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A digital nomad’s guide to work benefits

Working for yourself can be a daunting prospect, especially when you consider all the work benefits you won’t be getting. But digital nomads don’t have to miss out – read on for more…

When you decide to work for yourself, you might be concerned that you’ll miss out on important work benefits, such as sick pay, holiday time, a pension plan and more. But while you may not have these traditional benefits, you can take steps to minimise the impact of not receiving them and even give yourself some extra perks to replace them…
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Keeping your work secure on the move

If you’re a digital nomad, chances are you’re doing your work on the move. But how can you keep your work and your equipment safe as you travel? Read on for more…

If you’re doing work on the go, chances are you’re carrying a laptop, a mobile phone, and other technological items as you travel. You’re also probably using Wi-Fi from coffee shops or other common workplaces. This can mean that you’re at a higher risk of theft or malware infection, and could mean your work is jeopardised.
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Top 5 things to learn from Eurovision

It might not seem like the first place to learn important life lessons, but the annual Eurovision song contest has a lot of heartfelt messages that freelancers can look to. Read on for the top 5 things to learn from Eurovision!

Eurovision is well known for being a camp extravaganza, but it’s a testament to its popularity that it endures year after year. Despite its light-hearted nature, there are some real lessons to be learnt from this heart-warming competition.
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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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Best US cities for freelancers

Manhattan bridge

The United States is a fantastic place for freelancers to work. With every type of weather, cuisine and culture imaginable, America is a great place for digital nomads.

It’s estimated that around 36% of all American workers, or around 57 million people, are freelancers. The new way of working is not as fixed as it once was. It’s not surprising that the land of opportunity, as the United States is known, offers freelancers some amazing places to work.
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How to meet other freelancers

Couple in cafe.

Freelancing doesn’t mean you have to work by yourself all the time. Read our tips for meeting other freelancers and developing a network of like-minded workers.

Sometimes it’s good to get another perspective. Freelance workers can often feel isolated because of their career choice, but working for yourself doesn’t necessarily mean you need to work by yourself. Meeting other freelancers means you can get another view on your work, feel more productive or just make a friend.
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