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Education Abroad

We enter this world as newborns with an insatiable curiosity. Because suddenly, snatched from the comfort of the womb, we’re dropped into this foreign world where everything is new: the sights, the sounds, the smells, the tastes, everything. But as we grow, and as we ‘mature’, … Continue reading →

HOW TO: Access Free Accommodation During Travel

Couch Surfing

When most of us hear ‘free accommodation‘, we think CouchSurfing. It affords us lowly global nomads a place to sleep when the wallet’s looking a little thin. But more than that, it provides a way to immerse ourselves in local culture by living and sharing … Continue reading →

HOW TO: Actually Get Cheap Flights Using Airline Frequent Flyer Programs – Part 2

Cheap Flights

In Part 1, I talked about earning frequent flyer points and a few ways to earn them more quickly. In Part 2, I’ll discuss how to use points in the most efficient manner. This is important because there are many restrictions and many tricks to … Continue reading →

HOW TO: Actually Get Cheap Flights Using Airline Frequent Flyer Programs – Part 1

Cheap Flights

First thing you have to realise is this: Airlines offer frequent flyer programs because they are massively profitable. And since they’re profitable, the average consumer is losing out. But a rare few travellers do actually benefit from them. So I’m going to tell you exactly … Continue reading →

HOW TO: Experience a Destination in 7 Ways

Get a Haircut

You know what I love about global travel? Observing and analysing the nuances that underpin a different culture, one that’s a world apart from my own. When I look at something and think, “Hey, that’s so odd, but it’s so much better than how we … Continue reading →

HOW TO: Equip Yourself as A Digital Nomad

Universal Power Adaptor

The digital nomad movement isn’t new, but it’s becoming more and more popular as people realise there’s no point deferring all of life’s fun until retirement. We tried to convince you of this in a previous post, 7 compelling reasons to become a digital nomad. (Hopefully … Continue reading →

HOW TO: Travel on Equity for Endless Global Travel

Cubicle Hell

So, you’ve decided that deferring all fun until retirement is not your cup of tea. And you’ve decided that now is a better time than any to travel the globe, explore the unknown, and really discover life. But there’s one problem. How are you going … Continue reading →

7 Compelling Reasons to Become a Digital Nomad

Digital Nomad

A digital nomad is someone who travels the globe while financially supporting themselves by telecommuting (working from remote locations). It’s certainly not everyone’s ideal lifestyle, but for those with the travel itch, it’s a one-way ticket to early retirement and global citizenship. But why give up … Continue reading →