Robyn Hartzell’s intended 12-month career break grew into a 32-month sabbatical, after she got into Scuba diving along the way and became a scuba diving instructor. Here’s how and where Robyn (known as Robyn Around the World) traveled and worked as a scuba diving instructor, and what it’s like to dive around the world.
Financial Case Studies
Feeling voyeuristic? Want to hack into the lives and lifestyles of other travelers and see how they make a go of traveling as a lifestyle? Well then, these financial case studies are for you!
In this financial case studies series, I feature fellow full-time travelers who are making ends meet on the road with their portable career. There's a huge range of careers, incomes, and lifestyles out there; an ever-growing amount as more and more people embrace the nomadic lifestyle as a way of being.
In this series, travelers bear all - discussing their careers, their incomes, their lifestyles, and the perks and challenges of it all.
Elaine Mendoza learned she could live and travel around the world for a fraction of the amount of money she formerly needed to live in Washington D.C. Now she fills her days with activities she loves that also earn her money: online teaching, freelance writing, leading tours/retreats, and even professional singing!
After a couple of years wandering the world as The Broke Backpacker (literally and figuratively), Will Hatton has revamped his life and businesses, and is actively managing multiple streams of income, including an adventure gear company, running tours, an SEO agency, blogging, and trading cryptocurrency.
In this financial case study, Fiona Harper shares some great advice based on 15 years of freelance travel writing experience. Read on to get her take on work-life balance, setting rates, and the inner challenges of an outwardly glamorous lifestyle.
Joanne Amos is a Wandering Wordsmith who has been running two interrelated businesses while traveling the world full-time for the last three years. In this case study she shares some honest observations and great advice about her career and lifestyle as a wandering wordsmith.
Kim and Ryan Desmond are the cofounders of CodingNomads, a traveling coding bootcamp helping aspiring digital nomads learn career-changing tech skills while on an international trip. Learn more about how they live their own lives abroad educating an empowering others to do the same through CodingNomads!