Working Abroad

What is the Cost of Living WELL in Chiang Mai


A defocused photo of Chiang Mai's colorful streets at dusk.

It’s hard for me to believe I’m fast approaching my third year in Chiang Mai. What’s crazy is I just can’t get enough of it. With every passing day, I’m loving it more and more. I was just telling my best friend yesterday how I can’t see myself moving away. There’s something for everyone in… Read More >>

21 Reasons Why You Should Choose to Work In Singapore


A beautiful night photo of Singapore; one reason why you should choose to work in Singapore.

Singapore is home to thousands of international businesses, and their employees – should you think about making the move? At the heart of southeast Asia, Singapore stands as one of the world’s most glamorous business destinations: a thriving commercial hub with a favorable operating environment – and a valuable gateway to the APAC region. But… Read More >>

7 Common Questions About Saudi Arabia


Huge, white unbrellas at the An Nabawi Mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia. Pilgrims walk in the shade underneath.

When many think of Saudi Arabia, they think of sand, of Islam, of women in veils. They think of ultra-conservatism and possible danger. They think of all the stuff they’ve seen on TV, plus all the stuff friends who’ve never been there have fed them. Having lived there a long time, I get asked a… Read More >>

Dropship Net Income Report – December: $47,497

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If you read my last post about my annual dropshipping income, you’ll have noticed I used a year to date gross figure of $617,218.36. This figure will soon be updated to include November and December number, and will likely exceed $800,000. I did receive a few emails asking me, however, what my net income was. I decided… Read More >>

13 Tips For Dropshipping Success


Dropshipping is a term often flung around like a cheap whore. Rightfully so, the failure rate is very high, but few admit the failure rate of any business is equally high. Personally, dropshipping changed my life and I want to share some tips for dropshipping success that I hope will help you too. A disclaimer: dropshipping is a… Read More >>

The Dummy’s Guide to DropShipping: Set-up & Advice


My laptop and smoothie in Cambodia as I write the article: Guide to Dropshipping.

I wish there’d been a Dummy’s Guide to Dropshipping when I first got started. Especially one that covered legal nuances, and not just the store design. I will try to condense as much information as possible below, since it could easily span a whole book. As I mentioned in my last article about making over $600,000 in… Read More >>

How to Legally Start A Dropshipping Business: Banking & Licenses


tablet computer with an electronic globe depicting ecommerce and dropshipping

After having encountered and thankfully overcome so many business obstacles as a digital nomad, I wanted to share my experiences and some advice on how to legally start a dropshipping business. What I’m about to share is blanket advice on anything e-commerce, from Amazon FBA to the thousands of affiliate programs populating the web. Unfortunately, tons of digital nomads… Read More >>

Motivation and The Digital Nomad Lifestyle


A young backpacker suffering from lack of motivation and the digital nomad lifestyle blues.

Beautiful as the experience of traveling abroad while working online can be, remaining motivated may be a serious challenge. When you’re forced to report to a boss at an office, you are forcefully motivated by a system of checks and balances. Every action you take has an immediate reaction. If you are late too many times, your boss fires you,… Read More >>

Planning For Life in Thailand: Tips & Advice


Birds-eye view of Thai women walking down a street in Bangkok.

The prospect of life in Thailand may seem quite mysterious at first. You’ll surely have tons of questions about long-term living there. Things such as how to make money, where to live, and what kind of social scene there is are all valid questions would-be expats ask themselves when planning for life in Thailand. I’ll try to answer the most… Read More >>

5 Reasons You Should Move To Saudi Arabia


A downtown photo of King Fahd road in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The highway and buildings look quite modern and the KingDom Tower can be seen in the background.

At first, most people would probably laugh at the idea of relocating to an ultra-religious kingdom, but these 5 reasons you should move to Saudi Arabia will give you food for thought. Everything in life has a give and take. I’ve noticed the more a “paradise” a place is considered to be, the higher the cost, somehow. This… Read More >>