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About Abroad

By Chase Warrington
Long-form discussions with thought leaders and expats around the world about building a life without borders. The opportunity to choose where you call home is more accessible than ever, so About Abroad delivers inspiration, adventure, and practical how-to-advice, for those who want to explore life in various corners of the globe. Whether you want to follow in our guests’ footsteps, live vicariously through them, or simply take a peek inside life abroad - you’re in the right place.
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Nomad to Norway, with Jason Moore from Zero to Travel
Jason Moore is the host of Zero to Travel, one of the original and most well-known travel podcasts out there! He started living the digital nomad life before any of us were using that terminology, and after visiting countless countries and meeting his future Norwegian wife in Brazil, he settled down as an ex-pat in Norway. In this conversation, we chat about the origins of his podcast, his early years as a digital nomad, and his making the transition to life as a foreigner living in Scandinavia. We also dive into some of the must-see’s and do’s in Norway, from Oslo to Bergen, and many fjords in between. Follow Jason's work at https://zerototravel.com/ and on Twitter @zerototravel. If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, and medical insurance for nomads, ex-pats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was brought to you by FES Agency. They are a team of offsite professionals who will work with you to find the perfect setting for your next team retreat in Portugal. Visit their website at https://fesagency.pt/offsite-team-building-experiences/ or connect with them on LinkedIn to learn more.
47:36
June 28, 2022
The Remote Job Coach, Remote For Life & Mexican ayahuasca with dad
Jordan Carroll is better known as The Remote Job Coach, and today he joins the show for the second time, this time to update us on his world tour, promoting the launch of his book, Remote For Life. Jordan is one of the world’s most well known remote job specialists and in this episode he not only gives us his latest advice for remote job seekers, he also shares that he’s giving About Abroad listeners a free copy of his book (details below). Finally, we dive into his experiences on the road, from rocky Croatian beaches to ayahuasca in the Mexican jungle with his dad. (for show notes only) Jordan and I have partnered up to give away three free copies of his book, Remote For Life. To enter, simply share this episode to any of your social media handles, and tag both Jordan and Chase. One month after the launch we’ll select the winners and send your book to you! Tag Jordan on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jspensir/?hl=en  and on Linkedin linkedin.com/in/jordanscarroll Tag Chase on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dcwarrington/ and on Linkedin linkedin.com/in/chase-warrington Jordan’s first stop on About Abroad: https://pod.fo/e/d4874 Follow Jordan's work at theremotejobcoach.com, https://www.theremotejobcoach.com/remote-job-free-resources, On Facebook https://www.facebook.com/theremotejobcoach/ and On Youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCORh-_he8Vs6yGp3AnRQB5w If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. Clean up your inbox today and keep it that way forever. SaneBox uses personalized algorithms to quickly learn your email habits, only show your most important messages, and filters out the noise. Best of all, it works wherever you check email and signing up takes two minutes! Get started today at sanebox.com/abroad to receive a free 2-week trial AND an extra $25 in credit towards your subscription!
01:01:20
June 21, 2022
Behind the scenes in Ukraine during the Russian invasion, with Orest Zub
Orest Zub is a well known Ukrainian traveler, blogger and online entrepreneur who has visited 120+ countries and built a worldwide audience as a true digital nomad. However when Russia invaded Ukraine, Orest came back home and decided to put his skillset to use for the greater good of his country. His new mission is to spread the word about the events in Ukraine from a local perspective and ensure the world remains aware that real people are living through one of the greatest military invasions in recent history, right here in Europe. Orest walks us through his personal story, the current state of the day to day in Ukraine, and some of the historical context about Ukraine and their relationship with Russia. According to Orest, every Ukrainian he knows is doing something to support their country right now, and as mainstream media is starting to look elsewhere for new headlines, this is how he is doing his part. Listen, share, and support by keeping Ukraine at the forefront of the world’s attention. Follow Orest social media on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/orestzub2 , Instagram https://www.instagram.com/orestzub/ , and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ZubOrest/ Additional links: Support Ukrainian army - https://www.comebackalive.in.ua/ , Other ways to help Ukraine - https://how-to-help-ukraine-now.super.site/ ,Support our team directly - https://openmind.com.ua/support/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was brought to you by FES Agency. They are a team of offsite professionals who will work with you to find the perfect setting for your next team retreat in Portugal. Visit their website at https://fesagency.pt/offsite-team-building-experiences/ or connect with them on LinkedIn to learn more.
