Portable careers are a blessing. You can work from anywhere in the world you happen to be (usually as long as you have an internet connection). But when you move, you may find yourself dealing with some unintended consequences. As you know, I've just made the transition from Central Florida to … [Read more...] about Your Portable Career — Beware the Unintended Consequences
Blogging is a workable portable career for expats, requiring only some expertise, a computer and an internet connection. It can be an excellent way to fund your untethered life overseas. Before you get into the technical issues of setting up your blog, though, you need to have some sort of a … [Read more...] about Making Money from your Blog
It's time for another peek in the expat mailbox. I recently received an email from Matt. Matt's a medical professional who's starting to research a move to one of the Central or South American countries. He's not sure how transferable his professional credentials are and asks: "Thank you once … [Read more...] about My Budget’s Really Tight — How Can I Explore a New Country?
Many expats create businesses overseas by spotting a need and figuring out how to fill it. Marie Molinet is one reader who turned a source of family frustration into a business that helps expat families. Here's how she explains the creation of the first digital family room. "Since the day my husband … [Read more...] about A Digital Family Room for Expats
Somehow travel writing, photography and the untethered expat life just seem to naturally flow together. What career tools are more portable, after all, than a laptop and a camera? If you can write or photograph, you have the means to support your overseas life. If you can do both, you can carve … [Read more...] about So You Want to be a Travel Writer or Photographer?
Guest post by Kathleen Peddicord You know all those millions of jobs lost in 2008, 2009, and 2010? Many of them didn't disappear. They're resurfacing today...online. You can find them if you know how to look...and you can fill them anywhere on earth you can get an Internet connection. I know … [Read more...] about How to Support Yourself Anywhere in the World