Digital Nomad Travel

Canadian Rockies: 6 Days Exploring the Most Insanely Beautiful Place on Earth

Canadian Rockies: 6 Days Exploring the Most Insanely Beautiful Place on Earth

Visiting Alberta and the Canadian Rockies is something I can't believe I didn't do sooner. It might be the most spectacular place I've ever been. EVER.

Digital Nomad for a Decade: 33 Lessons Learned About Life and Business

Digital Nomad for a Decade: 33 Lessons Learned About Life and Business

I've officially been a digital nomad for 10 years. Here are 33 lessons I've learned about life and business during my time as a lifestyle entrepreneur.

Lost Passport: The Most Humiliating Travel Mistake of My Life

Lost Passport: The Most Humiliating Travel Mistake of My Life

It's every traveler's worst nightmare: the lost passport. While visiting Japan I made the worst travel mistake of my life. Here's how I recovered from it.

Visit Jordan: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling to Jordan

Visit Jordan: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling to Jordan

Thinking of going to visit Jordan? You SHOULD. Petra, Dead Sea, Wadi Rum, Amman, it's all incredible. This post shows you everything you need to know.

Cuba Travel: What it’s Really Like to Visit Havana as an American

Cuba Travel: What it’s Really Like to Visit Havana as an American

What is Cuba travel really like as an American? Well, honestly? It was completly different than I expected it to be. See how in this recap.

In 2019 I Traveled the World and Shot 72 Videos, Here are the Highlights

In 2019 I Traveled the World and Shot 72 Videos, Here are the Highlights

In 2019 I shot 72 videos, and many of them were from some pretty cool and exotic locations. Here are my favorite digital nomad videos and vlogs of 2019.

Best Gifts for Travelers: 45 Perfect Holiday Gift Ideas for the Digital Nomad

Best Gifts for Travelers: 45 Perfect Holiday Gift Ideas for the Digital Nomad

Trying to find the best gifts for travelers in your life? We've got 45 of the very best gift ideas for the business person or digital nomad.

Becoming a Digital Nomad: Why You SHOULDN’T Do It

Becoming a Digital Nomad: Why You SHOULDN’T Do It

Becoming a digital nomad is great, but it might not be everything your're expecting. Consider these realities of the digital nomad lifestyle before you start.

The 4 Things You Have to do to Stay Happy as a Digital Nomad

The 4 Things You Have to do to Stay Happy as a Digital Nomad

Staying happy as a digital nomad may be tougher than you think. But if you do these 4 things, you'll have a much more fulfilling life as a solopreneur.

Why Thousands of Digital Nomads Failed to Sustain the Lifestyle

Why Thousands of Digital Nomads Failed to Sustain the Lifestyle

Why did thousands of people say they were becoming digital nomads, only to ultimately fail, pack it in, and move home? I have a theory...

Best Travel Hacks: The 5 Travel Hacks that Save Me THOUSANDS Each Year

Best Travel Hacks: The 5 Travel Hacks that Save Me THOUSANDS Each Year

Quite simply, these are the best travel hacks I know of. The ones that save me thousands of dollars a year and make my travel MUCH more comfortable as well.

What Happened on Location Rebel This Week?

What Happened on Location Rebel This Week?

On the week of September 16th, we wrote about travel, marriage, and cold pitches. Check it out if you missed any of the posts on our daily blog.

Top 50 Bars in the World: An Update on My Latest Quest

Top 50 Bars in the World: An Update on My Latest Quest

I've traveled the world over in pursuit of visiting the top 50 bars in the world. See what's the best, the worse, and where you should go visit yourself.

How to Make Travel More Enjoyable by Finding “Your Thing”

How to Make Travel More Enjoyable by Finding “Your Thing”

Want to know how to make travel more enjoyable and to get the most out of your trips and vacations? There's one thing you need to do....literally. %

Cool Offices: The 20 Coolest Offices from Across the Globe

Cool Offices: The 20 Coolest Offices from Across the Globe

Need a little office inspiration? These are 20 of the coolest offices from across the world. The best offices are often the most unconventional, so if you're looking to work from the road, and are looking for cool offices to check out? Look no further than these spectacular work locations.

24 Things I Learned from Taking a Two Month Global Sabbatical

24 Things I Learned from Taking a Two Month Global Sabbatical

After 2 months, 6 countries, 10 flights, 22 beds, 26 cocktail bars, and over 4,000 km driven – my lessons from a two month sabbatical with my wife.

