It’s yet another end of year post! For the last few years I’ve been writing a little roundup of what’s been happening in my world, it definitely helps me appreciate my time, and hopefully makes for (semi) entertaining reading and gives you some insight to my life and location independent adventures.
A reflective post about what I got up to (or didn’t) in 2020. I love looking back at what I’ve been up to, trying to quantify achievements and goals, looking at what could be improved; maybe my experiences are useful to you too. Enjoy!
Did you know that the 1st Thursday of every month is Free Coworking Day? Across Asia and Oceania you can use coworking spaces free of charge so you can get a taste of working with others. With 16 countries and nearly 100 coworking space taking part, there hasn’t been a better time to try coworking!
My reflections on 2018 and what I learnt from another year of location independence. Not everything will fit in a suitcase, that slow travel works, carry-on only is a nightmare, Romania should be on your travel list, you should follow your passions, and that spending time on side projects is important.
Here’s my guide to hiring a virtual assistant including my top tips for making sure it’s a success. Hiring a virtual assistant should be high on the priorities list for any entrepreneur or business owner – helping reclaim hours of your time. This guide will walk you through the entire process.
The new SMART Visa for Thailand lets you stay and work for up to 4 years, with once a year immigration reporting, no re-entry permits required, and even your spouse and children are included. Is this the best thai visa? The ultimate digital nomad visa? For business pros? Or is it completely useless?
Kuching in Malaysian Borneo is fast becoming one of the nomad hubs of Southeast Asia. With three great coworking spaces, luscious nature surrounding the city, and an affordable cost of living, this is your complete guide to paying a visit to Kuching!
One of the most common questions I get asked through this blog is – what is on my digital nomad packing list? In this post I will tell you how I travel, what I pack on my trips, how I find cheap flights, and what credit cards I use while I work remotely around the world.
I love coworking spaces, but many owners have a lot to learn. This open letter to all coworking spaces outlines some of the mistakes, problems and issues they have, and how I think they could be solved, making a better coworking business and a better place to work for nomads and entrepreneurs.
Visas in Thailand and the different ways of staying in Thailand are confusing. The rules are constantly changing, meaning that most things you find online are completely wrong. This is a complete easy to understand guide for digital nomads who want to visit Thailand, get a visa and stay long term in Thailand.
Finding digital nomad accommodation can be daunting for a first timer, time consuming for even experienced nomads, and can lead to your living costs spiralling if the wrong decisions are made. Read my top tips of how to find cheap digital nomad accommodation in whatever place you go.
I wanted to put together a roundup of lessons I’ve learnt “on the road” in 2016, and some of my goals I will achieve in 2017. Hopefully they will help you on your own journey or inspire you to take up some challenges for the new year! What did you learn in 2016?
In a bid to encourage tourism through high season, Thailand have announced that Single Entry visas will be free until the end of February 2017 and gives you 60 days in Thailand. If you are coming to Thailand before end of May 2017, apply early so you get your visa for free!
In this post I outline some of the best, easiest and cheapest options for short term accommodation and apartment renting in Chiang Mai. I’ll tell you places you can just turn up and move in, accommodation you can book online, and places you can stay in to give you a taste of longer term accommodation
If you’re a digital nomad visiting Thailand, this ultimate guide should help you get data on your phone as soon as you arrive in Thailand, extra data with low cost hacks, free wifi on your computer and even the mythical Super Wi-Fi fibre speeds – and all at a super low cost price.
A digital nomad guide to incorporating a company & opening a bank account in Hong Kong. This will allow you to enjoy simpler frameworks and regulation around company taxes, an ease dealing with multi-currencies, and 0% corporation tax on offshore profits. Its a great place for some companies to setup.
With one of the best beaches in the world, a growing nomad community, a top kitesurfing spot and only a couple of hours from London, Tarifa could be one of Europes best spots. My guide to Tarifa will share with you my experiences of southern Spain in January to March.
A list of cafes and coworking spaces on Koh Samui for digital nomads and travellers who need to work while travelling or staying in Thailand
A brief update about working on Koh Lanta as a digital nomad, a small island off the south coast of Krabi Province in Thailand. The islands secret is KoHub, a fantastic coworking space in Long Beach.