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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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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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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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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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