Badass Digital Nomads

Badass Digital Nomads

The remote work revolution is here, yet very few people and companies are prepared for it. Badass Digital Nomads aims to change that, however, by teaching you how to break free from old paradigms and thrive in the remote economy. Get ready to “laugh and learn” with veteran digital nomad, Kristin Wilson of YouTube’s “Traveling with Kristin,” as she teaches you how to master the art of working from anywhere. Professionals of all ages and backgrounds will find value in how Kristin and her guests approach different topics in remote work, entrepreneurship, and travel - all while staying grounded in the timeless principles of philosophy and self-development. What you’ll learn:  How to transition from a 9-5 job to a location-independent career  The many ways to make money online  Where to find high-paying remote jobs  How to start or scale your online business  How to stay productive while avoiding work-from-home burnout  Where to go? The best places to travel or live abroad  And much more! Also stay in-the-know and on the cutting edge of trends in remote work, technology, and travel with Kristin’s “Digital Nomad News” insights - on everything from startup visa programs to where to find the best WiFi. Tune into Badass Digital Nomads every Tuesday at 12pm EST for a new episode to help you stay inspired to design your best life in 2020 and beyond.

Episodes

June 15, 2021 22 min

Europe is open for summer travel! - Spain, France, Portugal, and more EU countries reopened for tourism last week and Kristin has all the details for you in today's podcast. Get an overview of which countries are opening, when, and what you'll need to do to travel to Europe this summer (including from the USA). 

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    Reminisce with us as we replay this one-of-a-kind interview with Rolf Potts in Paris, France during his Travel Writing Workshop, where he and Kristin talk about some of his biggest lessons and realizations from 25 years of globetrotting. 

    Rolf Potts is an American author, essayist, screenwriter, and long-term traveler who is known for his best-selling book, Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel. Tim Fe...

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    In celebration of Badass Digital Nomad’s 2nd birthday, let’s go back and listen to our very FIRST episode with Tom Kuegler (aka "Finding Tom"), a top blogger on Medium who has doubled his followers since this episode first aired in 2019. Looks like he really does have the best tips and tricks for growing an audience and making money as a writer!

    In episode 110, Kristin speaks with Tom about how he went from making $10/hour ...

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    Get ready to depart from Thailand and explore the world in Part 2 of Kristin's interview with Erick, the Minority Nomad.

    Erick reveals his favorite travel destinations on each continent. After visiting 95 countries, he shares the place he'd recommend to you the most for exploring, adventure, learning, and nightlife.

    Kristin and Erick also discuss how to best cope with loneliness,  burnout, and the dark sides of traveling. 

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    Get ready for some worldy wisdom from a veteran globe trotter! Erick Prince is a multi-passionate self-made photographer, photojournalist, blogger, YouTuber, and entrepreneur. He is also known as the Minority Nomad and is currently living and thriving in Bangkok, Thailand. 

    In Part 1 of this two-part conversation, Erick explains why he chose to settle in Bangkok after traveling 95 countries. He also highlights his experience travel...

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    What do American expats living abroad think about paying US taxes, renouncing their citizenship, voting from overseas, and how the US handled the covid-19 pandemic?

    An international Expat Opinion Survey of 4,000 American citizens living in 125 foreign countries reveals shocking data about how American expats feel about the US and paying taxes.

    In Episode 106 of Badass Digital Nomads, Kristin breaks down the results of this expat su...

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    Amanda Bates is the Founder of The Black Expat, a multimedia platform focused on Black identity and international living. She is also the Host of The Global Chatter podcast.?

    In Episode 105 of Badass Digital Nomads, Amanda shares how her tumultuous experience as a teenage expat living abroad in Africa inspired her to create The Black Expat. She highlights inspiring stories of black travelers and expats, the intersectionality of exp...

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    Why do so many expats move to Costa Rica and then leave? Listen to this unreleased audio from Kristin’s most viral YouTube video with 1M views: 8 Reasons Why Americans LEAVE Costa Rica [Why I Left].?

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    Kristin has been helping people retire, invest, and move to Costa Rica since 2005. Having lived in Costa Rica herself for 8 years, she’s exposing the most common reasons why Americans end up leaving this beautiful country.

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    Learn how to start an online business and live life as a digital nomad (even if you dropped out of college, quit your job, and have no business experience).

