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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 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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6 Crucial Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting A Location Independent Business

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6 Crucial Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting A Location Independent Business

Jumping into a location-independent career and lifestyle isn't as simple as packing your bags, selling your possessions and hitting the road. Before you start your remote business, you need a clear roadmap of the business you plan to build and how you're going to build it. You'll need to ask yourself tough questions around how you plan on sustaining yourself. In this article, we'll be discussing six points to consider when putting together a location-independent business plan. 1. What kind of business do you want to start? Before you even consider ditching your 9-5 for the dream of remote work,...

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Revolutionizing The Idea Of Work-Life Balance with Remote Year

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Revolutionizing The Idea Of Work-Life Balance with Remote Year

One of the companies currently creating the most buzz in digital nomad communities is Remote Year, a program that allows participants to travel the world while keeping their jobs. With four, six, and twelve-month programs all across the globe, Remote Year is revolutionizing the idea of work-life balance. We sat down with Luke Woolley, a program placement consultant at Remote Year, to pick his brain about how the program works, who it’s for, and some expert packing tips for digital nomads. What Exactly is Remote Year? With a company evolving as quickly and as dynamically as Remote Year, it’s genuinely...

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