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How to Handle Multiple Time Zones in Google Calendar and Online Schedulers

2017-08-23T23:38:46+00:00 August 3, 2017|FAQs, Nomad Life, Travel Logistics, Work & Business|

Nomadic or not, you might be one of the many people in the world who communicate and even work with people in different time zones. Add your (or their) travel into the mix, and it gets even more complicated keeping track of it all. I'm constantly coordinating with people in other time zones, and over the years I’ve found some helpful tools to stay on top of time zones when working and/or traveling internationally.

More Than 50 Gifts for Nomads

2017-11-16T11:49:33+00:00 November 30, 2016|Nomad Life|

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

2017-04-15T13:08:23+00:00 May 26, 2016|Nomad Life|

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

2017-08-18T13:47:17+00:00 April 8, 2016|Nomad Life|

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.

Buying Local SIM Cards When You Travel

2017-10-21T15:43:54+00:00 September 23, 2014|Nomad Life, Technology|

For those times when you have a bad Wi-Fi connection while traveling, one of the best back-ups is connecting to 3G data via a local SIM card. If you travel internationally and stay in one country for a while, buying a local SIM card is worth the effort. Read about my experiences buying local SIM cards...

Introducing Nomadtopia Radio

2017-04-26T21:20:49+00:00 September 11, 2014|Inside Nomadtopia, Nomad Life|

Nomadtopia Radio is my new podcast that will feature interviews with people all over the world who are living lives of freedom and adventure through location independence, long-term travel, living abroad, and more. Find out how and why I started a podcast and check out the first episodes.

Do You Collect Things, or Experiences?

2017-04-26T21:21:04+00:00 August 27, 2014|Nomad Life|

I've been thinking recently about my values and priorities, and the ones that I see as an essential part of Nomadtopia. I created this graphic to illustrate one of them. There are lots of reasons one might collect experiences instead of things; here are mine.

My Favorite Online Tools

2017-06-23T13:55:57+00:00 July 30, 2014|Nomad Life, Technology, Work & Business|

I'm constantly adding to, and tweaking, my list of most-used and favorite apps and services that make living and working anywhere in the world possible (and easier!). I just found this cool service called List.ly, so I thought I'd try it out as a way to share my latest favorites with you.

Going Home

2017-04-26T21:21:24+00:00 June 25, 2014|Nomad Life|

The more you move around, the fuzzier the idea of home can get, and the harder it is to fit your story into the conventional parameters.