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Why Australia Is a Great Country to Start Your Digital Nomad Adventure

The following is a guest post from Victoria Lawes at bizzmarkblog.com If you are interested in contributing, contact me! Wouldn’t it be great not to be bound by conventions of place? To just be able to pack your bags and travel wherever you wish, all the while supporting yourself with a steady job? Australia is at the forefront when it comes to this trend. Let’s see what it is that makes it the ideal playground for digital nomads. A Country of Freelancers While it’s sometimes cool to be a pioneer, a lot of the times it’s easier when you already have a strong…

11 Misconceptions About Digital Nomads

I wrote this post out of frustration because I feel like the Digital Nomad community is misunderstood. The majority of doubters and nay-sayers automatically assume this community is just full of bloggers who depict themselves living a fantasy lifestyle in order to sell their next e-book. Every now and then 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. While in reality, it’s much more complex than sitting on the beach drinking cocktails during a conference call. There are many misconceptions about Digital Nomads, but for now,…

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…

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…

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…