Late last year, my friend James Clark wrote me to say that VietJet intended to open a direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to… Read More »Hitching a Ride on the Digital Nomad Express
Over the holidays, some of my friends expressed they felt they were spending too much time on their phones. One said “I used to read more… Read More »Do You Feel You’re Spending Too Much Time on Your Smartphone?
This past weekend I packed up my bicycle and flew to Terracina, Italy. It’s a beach town just over 100km (62 miles) outside of Rome. Here’s… Read More »Why do So Many Entrepreneurs Take up Endurance Sports?
Chiang Mai is a hotspot for those who run businesses online (and, perhaps infamously, for those who’d very much like to do so). When I was there… Read More »Chiang Mai is a Great Place For a Winter Cycling Training Camp
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This year, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about diet, and how to drop a few pounds. And by “thinking” I mean googling terms… Read More »What’s a Simple Way to Lose 10 or 20 Pounds?
In 2007, in a beige cubicle in California, I used a spreadsheet to determine that I controlled about 20% of my waking hours. The other 80% were determined… Read More »How Do You Organize Your Time When You Don’t Have a 9 to 5?
For over half a decade, one of my favorite daily rituals is opening up my RSS feed reader (what is RSS?) after my morning working… Read More »Some Blogs and Podcasts Worth Checking Out in 2014
I was fascinated by an article on Marginal Revolution that listed cities “at or near their peak of excellence.” I enjoyed hearing the author’s perspective and comparing it with… Read More »The Top 10 Lifestyle Design Cities – 2014 Edition
Ian here! In 2013, I traveled to 7 countries, living mostly in AirBnB rentals along the way. When I first starting using AirBnB, it would… Read More »In 2013 I Traveled to 7 Countries and Lived Mostly in AirBnB Rentals – Here’s How I Did It
“When it comes down to it, at this point in my life if I have to choose car payment or plane tickets… I’m taking the… Read More »The Entrepreneurmobile and Our Top 10 Used Cars For Under $5,000
I used to think that buying a business class ticket was crazy. Who does that? Even if you’ve got all the money in the world,… Read More »How Much Money Do You Need To Fly Business Class On Every Flight?
If you asked me what the single most important feature/software/service/company in the last 10 years for the proliferation of the location independent lifestyle was, I’d… Read More »What is the Real Cost of the Permanent Travel Lifestyle?
Another packing list? Yeah! Why the hell not. I still geek out on packing list posts and love reading what other people are doing with… Read More »Digital Nomad Packing List 2014 – Living Since 2008 With 2 Bags
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