I had the opportunity to host Cody McKibben’s Digital Nomad Blog Carnival this month. There is a great collection of submissions so please visit the sites. Don’t forget to comment on, Stumble, Tweet and Digg the posts you like. Support all these great writers!
Living By the Rules versus Living on Purpose
Cody McKibben of ThrillingHeroics.com shares a fantastic essay from long term-nomad Steven Roberts of Nomadness.com
“Your life is either driven by a grand, magnificent, all-encompassing design… or it isn’t.”
[Review] Lapham’s Quarterly: Travel (and the Demystification Thereof)
Brilliant article on the philosophy of travel.
“You can travel to the ends of the earth (a certain breed of tourists pay more and more money to travel to corners more and more remote) and still walk around staring at your shoes, or you can walk through your own neighborhood and see it as you’ve never seen it before.”
6 Stages to Successfully Design Your Lifestyle
Veteran nomad and life coach, Carmen Bolanos of Nunomad.com offers valuable lifestyle design advice.
How to Go from 9-5 on Friday to Aussie Bum by Monday
David Damron of LifeExcursion.com shares his experiences living and volunteering in Australia. He also offers extensive advice for aspiring Nomads.
Soultravelers3: Lifestyle Design a Winter in Spain!
The world famous Soultravelers3 talk about some of their recent popularity and give some great advice for living cheaply in Spain.
How To Live An Awesome Life Abroad WITHOUT Having a Job
Jonny Gibaud of TheLifeThing.com explains how his ‘Light Touch Living Philosophy’ has enabled him to live the good life in Thailand.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Travelers
A great post from Audrey Scott of UncorneredMarket.com. I wholeheartedly agree that travel makes you a better person.
A Little Negotiation…Five Ways to Pay Less for Your Rental Car
Did you know that rental car prices are negotiable? Shannon O’Donnell of ALittleAdrift.com shares some negotiating advice.
5 Easy Steps to Start Bidding on Priceline
Amy at TheQFamilyAdventures.com shows how to get started using Priceline.com to get a good deal on hotels.
Homeless By Choice
Interesting essay about how Sam Alexander of GlowingFaceMan.com gave up his apartment to not so secretly squat on campus. This is proof that we don’t need much to survive if we are willing to fend of societal pressures.
Travel Blogging: Where’s the Money Really At?
Thursday Bram of WorkingYourWayAroundTheWorld.com offers some suggestions about how to fund your travels.
Becoming a Digital Nomad
Nellie Huang of WildJunket.com offers and introduction into a nomadic lifestyle.
Success Through Work, Life and Travel
My (John Bardos of JetSetCitizen.com) contribution to this month’s digital nomad blog carnival. I really believe that all our ideas of work and life are undergoing a huge revolution and this is just the beginning.
Give Me One Day and I’ll Give You Amsterdam, Part 1
An interesting mix of text and photos describing Jason Surguine’s trip to Amsterdam.
Learn New Languages For Free Using These Online Resources
Anil Polat of FoxNomad.com presents a good selection of language learning resources.
5 Reasons For A World Traveler To Buy A BlackBerry Curve 8900
David Lee of GoBackpacking.com offers some reasons to take a BlackBerry on your next world adventure.
I Feel So Used (and You Should Too)
Colin Wright of ExileLifestyle.com shares a lesson in reciprocity, “If you want to have an ample supply of people to use, be as useful as possible.”
10 Reasons You Should Love Criticism
Criticism is something any digital nomad will face at some point as they’re following a road less traveled. May as well learn to love it. From David Turnbull of Adventures of a Barefoot Geek.
The anti dot com path to success: A different way of living and working
GeekMBA360.com shares the story of The Great Harvest Bread Store. “Pick a place and a life style first, then figure out how to make enough money to support it.”
Thanks for all the great submissions!