01:10:34
June 14, 2022
Perpetually escaping winter via the Mauritius digital nomad visa
Esther and her husband have built a life that allows them to enjoy the summers in their home in Amsterdam, and escape to tropical hot spots during the winter - in this episode she shares with us how they got to this point, and takes us inside their life in sunny Mauritius off the east coast of Africa! We dive into Mauritius as a place to visit, what to see and avoid, and where you might enjoy calling home for a longer period of time. We also cover the details of their new digital nomad visa, which is super easy to get, and allows remote workers to come live, stay and work for 6-12 months, or even longer! Follow Esther's social media on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/esthertwisk/ and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/esthertwisk/ Note:  For accommodation in Mauritius, contact Micheline Fleurot Light Cameron through Facebook. She is awesome If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. Clean up your inbox today and keep it that way forever. SaneBox uses personalized algorithms to quickly learn your email habits, only show your most important messages, and filters out the noise. Best of all, it works wherever you check email and signing up takes two minutes! Get started today at sanebox.com/abroad to receive a free 2-week trial AND an extra $25 in credit towards your subscription!
57:00
June 07, 2022
Cross-continent road trips & 70+ countries, with the co-founder of Nomad Stays
Linda McCall is the founder of Nomad Stays, a booking platform specifically for digital nomads who want to slow travel and find affordable accommodations off the beaten path. As a full time digital nomad herself - who also happens to be a pilot and has ridden solo across three continents by motorcycle while traveling to 70+ other countries - she knows a thing or two about what slo-mads are looking for. A native Australian, she’s currently calling the French Alps her home, and has previously lived in the Aboriginal Outback, Hong Kong, the US and Saudi Arabia, amongst many other places. She shares it all with us in today’s episode. Follow Linda's work at www.nomadstays.com. On FB, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn @nomadstaysco, and on her LinkedIn @lindaamccall. If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was brought to you by FES Agency. They are a team of offsite professionals who will work with you to find the perfect setting for your next team retreat in Portugal. Visit their website at https://fesagency.pt/offsite-team-building-experiences/ or connect with them on LinkedIn to learn more.
48:17
May 31, 2022
Leading youth service projects in Latin America, with the CEO of Amigos International 
Sara Nathan started traveling abroad on service trips to Latin America as a teenager with Amigos International. These were life-changing experiences for her that shaped her future in more ways than one. Fast forward to today - she is the CEO of Amigos and leads a team of people spread across the Americas, helping our youth travel abroad and immerse themselves in various cultures. Participants have the opportunity to contribute to a local service project, hone their language and leadership skills, and come to understand what it means to be a global citizen. Sara takes us through her personal journey abroad, and shares more about Amigos International in this inspiring conversation. Follow Sarah's work at https://amigosinternational.org/ and on her social media platforms @amigos_americas If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. Clean up your inbox today and keep it that way forever. SaneBox uses personalized algorithms to quickly learn your email habits, only show your most important messages, and filters out the noise. Best of all, it works wherever you check email and signing up takes two minutes! Get started today at sanebox.com/abroad to receive a free 2-week trial AND an extra $25 in credit towards your subscription!
