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10 Variables You Control That Will Make Traveling Infinitely Easier

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10 Variables You Control That Will Make Traveling Infinitely Easier

  With the likes of Airbnb, Couchsurfing, Uber, and Skyscanner, traveling the world is easier than ever. In an instant, you can see the cheapest hotels and flights, and with Google Maps you immediately know exactly how to get to pretty much anywhere. Then there is the rise of remote work and reliable WiFi, which means that you can earn while you travel and stay on the road for extended periods of time. However, travel can still be hard work. Jet lag, exhaustion from carrying all your stuff around, adjusting to new climates and cultures, and sleeping in unfamiliar places...

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Travel Trendsetters: A Light-Hearted Look at Laptop Lifestyles with Giang Cao’s Very Nomad Problems

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Travel Trendsetters: A Light-Hearted Look at Laptop Lifestyles with Giang Cao’s Very Nomad Problems

In the Instagram age, it can seem like digital nomads are living a flawlessly glamorous existence. People in the industry, however, will know that this isn't always the case and no one captures this quite as thoughtfully as Giang Cao. Originally from Vietnam, Giang now lives a location-less existence as an illustrator and graphic designer.Her online comic Very Nomad Problems shines a humorous light on the everyday struggle of choosing this way of life. She releases a new comic every Tuesday, which you can keep up to date with by joining the mailing list on her website or liking the...

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The Science Behind How Travel Boosts Creativity

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The Science Behind How Travel Boosts Creativity

Kerouac's On the Road, Van Gogh's Cafe Terrace at Night, Chopin's Winter Wind: all these incredible pieces of art were inspired by travel. Finding inspiration in a creative field can prove difficult, with many experiencing a form of writer's block in their respective field. Often, the solution is as simple as going somewhere new and having new experiences. In these new surroundings, you may experience a renewed inspiration to get you going again. You may even enter a 'flow state,' in which you completely lose yourself in your work and complete a creative project without even trying.Many travelers experience this...

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The 5 Best Banks for Digital Nomads

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The 5 Best Banks for Digital Nomads

One of the sweetest parts of being a remote worker is spending your hard-earned dollars, Euros, pounds, or pesos across the world. Before you splurge, however, you’ll need to choose a reliable bank which caters to your needs as a nomad. With exorbitant withdrawal and transfer fees, your regular checking account won’t cut it. Digital nomads require quick, seamless banking solutions with the lowest possible fees and a ubiquitous digital presence. If you’re a remote worker on the hunt for the best bank, look no further. We’ve lined up five of the best banks for digital nomads in 2019. HSBC...

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Digital Nomad Entrepreneurs: Are You Really Free?

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Digital Nomad Entrepreneurs: Are You Really Free?

Although 73% of digital nomads choose this lifestyle for the work-life balance, most multi-millionaire business owners believe that you should be working 95 hours a week if you want to succeed. These ideals seem somewhat conflicting. So you quit your office job, where taxes are deducted automatically, health insurance is paid for, and work hours never exceed 40 a week, only to end up having to do everything yourself as a solopreneur. Is the freedom that comes with being a digital nomad entrepreneur nothing more than an illusion?On top of this, digital nomads are having to book flights and hotels,...

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Taking Risks and Embracing Adventure with Olivia Poglianich, Marketing Executive at Outpost.co

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Taking Risks and Embracing Adventure with Olivia Poglianich, Marketing Executive at Outpost.co

New York City born and raised, Olivia Poglianich has always had a strong sense of her own personal values, including admirable ambition and - occasionally to her disadvantage - unwavering honesty. Following graduation, she found herself doing work, which wasn't right for her and knew that the only way out was to take a bold risk and escape her comfort zone.Well, it paid off, and she is now designing her best life as a marketing executive at coworking and coliving space provider, Outpost. I wanted to get an insight into how she maintains such a positive outlook, despite choosing a...

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How To Build Good Fitness Habits As A Nomad

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How To Build Good Fitness Habits As A Nomad

Fitness and traveling aren’t two words you’ll see commonly used alongside each other. If anything, traveling is the perfect excuse to eschew any sort of strenuous exercise, especially if you have different priorities. For digital nomads, however, fitness can play a vital role in establishing some kind of routine. Whether you have ambitions of completing a marathon in an exotic location, or you simply want to stave off weight gain, consider these tips for building sustainable, long-term fitness habits. Set Some Fitness Goals Before you even slip on those fresh new trainers, ask yourself: “What is it that I want...

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Want Remote Work as a Writer? Start Here

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Want Remote Work as a Writer? Start Here

Internet users spend 7.8 hours a day consuming digital content, with millennials browsing the online world for a staggering 9.6 hours. That’s compared to the mere 6.8 hours that an average American spends sleeping. The demand for content is massive, and the need for personalized and thoughtful blog content is ever increasing. Although freelance writing is yet to be classified as a real career in universities or when filling out forms, it can be a lucrative source of income. That’s not to mention the fact that bloggers can work remotely and therefore, enjoy the freedom of location independence.As a freelance...

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