If you're about to move abroad, you certainly don't want to collect more doodads, tchotchkes, knicknacks and other stuff you'll have to store or move. So what do you give a soon-to-be expat for Christmas? I thought we could join the rest of America in some Black Friday shopping, but for things that … [Read more...] about Black Friday Shopping List for Untethered 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?
Photography is a wonderfully portable career. But even if your shots aren't up to National Geographic or haute couture standards, you can make a nice living creating and selling stock photography. What is "stock?" It's a picture that's licensed for specific use by advertisers, journalists, travel … [Read more...] about Portable Careers for Expats: Stock Photographer
Photography meets our definition of a location-independent career. You can do it anywhere in the world, and in this digital age you can sell your photos from anywhere you find an internet connection. But what if -- like me -- you're not an experienced photographer? How do you graduate from taking … [Read more...] about Support Yourself Overseas as a Travel Photographer: 6 Resources to Get You Started
My new e-book Untether Yourself: 5 Portable Careers to Support You Overseas is now available as a free download. 80% of you have told me you'll need to earn a living overseas, and none of you expect to do it in a traditional job. So what's an expat to do? Lots of you turn to hospitality and … [Read more...] about Free E-book: Untether Yourself
Photography falls somewhere squarely in the middle between an art and a craft, but either way it could help you earn your living in your new international location. For most of us, "photography" means grabbing the point-and-shoot and clicking away at kids, pets, grandkids and special events. … [Read more...] about Live to Photograph? Or Photograph to Live?