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Best VPN for Travel: A VyprVPN Review

Happy Data Privacy Day! This holiday focuses on raising awareness about protecting your personal information online, so it's a fitting day to talk about why you should use a VPN and which is the best VPN for travel (in my opinion).I'm nearly three years into being a digital nomad, and I'm ashamed to say I only recently started using a VPN. That means my Internet connection and all my data, from emails to bank accounts, have potentially been exposed to…

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“Oh, So You’re a Digital Nomad?”

It is 7 p.m. when I hear the knock on my door. I have just moved in and don’t know anyone here, so I can only guess it is my downstairs neighbor. There is no light on the porch, so I can’t see anything outside the large uncovered window on the door. I stall for a second as I peer through the darkness, but I know whoever is on the other side has already seen me, so I swing the door…

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12 Gifts Every Digital Nomad Secretly Wants

So Christmas is approaching and you're scrambling to find the perfect gift for that one Black Sheep in your life who travels around the world, laptop in tow, supposedly working? You, my friend, are looking for digital nomad gift ideas.Here's the "secret:" Figuring out what to buy for a digital nomad is easy when you realize digital nomads concern themselves with really only two things:…

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In Digital Nomads/ Remote Work

50+ Ways to Make Money Online While Traveling

Many of my readers want to know how I'm able to make money online while traveling. It's because I run a digital marketing and writing business and work remotely for my clients! Wow, not nearly as mysterious nor glamorous as you imagined, huh? Sorry, folks, I do not "get paid to travel." :) Many of you would like to start making money online or freelancing remotely, but are stuck as to what you could offer. Well, here are FIFTY-THREE ideas! I…

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Digital Nomad Profile: Amour Setter, Single Mom, Writer, and Growth Hacker

In this series of Remote Work Case Studies, I interview inspirational digital nomads and location-independent entrepreneurs. I hope these Q&A’s show you this lifestyle IS possible. Today I’d like to introduce you to Amour Setter, a writer, growth hacker, filmmaker, and single mom who managed to start a remote business and travel the world–all while homeschooling her son!   How long have you been a digital nomad? I hit the road five years ago in 2011 with my teenage son.…

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Digital Nomad Tax Questions Answered by a U.S. Tax Attorney

Taxes. Nothing strikes fear into the heart of an aspiring digital nomad quite like the prospect of figuring out how to deal with taxes on income earned while working from a laptop in multiple foreign countries. There is a lot of speculation and false information circulating on the Internet regarding digital nomad taxes, so I figured I’d talk to a tax expert and get answers. I emailed Stewart Patton, a U.S. tax attorney currently living in Belize, to ask him some of the most common digital nomad…

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