Help me become a digital nomad!

become a digital nomad

I get frequent emails with “help me become a digital nomad” or how to live a nomadic lifestyle and so does many other notable digital nomads (my friends Pieter, Jay, Youjin, etc.). Everybody seems to want to know the “secret.” Well, ladies and gentlemen. There is no secret. Being a digital nomad means “living wherever you […]

Chill, we’re just showing you our highlight reel

our highlight reel - Amy in colorado

Why do people continuously forget that everything we put on the internet is…curated? When people are sad, jealous, or envious because of what they see on social media these days, they’re forgetting we are ONLY showing the highlight reel of our life. The awesome, the amazing, the great part of our days. But you’re forgetting the […]

What no one told me about becoming a digital nomad

What no one told me about becoming a digital nomad

By Travis Bennett, Nomad Stack (http://www.nomadstack.com) The digital nomad lifestyle is all rather exciting. You just need your laptop and an internet connection and you can work from anywhere in the world. It’s no wonder there’s more and more people taking the leap themselves. Grabbing street food lunches in Ho Chi Minh. Pulling an all-nighter […]

Work & Wanderlust: Digital Nomad-Friendly Airports

work and wanderlust

Work and Wanderlust: Digital Nomad-Friendly Airports Throughout all my travels, I’ve been in a LOT of airports and experienced some airports that are more friendly for digital nomads than others. I detest airports with zero wifi (usually the smaller remote ones) but what can ya do? Even though I am not traveling as much anymore, […]

The Great Balance Between Work and Life for Digital Nomads

Work and Life for Digital Nomads

By Jess Signet from Tripelio Thanks to Amy and her amazing website for collaborating with me on this blog piece and allowing me to share this article. She’s such an inspiration for how to get out there and chase after amazing adventures (such as her Galapagos trip—absolutely stunning!) while still getting all the “adult things” […]

Working at SunDesk in Taghazout, Morocco

Making magic and working at SunDesk in Taghazout, Morocco

SunDesk in Taghazout in Morocco For almost a month, I was living and working at SunDesk in Taghazout in Morocco. While Morocco is an “open Muslim” country, you still can’t purchase alcohol in small villages and towns. Taghazout is a dry village so when you’re leaving the airport at Agadir, make a pit stop and stock up! […]

Gratitude. Thank you. With all love – from Morocco

I am writing from lovely sunny Morocco as Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Specifically, I have been living at a co-living/co-working space of a place called Sundesk. It’s located in a tiny fishing village called Taghazout – quite world famous for it’s surfing spots actually. It really IS tiny – with one main road […]

13 of the smartest and sexiest male digital nomads around the world!

sexiest male digital nomads

Recently, fellow travel blogger Meg posted a list of the Sexiest Male Travelers Alive 2014 and it was super fun & hilarious! I decided it would be awesome to expand the list to digital nomads – people who are fortunate enough  & lucky enough (and hard-working) to be able to live a location-independent lifestyle. These guys are […]

How to be a digital nomad 101

5 ways to be a digital nomad

First, what’s a digital nomad? Digital Nomads are individuals who leverage telecommunications technologies to perform their work duties, and more generally conduct their lifestyle in a nomadic manner. (wikipedia) So first you need to create some income via the internet or just on a computer. Here’s the five basic ways on how to become a […]

Unique perspective: Being an Asian American female around foreigners in Thailand

Unique Perspective: asian american female around foreigners in thailand

After being in Thailand for a month, there have been some things I’ve experienced as a female and more specifically, an Asian American female. I love Thailand – the country, the people. They are kind, warm, and generous. It’s no wonder they’re always at the top of the list for hospitality when it comes to visitors. […]

My journey to becoming a digital nomad

the first step is the hardest

It can be anything – moving to a new city,  switching majors in college, getting married or  switching careers. You’re trying to live life differently or thinking about making a major change. First, you dream about it. Then you start to think and ponder the idea more. Mull it over & over. It seems daunting. […]

What are you running away from?

What am I running away from?

  I talk to people about travel sometimes a lot. My love for it. My sense of wanderlust. I’m curious about where people have been & eager to hear their travel experiences. I’m always planning my next destination and deciding where to go next. When people hear the term “digital nomad” – they usually think of […]

How to let go + live a more meaningful life

Before I officially decided to move forward being an independent contractor, I had a Soulful Session with a fabulous wild woman named Iris Barzen. We discussed the decision I was facing along with my fears and goals. We shared the past and present while I shared my hopes for the future. One thing I revealed was the daunting task […]

Why you should follow your personal legend

follow your personal legend

What happens when you follow your personal legend? When you go after what you want? You get it. Dun dun dun…. I resigned from my IT consulting position and quit climbing the corporate ladder. I am an independent contractor and my current ongoing project allows me to work + travel — ultimately being location-independent! Guess the current […]

Isn’t traveling alone lonely?

A lot of people are flabbergasted when they discover I adventure solo on some of my trips.”Why?!,” they sputter. One friend even declared, “Stop being weird.” Why not? is my usual response. Isn’t traveling alone lonely? This sounds totally cliche and overused but loneliness really is a state of mind. Yes, I’m alone but I’m […]