Digital Nomad Programs: Why they aren’t for everyone

Digital Nomad Programs seem to be popping up everywhere these days. With remote work on the rise and more and more people taking the independent contractor and freelancer route, the concept of the digital nomad has grown beyond the laptop on the beach.  Travelling is becoming a greater priority for many young people, and the [...]

By | 2017-06-21T00:48:00+00:00 June 20th, 2017|budget, Living Abroad, Reviews, Work Remotely|0 Comments

Why Airbnb is a Remote Worker’s Dream

The freelance and gig economy is growing. It's evolving. More and more people are switching to freelance, contract work, and in turn going remote.  Being able to work wherever you want is liberating. People with young children can stay home if they wish. Those with the travel bug (like yours truly) can work from a [...]

By | 2017-04-30T17:18:54+00:00 May 4th, 2017|budget, Living Abroad, Reviews, Travel, Work Remotely|Comments Off on Why Airbnb is a Remote Worker’s Dream

VIPKid: A Guide for Newbies – Part Two

In part one of VIPKid: a guide for newbies, we covered how to get hired, getting your first class, and navigating the teacher's portal. These are by and large the most important things beyond actually teaching. It's how you get started and how you'll get into your classes each day.  If you still haven't decided [...]

By | 2017-04-29T14:37:56+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Teaching, Teaching Resource, Work Remotely|Comments Off on VIPKid: A Guide for Newbies – Part Two

VIPKid: A Guide for Newbies – Part One

As you may already know, teaching ESL Online is my main source of income as a digital nomad. While I work for VIPKid, there are TONS of online teaching platforms. For those of you considering signing up with VIPKid or are new to the program and looking for a little more insight, this post is [...]

By | 2017-04-28T19:13:36+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Teaching, Teaching Resource, Work Remotely|Comments Off on VIPKid: A Guide for Newbies – Part One

VIPKid Review – The Honest Truth

I have been teaching online with VIPKid since November 2016. Having taught ESL in Korea for a couple of years, the idea of teaching ESL online to young Chinese students didn’t seem too far off. Now that I'm nearing my end of my first contract, here's the honest truth - a VIPkid Review. What is [...]

By | 2017-04-12T15:14:15+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Reviews, Teaching, Work Remotely|Comments Off on VIPKid Review – The Honest Truth

A remote worker’s ‘workcation’ in Barcelona

As a remote worker, people may think you’re always on vacation. Because you don’t have to physically go in to work each day, you obviously don’t have a real job or are working at all! Even as a digital nomad, you’re not constantly on the go. It’s unsustainable and exhausting. More likely you stay in [...]

By | 2017-02-28T14:58:55+00:00 February 28th, 2017|budget, Spain, Travel, Work Remotely|Comments Off on A remote worker’s ‘workcation’ in Barcelona
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