5 Medellin hidden gems you won't find in your guidebook

5 Medellin hidden gems you won't find in your guidebook

This is the first in a series of posts from Andrea, one of our brand ambassadors who will be sharing her insights, tips, and tricks from living abroad in Medellín. We hope these posts help you get to know one of our program sites, and inspire you take the leap to travel or live abroad. If you are joining our program in July, then read on, and get ready to Venture with us!

Discovering Purpose in Medellin Colombia

Discovering Purpose in Medellin Colombia

Our perceptions don’t often live in reality. Sometimes they do. I had a lot of perceptions about Medellin before I traveled there, admittedly, some from watching Netflix shows. When I arrived in Medellin, Ann, from Venture with Impact, met me with a warm smile and showed me a typical Colombian hangout in my new neighborhood….

5 Books to Fuel your Career while Traveling

5 Books to Fuel your Career while Traveling

Traveling is prime reading time. Sitting at a café alternating between people watching and reading is one of my favorite ways to spend an afternoon while on vacation. It’s also one of the times I can focus and think bigger picture about my own life and career. Here are a few to inspire you on the next leg of your journey!

Digital Nomad Packing List

Digital Nomad Packing List

A new year is just beginning, and we’re getting ready to travel! As a small social enterprise, we are always trying to support small businesses, B Corps, and companies dedicated to positive social and environmental impact. Here’s what you’ll find on our packing wish list this year!

How Travel Fuels your Career

How Travel Fuels your Career

We are excited to announce a collaboration with Pivot Journeys, an organization that offers experiences for career growth and development. Both Venture with Impact and Pivot Journeys strongly believe that international travel can have a positive impact on your career, whether you are negotiating your role or trying to figure out what comes next. With that in mind, we are sharing an inspiring post by Pivot Journeys, "How Travel Fuels your Career". So pack your laptop to work and travel inspired by the world around you. Your career will thank you!

10 Remote Work Fields In-Demand Now (Infographic)

10 Remote Work Fields In-Demand Now (Infographic)

Many people shy away from the idea of transitioning to nomadic work because they think that their area of expertise wouldn’t be compatible with remote work positions. Think again! In this day and age you can find pretty much any type of job in any corner of the globe. The world of remote work is becoming increasingly popular and the demand for talented and travel-loving professionals is ever growing. Knowing what in-demand fields to explore and where to look is key.

Top Reasons Lisbon Should Be on Your Remote Work Destination List

Top Reasons Lisbon Should Be on Your Remote Work Destination List

Lisbon, Portugal is fast becoming a hotspot for digital nomads and even corporate escapists. While not as famous on the tourist route as its glamorous counterparts, Lisbon is one of western Europe’s sunniest and prettiest cities and home to great historical sites– making it an ideal place to work remotely.

Make the Most of Your Career Transition – Volunteer your Skills Abroad and Develop Professionally

Make the Most of Your Career Transition – Volunteer your Skills Abroad and Develop Professionally

The term “volunteering” is often associated with a ‘hard work, no pay’ set up – this could not be further from the truth. While giving is at the core of volunteering, volunteers reap benefits as well. Skills-based volunteering, also know as pro bono, brings new experiences, from learning a new language to exploring new locales. More importantly, there is a whole range of skills that can be gained from this brand of volunteering, which can significantly benefit professional development.

Enabling Medellín

Enabling Medellín

Venturer, Lindsay Chandler, speaks about her experience with Enable Medellin through the Venture with Impact program this past November.

Why ‘Venture’ Abroad?

Why ‘Venture’ Abroad?

For many, fulfillment stems from the monetary value of their career. Success is equated to the amount they’ve earned, saved and invested. Others find comfort by following their passion. When looking at the bigger picture, however, some find it essential to contribute to a cause larger then themselves.

Top Cities for Working Remotely in 2018 (Infographic)

Top Cities for Working Remotely in 2018 (Infographic)

If you’re planning to work remotely in 2018, and want to immerse yourself on a completely different environment and culture, here are some of the top cities for working remotely, straight from the remote work team of Venture with Impact.

Chiang Mai: 5 Can't-Miss Highlights!

Chiang Mai: 5 Can't-Miss Highlights!

Venture with Impact is expanding to Thailand in 2018! Read about 5 can't-miss highlights of spending time in our host city, Chiang Mai.

Meet Venturer Cortney Lhota

Meet Venturer Cortney Lhota

A foodie traveler, Cortney is looking forward to sharing her expertise through skills-based volunteering and putting her taste buds to the test this November in Medellín through Venture with Impact's workation program.

Online Courses for Digital Nomad Professionals

Online Courses for Digital Nomad Professionals

Professionals working remotely or seeking a digital nomad lifestyle may find themselves lacking certain skills. Here are a variety of options to take flexible online courses to amp up different areas! Whether you are working, volunteering or balancing the two, these options can give you a boost.

Meet Venturer Carly Thurman

Meet Venturer Carly Thurman

Carly Thurman describes her interest in Venture with Impact, and how she plans to use skills based volunteering to further her knowledge in fair trade and work with local entrepreneurs.

Staying Productive While You Venture

Staying Productive While You Venture

Productivity advice for working remotely around the world from Jessica Yubas: veteran digital nomad, remote work advocate and location independent lifestyle coach, and author of Go Remote School’s newest online course, “How to Be a Productive Remote Worker While Traveling.”

The Truth behind Remote Work Myths

The Truth behind Remote Work Myths

Whether you work from home, internationally, or with a global team, there are many common misconceptions about remote work. I’ve gone ahead and broken down some of the top myths about the field to shed some light on the true world of remote workers and some of the under-appreciated benefits.