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Digital Nomads and Visas: What You Need to Know

Living abroad may be your dream. Living abroad and earning a living is where dream meets reality. Unless you’re independently wealthy, if you’re traveling the world, you need to make a living to pay for your travel.  And even though travel plans have been cancelled or postponed due to the pandemic, the hope is that …

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Become an Online Teacher at VIPKid

Because almost all learning has moved online due to the pandemic, the need for online teachers has never been greater. Of course, not everyone is cut out to teach calculus, biology, or even art online. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be a great teacher. VIPKid connects eager teachers with Chinese students who want to …

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The Ethical Dilemmas of Digital Nomad Life

In 2018, nearly 4.8 million workers called themselves “digital nomads”– people who work remotely while traveling the world. Nomads have a home country but spend no more than a few months out of the year there, instead, working while moving around the globe. However, choosing a digital nomad life is not without its challenges. Beyond …

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Creating an Emergency Plan When You’re a Digital Nomad

Emergencies can come in any form and strike at any time–even when you’re traveling the world. From small emergencies (a sprained ankle) to big ones (the COVID-19 pandemic), as a digital nomad, travel blogger, or even avid vacationer, having an emergency plan to cover all kinds of contingencies is a wise idea. You never know, …

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Is It Time for a Career Pivot?

People around the U.S. and worldwide are continuing to experience layoffs, face furloughs, and lose customers due to COVID-19. As job opportunities are put on ice indefinitely by the crisis, staying with your current company or industry may no longer be practical, or even possible.  While doing something completely different professionally may not have been …

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Large selection of employers for digital nomads

Some  4.8 million Americans consider themselves to be digital nomads, and another 17 million aspire to this identity. Touted as a way to earn a full time salary while seeing the world, digital nomadism has evolved into a lifestyle emboldened by the normalization of remote employment. As can be expected, the booming tech industry helped…

7 Signs that Remote Work Is a Good Fit for You

Nowadays, employment and income avenues are more diverse than ever, and we have more and more ways of earning a living online, whether that’s running an online business, freelancing, selling art online, or working for a company remotely. And while remote work is more and more popular, it also comes with its own unique set…

Tax Tips For Digital Nomads I How can save money?

By Olumide Gbenro IMPORTANT NOTE: This is not legal advice. Seek professional counsel with an accountant or tax expert about specific regulations in your country of residence. The information is based largely on nomads from the US. In light of the upcoming Running Remote Conference and workshop from FlagTheory we chose to cover a much…