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Loneliness on the road: Why it happens and How to Cope

Loneliness on the road: Why it happens and How to Cope

  In a world more interconnected than ever, it is a sad irony that loneliness is getting worse. Around half of Americans don’t have daily meaningful connections with a close friend or family member, while the reported number of close confidants is most commonly given as zero. For many people, traveling is a chance to meet a ton of new people, so it can come as a shock when you start to feel lonely as a solo explorer. Despite sharing experiences with locals and fellow travelers, you can feel isolated as you wander alone through foreign streets, far away from...

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Packing List for Laos

Packing List for Laos

  Bordered by Myanmar, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand, Laos is a popular stop-off point for digital nomads exploring Southeast Asia. With a similar low cost of living and a high quality of life as neighboring countries, not to mention strong infrastructure and WiFi coverage, you can easily spend several weeks or months setting up a business in beautiful Laos. If you are from Europe, Australia, or North America, however, you may not be used to the climate of Laos, so you are likely wondering what to pack. Below you will find the essentials you will need to thrive long...

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The Best European Cities for Digital Nomads

The Best European Cities for Digital Nomads

  With digital nomads flocking to inexpensive countries in hot climates, you might not immediately think of supposedly cold, rainy, and expensive Europe as a haven for remote workers. However, there are a few select places that are welcoming in digital nomads with open arms, offering the best in infrastructure and quality of life that location independent workers really value.   Cities like London and Paris may be too overcrowded and expensive to live happily as a digital nomad, but there are many lesser-known cities that are up and coming hotspots for tech startups and entrepreneurs. Are you wondering which...

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The Power of Rest: How Doing Nothing Can be the Best Thing for your Productivity

The Power of Rest: How Doing Nothing Can be the Best Thing for your Productivity

  Sleep is the foundation of the rest of your life, from how physically healthy you are to how financially successful you are and the quality of your relationships. Despite this, around 40% of Americans are getting fewer than the recommended hours of sleep each night. This leads to such health problems as obesity, high blood pressure, and stroke.   Night time sleep is not the only problem, however. We live in a busy and active society, which has forgotten the value of rest. During the day, it is important to have breaks in which you allow your body to...

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Which Laptop is Powerful and Light Enough to Suit Your Traveling Business?

Which Laptop is Powerful and Light Enough to Suit Your Traveling Business?

  For most digital nomads, the laptop is everything. It is a money-making machine, a way to build a business, find clients, and submit work without being tied to any one particular location. On average, eight and a half hours a day is spent looking at screens, but this includes people who don’t need the tech to earn a living. If your laptop is a constant companion, traveling the globe with you and being used on a daily basis as an income generator, then you had better make sure that you have the perfect device. You already have the right...

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5 Practical Money Management Tips for First Time Remote Workers

5 Practical Money Management Tips for First Time Remote Workers

  The first few steps into the world of remote work can be as intimidating as they are exciting, especially when it comes to the prospects of financial freedom. Just a few miscalculations, however, and you could be packing your bags sooner than you think. We’re here to arm all you first-time remote workers with some practical money management tips that will keep you crisis-free as you set out on your travels.   Let’s assume that you’re setting out on your remote working journey with a fair amount of financial runway ahead of you. We’re also going to assume that...

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6 Tips for Managing Your Team of Digital Nomads

6 Tips for Managing Your Team of Digital Nomads

6 Tips for Managing Your Team of Digital Nomads In an increasingly digitally interconnected world, it’s no surprise that remote work is becoming more and more popular. But while being a digital nomad offers conveniences not found in traditional employment settings, it’s not without its own challenges. Managing long-distance relationships between employers and employees can get a little tough. Without the stable benefits of a traditional workplace, managers need to go the extra mile in ensuring that their remote teams can still deliver the goods. Hold regular meetings It’s best to hold regular meetings through the best remote communication channels...

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Staying Motivated When Your Dream Location Independent Career isn’t Going to Plan

Staying Motivated When Your Dream Location Independent Career isn’t Going to Plan

  Despite the modern world we live in allowing for remote work, it still is not easy trying to make it as a digital nomad freelancer. Location independence is certainly possible for many people, but it can lack the security of a traditional job and at any moment, it could all go wrong. Clients disappear without a trace, online companies collapse, and projects fall through. Everyone attempting to be a digital nomad, chasing their dream career, has suffered setbacks. There will be times when funds are running low and you start to wonder whether you have made the right decision....

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