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5 Tips for Launching Your Career as a Digital Nomad

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5 Tips for Launching Your Career as a Digital Nomad

With the recent increase in remote work and freelance jobs, becoming a digital nomad is easier than ever!

However, the process of going from a desk job to digital nomadism can feel overwhelming, so this article will provide five tips to successfully launch your career as a digital nomad and begin traveling the world.

Of course, making a career switch of any kind always requires a polished resume. Consider using a professional resume template to jumpstart your nomadic adventure and set yourself up for success as a freelancer or remote worker.

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Pros and Cons of Moving to Virginia

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Pros and Cons of Moving to Virginia

They say “Virginia is for Lovers” but it seems like more than just affectionate couples are relocating to this beautiful Atlantic Coast state. Virginia offers something for everyone whether you’re a retiree, student, or family looking for a safe place to raise your kids.

If you’ve been contemplating a move to Virginia, you’ve likely done a fair amount of online research, looking up things like Arlington real estate or other notable regions within the state to get an idea of available housing.

And you wouldn’t be alone, as Virginia seems to be attracting people from all across the US, most coming from states like Maryland, North Carolina, Florida, California, and New York according to some of the latest data.

Of course when considering a big move to another state, you often want to weigh up the pros and cons. Thankfully, Virginia seems to provide a great deal more pros than cons no matter if you’re looking at moving to Arlington for a job in nearby Washington DC or live seaside in Virginia Beach.

Here’s a look at the many things Virginia has to offer, along with a few of the drawbacks you may experience when relocating to the state.

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How to Create & Automate the Ultimate Lifestyle Business

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How to Create & Automate the Ultimate Lifestyle Business

“I can’t believe I exist on a planet with the aurora borealis and coral reefs, and snow capped alps, and sparkling waterfalls, and I have to be tied down to a job”.

So many millions of people feel like they were made for more. Made to create; made to inspire others; made to live instead of just simply exist and go through the motions.

But so many millions have also realized that you don’t have to settle for the average anymore; that you can live life on your own terms, making an income through a business model that let’s you live however, where-ever, and be who-ever you want!

And you’re probably thinking, good on those people for cracking the code. But the secret is that it’s not a very difficult code. And those people are normal, every day folks, who simply had the courage to take society’s blueprint for life, and throw it out the window.

Want to be among those people? Read on!

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Best Countries for Travelers and Expats with Disabilities

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Best Countries for Travelers and Expats with Disabilities

Whether it’s booking a simple holiday overseas or planning a move to another country, it can be an extra anxious time if you have a disability. Knowing whether your chosen destination offers things like accessible public transport and attractions, Braille signs and currency, and information around the general legal rights and welfare system is important.

People with disabilities understand the need for accessibility. Moving is already full of uncertainty, and not knowing whether your chosen relocation destination is accessible can only add to the stress.

Thankfully, there are a number of countries that are taking steps to make disabled persons feel more inclusive by implementing ways to help them navigate daily public life.

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Worldschooling: How to Teach Your Children on the Road

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Worldschooling: How to Teach Your Children on the Road

Everyone is familiar with the term homeschooling, but how about Worldschooling? The latest buzz word in alternative education. But what exactly is it?

Worldschooling is not just a method of education, but instead is an all-encompassing whole family lifestyle choice. Some people choose to live like this for a few months of the year while they go travelling, others make it a way of life. It’s all about learning from the real world. It is experiencing different cultures, places, people, food, history and societies while travelling and it can be an incredible enriching education.

If you dream of travelling but think it’s not possible until your children are grown and have finished their formal education you might want to think again! But how does Worldschooling work, and can it work for your family? How should you teach your children on while you are on the road?

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Four Exciting Reasons to Move to Canada

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Four Exciting Reasons to Move to Canada

First it was the election of a certain US president that led Americans to contemplate moving to Canada and now more recently it has been Canada’s better handling of the pandemic.

While Canada may have had a pause on both travel and migration for much of the pandemic, restrictions are now beginning to ease which is allowing people from all around the world the chance to once again relocate to the country.

