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Health insurance vs travel insurance for digital nomads: what should you get?

Health insurance vs travel insurance for digital nomads: what should you get?

Living abroad sounds pretty dreamy to most people. And, it is! But people don’t necessarily realize that as a digital nomad there is a LOT of stuff to figure out, beyond the logistics of your amazing travel plans. It takes a lot of effort to figure out the logistics, like your health insurance, for example. Thankfully as digital nomadism rises in popularity, there are more and more solutions coming along that make life easier.

Picking health insurance when you’re traveling long term can be quite a challenge, especially if you don’t have a home base. Not every plan will cover your needs. Who really wants to be dealing with big insurance problems abroad? The last thing you want to do is having to fly back home to keep your health in order. In this article, I’ll be looking into two of the most popular options for insurance for digital nomads, World Nomads vs Safety Wing, and exploring which is the best health insurance for digital nomads.

5 unhealthy career habits to get rid of in 2018

5 unhealthy career habits to get rid of in 2018

As the new year is knocking at our door, I’ve been thinking a lot about unhealthy patterns I have in my business. When you’re busy, busy it can be hard to step away and look at your career in a helicopter view and notice what’s actually going right and wrong. That’s why I’m helping you with sharing a few unhealthy habits to give up in 2018 to kick your career into overdrive!

How I got 6,000 unique monthly visitors in 9 months

How I got 6,000 unique monthly visitors in 9 months

Earlier this year (january 25th) I launched this English travel blog. I’d already been running a Dutch version of this blog for about 2,5 years, and I figured the world was ready for the international version. I love writing in English and the more people I could inspire to travel and take their future into their own hands, the better! But then… soon after launching I got caught up in running two websites, a business and a Facebook group. It was too much, and this blog kind of fell of the wagon. I only managed to write a blogpost per month.

But despite only blogging about once a month, and spending very little time on promotion, I managed to grow to a consistent 6,000 unique visitors per month! How did I do that? I will explain.

THE DIGITAL NOMAD GUIDE TO NEW YORK

THE DIGITAL NOMAD GUIDE TO NEW YORK

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New York City, the Big Apple, is a melting pot for cultures – the best place to meet people from around the world, working in a variety of professions: you’ll meet actors, dancers, designers, doctors and bankers! There are enough restaurants, cafes and bars to keep you going for years! If you’d like to spend your nomad journey in New York City, then read on to find out more about the city and its best tips for digital nomads!

8 ways to find freelance clients (& how I found my first client!)

8 ways to find freelance clients (& how I found my first client!)

If there is one question I get asked ALL. THE. TIME* it’s this one: how can I find freelance clients? After all: there’s about a million ways to go about it. But isn’t that exactly the beauty of it, that there are many ways to go about it? So first off: Stop stressing. If one way doesn’t work, you can try another one, and find a path that resonates with you. If you ask fifty freelancers how they got their first freelance client, I guarantee you that they will all tell you a different story. I know in the 4,5 years I’ve been freelancing I’ve tried MANY ways of finding clients, some of them successful, others less. I’ve collected 8 proven ways to find freelance clients for you in the article below, and I’ve tried all of them!

*Seriously though, if I charged a dollar for every time I was asked this question, I didn’t NEED to freelance anymore! ;-)