Tag: full time travel

  • Estonia introduces the world’s first digital nomad visa

    Estonia introduces the world’s first digital nomad visa

    In a move that will hopefully usher in a new era for global immigration, Estonia has finally passed the law to create the rumored digital nomad visa. What does this entail and how is this different from current visa possibilities for digital nomads? Here is everything you need to know. Why Estonia’s digital nomad visa…

  • Turning remote side hustles into a career

    Turning remote side hustles into a career

    My career trajectory has been an interesting one. After a string of bad work experiences, I realized I never again wanted to rely on one employer for my livelihood. I’d had it with bad bosses and layoffs and uncertainty. In an effort to gain more control over my income, I turned to the kind of…

  • The pros and cons of becoming an expat

    The pros and cons of becoming an expat

    Having successfully expatriated from the United States to the Czech Republic, I’m quite familiar with all the benefits and drawbacks of becoming an expat. Though specific factors depend a lot on where you’re thinking of moving, there are a few general considerations to take into account. These are some general pros and cons of becoming…

  • Drunk Interview: Sabbatical year traveler

    Drunk Interview: Sabbatical year traveler

    Even though I travel pretty often, I’ve never taken a year off to travel. I was excited to sit down with someone two weeks into her sabbatical year off to find out all the details of her planned trip. So while we shared a bottle of port wine, she filled me in on what it’s…

  • Coming soon: The first GnomeTrotting book

    Coming soon: The first GnomeTrotting book

    I’ve been pretty quiet around these parts lately. My posts have dwindled from a few a week to one or two a month. It’s not because I’m getting bored of traveling or blogging; quite the contrary. My little blog is entering a new phase with the first GnomeTrotting book. I’ve had some down time between…

  • Little joys of travel

    Little joys of travel

    Travel can be more than just the act of going somewhere new. In reality, travel is a long process. It can start weeks or months before your trip and doesn’t end until long after you’ve returned. And at each step of the way, there are delightful rituals that make the effort and cost of travel…