Advice for Thailand visa requirements or extending your Thai Visa Thailand has something for almost everyone. Stunning beaches surrounded by breathtaking cliffs, beautiful islands, world class food, the list goes on and on. It’s not surprising then that Thailand is a popular destination for digital nomads and expats to live on a semi-permanent basis, especially seeing…

Recent years have seen a significant growth in the number of digital nomads. With this, has come an increase in the number of co-working spaces. In fact, just in the last 7 years over 6,000 new co-working spaces have been set up. Flexible working hours, cheap costs, as well as the social components of co-working…

Digital Nomads – what are they? They are people who are location independent and work remotely, using technology to perform their job. The term does vary hugely and can be applied to millions of remote workers all over the world.  A recent study showed that 30% of us are currently working as freelancers, with the number…

The best ethical animal volunteer programmes are difficult to find. There are thousands of organisations offering international animal volunteer programmes worldwide. For the thousands of people that embark on these opportunities, it is becoming increasingly difficult to differentiate between and to find honest and ethical organisations. Below, we have compiled a list of the best ethical…

‘The Expat Stories’ is a short series of interviews with expats from around the world. Our first story is of Anja Kukofka, a woman who left her job at one of Europe’s most famous fashion brands to pursue her dreams in Bali. Her ‘Black and White Story’ starts with the birth of her company, Mysayang (Balinese…

Slovakian-born Londoner Nika Janeckova made the jump from big city girl to digital nomad living on a remote island. Janeckova opened up to TravelHacker about why she left her career for the unknown and unsure reality of a digital nomad lifestyle. TravelHacker: Why did you decide to become a digital nomad? Nika Janeckova: As a little…

A thief stole your passport, and it’s not cheap to get a replacement. Your rental surfboard broke in half on a massive wave, and you’re liable for its market value. You have an impressively large hospital bill from a motorbike accident. Travelers have to contend with these real situations. Do you know how to prepare for a financial…