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Articles on Location Independence

The Blogpacker
Is it possible to make a living while sitting on your arse in the sunshine of a distant land? Yes it is. I know because I'm doing it right now; tappng on a keyboard while little boats bob on the clear blue Ionian sea in front of me. Want to do the same? Then read on for some tips.


Your Experiences of Working Online and Location Independence

* We've collected and listed the first hand experiences of lots of digital nomads and freelancers in our Blogger's Guides to Other Ways to Work Abroad. We also collate relevant articles on this Pinterest page.


Freelancing, Location Independence and Digital Nomad Interviews

Travellers and expats making a living with their laptops answer our questions in The Working Traveller blog section of our sites, including...

James Clark, Digital Nomad
James Clark is what we like to call comfortably homeless. He makes his living on the move, mixing his travels with basing himself somewhere more permanent. A look through his recent blog posts reveals longer stays in Saigon, Chiang Mai, Penang and Playa del Carmen in between trips to Europe and India. When we spoke to James about his nomadic lifestyle he was in Panajachel on a three week trip covering Belize and Guatemala.

Diana Edelman, PR and Social Media for Save Elephant Foundation, in Thailand
A former resident of Chiang Mai, Diana Edelman has helped raise awareness about the plight of Asian elephants as the PR and social media coordinator for Save Elephant Foundation. She also writes for her own site, d travels ’round, and supports herself with freelance travel writing jobs.

Latoya Brown, Social Media Marketing
Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, Latoya Brown is currently living in Bangkok. With a background of over ten years in public relations she made the digital switch about five years ago and now exclusively works in the social media marketing world.


More Digital Nomad and Location Independence Posts in The Working Traveller

More articles on freelancing and running online businesses from the road can be found in our blog, including...

How Travel Bloggers Can Trade Advertising for Free Accommodation - We haven’t taken an organised press trip but we have had some success with our own more informal approach of negotiating accommodation and tours in exchange for advertising space on our websites.
The Volunteering Entrepreneur - Nelson Santos discovered a passion for volunteering in his mid-20’s but financial reality brought his plans to a halt until he figured out how to travel the world without saving up first.
The Digital Nomad’s Office - Though they put a lot of effort and angst into escaping their cubicles, digital nomads and travel bloggers still need a work space to call their own.
16 Travel & Expat Blogs That Want to Interview You - Roll up, roll up. Get on the interview merry-go-round. The interview plays a big part in every publication and online travel magazines and blogs are no exception. Interviewers get content and interviewees a way to promote themselves and their own blogs.
33 More Travel & Expat Blogs That Want to Interview You - Whether you are an expat living abroad, are working overseas or about to head off on your around the world journey, we would like to hear from you, and so would these 33 blogs.
12 Travel Blogs Looking for Guest Posts - Though guest posting takes more time and effort than exchanging links it ultimately leads to a more fulfilling relationship with other blogpackers and the satisfaction of seeing more visitors to our own writings.
33 More Travel Blogs Looking for Guest Posts - The third article in an unplanned series on guest posting to other travel websites and blogs
Work Online and Travel the World - Because it is what we do to make a buck we can be a bit guilty here at TWT of just equating location independence or digital nomadism with travel blogging. But there are plenty of other ways of making a living online to fund a jaunt around the planet.
Answers to a Reddit Travel Blog Survey - While loitering in the Digital Nomad subreddit I decided to be helpful and answer a few questions aimed at travel bloggers. As a fairly slow writer I am not one to waste a written word that can be used more than once, so I thought to share my answers here too.
A Plansify For Making a Bit of Cash as a Travel Advisor - In return for a fee Plansify puts those with travel questions in touch with experienced travellers who can answer in the specific and personal way that a guidebook cannot.
Freelancing Abroad: Don’t Let These 4 Common Concerns Stop You From Fulfilling Your Dream - Leaving home to work overseas as a freelancer is a life-changing decision, says Connor Davies. You might be slightly nervous at the prospect of moving to a completely new country, but that’s fine: Fear is something that you can overcome, and when you succeed it makes the experience even sweeter.


The OJC Directory

Creativity & Enterprise Links - There's a few useful links here but we will get around to adding loads more as soon as we can.


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