From the Big City to Life as a Restaurateur in Costa Rica

From the Big City to Life as a Restaurateur in Costa Rica

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July 10, 2017

Jillian Feibusch knew early on that there was a better life to be had other than living in the craziness of the San Francisco Bay Area. "I was working as a makeup artist for Chanel. Because of the high cost of living, daily commute, health issues, and the intense desire to do something more with my life, I moved to Costa Rica so I could breathe," she says.

Working Remotely Gives Me the Opportunity to Explore Costa Rica

Working Remotely Gives Me the Opportunity to Explore Costa Rica

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July 6, 2017

I've always had a special love for Costa Rica. Having family there meant I grew up coming down to visit every year over Christmas vacation or in the summer. It's a place that has always been a part of me and my life. So, when I decided the career I was in wasn't for me, I left my suburban life in Pennsylvania behind and moved to Costa Rica.

How This Simple Income Stream Pays for My Luxury Travel

How This Simple Income Stream Pays for My Luxury Travel

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June 26, 2017

As I looked out my car window I saw mountains, sand, and more sand with an occasional saguaro cactus lifting its arms to the hot baking sun. At first I thought it was a mirage, a figment of my imagination, but in the distance was a place where the sand met crystal blue waters and the beach seemed to go on for miles.

I Love the Freedom of Having No Boss and Living Anywhere

I Love the Freedom of Having No Boss and Living Anywhere

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June 26, 2017

By the time I wake up, it's almost noon. I enjoy a lazy breakfast of traditional Croatian meats and cheeses while sitting on my deck. I eat in almost complete peace and quiet, overlooking the undisturbed beach that is mere steps away from my one-bedroom apartment. I slip into my swimsuit and patter down to the sand, where I spend an hour alternating between the warm waters of the Adriatic Sea and the soft, golden sands leading out to them.

How We Travel the World and Save $30,000 a Year in Accommodation Costs

How We Travel the World and Save $30,000 a Year in Accommodation Costs

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June 23, 2017

My husband Michael and I just celebrated a big "travel" anniversary. After traveling full time for over five years, we are neither broke, nor burnt out. The reason that we still love our nomadic life is because we've figured out a way to travel that saves us up to $30,000 a year in accommodation costs and has helped keep us sane.

Finding That “Just Right” Overseas Life With an Online Income

Finding That “Just Right” Overseas Life With an Online Income

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June 23, 2017

My favorite place to watch the beginning of a new day is on my rooftop terrace. Finishing the last of my tea, I watch the sun caress the surrounding mountain peaks. When I send photos to friends back in Minnesota they reply, "You look so relaxed and happy." The pictures don't lie.