Traveling Abroad Checklist: 10 Things to Do Before a Big Trip

Traveling Abroad Checklist: 10 Things to Do Before a Big Trip

Before every big trip I go through a traveling abroad checklist. This helps me make sure I'm reducing my stress as much as possible, and more importantly sets things up so that life is as easy as possible when I get back. Trust me #7 in particular is a MUST.

How to Make Friends While Traveling

How to Make Friends While Traveling

Traveling is awesome, but it can be hard to make friends while traveling. Not anymore, in this post, you'll learn tips to make friends on your next trip.

Singapore Suites Class: How to Fly the $10,455 Flight for 97% Less

Singapore Suites Class: How to Fly the $10,455 Flight for 97% Less

SINGAPORE SUITES CLASS is as good as it gets on an airplane, and is MUCH easier to book than you think using Chase Ultimate Rewards Points. Let me show you.

Plan a Trip: My 9 Most Indispensable Travel Tools

Plan a Trip: My 9 Most Indispensable Travel Tools

There are a million travel tools out there, so it's hard to figure out which ones really work. In this post, we share the best travel tools to help you with your trip planning.

Location 180 Digs Episode 6: Shangri-La Maldives Treehouse Villa

Location 180 Digs Episode 6: Shangri-La Maldives Treehouse Villa

I stayed at the Shangri-La Maldives Treehouse Villa on my honeymoon and HAD to pull out my camera and shoot a video on how amazing it is. Check it out.

22 Fantastic Destinations for the Lifestyle Entrepreneur

22 Fantastic Destinations for the Lifestyle Entrepreneur

Trying to decide where to go live and work abroad on your next adventure? Look no further, these 22 spots have something for everyone.

Crossing #50 Off the Bucket List: Playing Pebble Beach

Crossing #50 Off the Bucket List: Playing Pebble Beach

How to Work Remotely While Having the Adventure of a Lifetime

How to Work Remotely While Having the Adventure of a Lifetime

Ever wanted to work remotely, travel the world, and have a crazy adventure in the process? Dakota shows you how it can be done.

10 Reasons You Should Move to Asia to Start Your Lifestyle Business

10 Reasons You Should Move to Asia to Start Your Lifestyle Business

Moving to Asia is one of the best ways to start a lifestyle business. It's not just the cheap cost of living that makes it worthwhile.

6 Things No One Tells You About Running a Business While Traveling Full Time

6 Things No One Tells You About Running a Business While Traveling Full Time

10 Things I Learned from My First 48 Hours in Scotland

10 Things I Learned from My First 48 Hours in Scotland

How Having a Quest Has Made My Life 10x Better

How Having a Quest Has Made My Life 10x Better

Today Chris Guillebeau releases The Happiness of Pursuit. Because of this I've reflected upon my own quests and how they've shaped my life.

Best Travel Stories: 5+ Short Travel Stories from a Digital Nomad

Best Travel Stories: 5+ Short Travel Stories from a Digital Nomad

Being a digital nomad has a way of leading to a lot of interesting travel stories. This is an ever evolving post of some of my best travel stories from the last decade of being a location independent lifestyle entrepreneur.

Is It Really Possible to Work from Anywhere On Earth?

Is It Really Possible to Work from Anywhere On Earth?

Is it really possible to build a business that allows you to work from anywhere on Earth whenever you want?

The Differences Between Macau and Las Vegas

The Differences Between Macau and Las Vegas

For all their similarities, Macau and Las Vegas are very different places. I recently spent 24 hours in Macau and make some big distinctions here.

How to Live the High Life in Bali

How to Live the High Life in Bali

As many of you know, I'm slightly enamored with the lifestyle of the super-rich. It's a fascination that I've had my whole life, and I'm not entirely sure where it stems from. So when I had the chance to live the high life in Bali, for way less than you'd think, I jumped at the chance.

Five Winter Location Independent Destinations

Five Winter Location Independent Destinations

Want to work someplace warm this winter? These five destination for location independent entrepreneurs are some of the best in the world.

23 Stunning Southeast Asia Photos from 7 Months of Living in Bangkok

23 Stunning Southeast Asia Photos from 7 Months of Living in Bangkok

When I lived in Bangkok I had the chance to travel all over southeast Asia with my camera in tow. Here are some of the best photos from that time.

10 Ways to Enable Your First (or Fifteenth) Trip Abroad

10 Ways to Enable Your First (or Fifteenth) Trip Abroad

Here are ten traveling abroad tips that are aimed towards people who need a little extra motivation to get started with their travel plans

The Two Sides of Paradise

The Two Sides of Paradise

Bali, Indonesia is a beautiful tropical paradise that isn't nearly as expensive as you'd imagine.

