Here Comes 2011 — Is This the Year You’ll Move Abroad?

The year 2010 is almost over. Will 2011 be the year you move to a new country? I’m pretty sure it will be for me. The only reason I’m not 100% sure is because there are parts of the process that aren’t totally within my control. Because of the financial beating we took during the […]

Learn the Business of Blogging

If you’re considering blogging as the business platform to finance your untethered expat life, there’s an online course opening up that will help you get your blogging business up to speed faster and better. Blog Masters Club Blog Masters Club is a comprehensive training program designed for aspiring professional bloggers. The core training consists of […]

Blogging for Expats

Welcome to the first tutorial in our new series, Blogging for Expats. As we’ve discussed previously, you can use a blog as a business platform to develop an income while you’re overseas. It’s not rocket science, but don’t naively expect you can just start writing and watch the money roll in. You’ll need some basic […]

Retire Overseas — It’s Easy as 1, 2, 3

Guest Post by Kathleen Peddicord “I’m ready to make my move, Kathleen,” explained an attendee at our conference in Panama City earlier this month. “I’m ready to go for it. “But I’m so confused. I mean, what do I do first? And then what do I do second? “Could you break it down for me, […]

Support Yourself Overseas as a Travel Photographer: 6 Resources to Get You Started

Photography meets our definition of a location-independent career. You can do it anywhere in the world, and in this digital age you can sell your photos from anywhere you find an internet connection. But what if — like me — you’re not an experienced photographer? How do you graduate from taking point-and-click snapshots to shooting […]

New Economic Report Can Help You Find Your Dream Expat Life

The Brookings Institution and the London School of Economics and Political Science have just released their Global Metro Monitor report, The Path to Economic Recovery: A Preliminary Overview of 150 Global Metropolitan Economies in the Wake of the Great Recession. While this information won’t determine where in the world you’ll be happiest as an expat, […]

Learn a New Language Online — Before Your Overseas Move

When you imagine a different life for yourself overseas, do you hear yourself speaking English, or do you visualize yourself conversing with the local people in their own tongue? Should you learn a new language when you move? That’s a question only you can answer, and that answer will depend on several factors. What kind […]