INFOGRAPHIC. The life of a digital nomad can certainly be appealing for many. While it’s possible to achieve, it does require extensive research, careful management of finances, and discipline. The good news is that practically anyone can become a nomad if the right steps are followed. The bad news? It will take a lot of planning and patience on your part. Fortunately, we’ve got an infographic that outlines several essential steps to take in order to become a digital nomad!
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Not long ago I had a conversation with an individual who was thinking about traveling to volunteer. They were struggling with elements related to this activity, such as, how much money it would cost; the necessary time off from work; and what skills (if any) would be required. Although the conservation varied, the discussion tended to stay focused on the topic of skills-based volunteering. Many questions emerged. Should they consider utilizing their skills, or would a great attitude be enough? Do community projects really need skilled volunteers, or does it really matter? While there may be some merits associated with needed unskilled labor in some contexts, such as clearing trash from ocean-side beaches, according to academic research, skills-based volunteering does matter. Here are top four reasons why.
Making travel meaningful is a deliberate decision. One with opportunities to gain personal and cultural insights in new places, revitalize with new experiences and allow yourself to become the traveler you always wanted to be. It’s different for everyone. But world wide travel won’t be slowing down any time soon. And fit-cation wellness travel has become the new status symbol of a productive healthy lifestyle. At the top of that list? A brain-body boost of revitalization.
How many of us have dreamed of doing our job from home, or a coffee shop? Whether you call it remote work, telecommuting, or embracing a digital nomad lifestyle, more and more companies are offering the option for employees to work outside of the office. Finding a remote job may seem a daunting task, so we have compiled the top 25 companies hiring for remote positions. Happy hunting!
Fancy working while travelling around the world as a digital nomad? While the idea of taking off to see the world seems to be very tempting, you may feel trapped by the insoluble dilemma over how to get away easily and at the same time keep your job. Truth is, you may not have to make that decision because you don’t necessarily have to quit your job to be a digital nomad. Here are some tips for you:
Do you dream of owning your own business? Do you aspire to have the flexibility to work remotely from anywhere in the world? Do you wish to combine your business aspirations with your love of travel? If you answered yes to any of these questions, check out the tips in this infographic for making your dream of entrepreneurship abroad a reality.
Chiang Mai is well established as a hub for digital nomads–and rightfully so. What’s not to love about Chiang Mai? The city offers visitors the chance to enjoy the incredible natural scenery, drool-worthy local cuisine, and interact with some of the kindest people on earth. All of this and more continues to draw travelers and nomads alike to Thailand’s cultural center. The increase of foreigners basing themselves in the northern Thai city for a few months has contributed to the growth of the area, but also to gentrification. Conscious remote workers must bear in mind what they can do to support their adopted community. Responsible travel writer Lola Mendez of Miss Filatelista shares 5 ways to be a responsible digital nomad in Chiang Mai.
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.”
Whether you’re starting down the path to becoming a remote worker or are a seasoned pro with a passport full of stamps, there are always lessons to be learned. The life of a digital nomad is full of opportunity and adventure, but with that comes uncertainty and room for error. While everyone’s experience is different, there are many common mistakes and ways to avoid them.
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