Tag Archives: Working & volunteering abroad

Why I Chose To Move To Dubai

I have been lucky to have lived in some of the most exciting cities in the world: London, Barcelona, Medellin, Sydney, and Melbourne and now I have made the move to Dubai! In this article, I share my reasons for moving to Dubai “Are you here with your family?”  “No,” I reply to my new… Continue Reading…

Teaching English in Costa Rica

Teaching English in Costa Rica Whether you are looking for teaching jobs in private language schools or just want experience teaching abroad for the first time, Costa Rica is a good option and you can travel to the rest of Latin America after your placement too. Below is Shelly’s story of her personal account of… Continue Reading…

Cat Sitting The World For Free

Types of Girl about the Globe (GatG) – Budget GatG, Pets GatG International Cat Sitting  I’m writing this post from a one bedroom flat in London with a cat called Winston on my lap whilst admiring the interior of this gorgeous apartment in Crystal Palace. I have Netflix, a double bed and even a garden… Continue Reading…

Volunteering With a Female Empowerment Non-Profit in Thailand

In this post to inspire you to solo travel to Thailand, Mary Liu shares her experience of volunteering with a female non-profit in the country. I decided to temporarily deviate from the traditional educational path and take a year off of university in service to others. I travelled to a small city in China called… Continue Reading…

Digital Nomad Taxes

When you live a digital nomadic lifestyle, you get to travel where you want (visa depending of course), stay where you want and when you’re ready to leave you can pack up and move to the next exotic destination.  Choosing to be location independent has so many advantages but when you’re travelling around with no… Continue Reading…

Why Choose a Nomadic Lifestyle?

It was back in 2014 when I exclaimed to a friend “I’m going to be a digital nomad.” Six and a half years later, and I still am one (except for the time back in England due to Covid restrictions). That’s still 6.5 years of a nomadic lifestyle, of not having a place to call… Continue Reading…

Living a Nomad Life: My Favourite Destinations

For this month’s solo travel insight, I look back on my eight years as a digital nomad and hope to inspire you to take a leap of faith if you’re thinking about it too. I’m writing this month’s insight from Madeira, a Portuguese island known for its Madeira wine, black sand beaches and more recently… Continue Reading…