Author Archives: Julie Tucker

What your coffee shop choice says about you

Choosing your workspace is one of the perks of being a digital nomad… but what does your coffee shop choice say about you?

When you work on the move, you can pretty much choose anywhere to be your office. There’s usually one constant, though: caffeine! Every freelancer needs their dose of fuel, and your coffee shop of choice says a lot about your working style. Find out what kind of freelancer you are below…
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Best mountain resorts for freelancers

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada - June 10, 2013: Tourists ramble on the street of Whistler, co-host of the 2010 Olympic Games at June10, 2013. It is a Canadian resort town approximately 125 kilometres north of Vancouver.

Enjoy the wonder of the mountains as the new backdrop for your freelance work…

There’s nothing like working with a dramatic backdrop, and the mountains are the perfect place to find one. Whether you’re looking to add some skiing to your working day or summer hiking is more your vibe, here are our five favourite mountain resorts for freelancers…
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Best South American cities for digital nomads

Photos taken in Machu Pichu, Peru

Give your life that unmistakable Latin flavour by becoming a digital nomad in South America…

Vibrant culture, breath-taking scenery, a lower cost of living and a relaxed pace of life – it’s no wonder South America is such a popular destination for freelance work and travel. We look at five of our favourite South American cities for digital nomads…
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How to find the fun when the freelancer life gets tricky

Staff Working Behind Counter In Busy Coffee Shop

Life can get pretty frantic when you’re working as a freelancer. It can often be hard to find the fun in your work and general life. Reinvigorate yourself and make life more interesting with our top tips.

Working alone and having to do everything yourself can drain the fun out of working as a freelancer. No matter the perks of the job, there will always be moments that feel quite devoid of joy, just because of the nature of the work. Make sure you find the fun in your daily life and in your work by following these ideas.
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Why Brighton is the perfect spot for freelancers

Sun lounger with Brighton Pier in background

The seaside town of Brighton is popular for many reasons, but for freelancers it’s one of the ideal places in the UK to set up camp. Here’s why…

Brighton has long been the home of alternative lifestyles, and it’s no different when it comes to working style. In fact, it has the highest number of independent start-ups per capita after London. But why should you choose Brighton?
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Fake it until you make it: why a virtual office is great for digital nomads

Smiling agent woman with headsets. Portrait of call center worker at office.

Don’t have a proper office address? Don’t worry! If you’re a digital nomad, faking an office is easier than ever.

Being a digital nomad can be great for exploring the world, but can be tricky if you’re trying to present a professional front. A virtual office can help you to give clients reassurance and make your life easier – without the cost of renting an expensive office space. Sometimes, faking it until you can rent a full-time office of your own is sometimes the best way to keep clients happy and make your life easier.
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Non-tech tips and tricks for staying organised as a freelancer

Female interior designer working at home officeBeing your own boss means you decide when your paperwork gets done and your emails get answered. But sometimes the boss needs to tell us to pull our socks up and just get it done…

The flexibility of freelancing is fantastic. But with that flexibility comes the pressure of not always knowing where your next job is coming from, then jumping from one job to the next, leaving paperwork in your wake.
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Tech every freelancer must use

Young remote worker shielding her yese from the sun

The rise of technology means freelancers can now work from anywhere in the world. We’ve listed some technology that’s absolutely vital for making your digital nomad life easier…

Technology has created the digital nomad, so it makes sense that it can help with the day-to-day running of your freelancer business too. Whether you’re looking to manage your time, your communication, or your invoicing, there’s an app for that.
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