Travel

Couchsurfing: Stay in Someone Else’s House for Free!

If you don’t already know what Couchsurfing is, it is a website that allows you to look for people to stay with for free when you’re traveling. Yes, for FREE. You may be wondering, what’s the catch?? Why would anyone want to open up their homes to strangers for free and why would you want to stay with a stranger? Because…

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Life

How to Start Freelance Writing

Thinking about becoming a freelance writer? You should read this post first. Then, if you decide you still want to give it a try then read on. I used to think in order to be a freelance writer, you have to be an AMAZING writer. But I was wrong. You have to a be a decent writer and a SUPERB marketer…

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Interviews, Travel

From New York to Madrid: Lotz In Translation

Roy Lotz is an English teacher from Sleepy Hollow, New York, who has been living in Madrid, Spain, for the last three years. In college, he studied cultural anthropology, which led him to study abroad in East Africa twice, first in Kenya and then in Tanzania. When he’s not at work he is doing either one of two things: reading…

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freedom, entrepreneur, blogger, writer, digital nomad
Life

The World Doesn’t Need Your Gift

The world needs you to believe in it. When I was six years old, someone gave me a really cool gift. I can’t really remember what it was but I remember loving it so much, I took it around and showed it to all of my friends. Then I remember being pulled aside by an adult who scolded me. She…

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Life

What Walking Away From 9-5 Has Taught Me

This isn’t what you think. I didn’t hate my boss. I didn’t stand up on an office chair and yell out “I QUIT #$%@&*^%!” to the entire office. Nope, it’s not like that at all. In fact, it’s far, far less exciting. I’ve always, always wanted to travel the world and I’m done relying on a job to make it happen.…

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Travel

What Happens When You Go Traveling Alone

The paradox of traveling alone is that it teaches you to appreciate both yourself and others more. While the sights you see will be amazing, the real reward is when you realize you made it there all by yourself. Without a doubt, I would not be the person that I am today if I never traveled alone. I truly believe it…

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