Quit Your Job

How I Quit My Job To Live in Thailand


Blurred photo of a Thai walking street and market.

I’ve been asked plenty of times how I quit my job to live in Thailand. Quite frankly, and perhaps I speak from the perspective of a long-term expat, it perplexes me why more people don’t just take the leap. It’s really not that hard. Honestly, it isn’t. First of all, quitting your job to move… Read More >>

You Owe It To You.


Silhouette of a backpacker taking the picture of a sunset over the ocean.

So, I’m sitting at the airport coffee shop and I’m browsing travel blogs. Most of them have a common vein. Something about someone quitting a job, which they hated, and now they’re traveling the world. Judging by their bios, you’d think the rest of the world were slaving away in shackles somewhere in a hard labor camp in… Read More >>

Career-Break And Traveling In His 40s: An Interview With Andy

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How does one take a career break in their 40s and choose to travel the world and work online? Is it foolish to be taking such a risk during an advanced stage in your career? That’s where Andy comes in. He quit a very lucrative job to pursue the freedoms that seem to be ever-disappearing as… Read More >>

Top 5 Reasons To Become A Freelancer Today


A freelancer photographer during an outdoors photoshoot. She is taking photos of a subject.

By 2020, it is estimated that 40% of the American workforce will be freelancers. Years ago, becoming a freelancer was seen as the domain of career-minded mothers learning to juggle babies and boardrooms, or students who wanted a little extra cash as they took off around the world. Back then, it may not have been as… Read More >>

Going Back Home From My Travels


Tomorrow, I’m going back home from my travels. I’m headed back to Byblos, Lebanon. I don’t know if I told you, but it’s my father’s home, which I consider home too. Going there means seeing a lot of him and a lot of the Mediterranean, both of which make me ecstatic! Byblos, known as J’bail… Read More >>

Getting a Fresh Start Abroad: Tips & Advice

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Picture of glasses looking out onto a new city skyline at night. It is focused through the lenses of the glasses, which are resting on a ledge, and which signify getting a fresh start abroad.

From the streets of Bangkok to the beaches of Buenos Aires, they walk with laptops in hand and purpose on their faces. They are young, they are old. They’re the ones whom many back home consider bold. Some have moved overseas for a break, others are looking for work. But the intention of most is clear: getting a fresh start abroad…. Read More >>

3 Reasons to Skip the Job Search


Businessman gazing at a distant city skyline during a sunset. He seems to pondering the reasons to skip the job search.

Go online and look for articles and blogs that offer advice about job hunting and you’ll see something extremely interesting. What is it? You will find that all of the employment experts are pushing people towards a very specific path, and it most certainly isn’t the path towards adventure, excitement, or even job satisfaction. I’m… Read More >>

Leaving Your Job to Travel in 5 Realistic Steps


Sunning sexy woman's feet on the beach in Thailand; cover image of the article "Leaving your job to travel".

It’s been a long time since I’ve written on the topic of quitting a job ever since I quit my own to travel some eight months ago. I’ve thankfully been very busy photographing and sharing experiences about my adventures as a result of the leap of faith I took. It was a scary moment at… Read More >>

5 Ways To Finance Your Long-Term Travel Plans


A plane wing over a panoramic city sunset

Traveling over land and sea and losing yourself in misty mountains or romantic beaches and setting up camp in a place where few speak your language–isn’t that the stuff of dreams? Do you really have to save up thousands of dollars to live the adventurous life you see on TV or read about on travel… Read More >>

How To Get A Job Abroad In 5 Easy Steps


Collection of postage stamps from all over the world

I’ve run across many expats trying to figure out how to get a job abroad and going about it inefficiently, so I really wanted to share what worked for me so far. At least you’ll have another perspective; one I hope will be helpful in your search for a job overseas. Whenever we look for… Read More >>