Chiang Mai isn’t just the place to go for noodles, cheap massages, and to chat with monks. It’s also the place to GET YOUR LIFE...quite literally. You can get a thorough health check, get a root canal or fillings, or even get plastic surgery for a fraction of what it would cost you in the US or UK.
You hop onto Facebook and YET ANOTHER “Quit your job to travel the world” blog post pops up. You roll your eyes and wish there was a dislike button cuz this just ain’t real life for you.
You would love to travel the world, but you need things like health insurance and a steady paycheck because student loans and adulting. Plus, you're just not about that backpacker life.
Last year, we wrote a pretty comprehensive guide to landing a remote job. It’s hands down, our most popular blog post to date. But we’ve learned a lot since then and we’ve got more to share.
This time, we want to address the questions and comments we hear most often from people
So you want to work remotely? Well so does almost everybody. What makes you different from everybody else? I’ll tell you. Everybody else just WANTS it, you’re going to go after it.
What’s more is you’re going to go after it with intention and vigor, armed with valuable information thanks to this here blog post.
This is a big topic, let’s break it down:
Whoa man, if I had a dollar for the number of times I've been asked how the Wander Year crew could afford to travel for a year, I'd have all the money I need for a trip around the globe!
All of our situations were pretty unique. Some of us have worked throughout the year, some were aggressive savers, some sold assets, some raised money for the trip. No matter your situation, there are things you can do to afford to travel long-term.
This post is broken down into four sections: saving, cutting back, making extra money, and managing your finances. Let's go get this money, shall we?