Chelse Hensley is a digital nomad who supports her lifestyle and world travels as a social media manager. She also blogs at HashtagTourist and is the founder of RechargeSocialMedia. Learn more about her nomadic lifestyle and career as a social media manager here!
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.
Susi Kaeufer took skills she was already good at and built a career of coaching female entrepreneurs. This earns her a consistent 5-figure income each month, and allows her to travel the world full-time, living as luxuriously (or frugally) as she wishes. Learn more about her awesome life and lifestyle here!
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.
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.