7 Things I Really Missed About Canada

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After spending a full year outside Canada, it feels so good to be back. Traveling is amazing, but coming back and feeling that sense of belonging is also pretty necessary. I couldn’t travel indefinitely and avoid Canada forever, I miss it too much. If you’ve ever traveled the world for an extended period of time and just came back home, you might very well relate to this. There are so many things I missed about Canada! 1) Flushing toilet paper in the toilet Half the world (and maybe even more) doesn’t flush toilet paper down the toilet. Instead, you have to …

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10 Essential Qualities to Become A Digital Nomad

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Do you have that strong desire to sell everything you own and start traveling the world, while carrying your job with you, so you never have to stop? That was something I dreamed of since I was a teenager. Even though I didn’t know anything about being a digital nomad at the time, I knew I wasn’t cut for a conventional life. I wasn’t ready to settle down and work a 9-5 job after school. I wanted more out of life. After being on a road for almost two years, I noticed that it takes a certain kind of personality …

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First Year Roundup: What A Year Of Travel Taught Me

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 Last year, on this very day, I wrote my first blog post ever. (Come on, click. I know you want too. Go laugh at me!) And it was awful. Seriously, it didn’t say anything at all, haha! It was just a bunch of pretty pictures of my hometown, with maybe a 50 words description. I’ve grown a lot since then. Before, I used to write for my family and friends. Now, even though I still do, I also write for complete strangers so they can get the courage of being a digital nomad if that’s what they want to do. …

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The Downsides of Being a Digital Nomad

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Last week, I introduced you to the good sides of being a digital nomad. Most of the time, it’s an awesome thing to be able to wake up whenever you want and be your own boss. But, like anything, it also has bad sides. If being nomad is something you’re considering, I want you to be fully prepared and know what to expect. I don’t want to discourage you while writing this post, I just want you to know what’s really waiting for you! So here it goes: 1. You need to work (A LOT) Before you can achieve the …

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The Perks of Being A Digital Nomad

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If you’ve read the Successful Nomads interview that are on the blog, you’ll find what other people like about being a digital nomad. This week, I decided to tell you what I like about it. Because, to be honest, being able to work online and travel the world is the best thing that could happen to me! Note: These might not apply to everybody, as some people have more constraints that I do. As a self-published author, I don’t have clients or deadlines to deal with. 1. Freedom, freedom, freedom The main reason Chris and I decided to be nomad was …

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