Canada is on track to welcome the largest number of annual immigrants in its history. Nearly 40,000 permanent residents were admitted into Canada just in July 2021, with the possibility of reaching over 400,000 annual migrants by year’s end.

Canada has long been known for its generous acceptance of migrants, offering up a broad range of visas and a possible pathway to citizenship. The country attracts people from just about every country, transforming the nation into a diverse melting pot of cultures.

If you’ve considered relocating to another country, you may want look into moving to Canada. The following are just some of the many reasons why people worldwide are choosing to take up residence in the Great White North.

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7 Best Countries to Relocate to as an Expat

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7 Best Countries to Relocate to as an Expat

The pandemic has made many of us rethink our priorities and the way we live our lives. Many people are even considering relocating to a new country once the pandemic is under control and international borders open up more broadly across the world.

If you’re thinking of possibly moving overseas for work, school, or to simply to enjoy a bit of new culture and surroundings, here are some of the top countries that consistently rank the highest by expats in terms of opportunities and quality of life.

When choosing a new country, there are many factors to consider, like cost of living, employment, economic stability, personal freedoms, etc. Though where you choose will also largely depend on where you’re moving from and the availability of visas.

Whether you’re looking for a country that offers a lower cost of living, more fun and adventure, better careers, or simply more ideal weather and a better work-life balance, here are some of the top countries you should consider.

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5 Strategies for Promoting Your Travel Agency

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5 Strategies for Promoting Your Travel Agency

As an independent travel agency, there’s so much you have to do in a day. But one of the most important things on the list is to promote the services you offer.

The travel industry is about building loyal customer connections, and especially now that travelers are looking for COVID safe experiences, trustworthiness is big. You need to present yourself as the most cost-effective and most reliable option out there, in a way that garners the most attention.

These days the most modern and effective way to promote your travel agency is to market it online. While putting up flyers in your neighborhood might help, the only real way to exponentially increase your reach and scale your brand is with digital marketing.

If the marketing aspect of your business seems overwhelming, don’t worry. We’re here to help! We’ve compiled our favorite strategies for promoting your travel agency online. Read on to find out what they are.

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6 Tips to Remember When Hiring Removalists in Rouse Hill

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6 Tips to Remember When Hiring Removalists in Rouse Hill

Moving to a new state or country can be exciting, but you don’t have to fall into the modern stereotype of selling everything you own and starting over with nothing.

The pandemic has sparked a migratory wave across Australia, and moving out of the cities is something Aussies are doing now more than ever before.

But there are a lot of responsibilities involved, including packing your items, decluttering unused objects, sorting out the boxes, and transporting your belongings.

With Sydney being one of the biggest hubs from which people are fleeing, we’ve touched base with removalists Rouse Hill for tips which will help you choose the right removalists for your move.

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How to Become a Professional Travel Photographer

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How to Become a Professional Travel Photographer

The rise of Instagram has not only inspired us to travel more, it’s also inspired us all to become better photographers. We’ve also seen the creation of the social media influencer, a potentially lucrative career that didn’t exist just a few years ago.

While the number of professional photographers was once quite limited and mostly employed by large publication companies, there is now a wide array of travel photography jobs available with many photographers simply working for themselves.

The idea of a photojournalist covering a war-torn region or capturing images of rare wildlife for National Geographic used to be the picture of a travel photographer, however today people are successfully combining their passion for travel and photography to make money in all sorts of ways.

Whether you’re interested in photographing food, landscapes, architecture, wildlife, people and cultures, products, or big events, there’s a place for you in the travel photography market.

You can score contracts working for tourism boards and hotels, make money from photographing the cuisine and interiors of restaurants for promotional purposes, become a destination wedding photographer, do studio portraits while working on a cruise ship, or even become a paparazzi who chases celebrities around the world.

If interested in monetizing your travel photography, here’s my informative guide to everything you need to know about starting down the path towards becoming a professional travel photographer.

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