/Travel Logistics

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

2018-06-12T18:54:19-04:00August 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.

Packing Light: Easier Said Than Done

2017-04-09T08:07:17-04:00October 28, 2013|blogging challenge, Minimalism, Nomad Life, Travel Logistics|

As I was packing up this morning, I was reminded yet again of how much stuff I have with me, and how tight a fit it is in my luggage. I know some might find it impressive that I'm traveling long-term with a carry-on-size suitcase, small shoulder bag, and a laptop bag (Roberto has about the same amount of stuff, without the shoulder bag). But I can, and want, to do better.

Test Drive Location Independence!

2019-04-05T11:40:44-04:00August 14, 2013|Nomad Life, Travel Logistics, Work & Business|

There are plenty of people who are technically location independent (meaning they could do their work from anywhere), but they haven't actually given it a test drive. Then something unexpected happens—a storm, a family emergency, or something more fun like a spur-of-the-moment vacation—and they're not prepared to work from somewhere besides their home office (or local coffee shop). What to do?

It’s Time to Plot Your Escape

2017-07-18T13:32:16-04:00December 2, 2011|Minimalism, Travel Logistics|

So you've decided it's time to make your dream of living your ideal life, anywhere in the world, a reality. Your money plan is in place, and you're starting to get a handle on what this adventure will actually look like. The next step is to free yourself of all the trappings of your location-dependent life so you can plot your escape. This is Step 2 in the 7 Steps to a Life of Travel.