10 Simple Changes You Can Make to Live Minimally
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10 Simple Changes You Can Make to Live Minimally

Minimalism is an ancient lifestyle, practiced throughout time and cultures by everyone from Buddhist monks to ascetic philosophers. In our modern world of plenty, however, many people around the world have houses stuffed full of stuff they don’t need or even use. However, most researchers now believe that this overabundance is causing stress and mental

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How to Keep Your Life Admin in Order as a Full-Time TravelerDigital Nomad
How to Keep Your Life Admin in Order as a Full-Time Traveler

From scheduling doctor’s appointments to ensuring you get your taxes in on time, life usually comes with a lot of “administrative tasks” — or as we like to call it, life admin.  When you begin traveling full-time, these life admin tasks become even more complex. You might have visas to look after or time zones

A Day in the Life of a Half Tourist — And, Is It For You?Digital Nomad
A Day in the Life of a Half Tourist — And, Is It For You?

The world of travel is becoming increasingly diverse, with more ways than ever to explore the world. While there used to be just vacations and business trips, you can now be a long-term backpacker, an ex-pat, or a digital nomad. One term you may not have heard of is the half tourist. For a certain

Why Digital Nomads Thrive Using Asynchronous CommunicationDigital Nomad
Why Digital Nomads Thrive Using Asynchronous Communication

If you’ve worked in a 9 to 5 office, you may have experienced work ‘emergencies.’ Maybe you had to work late or put in extra hours on the weekend. You worked in sync with your coworkers to get things back on track. Or perhaps you have numerous meetings throughout your workday — which is something

What to Know About Being a Digital Nomad in BrazilDigital Nomad
What to Know About Being a Digital Nomad in Brazil

Brazil has a ton to offer digital nomads. Yet, being a digital nomad in Brazil also comes with a few challenges. However, many digital nomads will argue that the challenges are entirely worthwhile. For the most part, you just have to be smart about what you do and where you go (as you would with

What You Need to Know About Coliving and Coworking While TravelingDigital Nomad
What You Need to Know About Coliving and Coworking While Traveling

In the last ten years, I’ve lived and worked in over 20 countries. What started as an attempt to extend my vacation in Asia turned into a full-time gig and I spent my early 20s learning the hard way that beaches and laptops don’t mix, that intermittent power-cuts can lose you clients, and that corporate

25 Sustainable Travel Tips for Digital Nomads in 2021Digital Nomad
25 Sustainable Travel Tips for Digital Nomads in 2021

Travel has so many benefits, both to host countries and the people who travel to them. As one of the world’s largest industries, tourism powers economies, providing millions of people with jobs worldwide. On a more personal scale, tourism provides travelers and digital nomads like me (and you!) with opportunities to learn about other cultures,

12 Best Workation Destinations Around the WorldDigital Nomad
12 Best Workation Destinations Around the World

If you enjoy the work you do and love vacations, a workation is exactly what you might need. A workation blends leisure activities (think adventure and new experiences) with work away from home.  Imagine this: you spend the day working from your laptop while taking in an epic view of a sprawling beach and filling

Are You a Digital Nomad Looking To Escape the Cold? Here Are 13 Warm Places To GoDigital Nomad
Are You a Digital Nomad Looking To Escape the Cold? Here Are 13 Warm Places To Go

Life as a digital nomad isn’t always as glamorous as it seems. It’s not all that fun spending cold and dark days hunched over a laptop, typing away with little to no natural light coming in. Working with fingers frozen stiff is both uncomfortable and a recipe for painful wrists and reduced productivity. That’s not

14 Cheapest Cities for Digital Nomads in 2021Digital Nomad
14 Cheapest Cities for Digital Nomads in 2021

As a digital nomad, there are several factors I consider when looking into a new remote work location. Apart from the international and digital nomad community, I take interest in the outdoor activities, culture and nightlife options, food, and how easy it is to find comfortable housing. But above all else, I look at the

How to Find a Digital Nomad Community Wherever You Are in the WorldDigital Nomad
How to Find a Digital Nomad Community Wherever You Are in the World

