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Best travel websites February 2015

Best Travel Websites: February Favourites

After a great response to my January post about Must-have Websites and Apps for Digital Nomads, I figured, why not turn it into a monthly series? I’m always searching the Internet for new, fun ways to travel and I’d love to share my finds with you! Here is a February roundup of the travel sites that I’ve been loving and finding helpful. Like a Local Guide I discovered this site while looking up non-touristy things to do on my upcoming trip to Lisbon. I love exploring news places through the eyes of the locals (in fact, ‘travelling like a local’ is becoming a fast-growing travel trend), and this site offers just that! With Like a Local Guide you can discover hidden spots and local hangouts while avoiding the tourist traps. Currently, the site covers 51 cities. The content is created by locals who lived in each place for years and really know their stuff! Travel Dudes Travel Dudes is marketed as the first social media travel platform. It’s basically a place where travellers and locals share their tips and experiences through photo stories. I really like …

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 …