55:04
May 24, 2022
A peek inside Goa, India with the Founder of NomadGao
About Abroad takes its first trip to India in this interview with Mayur, the founder of NomadGao. After spending nearly his entire life in a small Indian village dreaming of traveling the world, Mayur finally got a taste of the digital nomad world in 2014, and never looked back. After traveling around the world he returned to India to focus on building communities and introducing his people to the opportunities provided by digital nomadism. He’s now founded multiple coliving and retreat centers which cater to remote workers from across India and the rest of the world, and today he takes us inside life in India - specifically in the tropical paradise of Goa, where he’s currently living his dream. Note - the audio in this interview experienced technical difficulties which we were unable to completely fix. Please excuse these few areas, we wanted to bring you Mayur’s story nonetheless! Follow Mayur's work at www.nomadgao.com, www.remoteexplorers.com, www.programpanchayat.com. On Instagram https://instagram.com/nomad.gao, https://instagram.com/nomadtuktuk and on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/mayursontakke/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was brought to you by FES Agency. They are a team of offsite professionals who will work with you to find the perfect setting for your next team retreat in Portugal. Visit their website at https://fesagency.pt/offsite-team-building-experiences/ or connect with them on LinkedIn to learn more.
36:16
May 17, 2022
Digital Nomads for Dummies and Traveling with Kristin
Kristin Wilson is one of the true pioneers of the digital nomad game and is better known as Traveling with Kristin or the host of Badass Digital Nomads. She’s helped over 1000 people relocate to new countries abroad, traveled and lived around the world, and shared countless hours of travel content on her podcast, YouTube channel, and blog. Today she joins us to dive in on her origins as a digital nomad and shares an update on her latest project, authoring Digital Nomads for Dummies. She also shares a resource she’s created to provide you with everything you need to know about every single digital nomad visa available, and how to apply for them. Follow Kristin's work at www.travelingwithkristin.com and her podcast https://www.badassdigitalnomads.com/. On YouTube https://www.youtube.com/travelingwithkristin and Instagram @TravelingwithKristin. Ready to Relocate Course https://www.travelingwithkristin.com/apply, Digital Nomad Visa Database https://www.digitalnomadbootcamp.com/digital-nomad-visa-database, and Digital Nomads for Dummies book: https://amzn.to/3JLLx5c. If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. Organize Your Inbox (and Never Waste Time on Email Again) With SaneBox. Sign up today and save $25 on any subscription. Clean up your inbox today and keep it that way forever. SaneBox uses personalized algorithms to quickly learn your email habits, only show your most important message, and filters out the noise. Best of all, it works wherever you check email and signing up takes two minutes! Get started today at sanebox.com/abroad to receive a free 2-week trial AND an extra $25 in credit towards your subscription!
01:09:56
May 10, 2022
Settling into a beautiful life in the Netherlands via the DAFT program
Jared Huke is a Texan who has lived in a handful of countries around the world, and recently made the move to the Netherlands with his wife and two children. He takes us inside life in Amsterdam, where he and his family are thriving and enjoying the comfort and ease of European life. He also shares how he was able to make this move via the DAFT program, which allows foreigner entrepreneurs to come live, work, and stay in the Netherlands for 5 years, with a clear path to permanent residency. Follow Jared's work at www.daitodesign.com and on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/jhuke/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:12:01
May 03, 2022
Building the digital nomad visas in Greece, Dubai & Albania with the founder of the digital nomad association
Erkan Munishi steps out from behind the scenes today and shares a bit of his story with us, which takes us from war torn Kosovo to building digital nomad visas alongside multiple governments around the world. Erkan became a world traveler at a young age as a refugee, and this experience propelled him into the digital nomad world, which eventually led him to working with politicians to create visas to attract remote knowledge workers to their countries. We focused on the details of these visas in Dubai, Greece and Albania today, as well as his work as the founder of the Digital Nomad Association, and the upcoming Digital Nomad Expo.  Follow Erkan's works at www.consultdemy.com and www.dn-expo.com, LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/emunishi/ and on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/_erkannm/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
56:38
April 26, 2022
World travels with the World Bank & remote working from remote villages in the Canary Islands
