A digital Nomad in Phuket

Thailand’s largest island Phuket is a Mecca for the beach enthusiasts and scuba fans alike. Visitors rave about the white sandy beaches and deep blue lagoons that grace this almost dream-line surreal coastline. The centre of the island reaches towards the sky with picturesque mountains adorned with waterfalls, palm trees and Buddhist temples. You will also find world class Hotels, Golf courses, Muay Thai boxing gyms and modern shopping centres that offer everything under the sun. A visit to Phuket can be a simply magical experience for backpackers and tourists, but how does…

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Ever considered teaching online? Create a passive revenue stream with Udemy

Do you have a unique skill or ability that can be conveyed over a series of lectures? Well Udemy could be for you! Udemy is a marketplace for online learning. Unlike the rigidity of a traditional educational program, Udemy provides a platform for skill sharing of any kind. Experts create courses which can be offered to the public, either at zero cost or for a small tuition fee. Using the tools on the Udemy website, Instructors can produce a series of lectures, market to potential students and create a passive revenue stream. The Udemy website boasts over…

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Internet and Mobile Internet in South East Asia

Are you a Digital Nomad and thinking about visiting Cambodia, Thailand or any other country in South East Asia? Would you like to know the internet or mobile broadband you can expect to find? Well here is a definitive guide to Broadband and Mobile internet per country,     Cambodia A popular destination with Backpackers and Nomads alike, Cambodia has 28 ISP’s (Internet Service Providers) who over broadband across the country and 5 MSP’s (Mobile service providers) offering a range of telecommunications services (lists below). Cambodia ranks 85th worldwide for broadband, with…

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Manage your travel money with Revolut

What is Revolut? According to the Revolut website (https://revolut.com/) “Revolut is working to build a fair and frictionless platform to use and manage money around the world. Revolut brings freedom to your money with our multi-currency card and mobile app. With Revolut you can now send, spend and exchange money instantly with intuitive ease.Using the Revolut App you can set up an account in 30 seconds, enabling you to instantly transfer money globally through SMS, WhatsApp and social media using the best possible exchange rates, the spot interbank rates.Once you’ve topped…

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Overseas card charges

Here is a list of credit card and bank charges you receive when spending your money abroad as and up to February 2016 in the UK.   UK Credit cards (as at February 2016) SPENDING WITHDRAW CASH PROVIDER NON-STERLING TRANSACTION FEE ATM FEE (NON-STERLING FEE WILL ALSO BE CHARGED) INTEREST (APR) IF PAID OFF IN FULL The AA 2.99% 2.99% min. £3 27.9% Amazon (2) 2.99% 5% min. £5 27.9% American Express 2.99% 3% min. £3 27.9% Asda 2.99% 3% min. £5 27.9% – 29.9% Aqua Reward or Advance NIL…

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Digital Nomad in Whistler

Whistler, first founded in 1966 is the largest ski resort in North America. Whistler draws people from all over the world to British Columbia’s stunning Fitzsimmons range of mountains and it’s no wonder. With 200 plus on-piste Ski runs it’s easily 50% bigger than its nearest competitor on this continent. Add to this a stunning village area that includes hotels, bars, restaurants and a variety of retail outlets, there is something to offer for everyone. If winter-sport isn’t your thing, then for a Summer destination Whistler also scores top marks…

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The Carbon Neutral Digital Nomad

Over the past several years I have travelled all over the globe in aircrafts, trains, cars, buses and even motorcycles. I never really considered the effect this quantity of CO2 (CO2 is the chemical symbol for carbon dioxide) emissions would be having on the environment. I always thought emissions my travel produced would be at least equal to, or less than what was produced during my daily commute. Because I have always produced several tonnes of CO2 yearly, is it acceptable to continue? The media regularly report on the effects of…

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Digital Nomad TV Guide

Travelling the globe as a digital nomad and Missing TV from home? Here are some products that can help you get the TV you miss. Overplay Smart DNS– Twitter and Facebook from China, Netflix or iPlayer from your office – anywhere your internet access is filtered, SmartDNS can help! With overplay Smart DNS you can unblock regional content by simply changing your DNS device settings and choosing the localised options you require on the Overplay website. Because its not a VPN, it doesn’t suffer from the usual bandwidth restrictions and allows high…

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Spain for the Digital Nomad

With nearly 65 million visitors from all over the world every year, Spain is a destination of choice for holidaymakers worldwide. Attracted by its wealth of culture, beautiful sandy beaches and over 300 days of sunshine its no wonder so many choose to visit this unique country. Spain can also be a perfect destination to visit for any Digital Nomad, here’s why; Communications Network- Spain now has an extensive and reliable ADSL broadband network offering 20Mb across most of the country with Fibre connections available in major towns and Cities. 3g/4G LTE…

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Top travelling gadgets you must have!

Space in your backpack? Once you have packed your clothes,shoes,toiletries and medicines you might have a little space left in your backpack. I have put together a list of items you might want to consider; Water Purification bottle –  LifeStraw Go Water Bottle with Integrated 1000-Liter LifeStraw Filter – The award-winning LifeStraw water filter has now been incorporated into a sports bottle to give users access to safe drinking water even when there is no water source nearby. Simply use the bottle to scoop water from any pond, stream or river, and you will…

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