Do You Want to Become an Anywhereist?

What the heck is an “Anywhereist?” An Anywhereist is someone who can live, work, and thrive anywhere. To do that, you need a portable income. This is the place to learn how.

3 Ways to Save Time with the Right Kind of WordPress Hosting

With almost any type of portable career, you’ll need a website, which requires hosting. Managed WordPress hosting is a big improvement over shared hosting in 3 important areas. Right now, this company is offering my readers 4 free months if you start a new hosting account with them.

How Not to Let a Little Thing Like a Hurricane Stop You!

I lost power for over a week after Hurricane Irma, but my portable career hardly skipped a beat. Here’s how I did it (and you can, too).

Why This is the Best Overseas Retirement Index I’ve Seen. . .

Every year, respected publications publish their “best of” overseas retirement indexes. This one really stands out. You don’t need to be retired to put it to good use – it’s helpful if you’re pursuing a portable career or laptop lifestyle as well.

52 Links to Help You Build Your WordPress Website

Is a portable career part of your plan for an untethered expat life? If it includes a WordPress blog or website, here are 52 links to help you get started. I’ve tried to arrange them in roughly the order you’ll need them.

Quality of Life: What Does It Mean to You?

One recurring expat theme revolves around “quality of life.” This is mostly subjective, and something you might perceive as positive which adds to your quality of life, might be a negative to me.

One example might be the proximity of bars and clubs. If you regularly enjoy the city’s nightlife, like to meet your friends or make new friends at clubs and dance until dawn, being close to such a great source of entertainment can contribute a lot to your quality of life. But it’s not a scene I enjoy, and I’d just as soon be far away from it.

It All Started With Dancing in the Fountain

Karen McCann didn’t set out to become a successful expat author, but a trip to Marbella, Spain led to moving to Spain, and then writing about it.

How to Find the Right International School for Your Children

Guest Post from International Schools Database Parents know all about the stress and confusion that comes with finding a good school for their children. But expat families often have an even more difficult time. Not only do they want to get the best education for their child, they have to do it in an unfamiliar […]

Mid-2017 Cost of Living Update

Numbeo has just released its mid-year cost of living report for 511 cities worldwide. If you’re interested in how an area you’re considering compares to the cost of living in New York City, read on. New York City is the baseline comparison, so if a city ranks at 110%, its cost of living is 10% […]

Copywriting as a Portable Career for Expats

Writing is one of the most portable of careers, and copywriting is the art and science of writing persuasively. It’s also where most of the money is.