If you plan to start a business overseas -- and most of you indicated you'll have to generate some income to finance your overseas lifestyle -- Panama is the country to look at. According to Kathleen Peddicord, publisher of the Overseas Retirement Letter, the country's friendliness to business is … [Read more...] about Panama, Sweet Panama
In recent months, we’ve explored writing, photography, art, running a B&B, teaching English as a foreign language and other options for supporting yourself in your new overseas life. Some – running a B&B and teaching – require you to be in a specific place. Others – writing and photography – … [Read more...] about Support Yourself Overseas Using a Website or Blog
Sun, surf and white sand beaches. . . glamorous evenings. . . gourmet meals. . . what image does life as a travel writer conjure for you? Travel writing is indeed a glamorous career, and it might be just the ticket for you to pay for your overseas life. Earlier this evening I joined a … [Read more...] about Support Yourself Overseas as a Travel Writer
A couple of weeks ago I posted a piece titled Dumb Suggestons for Finding Freelance Work Overseas. In it, I disagreed strongly with the author of an article who had suggested using Craigslist, Elance.com and Freelancer.com to come up with freelance gigs to support your overseas lifestyle. I won't … [Read more...] about Are You Just Another Freelance Widget?
Earlier today my eye was caught by the headline, "Finding Freelance Work Overseas." "Great!" I thought. "Maybe I can pick up some tips and pointers for making my work location independent." (I've posted about this before.) In a word, wrong! [ad#Google Adsense Double] The author wrote: "The … [Read more...] about Dumb Suggestions for Finding Freelance Work Overseas
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?