All posts tagged: digital nomad

Mareen Schauder, Miss Everywhere

A Day in The Life of Mareen Schauder

Get ready to be swept away by wanderlust as I’m about to introduce you to Mareen Schauder, a beautiful full-time traveller and a professional travel blogger who left her job in the corporate world to pursue her biggest passion – travel. Mareen, who swapped her office desk for a full-time blogging career at Miss Everywhere admits that she has a weakness for exotic beaches and stylish hideaways. Let’s get a glimpse into her fabulous life! What is your current location and how long are you planning on staying here? Dubai. I was here for a week and am flying back home to Germany tonight, repack my suitcase and then to Bali next week. What view did you wake up to this morning ? I woke up to this beautiful desert view of Al Maha resort in Dubai, which is located right in the desert between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Please describe your typical morning. Since you’re constantly on the move, do you try to stick to a routine? Every day is different depending on the current location and work …

The Reality of Being a Digital Nomad

The Reality of Being a Digital Nomad

We’ve all seen it – a photo of a an exotic beach, softened through an Instagram filter with an inspirational quote in italics over it. In the photo, a girl with her laptop, working away from a hammock as the sun begins to set. Isn’t that what being a digital nomad is all about? Yes and no. That’s the glamorous part that we happily flaunt in people’s faces on social media, but the behind the scenes isn’t always quite as poetic. So here it is, the good, the bad, and the ugly of being a digital nomad! Your life revolves around the continuous and never-ending search for wifi And not just so you can upload a photo of your breakfast on Instagram – since you’re not working from an office and your clients are most likely based abroad, the only way you  can get in touch with them is over the Internet! This means panic attacks whenever the connection decides to die in the middle of an important Skype call, and that your choice of accommodation, cafes and restaurants is no longer based on your personal preference …

Best apps and websites for digital nomads

Must-have Apps and Websites for Digital Nomads

I always love finding new ways of making my digital nomad lifestyle easier and more time-efficient. And yes, you guessed it, there’s an app for that! Since sharing is caring, I’ve put together a monthly roundup of apps and websites perfect for digital nomads and travellers, which I discovered or started using in January. If you like this post and would like me to turn it into a monthly series, please comment below! WEBSITES 1.Trip Fiction (Free) With this website you can search for and buy location-based novels. Be sure to use it before your next big trip – as the creators of Trip Fiction note, literature helps understand a place on a much more intimate level than a book guide! 2. Desks Near Me  (Free) Perfect for digital nomads who are tired of working from home (or the beach), Desks Near Me helps you find work space in your area, sometimes for as little as €14  a day. I came across this site through Nomadic Notes – thanks James! 3. Workfrom  (Free) If you prefer working from a …

How to Become a Digital Nomad and Travel the World Forever

Digital nomad has recently become a bit of a buzzword. It refers to a location-independent person who combines work with travel using digital technology. Digital nomads are usually freelancers, contractors and business owners whose work doesn’t bound them to one location. They can basically work from anywhere in the world. Keep reading to find out how to become one! Working in digital offers some of the best opportunities for remote work. Since all your projects are based online, you can work from anywhere, as long as you have wifi access! A dream come true for travel lovers? Absolutely. I’ve been working freelance as an SEO specialist and living the life of a digital nomad for 3 years. I’m not always on the move as I like having a base in between my trips but more often than not, I’m on the road and my work is travelling with me. As I’m typing this, I’m sat on the top floor of a medieval convent-turned library in the historical centre of Florence, Italy. It’s a crisp, winter morning; the sky is …