6 Essential Travel Apps

Don’t leave home without these 6 essential apps           Whether you are heading off for a vacation or on a round the world ticket I have compiled a list off essential travel apps I don’t leave home without. 1 – Tripit – By far the most useful app I have on my phone for travel. Just keeping everything in one place makes life so much easier. I use a Gmail account for all of  my travel bookings and Tripit automatically updates all of my travel details into…

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The guide to cheaper flights

Google flights can save you big The pricing grid As with most people, I assumed the cheapest way to fly around Europe, Asia Pacific and the USA was with using the “Budget” airlines such as Easyjet, Flybe, Ryanair, Air Asia, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, jetstar or Virgin blue/Australia. Recently I have discovered many of the tier 1 carriers offer some fantastic deals if your dates are flexible. Using Google flights pricing grid option (example above) you will often find flights much cheaper than the budget airlines are offering and many offer free luggage! Simply chose…

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Freelancer working on the move

Travelling with an income Over the past 7 years I have met many people who mange to make a success of travelling the world whilst keeping a work at home or freelance job going. There are a few insights I will share that should help anyone looking to do this, and save a great deal of stress in the long run. I would never recommend anyone telecommute on the go unless you are already an established remote worker as you could end up stranded with no source of income in a foreign land….

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The 6 mantras for a successful home office

Moving from the office to home? Working from home can be very tough to start with. I, like many, struggled with my own personal motivation and time management. I presumed it would be the same as sitting in the office, but without a long commute….. How wrong I was! The usual deadline opposing chatter such as a colleague telling you about their amazing weekend, or their new car can make the office seem filled with distractions. You will be amazed how much easier they were to deal with than the distractions of being at home….

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Travel and Work with Freelancer

Do you have a list of places you want to visit but don know how you can fund your trip, why not try Freelancer? There are literally hundreds of short and long term contracts available for a wide range of home based jobs from web design, personal assistants, graphic design, Sales, Marketing jobs and SEO to name a few. Registration is simple, you need to provide your personal details and relevant skills required before you can start browsing the many opportunities on this site. Freelancer take a small percentage of your fees so bare…

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Fund Your Travel With Upwork

Register for Upwork and find hundreds of opportunities you can earn from.    Upwork is a freelance portal that businesses post tasks they wish to outsource. Each post includes information on the works required, the length of contract, numbers of hours required and the rate.   The process is very straightforward; 1 – Register your personal details 2 – Provide information regarding your fields of expertise and your related experience 3-  Apply for jobs that fit With any luck the potential employer will like what they see and give you the…

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Muay Thai Boxing in Thailand

Training in a Muay Thai boxing camp is a great way to study Thai boxing- it totally emerges you in the lifestyle of a Thai boxer. It is good for people just looking for an extreme fitness regime right though to boxers interested in training for a fight. We trained at various gyms in Phuket (Tiger Muay Thai and Lion Muay Thai) but in recent trips we have been going to Jun Muay Thai in Koh Samui. Jun runs a very organized gym and he is also very personable. He…

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Telemarketing on the fly -A full time job whilst you travel

Keep travelling as long as you want! With high speed internet and IP telephone solutions such as Skype or Vonage it is now possible to telemarket from any country, to any country of your choosing. Many companies across the UK and US are looking for remote staff to provide services including sales leads, booking appointments, complete surveys, various recruitment roles and customer services. A good place to start isJob search.(Click on the logo) You can find all sorts of roles that will allow you to work remotely. (one thing to bare in mind, you will…

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Working at the Airport

We have hooked up in a great number of airports around the world- I can’t think of a better use of otherwise wasted travelling time than getting s few hours of work done. So many airports now a days even have a full on desk with power points and USB points for you to hot desk at while you wait for your flight. If we have a long wait we quite like to splash out on an airport lounge- you get a quite place to work and free food and…

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Working on the Road

We love a good road trip and with 4G these days you can spend the long hours on the road with a laptop on your lap working the time away (providing there are at least 2 of you for 1 of you to do the driving that is!! 🙂 ) We have really put the miles in around Europe, OZ, NZ, Asia and Canada making the most of the 3/4G. It has involved stopping to get sim cards in respective countries but if you know you are on at least a…

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