Author: Cam Woodsum

The Best Remote Job Boards and Freelance Sites

We’ve compiled a list of our favorite remote job boards and freelance sites to make your remote work search a little bit easier! If you’re looking for a more detailed guide on making money remotely, check out this guide. Remote Job Boards 1. Jobspresso – Curated Jobs I love Jobspresso because they remove a lot of the clutter and only share curated, high-quality postings! 2. AngelList – Remote Startup Jobs AngelList is the largest startup jobs site in the world and they have an easy way to filter for only remote jobs. Highly recommend looking on here because you’ll...

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The Best Online Digital Nomad Communities

We’ve compiled our favorite digital nomad communities on the internet to make it easier for you to connect with other nomads! 1. Digital Nomads Around The World This is an extremely active Facebook group with 100k+ nomads and aspiring nomads. If you post a question in this group, you can expect 10+ very fast responses! 2. Female Digital Nomads and Digital Nomad Girls Community These are two additional Facebook groups with 48k+ members each that are specifically focused on women. 3. The Digital Nomad Sub-Reddit The digital nomad section of Reddit is much less active than the Facebook groups...

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What’s the WiFi like in Goa? Especially For Digital Nomads (Survey Results)

We scanned the internet and put together a collection of feedback from digital nomads about the internet in Goa. Here’s the info: Shitty, in the entire area, I found a good co working space in siolim called co-worx, that was a reliable place to work from. Relying on the cellular network is also a long shot…I wouldn’t suggest Goa if you have critical internet work to do. Internet is good, the problem is the power cuts The biggest issue I found were power cuts, but it got better in recent years. I’m in the south of Goa… Any good...

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How Do You Handle Bank Proof of Address Requests As A Digital Nomad? (Survey Results)

We put together a collection of responses to the critical question of how do you provide a proof of address if you don’t have an address. Here are the responses! Use your parents or friends address, otherwise, use a virtual office service if it’s for a business… If you’re in a new country just use the address of your Airbnb or whatever hotel you’re staying in I set up virtual mailboxes and addresses. It’s a game to me. In Guatemala, I found a mail delivery place where I was able to use their address as if it was my...

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What Advice Would You Give To Potential Digital Nomads? (Survey Results)

We put together a collection of advice from current digital nomads for future nomads, here’s the list! Just take the leap! Go for software/web development and know at least 3 languages. English is the business language and if you want to travel through central and south america, Spanish is a great thing to know…I’ve been doing customer service for the last 7 years and 80% of that time I’ve needed English. That’s the language it allowed me to work remotely, can’t even imagine a job I would do remotely just speaking Spanish. (Not one I would enjoy) Charge more...

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The Ultimate Guide To Digital Nomading and Location Independence

Looking for an actionable guide on how to live a nomadic or location independent lifestyle? You’ve come to the right place! What Is Digital Nomading And Why Do People Love (or Hate) It? – Chapter 1 How to Make Money From Anywhere (Digital Nomading / Location Independence) – Chapter 2 Digital Nomading Solo vs. With A Remote Travel Program (+ The Most Popular Programs) – Chapter 3 How To Handle Health & Travel Insurance While Digital Nomading – Chapter 4 How To Handle Taxes As A Digital Nomad – Chapter 5 How To Handle Cell Phone Plans As A Digital Nomad – Chapter 6 Credit...

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12 Things To Know When Moving To A New City As A Digital Nomad – Chapter 15

This is chapter 15 of a 15 part series about digital nomading and location independence. To see all of the other chapters, click here! 1. Visas Check VisaList before traveling to any new place. 2. SIM Cards I always Google “best cell phone providers COUNTRY” before arriving in a new location. It’s usually easiest to get a SIM card in the airport, but the process is always a little different. You can usually find a blog post about this process with a quick Google search. 3. Tipping Tipping varies from country to country, so it’s worth Googling this. 4. Exchange Rate...

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How To Meet People When You Move To A New City – Chapter 14

This is chapter 14 of a 15 part series about digital nomading and location independence. To see all of the other chapters, click here! One of the most challenging aspects of living a nomadic life is making friends on the road. The good news is that as with any skill, you’ll get better with practice! My best tips for meeting other people are: 1. Post in the city’s expat or digital nomad Facebook group This is a simple and easy way to meet people in most cities. Here is my template message (feel free to use it!): “Hey, I’m...

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The 16 Keys To Traveling Abroad Safely (For Women and Men) – Chapter 13

This is chapter 13 of a 15 part series about digital nomading and location independence. To see all of the other chapters, click here! For female specific posts, scroll down to the bottom of this post. Having visited more than 35 countries in my lifetime and after spending nine months traveling through the Asia Pacific region, I have extensive experience staying safe while venturing abroad. I’ve put together a list of essential tips to help you stay safe in foreign countries. Hope you find these guidelines helpful–enjoy your travels and be careful out there! 1. Check Government Warnings Before...

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Six Awesome Airbnb Tips (From A Full-Time Traveler) – Chapter 12

This is chapter 12 of a 15 part series about digital nomading and location independence. To see all of the other chapters, click here! 1. ALWAYS check Wifi speeds before booking I always ask the host about the Wifi speed and request they send a speed test screenshot. If you’re already in the city, then you can speed test in person. 2. How to avoid terrible beds I have slept on mattresses that should not be called mattresses. You do not want to book a place for a month only to find out that the mattress is rock solid....

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How To Book Long-Term Housing As A Digital Nomad – Chapter 11

This is chapter 11 of a 15 part series about digital nomading and location independence. To see all of the other chapters, click here! Booking in Advance or After you Arrive? For the first year of my travels, I only booked 3-5 days of hotels before arriving. By not hunting for longer term housing until after I arrived, I could explore neighborhoods and apartments in person. While this extra diligence leads to better decisions, it’s also much more time-consuming. Now, I always book one month on Airbnb in advance (except in Chiang Mai and Bali) to save myself time...

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How to Pick Destinations, Handle Visas, & Book Travel As A Digital Nomad – Chapter 10

This is chapter 10 of a 15 part series about digital nomading and location independence. To see all of the other chapters, click here! How to Pick Destinations, Handle Visas, & Book Travel As A Digital Nomad – Chapter 10 There isn’t an exact science to picking locations but here are some of the most useful tools and techniques: Nomad List Shows you the cost of living, WiFi speeds, and other details for most cities in the world Recommendations From Other Nomads There is endless content on the web from other nomads Google Flights To see how expensive it is...

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