Badass Digital Nomads

Badass Digital Nomads

Badass Digital Nomads helps you break free from old paradigms and thrive in a location-independent lifestyle. Get ready to "laugh and learn” with Kristin Wilson each week, author of Digital Nomads For Dummies and host of YouTube's Traveling with kristin, as she teaches you the art of traveling and working from anywhere. People of all ages and backgrounds will find value in how Kristin and her guests approach topics in remote work, entrepreneurship, and travel - all while staying grounded in the timeless principles of philosophy and self-development. What you’ll learn:  The best places to travel or live abroad  The many ways to make money online  Where to find high-paying remote jobs  How to start or grow an online business  How to transition from a 9-5 job to a location-independent career  And much more! Tune into Badass Digital Nomads every Tuesday for a new episode that helps you stay inspired, travel the world, and live your best life!


June 6, 2023 62 mins

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Kristin hands over hosting duties to Matt Bowles, host of The Maverick Show podcast, as he interviews the #1 all-around female free diver in the world, Jessea Lu.


Get Jessea's tips on achieving peak mental and physical performance, hear guest about her travels in China and Africa, and find out about the magic of connecting with animals and n...

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Kristin explains why she left the US to slow travel through the UK this summer and reveals 12 things to consider before moving to another country. 


At the end, she reads and replies to her favorite YouTube comments live on the show.


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May 23, 2023 31 mins

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Kristin talks with her Manchester neighbors about what they like and don't like about their city, plus if they support the Royal Family and watched the coronation.


At the end of today's episode, a British Grandma gives poignant life advice and recommends a song for its special lyrics. 



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Kristin reacts to the recent headlines about a CEO who made the news for being a horrible boss. Here's her take advice for if you're dealing with a similar situation when working remotely or from home. Plus, a solution for transitioning to freelancing or working for yourself.



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How do you overcome travel planning anxiety? What are the top mistakes to avoid when becoming a digital nomad? Is Airbnb too expensive for housing if you're slow traveling or living a slow retirement lifestyle?


Kristin answers your questions live on YouTube and shares a very special announcement about the rest of the year. 


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After traveling to Ireland for the first time, Kristin shares all the things that surprised her the most during her visit. Join her for a walk around the Enniskerry Powerscourt castle grounds to learn her first impressions of Ireland as an American. Hear her candid thoughts on everything from the food and weather to transportation and strange town n...

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Kristin has a spontaneous chat with German digital nomad and entrepreneur, Elena Poughia. Hear Elena’s insights on combining work, travel, and hobbies/interests for an epic life. Plus, why she recommends solo travel. Recorded live at Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal.


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“I believe that Portugal is becoming the California of Europe.”


A chance meeting at Web Summit in Lisbon led to a Badass Digital Nomads listener sharing her experience of moving from the US to Portugal. She talks with Kristin candidly about how she...

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Kristin answers questions from subscribers and listeners in the Badass Digital Nomads Facebook group during a YouTube Live Session. Hear what people want to know about loneliness, culture shock, dating, and her personal life. 


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Kristin celebrates the huge milestone of publishing 200 podcast episodes. She reflects on the journey so far, how it all started, and what's next for Badass Digital Nomads. 


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How do you find balance while working from home with your significant other? Jasmine Jonte and her boyfriend, Brad, are entrepreneurs and travel lovers with a home base in Phoenix, Arizona. Jasmine shares her tips for living, working, and traveling with a significant other, ...

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French-American couple, Ryan and Sophie, talk about the struggles and benefits of sailing the world and living an unconventional digital nomad lifestyle.

They shine light on why they left their jobs and home countries to travel, the challenges of dating someone from a different culture, and their experience buying and fixing up a sailboat to live in. Ryan and So...

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    Japan has reopened for travel and cherry blossom season is upon us! Tune in to learn about Japan’s cultural differences and what it’s like living abroad in Japan as an American. 

    Kristin shares the culture shocks she experienced while living in Japan, along with her favorite and least favorite aspects of the Japanese lifestyle.

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    British expat and entrepreneur, Jamie Atkinson, reveals how he went from working as a furniture salesman to living and working online in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.


    He details his journey to becoming a digital nomad and online business owner. He also disclos...

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    February 21, 2023 25 mins

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    Kristin walks through Dublin, Ireland, talking to locals about what they like (and don't like) about their city. She also speaks with locals from Belfast, Northern Ireland about the differences between the two capital cities. 


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    An expat in Colombia joins Kristin to talk about the reality of learning languages abroad and coping with culture shock in Colombia and Germany.


    Originally from Venezuela, Joiner moved to Colombia a few years ago to escape the political crisis. Now, he’...

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    Do you want to own income-producing rental properties but don't know which markets to invest in? Do you worry about having enough money or time to manage an investment property?


    In today's episode, find out how you can invest in turn-key, passive income-produci...

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    What kind of traveler are you? How do you choose where to travel next? Travel podcast host, Matt Bowles, joins us from Senegal to talk about his four main strategies for choosing your personal travel "style" or type. He also fills us in on his favorite places to travel in Africa and unique eve...

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    Author and Top Medium Writer, Niklas Göke, based in Germany, joins Kristin to talk about the journey of becoming a self-made entrepreneur and making a living from your creativity.


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