Taking your career abroad
- Job listings by country – My full list of countries, all over the world, who are looking to hire foreigners.
- Europe for non-EU Passport Holders – A huge summary of rules for emigrating to various EU countries.
- How to get the EU Blue Card in Germany – All the raw facts you need to know about whether you will qualify for the EU Blue card and work in Germany.
- This Is How People With Full-Time Jobs Can Travel The World – Some anedotal information about taking long-term trips while being employed full-time.
- Global migrants by country: which are the most wanted professions? – Choose your profession and see which countries are actively trying to hire people like you.
- EU Immigration Portal – Choose your “profile” (student, researcher, skilled worker, etc.), profession, and target country to get information about emigrating to that country for work.
- List of best-paying work-at-home jobs – A list of the most lucrative jobs that you can do from home. Useful for some countries, like Italy and Spain, which both have conditions that allow anyone with sufficient money in the bank to hang out.
- Nomadlist – Curious about how much it costs to really live in your dream city? This ever-updating list talks about cost of living as an expat, and is really interested to read through.
- Finding a flat in Berlin – Priceless list of abbreviations commonly used in ads for apartments in Berlin.
- Best bank accounts for expats – Given that much of the world is still ruled by cash, having a bank account you can withdraw from without massive fees is indispensible for any traveler. I personally use and recommend Number26.
- Google photos backup app – Did you know you can back up your photos directly from your camera’s memory card? With this app, you can pull photos directly into Google photos without copying them onto your hard drive’s precious disk space.
- Digital Ocean* – I’ve used both DO and Rackspace, and by far Digital Ocean is a better option if you’re looking to host a webserver – much less expensive to upgrade as your traffic grows! Obviously, managing your own web server is not for the faint of heart, but it allows you to save money in other ways (for example, setting up your own mailserver for your domains instead of paying someone else to do it!).
- Seat 61 – Incredible resources for train travel across Europe. Literally everything you could want to know!
- Visa entry requirements across the world:
- Muji garment cubes – Muji’s packing cubes are amazing because they also fold flat into themselves when they’re not in use and take up virtually no space. One medium lasts me over 1 week, and on longer trips I take only two.
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