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Working Online Gives Me the Freedom to Travel and Earn Extra Income

Working Online Gives Me the Freedom to Travel and Earn Extra Income

Most mornings, I stroll over to a nearby bakery to buy half a dozen traditional panes de ripacha. These small triangular shaped breads have been made using the same recipes and stone ovens in Arequipa for over 150 years. They are only one of many traditions that have been kept alive in this bustling southern Peru city for the last few centuries.

As a Freelancer I’m Master of My Own Universe

As a Freelancer I’m Master of My Own Universe

It's been 10 years since I came to Mexico City. I never planned on making it my home but after only a few short months, I had fallen for this chaotically romantic and endlessly surprising city. Living in the United States, nothing depressed me more than having to get into my car and drive out to a strip mall to eat Japanese food, or buy toilet paper, or get my haircut.

Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes When Developing Your Portable Income

Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes When Developing Your Portable Income

My journey helping Baby Boomers make the transition from career to portable income began almost 15 years ago. It started first with a few friends who were "aging out" of their careers like I was. They wanted to "pick my brain" on how to get moving in a direction that offered them more independence and flexibility without the inevitable age bias that was palpable in corporate and small-business Ame

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

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

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.

How This Simple Income Stream Pays for My Luxury Travel

How This Simple Income Stream Pays for My Luxury Travel

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

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.

Fund your Life Overseas Quiz

No matter how affordable the destinations we talk about are, the simple fact is: You can’t live anywhere for free…

But what if you had an income that went with you? An income that could give you the freedom you need to just pick up and go?

You could spend half the year in your own cottage on the beach… work in the mornings and snorkel and relax in the afternoons.

With this kind of flexibility, it doesn’t matter where you’re based. That means you can travel whenever you feel like it. You could rent a place in Paris or Quito for a month or two of vacation, work from home a few days a week and spend the rest of your time enjoying the city.

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