town of Asheville, North Carolina. With the mountains, the craft beer, and the weirdness all combined, I knew it was a destination I needed to visit. So when I hopped off the plane from London and switched my phone off ‘airplane mode,’ one of my girlfriends had sent me a text asking if I wanted to go to Asheville the next day. I was so exhausted from traveling, but it was January 3rd, and you know what my New Year’s Resolution is? JUST SAY YES. Just…

Why I Feel Safe Renting on Airbnb as a Single Female

I have been Airbnb-ing my apartment for approximately 10 months and each and every time it comes up in passing someone always asks me: “Do you ever not feel safe? Like someone is going to steal your things or ruin your apartment?” Perhaps not surprisingly, most of the people who ask me if I feel safe are my girl friends. I’ve had almost 100 Airbnb experiences while renting my apartment – from being in the space with my guests, to leaving the apartment completely to them during their stay. And guess what? I always feel safe renting on Airbnb. Here’s why: Verified Identities You Can Trust Since…

The One Time of Year to Avoid Visiting London

London is a beautiful city enriched with history, culture, and breathtaking culture. It’s also a city that is pleasant to visit all year round. Except for one time of the year… Christmas. When I traveled across the pond to London, I was expecting any other holiday filled with making new friends, bustling bars and pubs, and tasting food at a variety of restaurants. Little did I know that Christmas would be the most inopportune time to fulfill those expectations. And now I want to let other travelers know when to avoid visiting London – if they’re expecting many places to…

Why the London Tube is Perfect for Beginner Travelers

I’ve experienced my fair share of public transportation in my home country of the United States. New York City, Washington D.C. and many other cities have great public transportation, but I’ve never been to happier to experience the London Tube. I’d say navigation comes naturally to me, so when I was briefly living in New York City, I couldn’t quite understand how tourists and locals alike couldn’t quite get a hang of the subway. For any first-time traveler who’s nervous about getting around the city, I highly recommend making London your first introduction into public transportation. Location, Location, Location While choosing…