Posts Tagged ‘freelance work’

Have Internet Will Travel

Armed with little more than a laptop, web design/development professionals Kelly and Mike have traded in the 9-5 for a nomadic life of freelancing and travel.

The Pros and Cons of Travelling with a Laptop

My husband and I have been traveling with our laptops for the last eleven months. We’ve visited sixteen countries, taken eighteen flights, fifteen trains and eight long-distance buses, not to mention numerous subways, tuk tuks, long tail boats, scooter taxis, local buses and lots and lots of walking.

And throughout the whole journey, a pair of MacBooks have been along for the ride.

For us, the question of whether to bring our laptops wasn’t really even a question. But it is something we get asked about a lot by other travelers – so here’s my take on whether or not it makes sense to bring a laptop on your journey.

Almost Fearless

Christine Gilbert was a manager in a large Fortune 500 company but ditched that life to become a freelance writer and photographer. She now lives abroad in Spain, with plans to head over to Mexico City and continue on from there.

The Unconventional Guide to Working for Yourself (E-Book Review)-

Chris Guillebeau has just released The Unconventional Guide to Working for Yourself, the second ebook in his series of Unconventional Guides (his first was a guide to discount airfares I reviewed last month).

In the new guide, he shares how you can set up a small online business to earn at least $200 a month.

About Chris: If you’ve ever dreamed of travelling long-term while living off a small perpetual income, you need to know this about Chris: he’s on a mission to visit every country in the world over the next five years, and has visited 100 so far. He doesn’t have a “real job”, but he’s been working as an online entrepreneur for 10 years. He speaks with a voice of experience, not only as an online entrepreneur, but also as a traveller.

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