16 years ago Elsa left her home in the Canary Islands and built a career at the World Bank, traveling the globe to help stoke economic activity in developing countries. This offered her the opportunity to live in multiple countries, and consult with local entrepreneurs and governments across the developing world. After helping to build sustainable economies in places ranging from Morocco to Papua New Guinea to Colombia, she returned to her roots and built a company that connects remote workers to sustainable living projects in her home on the beautiful Canary Islands. Follow Elsa's works at www.futuraltourism.com and www.pueblosremotos.com on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/elsa-rodriguez If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
43:35
April 19, 2022
Colombia’s new Digital Nomad visa with the founder of E-Pioneers
Ilana Milkes joins us today as one of the leaders behind Latin America’s first digital nomad visa in Colombia. She and her team helped the local government create a program that allows digital nomads to come, work, live and stay in one of the world’s most popular destinations, for up to two years! Alongside this, she’s also developed E-Pioneers, a service dedicated to making it super cost-effective and easy to obtain this visa, and all the other elements of life you’ll need in order to make the move to Colombia. Finally, we dive into why Colombia is commonly referred to as one of the most vibrant destinations in the world, touching on its natural beauty and vibrant culture. Follow Ilana's works at https://mobile.twitter.com/epioneergo, https://blog.epioneer.io/, https://ilanamilkes.com/ on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/epioneers/ and on Twitter https://twitter.com/IlaMilkEs?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, and medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
28:34
April 12, 2022
Sintra, and building family-friendly village experiences with the cofounder of Boundless Life
Marcos Carvalho has been a global citizen his entire life, and now he’s putting that experience to use at Boundless Life, where they’re curating multi-month experiences in incredible international destinations around the world - specifically catering to the modern traveling family. As cofounder of Boundless, Marcos walks us through what life is currently like in the small village of Sintra, where he and 30 other families are building community, continuing to educate their children, and giving back to the local community, all while experiencing the incredible charm of this area outside of Lisbon, Portugal. We also chat about their expansion plans to dozens of locations across the world, and how they’re creating a seamless transition opportunity for any family that wants to live a life beyond their borders. Follow Marcos work at www.boundless.life, on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/boundlesslife/, LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/boundlesslife, Facebook https://www.facebook.com/myboundlesslife, and on Twitter https://twitter.com/boundlesslife If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
53:58
April 05, 2022
Caribbean digital nomad life & building community abroad with the founder of Adventurely
Mita Carriman joins the show today to share her experience as a world traveling digital nomad entrepreneur and community builder. Mita is well known around the world for having created some incredible digital nomad communities, particularly throughout the Caribbean, and most recently on the islands of Barbados and Dominica. We spend some time discussing the new digital nomad visas offered in these tropical paradises, as well as dive into her product Adventurely, which is helping connect nomads around the world as they travel to new destinations. Follow Mita's work at grouppage.app and adventurely.app, on Twitter and Instagram @adventurely @grouppagehq, and on Facebook @adventurely If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
47:13
March 29, 2022
A deep dive on Bulgaria, aka Greece without Greek prices
Plamen is the co-founder of Nomad Balkans, which is dedicated to helping remote workers and teams soak up all the beauty that the up and coming nomad hotspot of Bulgaria, has to offer. He walks us through his journey around the world, what eventually brought him back to his home country, and why he hopes to share it with the world. Bulgaria is quickly becoming one of the most attractive destinations in the world for remote workers due to having some of the best cost of living in the European Union, but as Plamen shares today, it’s the natural beauty, thriving expat community, and the local gastronomy that people stick around for. Follow Plamen's work at www.nomadbalkans.com and LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/plamen-ivanov-ivanov/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
45:57
March 22, 2022
The Green School for traveling families & Cape Town, South Africa