The life of a digital nomad can be filled with excitement, adventure, and a constant never-ending stream of discovery, yet at the same time, it can also be a lonely venture. As social beings, it’s understandable that you’ll likely seek out fellow travelers and nomads to connect with along your remote work journey. Thankfully, there

What it's Like to Be a Digital Nomad While Living in a Travel TrailerDigital Nomad
What it's Like to Be a Digital Nomad While Living in a Travel Trailer

Our life fits within 300 square feet — that’s the entirety of our home on wheels. My husband Connor and I, and our two dogs, Hank and Harlow live in a travel trailer as digital nomads and we love every minute of it.  We got rid of most of our belongings and left behind the

21 Best Coliving Spaces in the World (From Those Who Stayed There)Digital Nomad
21 Best Coliving Spaces in the World (From Those Who Stayed There)

It’s 11 am on a Friday and I’ve taken an early break from work to have lunch by the pool with my new friend Sarah, who runs boot camps for women in Vietnam, working remotely from her phone. As we sip Costa Rican coffee and dangle bronzed legs into the water, we discuss social media

Top 28 Digital Nomad Blogs and Influencers to Follow in 2021Digital Nomad
Top 28 Digital Nomad Blogs and Influencers to Follow in 2021

Due to the unprecedented pandemic in 2020, being a digital nomad has become more attainable for those who thought it never would be.  Millions of people who can now work remotely are taking advantage of the opportunity to travel near and far. And although traveling is less sought after amidst the pandemic, creative ways of

How to Maintain Your Health and Fitness as a Digital NomadDigital Nomad
How to Maintain Your Health and Fitness as a Digital Nomad

Traveling is usually viewed as a time to let your hair down and let loose. You get to drink all the margaritas you want and indulge in all the ‘bad’ food that you avoid during your regular grind at home. Yet, a digital nomad is someone who travels and lives in new places constantly. It’s

The Optimal Digital Nomad Packing List as Told by a Full-Time TravelerDigital Nomad
The Optimal Digital Nomad Packing List as Told by a Full-Time Traveler

Like many, I used to spend months anticipating my allotment of 12 days off per calendar year. I’d dust off my passport and book a round trip flight to somewhere new. And while those two-week stints helped me re-energize, I always returned home itching for more.  More than two years ago I finally pulled the

How to Travel the World | Expert Tips and Budgeting TacticsDigital Nomad
How to Travel the World | Expert Tips and Budgeting Tactics

Many digital nomads realize the type of travel preparations they should have taken when it’s too late. But that’s what’s so great about learning from others who travel the world — you don’t make the same mistakes.  As a digital nomad myself who first left my home country in 2007, I’ve become more familiar with

The Pros and Cons of Being a Digital Nomad Straight From the SourceDigital Nomad
The Pros and Cons of Being a Digital Nomad Straight From the Source

It is only in the last decade that the term “digital nomad” has entered our vocabulary as more people are taking advantage of the freedoms that technology and connectivity allows. This has presented the world with a lifestyle that allows people to live and work wherever they want.  But while the digital nomad lifestyle comes

Everything to Know About Filing Your U.S. Taxes as a Digital NomadDigital Nomad
Everything to Know About Filing Your U.S. Taxes as a Digital Nomad

If you find yourself in a position where you can work remotely, then the thought of traveling simultaneously may have crossed your mind.  But the life of an adventurer does not mean you can escape home responsibilities, and U.S. tax regulations need to be filed even when you are living and working abroad as a

30 Tips for Traveling Safely From Long-Term TravelersDigital Nomad
30 Tips for Traveling Safely From Long-Term Travelers

Travel safety is often the first thing many digital nomads consider when planning a long-term trip. And research shows that more and more people have the ability to work remotely, ultimately leading to an increase of interest in extended travel.  As a freelance journalist myself, I too take my work around the globe. However, with

What is a Digital Nomad and How Do You Become One?Digital Nomad
What is a Digital Nomad and How Do You Become One?

It was early 2007 when I left my home country, and I have been living and working as a digital nomad around the world since then.  At first, I worked as an English teacher, before branching out into areas like writing, editing, examining, and voice acting. Thirteen years, I’m not looking back! As a digital