Recently I promised to find out more about how travel writers balance their lives between work and travel. To that end, I spoke with Gary Arndt. Gary is a travel blogger, which is a slightly different -- but equally portable -- career. Gary explained the difference between being a travel … [Read more...] about He Writes about Everything, Everywhere — and So Can You!
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?
In the past two months, my earnings from affiliate links on this website have increased dramatically. I tell you this, not to brag, but to reinforce what I've been saying for a long time -- that building a business on a blog is a good strategy if you want to develop a portable-career income to … [Read more...] about Turn Your Blog Into a Cha-Ching Machine
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
I've just returned home from my first scouting trip to Panama. My husband and I spent a week traveling the country, from Panama City to David to Las Tablas, to answer these two questions: Can we see ourselves living in Panama? If yes, do we prefer the David or Las Tablas areas? This was a … [Read more...] about Let Someone Else Pay for Your Explorations
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