Andy Wood is the Principal at The Green School in Cape Town, South Africa and today he stops by to share with us what exactly it means to attend a Green School. With locations in South Africa, New Zealand, Bali and more to come around the world, they are fast becoming one of the hot discussion topics for traveling families and those looking to spend a few months abroad, while keeping their children in an engaging environment educationally. Andy explains how you can hop from one Green School to the next seamlessly, and a bit about how they bake learning into everything from growing vegetables for the daily lunch, to math, languages and much more. Finally, we spend a bit of time chatting about the natural beauty in South Africa, and why Cape Town is the California of his homeland. Follow Andy's work at https://greenschoolsa.co.za/ and on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thegreenschooljhb/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
42:09
March 15, 2022
Life in the sunny south of Germany’s Pleasantville, Freiburg 
Nicole takes a break from her side hustle as the host of The Expat Cast, to stop by About Abroad and share her experience living and working in one of Chase’s favorite places in the world, Freiburg, Germany. Tucked in the rolling green hills of the pre-Alps in the south of Germany, right on the Swiss and French borders, this town of around 200,000 people is what we refer to as “Pleasantville” throughout this episode. Nicole walks us through how she made the move from the US to Germany, and explains why she’s fallen in love with the area, as well as some options for you to make the move here as well. Follow Nicole’s work at https://www.theexpatcast.com/ and on Instagram @theexpatcast If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:10:47
March 08, 2022
Island hopping through the Caribbean
Today my friend Claire joins me from the Bahamas, where she and her husband are currently calling “home”. She and her husband traded their regular lives in the US for a new life aboard their catamaran. They now spend their winters island hopping, spearfishing and exploring the different cultures across the Caribbean. The best part is - as we come to find out, anyone willing to “just sail away”, can do the same. Follow Claire's work at https://ccjcboatlife.wixsite.com/adventures-on-maho and on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/svmaho_adventures/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
53:23
March 01, 2022
Moving to Dubai, living tax free and building a new life abroad
Aurélie joins the show today to take us on her journey from France, around the world, and eventually landing in Dubai. She explains what attracted her to the United Arab Emirates, how it’s possible to live tax free here, and the steps you can take to follow in her footsteps. We also chat about the realities of living abroad in the Middle East, especially from the standpoint of a female, and the life challenges that caused her to make a move abroad. Follow Aurélie's work at https://aureliekrau.com/. Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/aureliekrau/, on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5HXKY43UpSDZLzIUMBCzeQ, on LinkedIn  https://www.linkedin.com/in/aureliekrau/, on Twitter https://twitter.com/AurelieKrau, and on Medium https://medium.com/@AurelieKrau If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:01:32
February 22, 2022
Manhattan grind to Balinese beaches with the Founder of Nomads Giving Back 
Tarek Kholoussy joins the show today from Bali, where he Nomad’s Giving Back. Tarek is well known in the digital nomad world for his philanthropic and community building work, but today we learn a bit more about his back story and what brought him to this point in life. From ditching the corporate grind at leading organizations like Goldman Sachs, to running ultra marathons across foreign islands, to riding a tuk tuk across India, to eventually settling in Bali and building a social enterprise to connect volunteers around the world. Today’s conversation is both inspirational and full of adventure - enjoy! Follow Tarek’s work at https://nomadsgivingback.com/ and https://nomadsskillshare.com/ LinkedIn https://id.linkedin.com/in/kholoussy and on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/tarek.world/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
52:34
February 15, 2022
Building a new country online and Chiang Mai, with Lily Bruns
Lily Bruns joins the show today to discuss Plumia, the world’s first online country and a potential solution to residency for people who want to live abroad. She also takes us on a locals tour through Chiang Mai, Thailand, and shares why this continues to be such a special place for digital nomads. We also dive into her experience moving abroad several times through her younger years, and touch on how the future of work is changing the landscape for the world travelers. Follow Lily’s work at https://plumia.country/ and  https://opencollective.com/plumia/projects/white-paper LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/lilybruns/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
52:50
February 08, 2022
Moving abroad & financial education from the Founder of Wander Onwards
