What the heck is an "Anywhereist?" I hear you ask. . . An Anywhereist is someone who can live, work, and thrive anywhere. To do that, you need a portable income. I plan to focus more on portable careers than I've done in the past. I'll still be talking about the wonderful life you can create … [Read more...] about Do You Want to Become an Anywhereist?
Is a portable career part of your plan for an untethered expat life? If it includes a WordPress website or blog, here are 52 links to help you get started. I've tried to arrange them in roughly the order you'll need them. (And yes, some of them are affiliate links.) Domain Name Registration and … [Read more...] about 52 Links to Help You Build Your WordPress Website
A 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 … [Read more...] about Quality of Life: What Does It Mean to You?
Karen McCann didn't set out to become a successful expat author. Her journey started much more prosaically. In the year 2000, "Friends invited us to visit them in Marbella [Spain], and we were surprised at how much we loved it. Spain hadn't been on our agenda at all." The timing was … [Read more...] about It All Started With Dancing in the Fountain
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 … [Read more...] about How to Find the Right International School for Your Children
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% … [Read more...] about Mid-2017 Cost of Living Update