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How to Travel on a Budget as an Entry Level Employee

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How to Travel on a Budget as an Entry Level Employee

As a recent college graduate or young professional, personal development and career readiness are usually a top priority during early adulthood. With that comes the task of finding a job in your field of study and interest. It is essential to give yourself time to get acclimated to your new work environment so you can easily begin making connections and finding common ground with your new peers. Making a great first impression is something that can help build your confidence in the workplace. These times can be stressful for some, and it’s imperative to take additional time for yourself. Reading...

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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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Best Multitasking Products For The Minimalist Traveler

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Best Multitasking Products For The Minimalist Traveler

For digital nomads focused on minimalist travel and getting more out of less, multitasking products can be a game changer. Any app, gadget, or tool that makes life on the road more efficient and convenient can help you get the most out of your trips. With minimalism in mind, here are the best multitasking products for digital nomads. Fitbit Versa Fitbit has officially made the transition from a fitness tracker to a full-fledged smartwatch -- which bodes exceptionally well for your multitasking needs. While the Versa is a gadget that retains all the tools included the traditional FitBit -- pedometer,...

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Best Space Saving Point and Shoot Cameras For Minimalist Travellers

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Best Space Saving Point and Shoot Cameras For Minimalist Travellers

The latest point-and-shoot cameras might be small in form, but this doesn’t mean that they skimp on functions. These diminutive CSC (compact system camera) models pack in features that can be found on higher-end mirrorless and DSLR bodies, at a fraction of the size. Their pocketable proportions and ease-of-use make them the ultimate minimalist travel accessory for content creators and documenters alike. Check out these five compact point-and-shoot cameras that deserve a spot in your minimalist travel carry. Fujifilm X100F The Fujifilm X100F has built somewhat of a cult following amongst street and travel photographers who favor its retro styling,...

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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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The Search for Travel Pillows That Don’t Suck

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The Search for Travel Pillows That Don’t Suck

Travel pillows that don’t suck do exist! Once you have found one, you will open up a new, fatigue-free world of travel. This allows you to make the most of your vacation or retain productivity when working on the road. So what’s in the perfect plane pillow? Prioritize Size and Weight - Trtl  You’re a passionate one bag traveler and a careful observer of airline carry-on rules. You need to be able to justify the space that any item takes up in your backpack. Fortunately, genuinely compact options are available. The Trtl is a great small pillow option. This portable travel...

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