Vanessa M.W. is the founder of the wealth & wanderlust platform, Wander Onwards. As an American currently living in Berlin and having spent many years globetrotting around the world, she knows a thing or two about building a life abroad. She shares her journey with us and how her clients are following in her footsteps to create exciting opportunities in foreign places (in a financially responsible and legal way!). Whether you’re looking to pivot to a different career path abroad or just start fresh in a new place, Vanessa provides the inspo and practical education you need to do so. Follow Vanessa’s work at wanderonwards.co Youtube at youtube.com/wanderonwards and on Instagram @wanderonwards If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
52:09
February 01, 2022
Growing up as a 3rd culture kid and exploring Nigeria
Tayo Rockson is a well known podcast host, author, professor, and consultant on subjects related to diversity and cultural differences. Today he joins the show to chat about his experiences as a 3rd culture kid, spending his formative years growing up as a Nigerian born foreigner in various countries around the world. Follow Tayo’s work at www.tayorockson.com Book: https://www.amazon.com/Use-Your-Difference-Make-Cross-Cultural/dp/1119590698 LinkedIn, Instagram & TikTok all @tayorockson If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
01:11:11
January 25, 2022
Moving a family to Portugal via the D7 visa
Allison Baxley joins us today from Lisbon, where she and her husband have just moved to with their two young children. Allison walks us through the move from the US to Portugal, the ins and outs of the D7 visa process, and what the experience has been like settling into a foreign country. We also touch on her side project, which helps others follow in her footsteps, and discuss all the benefits a life abroad is providing their young family. Follow Allison’s work at www.RenovatingLife.com and on Instagram @renovatinglife_com. Sign up to get the FREE D7 Checklist: www.renovatinglife.com/sign-up If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
39:48
January 18, 2022
Expat life in Costa Rica & building the world’s leading expat tax service
David McKeegan is a US expat currently living in Costa Rica with his wife and three children. He’s also the co-founder of Greenback Tax, a fully remote team of tax professionals who help American expats with their international tax challenges (or opportunities, depending on who you ask!). David walks us through this globetrotting family’s background, living on multiple continents, and running a location independent business that supports other world travelers. We also dive into life in Nosara, Costa Rica - and why they chose this corner of the world as the place to settle down “forever” (in the McKeegan household, this means 12 months!). Follow David’s work at https://www.greenbacktaxservices.com/ and on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/greenbacktax If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
01:06:53
January 11, 2022
The Family Workation, for the next generation of globetrotting parents
Kate Shifman is the founder of The Family Workation, a company that focuses on serving remote workers who want to dip their toe in the water of living abroad with their young families. Many people desire to spend a month or several months abroad, but they are not sure how to navigate this experience with children. Where will I work? Where will I find childcare? What if there is distance learning involved, and how will the kids have friends? The Family Workcation curates experiences in foreign corners of the world so you and your family can go and spend time abroad with other young families, and interact with the locals, all details taken care of for you - from coworking to childcare, accommodations to activities. Kate tells us more, as well as shares how her experiences growing up as a 3rd culture kid shapes her work today. Follow Kate’s work at www.thefamilyworkation.com Bespoke Experience offering: https://www.thefamilyworkation.com/destinations and on Instagram @thefamilyworkation If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business-friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
50:36
January 04, 2022
That Remote Life, building location independent businesses & Bulgarian roots
Mitko Karshovski joins me today to discuss the past, present and future of the digital nomad world. A longtime laptop totting world traveler and serial entrepreneur, Mitko has become well known for his podcast, That Remote Life, and has recently launched Parable, which is dedicated to showcasing how high performing location independent businesses thrive. Today we talk about his journey to this point, going back to his Balkan roots, and fast forwarding to today where he spends his winters on the beaches of Mexico, and “summers in Europe”. Follow Mitko’s work at thatremotelife.com and joinparable.com Instagram and Twitter are @mitkoka If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
01:23:52
December 28, 2021
From NYC to Thai Island Life | About Abroad
