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Five Crowdfunded Travel Accessories That Deserve Your Attention

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Five Crowdfunded Travel Accessories That Deserve Your Attention

Crowdfunding has fast become the go-to solution for creators and inventors looking to raise capital to get their projects off the ground quickly. End consumers owe a lot to crowdfunding – it’s thanks to sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo that we now enjoy some iconic tech and travel products. Some might say that crowdfunding’s weakness is the risk that it carries; that products are not fully developed before being taken to market. Experimental is how some would describe it, but we’re firmly convinced that crowdfunding, when done correctly, provides the best means of communicating directly with your customers and implementing...

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Travel Expense Trackers That Track Your Spending Across Multiple Currencies

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Travel Expense Trackers That Track Your Spending Across Multiple Currencies

For travelers and digital nomads who frequently move between countries, currency changes can be confusing at the best of times. Between hundreds of US dollars, thousands of Japanese yen and millions of Vietnamese dong (and that’s just one example), keeping track of your spending poses a potential challenge, even for the most financially fit voyager. To make things easier, we’ve compiled five of the best travel expense trackers who aren’t keen on doing the mental gymnastics that come with manually converting each and every travel expense. Trail Wallet Trail Wallet was conceived by full-time travelers Simon Fairbairn and Erin McNeaney as...

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Best Apps and Sites For Helping with Time Zone Differences

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Best Apps and Sites For Helping with Time Zone Differences

As businesses rapidly globalize and employees elect for remote work opportunities, allowing them to work from all over the world, staying on top of schedules has never been more critical. But with this worldwide expansion that has never been harder. With offices and employees working from the far corners of Earth, meeting times can be challenging to coordinate. That’s why we decided to list some of our favorite ways of tracking time differences to make for more efficient work experience while traveling. #1- Google Just need a quick answer to figure out how far behind Shanghai you are? Nothing is...

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5 Promising Travel Projects to Look Out For on Product Hunt in 2019

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5 Promising Travel Projects to Look Out For on Product Hunt in 2019

Founded in November 2013, Product Hunt is the best place for digital nomads to search for exciting new projects. These innovative startups exist to make daily life easier so you can get on with traveling the world and staying productive as you go. Whether you are looking to increase your work output, save money, or reduce your day to day stress, Product Hunt is bound to have the ideal project for you. Below you will find five of the hottest ones right now. TravelStop No app can do everything, but TravelStop comes pretty close. Like many other travel companies, you...

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6 Resources To Self Teach Skills That Are Most Desirable For Remote Work

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6 Resources To Self Teach Skills That Are Most Desirable For Remote Work

So, you’re looking to land a freelance gig that allows you to work remotely from anywhere in the world? If you already checked out our 10 Most In-Demand Skills for Remote Work in 2019, this is a follow-up piece on how exactly you can develop and hone those skills. Many of the skills required for remote work can be learned in a few weeks or months through engaging and interactive learning platforms. For everything from UX design to digital marketing, software development, writing, and data science, here are the best sites to become a master of your craft. Lynda.comLynda.com is...

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10 Best Travel Apps for Digital Nomads in 2019

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10 Best Travel Apps for Digital Nomads in 2019

While there’s something to be said for hoofing your travels sans technology, every seasoned globetrotter knows that apps have become an indispensable part of their travel experience. Forget Uber, Skyscanner, and Hostelworld; we now have apps that redefine packing lists, itineraries, transportation, and entire travel communities. After some thorough digging and testing, we’ve compiled the six best travel apps for digital nomads that you should take for a spin in 2019. Enjoy. TripIt TripIt helps you organize your upcoming itinerary by simply forwarding your confirmation emails to a single email address. It’s like having a personal assistant. Once you have...

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Travel Dating Apps to Use in 2019

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Travel Dating Apps to Use in 2019

There are about a dozen apps out there that advertise themselves as the “Tinder for traveling.” And to be fair, it’s a need worth addressing. Tons of people set out to travel the world, but many end up empty-handed in the love department. If having a risqué foreign encounter is a top priority for you, consider an app. And while Tinder does just fine, there are others that are geared specifically towards travelers like you. So rather than swiping through hundreds of bot profiles, with these apps, you can make real connections that make the experience all the more rewarding. Check out...

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