Deadly Riots, Tropical Paradise, and One Very Dingy City

Deadly Riots, Tropical Paradise, and One Very Dingy City

Left the red shirt protests in Bangkok, Thailand to spend time in Manila with the Tropical MBA and the island paradise of Puerto Galera.

Getting to Know the Thai People

Getting to Know the Thai People

When moving to Thailand it can be difficult to learn to speak Thai and subsequently meet Thai people. Here is how I have dealt with this situation.

Democracy, Tear Gas, and a New Guitar

Democracy, Tear Gas, and a New Guitar

On April 10, 2010 I found myself dead in the middle of the Thailand red shirt political protests during the time when things turned ugly. Here is what happened.

My First Visit to a Thai Hospital (And Why You Should Not Play With Fire)

My First Visit to a Thai Hospital (And Why You Should Not Play With Fire)

I burned my foot while fire jump roping on Koh Phi Phi Island in Thailand. The result was an infected foot which led me to a Bangkok Hospital.

How Living in Southeast Asia for 7 Months Changed My Life FOREVER

How Living in Southeast Asia for 7 Months Changed My Life FOREVER

Last October, I quit my job as a financial analyst to pursue an adventure. I began living in southeast Asia to have an adventure and build a business.

Thailand: Not as Cheap as You Think

Thailand: Not as Cheap as You Think

Bangkok, Thailand can be a very cheap place to spend time, however it can also be extremely expensive if you aren't careful.

The Online World IS the Real World

The Online World IS the Real World

Is there a difference between online relationships and real world relationships? I don't think so.

A Guide to the Islands of Thailand

A Guide to the Islands of Thailand

An in depth Guide to the islands of Thailand.

23 Things I've Learned in Thailand

23 Things I've Learned in Thailand

Living in Thailand for the past three weeks has taught me a great deal about the culture. Here is what I have learned about living in Thailand.

Location Independent Myths Busted

Location Independent Myths Busted

What it is really like being location independent, and things you should know before you make the leap.

Koh Phi Phi: The Land Where The Productive Go To Die

Koh Phi Phi: The Land Where The Productive Go To Die

Koh Phi Phi, Thailand is one of the most beautiful islands in Thailand. But I wouldn't expect to be very productive while you're there. Click to see why.

Music and Travel

Music and Travel

Music has a different influence on everyone, and it is especially influential while traveling abroad.

A Day at Ayutthaya Ancient Ruins

A Day at Ayutthaya Ancient Ruins

The Ayutthaya ancient ruins outside Bangkok, feature some of the most impressive temples and ruins in all of Thailand. It's a must visit on a tirp to Bangkok.

My First Thai Massage

My First Thai Massage

I recently arrived in Bangkok, Thailand. I just experienced my first thai massage on khaosan road in Bangkok.

My Thailand Packing List

My Thailand Packing List

I am spending 6 months working and traveling through Thailand. Here is my packing list

Embrace Life’s Defining Moments

Embrace Life’s Defining Moments

If you have a chance to do something amazing with your life, DO IT! I still can't believe I ever worked up the guts to be at a point to write this post.

Holy Crap, I'm Actually Moving to Thailand

Holy Crap, I'm Actually Moving to Thailand

It finally hits me that in less than a month, I will be moving to Thailand.

Two Days at Iguazu Falls

Two Days at Iguazu Falls

There is a lot more to Iguazu Falls in Argentina than just the falls. The bird park and Itaipu Dam are well worth visiting.

My All Time Top 5 Favorite Travel Destinations

My All Time Top 5 Favorite Travel Destinations

A List of my all time top five favorite travel destinations.

An American's Guide to Carnival in Rio: The Carnival Celebration

An American's Guide to Carnival in Rio: The Carnival Celebration

There is a lot more to carnival in Rio than just the parade and Sambadromo. Read about what else to expect here!

Backpacking Through Europe – Without the Backpack…

Backpacking Through Europe – Without the Backpack…

A short story about how I went backpacking through Europe, without my backpack. Turns out, it made it home before I did!

An American’s Guide to Carnival: The Parade

An American’s Guide to Carnival: The Parade

In this part 3 of 6 in an American's Guide to Carnival you'll learn all about the parade itself and the Sambadromo. Don't miss it!

An American’s Guide to Carnival in Rio: What to Expect When you Land

An American’s Guide to Carnival in Rio: What to Expect When you Land

When taking a trip to Brazil for Carnival in Rio, you probably have no idea what to expect. This guide will give you the basics of what it's like in Brazil.

Gringo-izing Brazil: An American’s Guide to Carnival in Rio

Gringo-izing Brazil: An American’s Guide to Carnival in Rio

An American's Guide to traveling to carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Keep reading to learn how to make the most of Carnival in Rio.