    Guest, Mitko Karshovski is a serial entrepreneur, traveler, and the Host of That Remote Life, a fellow podcast focused on helping people become location independent. Mitko has been a digital nomad since 2017 and has plenty of experience and insight to share with you all.

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    After dreaming (and researching) about becoming a digital nomad for years, Darren Lamison-White quit his job to "make the leap." Now, he’s finally able to work from anywhere! Darren has spent 2020 working remotely in IT and cybersecurity for a private investment bank from places like Croatia and Tulum, Mexico.

    In this episode, Kristin and Darren sit down over a bottle of wine to discuss how he was able to make that transiti...

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    Welcome to Part 2 of Kristin's interview for the 100th episode of Badass Digital Nomads. Kristin was interviewed by listener Jeremiah, who asks questions about where to start as a beginner pursuing a location independent lifestyle. 

    Learn tactics on transitioning from a traditional to a remote career, the different ways to make an online income while you travel, how to take action when you feel stuck, and advice for if you feel...

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    100th episode of Badass Digital Nomads! A podcast listener interviews Kristin from Traveling with Kristin on who the heck she is, how she started traveling, how she affords her lifestyle, and how she became a digital nomad. Plus, her advice for how you can achieve your goals of location independence.  

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    In this episode, a fellow Badass Digital Nomads listener (Jeremiah Bradshaw) puts Kristin in the hot seat to answer all of ...

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    Wondering how to convert your brick-and-mortar business into an online business? In today's episode, we explore how to approach the challenge of transitioning from a traditional business model to one you can operate from anywhere in a location independent lifestyle. 

     

    Guest, Matt Bowles, is the Founder of Maverick Investor Group and Host of The Maverick Show, a podcast that highlights real estate investors, entrepreneurs, and ...

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    March 9, 2021 41 min

    In this podcast, I talk about what I hate (more like strongly dislike) about living abroad while sharing stories and examples of how moving to a foreign country has challenged me, caused me to miss out on important events back home, and has made me feel like an outsider. I speak on my experience struggling with cultural adaptations, dating, dealing with homesickness, and so much more.

     

    In all honesty, living abroad isn’t always a ...

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    March 2, 2021 42 min

    Living abroad takes the many benefits of travel to a whole new level. But there’s much so more to the expat lifestyle than posting a sweet Instagram photo.

     

    Living abroad is one of the best life experiences you can have. In this two-part episode, I list the Top Ten Things I Love About Living Abroad (and think you’ll love, too!). 

     

    Living abroad helps you give less f*cks while boosting your sense of self-confidence, strengthening ...

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    After struggling with addiction and overdosing in college, Francis Nayan decided to take a job teaching English in Europe. Unfortunately, the pay wasn’t very good ($800 per month).

    But luckily, Francis stumbled upon a meet-up group for foreigners in Budapest, Hungary where he met digital nomads making money online for the first time.

    Fast-forward a couple years and Francis now makes $100K+ per year a freelance email copywriter ...

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    Technology and the pandemic have changed society as we knew it – ushering in a time of unpredictability and flux. Change is here, causing many people to shift their priorities, question their roles in society, and re-design their plans in life.  

     

    If you’ve been questioning if “the system” is working for you while struggling to redefine your dreams and goals while finding new ways to support yourself, you’re not alone. Fortunately...

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    Wondering how to make money from a sailboat - even if you've never done it before? This podcast will explain how it's possible.

    Learn how sailing digital nomad, Erin Carey, quit her government job of 17 years to start her first online business – a Public Relations agency for digital nomads and adventure travelers. But, that's not all - she also did it from a sailboat with her husband and three kids!

     

    After having built...

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    How I see the US after living abroad as an expat for 15+ years: The pros, cons, and reverse culture shock I've experienced.

    This podcast is the full, uncut version of a video I published on YouTube last week. It includes topics not included in the video, like: 

  • Dating in the U.S.
  • Safety and Violence
  • Commercialism and Chain Stores/Restaurants
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    Learn how to overcome your deepest fears, find happiness, and achieve your dream career and lifestyle with Mike Corey, Host of The BBC Travel Show and YouTube’s Fearless and Far. 

     

    Five years ago, Mike made the decision to quit his safe and secure (but boring) job to pursue his dream of making travel videos. His choice paid off and now he’s here to share how he did it so you can, too. 

     

    In this episode of Badass Digital Nomads, M...

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