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?