Before 2009, I had never heard of a portable career, laptop lifestyle, digital nomad or location-independent lifestyle. If I ever considered work and not being tied to a place in the same thought, it was to dream about someday writing a book. After … [Read more...] about How to be a Happiness Hero Overseas!
For many of us, portable careers are the key to living comfortably overseas. While many expats rely on teaching English, or blogging about their travel or expat lifestyle and related subjects to generate their overseas income, more and more expats … [Read more...] about How do your Online Business Costs Compare?
Beautiful Pro is a WordPress child theme that runs on the Genesis Framework. It's got all the bells and whistles you'd expect from a StudioPress theme, including: mobile responsive HTML5 markup custom header custom menus page templates, including … [Read more...] about Beautiful Pro WordPress Theme for Bloggers [Review]
Guest post by Catherine Perkins Teaching English abroad is a terrific portable career. If you're a college graduate and interested in Japan, check out the JET program. New participants for the 2013 JET Program have recently arrived in Tokyo for … [Read more...] about Teach English in Japan with the JET Program: Walking through the Application Process
The StudioPress Education Theme isn't just for colleges and universities! You'll earn top grades for your business or freelance website with Education. Education is a WordPress child theme that works with the Genesis Framework. Like the Eleven40 … [Read more...] about The Education Theme puts you at the head of the Class [Review]
Guest Post by Sean Lords Gearing up for a year of teaching abroad can be both a stressful and exciting time in your life. On one hand, you are preparing for what will probably be one of the most memorable times of your life, but on the other, you … [Read more...] about Getting Ready to Teach English in Prague
Recently I had the chance to install the new Explorable Theme by Elegant Themes. It's an excellent choice for travel-related sites, with a giant map on the home page. (Maps are integrated from Google Maps.) To put pins in the map you create … [Read more...] about 8 Sites that should use the WordPress Explorable Theme [Review]
You want to dress up your articles and posts with eye-catching images, but you don't have your own photographs. Where can you find free images, or at least pictures you can use without spending a fortune? Caution First, a word of caution. Just … [Read more...] about 6 Great Places to Find Free Images for your WordPress Website
A while ago, I had the pleasure of working with Aisha Ashraf to move her blog from WordPress.com to a self-hosted WordPress website. She chose to use the Chameleon theme from Elegant Themes, so I figured this would be an excellent excuse to review … [Read more...] about Chameleon Theme by Elegant Themes [Review]
Portable careers are a blessing. You can work from anywhere in the world you happen to be (usually as long as you have an internet connection). But when you move, you may find yourself dealing with some unintended consequences. As you know, I've … [Read more...] about Your Portable Career — Beware the Unintended Consequences