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The Tools I Use to Work from Anywhere

February 3, 2017|

It can take a lot of different systems, services, and tools to successfully work from anywhere, but the technology available today makes it totally doable and relatively stress-free. (Things have come a long way since [...]

More Than 50 Gifts for Nomads

November 30, 2016|

I asked experienced travelers, nomads, expats, and future nomads to share their suggestions for the best gifts for nomads.
If you’ve ever struggled with what to buy for the avid traveler or nomad in your life, this is for you.
And if you’re tired of your family and friends complaining that you’re difficult to shop for, just send them this post.

Nomads in Europe: What I Wish I’d Known about #Vanlife

May 26, 2016|

Guest post from Mel Candea! In 2012, the term ‘digital nomad’ was only being loosely toyed with; the (hashtag) ‘vanlife’ revolution hadn’t truly begun; and we had no clue how we’d travel. We just knew that we had to. If I were sitting across from then-me, armed with what I know now, I’d have a few pivotal points of advice.

The Nomadtopia Packing List

April 8, 2016|

A look inside my bags: everything I pack for our extended travels, plus lots of additional info about the luggage I use, why we check our bags, and things I've added and gotten rid of over the years.

Six Lessons (Re)Learned in Costa Rica

July 29, 2015|

In early July, we left Granada, Nicaragua, and headed to Playa Samara on the northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It’s been pretty smooth sailing, but we (re)learned quite a few things along the way!

Inside Nomadtopia: Not Every Place Is for Everyone

June 19, 2015|

I had heard so many people rave about Granada that I expected to love it, and, well, I don't. I still can't quite put my finger on how I feel about this place or why, and I feel guilty admitting that I don't love it.

Podcasting on the Road

January 20, 2015|

I've learned a lot since I launched my podcast in September 2014, and I thought I would share some of my lessons learned for those who might also be interested in podcasting while traveling.

Our Everyday Life around the World

December 26, 2014|

To an extent, everyday life is the same no matter where you go. You (and the people who live there) need to eat, wash clothes, access money, get around, communicate... it just happens in different ways depending on where you are.

An Expensive View: Day Trip in Bali

December 18, 2014|

I love this picture. These terraced rice fields are what come to mind for many when they think of Bali, and I'm glad I got to see it for myself. Here's the story of what was going on, and why I was feeling a little grumpy, when I took this picture.