Work From Anywhere

Actionable tips and practical advice to allow you to work from anywhere

How to Choose The Best Foreign Language School Abroad

How to Choose The Best Foreign Language School Abroad

We believe the best way to learn a language is to live in a country where the language is spoken for a period of time and really immerse yourself in the local culture. A little over a year ago, Paul and I attended Spanish school in Quito, Ecuador‘s capital, followed...

How to protect your personal data and avoid online identity fraud

How to protect your personal data and avoid online identity fraud

The cybersecurity statistics are astonishing: According to The Identity Theft Research Center (ITRC) Annual Data Breach Report, 2022 had the second-highest number of data compromises in the USA alone in a single year. At least 422 million individuals were impacted. ...

The ins and outs of touring New Zealand: Tales of a local guide

The ins and outs of touring New Zealand: Tales of a local guide

Everyone: Meet Johanna (short: Joh). Joh has been working as a tour guide in New Zealand for four years. Born in East Germany (just like me), Joh looks after German tourist groups visiting Aotearoa. Paul and I met Joh on a guided walking tour around the Auckland...

Mail Forwarding New Zealand / Australia: How to get mail when you travel

Mail Forwarding New Zealand / Australia: How to get mail when you travel

While many of us receive our bills online these days, we can’t avoid physical mail altogether. So, what do you do with letters and parcels if you travel (around New Zealand or Australia) for more than just a few weeks? How do you provide proof of residential address...

Digitise your old photos, negatives and documents with this step-by-step guide

Digitise your old photos, negatives and documents with this step-by-step guide

Do you want to simplify your life but have boxes upon boxes of old photos, photo albums, and even some 35mm negatives gathering dust in your attic or garage? What about those piles of old documents in your office and the recipe clippings in your kitchen? Isn’t it time...

Will long-term travel hurt your career prospects?

Will long-term travel hurt your career prospects?

When we talk to people we meet on the road, we often hear them say That was a bold move or I’m not that brave, thereby referring to our decision to let go of the financial security of our well-paying careers. People are often afraid to change their lives or even just...

Reflecting on a life of travel – An interview with Nomadic Matt

Reflecting on a life of travel – An interview with Nomadic Matt

One of the most well-known and experienced travel bloggers, Matt Kepnes – better known as Nomadic Matt, was recently in London to launch the local chapter of his Nomadic Network. We happened to be there too, attending the World Travel Market. Having started our...

COVID-19: 15+ things you can do to stay healthy and positive

COVID-19: 15+ things you can do to stay healthy and positive

As more and more people are finding themselves in self-isolation or complete lock-down in the combat against the COVID-19 pandemic (including ourselves here in New Zealand), one concern that keeps coming up in our chats with friends and family is: How to stay positive...