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How I Cut My Work Hours in Half While Traveling the World

In less than one year, I’ve gone from working about 50 hours a week in a traditional office marketing job to traveling around the globe working from incredibly creative coworking spaces. I always meet like-minded professionals and have cut my work hours in half – here’s how I did it. How I Cut My Work Week in Half  While Traveling the World When I was living in Charleston, South Carolina and working full-time at a Digital Marketing agency, I was putting in the standard 8 hour day, 40 hour work week plus as a Social Media Manager you’re expected to…

5 Affordable Countries to Live in as a Digital Nomad

The following is a guest post from Hannah Parker at Trekbible.com. If you are interested in contributing, contact me! 5 Affordable Countries to Live in as a Digital Nomad When you are traveling the world as a digital nomad, you want the opportunity to explore the incredible countries you’re visiting. But if the cost of living in a country is astonishingly high, you won’t have any money left over to actually travel. Which is kind of the point of being a digital nomad, right? Luckily, there are tons of low-cost countries that you can live in and travel through. Here are 5 affordable countries to…

Fear of Forever: Embracing Commitment Issues as a Digital Nomad

Uhh, are all Digital Nomads Commitment-Phobes like me? Do the words “longterm relationship,” “longterm employer,” or longterm anything scare the shit out of you? Because it does for me. I cringe at the thought of any aspect of my life becoming stagnant or monotonous. But I’ve decided to start embracing commitment issues because I don’t think it’s really an “issue” anyway. I view fear of commitment as the desire to experience everything I possibly can. Screw It, I’m Gonna Own My Fear of Forever After 26 years of being unable to commit to basically anything except being a Bossbitch™ I’ve decided to…

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…