Living in Argentina: The Pros & Cons

Living in Argentina: The Pros & Cons

Argentina sits at the bottom of the world, far from any international flight hub, and embroiled in economic problems that sometimes make visitors nervous. It's a little bit off the beaten track. But Argentina is not only a fascinating, exciting, and incredibly huge...

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Taipei Digital Nomad Destination Guide

Taipei Digital Nomad Destination Guide

I used to think of Taipei and Taiwan as an extension of China. In my ignorance (before I visited) I expected an island version of mainland China. There is some truth in this, but that doesn‘t tell the whole story. The Taiwanese people are descendants of...

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The Problem With Book Summary Apps

The Problem With Book Summary Apps

I'm all for productivity, time management, and some of the other things that occupy the minds of digital nomads and lifestyle entrepreneurs. I'm also a big book nerd. And there's nothing more satisfying than reading a really good book while sipping wine and relaxing...

The Best Digital Nomad & Travel Podcasts

The Best Digital Nomad & Travel Podcasts

Podcasts are a great medium for consuming travel content. Get destination reports, insider guides, and travel inspiration for long-haul flights, bus journeys, and airports. For people with little time to read or those that prefer the spoken word to the written word,...

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Wanderlust Books: Inspiring Non-fiction Travel Writing

Wanderlust Books: Inspiring Non-fiction Travel Writing

I enjoy travel books. Tales of adventures in countries I've never been to by people I can only admire always seems to give me the travel bug. But I use guide books more for pure on-the-spot reference and I use travelogues as entertainment. Books that inspire you to...

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Get Stuff Done – My Productivity Hacks For Work

Get Stuff Done – My Productivity Hacks For Work

Bloggers hipper than I call the process of producing work efficiently and being hyper-productive Getting stuff done or getting sh*t done (GSD). I considered leaving "hacks" out of the title of this article. Why? Because the topic of this article isn't really about...

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The Problem With Book Summary Apps

The Problem With Book Summary Apps

I'm all for productivity, time management, and some of the other things that occupy the minds of digital nomads and lifestyle entrepreneurs. I'm also a big book nerd. And there's nothing more satisfying than reading a really good book while sipping wine and relaxing...

Digital Nomad Checklist 2019

Digital Nomad Checklist 2019

So you want to be a digital nomad? Or maybe you’re already there but you need a checklist. A list of the important stuff for location independent travel and work. Digital nomadism is for people serious about their businesses. It's not about running to the airport for...

Solo Travel Jordan – The Best of Petra, Wadi Rum, Amman & Aqaba

Solo Travel Jordan – The Best of Petra, Wadi Rum, Amman & Aqaba

Jordan flies under the “next best travel destination” radar most of the time. The name might be familiar but it’s often heard in the context of Israel or goings on in the middle east. But Jordan is worthy of your attention. This little country in the middle east has a...

Gifts For Writers & Aspiring Travel Bloggers

Gifts For Writers & Aspiring Travel Bloggers

Writing is a creative outlet that rewards in many ways. It can help writers communicate concepts to an audience and even help writers make sense of the ideas in their heads. There's nothing better than putting thoughts down on paper (or computer screen) to know...

The Best Travel VPNs – Reviewed

The Best Travel VPNs – Reviewed

If you travel and use WiFi to access the internet you need a VPN. It’s relatively easy to snoop on a public WiFi network and a good hacker can easily capture your credit card details by monitoring the unencrypted connection between your web browser or app and a...

10 Facts About Queenstown, New Zealand

10 Facts About Queenstown, New Zealand

Check out these 10 Fun (and not to be found elsewhere) facts about Queenstown, New Zealand that you can use to sound clever and interesting on your next trip down under. We’re sure that everyone knows about AJ Hackett building the World’s first commercial Bungy in...

Tripit Pro Review: The Must Have Travel Organizer App

Tripit Pro Review: The Must Have Travel Organizer App

Let's get straight into it. What does it do? TripIt organises your travel arrangements in a neat, easy to read, and consistent format.  Tripit is a travel booking and itinerary application from Concur designed to let you “instantly organize” all your travel plans...

6 Of The Best WordPress Themes For Travel Blogs

6 Of The Best WordPress Themes For Travel Blogs

Although times are changing and pretty everyone is becoming more tech savvy, Travel bloggers still fall into the non-techie category when it comes to websites. Building a website from scratch is not an easy task. Even customizing your website's HTML and style code...

Where to Spend New Year

Where to Spend New Year's Eve 2019

Looking for a great New Year's Eve night out in an exciting world location? I'm not presuming that you have the money/time/resources to just pick any location to ring in 2019, but if you can make it to one of these locations, you'll have a New Year...

BegPackers And The Lure Of Free Funded Travel

BegPackers And The Lure Of Free Funded Travel

The definition of begpacker (beg-packer) is someone who attempts to save money by asking locals and other foreigners to fund their travels. Actually, that’s my definition. The dictionary hasn’t arrived yet. But it will. Begpacking is trending. And that’s a sad fact of...

Black Friday Deals For Travel Bloggers 2018

Black Friday Deals For Travel Bloggers 2018

It's that time of year. The biggest shopping day of the year. Retailers and service providers love the extra sales and consumers enjoy big discounts. There are lots of deals out there. But you don't have to buy everything. Don't let the scarcity factor blur your...

Top 10 reasons to learn Latin American Spanish

Top 10 reasons to learn Latin American Spanish

Why learn Spanish and why in particular, should you learn the variety of Spanish spoken in Latin America?Native speakers in Latin America outnumber the native speakers in Spain by around 10 to 1 but that's not the only reason. Our advice is to focus on the target...

Travel Blog Names – Why I Rebranded (Twice)

Travel Blog Names – Why I Rebranded (Twice)

My blog was, until not so long ago, called Lifestyle Travel Kit. Based on my experience of posting questions to friends, colleagues, and random people, I reckon 50% of you will think that’s a cool name. The other 50% will think it’s dumb. 99% of you have already...