Brittnee Bond joins the show today from a beautiful tropical island off the coast of Thailand. She takes us on her journey and inside life as an expat in the original hot spots for digital nomads in Southeast Asia. Brittnee left behind a corporate law career to seek adventure abroad, and after visiting 50+ countries and building communities all over the world, she has truly found her tribe here in Thailand. Follow Brittnee's work at Brittneebond.com. Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/c/remotecollective on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/remote.collective/, and on Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittneebond/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
52:49
December 21, 2021
Tech executive travels the world with his family
Ken Weary is a well known leader in the tech and remote work space, as the COO of the fully remote team at HotJar. When not leading 100s of employees spread across 30+ countries, he’s just living a typical life as a nomad dad and husband, traveling the world, homeschooling teenagers, and trying to decide whether to settle in Portugal or move on to the next adventure on another continent. Ken takes us inside his life as one of the most interesting CXOs you’ll ever meet, and shares all the details about full time travel with a family and a career. From history class in the Colosseum, to studying marine biology via a PADI certification in Honduras, this family is living what many of us would call, “the life”. Follow Ken's work at https://www.hotjar.com/about-us/ https://galileoxp.com/ and https://www.sunglassesrequired.com/ Follow Ken on Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/kenweary/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
01:09:24
December 14, 2021
Overcoming a traumatic brain injury and thriving in Bangkok
Today’s guest delivers a full dose of inspiration as he shares how he overcame a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and near death experience, which left him craving a more fulfilling life abroad. Chris Dittrich says he is absolutely thriving and living his dream in Thailand, and in this episode he takes us behind the scenes of his story, into the streets of Bangkok, and on a quick trip around Southeast Asia. Follow Chris's work at ubbrew.com  and on Instagram @CD_worldwide If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
01:15:30
December 07, 2021
Bali, building digital nomad islands & communities, and growing up abroad
Olumide Gbenro joins the show today to tell us more about his life abroad in Bali, and how he’s leveraging the digital nomad community to give back to the locals on this island he has come to love. We also dive into his experiences growing up as an immigrant in the UK and US, and his most recent projects which involve NFTs, developing digital nomad private islands and hosting various online and in-person summits for globally minded people. Olumide is a world-renowned leader in the digital nomad space, featured in Forbes and many other leading publications, and is followed by millions of people around the world on his social media accounts. Follow Olumide on Instagram @olumide_gbenro. Digital Nomad Summit: https://thedigitalnomadsummit.com/ Digital Nomad Week: https://digitalnomadweek.com/ Digital Nomad Festival: https://digitalnomadfestival.com/ Wealthy Penguin Island Club: https://wealthypenguinislandclub.com/ Discord for Wealthy Penguins Community: https://discord.gg/PVbQzZWcZY Feed Bali (charity): FeedBali.Com If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
59:25
November 30, 2021
About Abroad | Exploring e-residency in the EU and Estonia 
Hannah Brown joins us today to explore the famous e-residency program that has attracted tens of thousands of entrepreneurs to Estonia, where they legally establish a business in the European Union. In addition to exploring the program, we also discuss growing up in multiple countries, what life is like living in Estonia, and the new digital nomad visa the country has established to provide a gateway for remote workers to call this beautiful country home. In addition to being one of the most open countries to foreigners in the EU, they also offer hundreds of islands off the coast, fairytale-like cities and architecture, and an amazing art and coffee culture. We dive into it all today on this episode of About Abroad! You can learn more about E-Recidency Estonia at https://e-resident.gov.ee/ and follow Hannah on Instagram @hannahmlbrown If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
01:03:00
November 23, 2021
About Abroad | Building a life in Bali for the long term with the Co-Founder of Running Remote
Bali is one of the world’s most well known digital nomad hubs, but some expats have built longterm lives for themselves in this Indonesian island paradise. So, Egor Borushko joins us today to take us inside Bali, from the vantage point of a local. Having spent more than a decade here and experienced Bali before it was the Bali of today, he’s the perfect person to share some insights on how you too can make this your home - for a year, or a lifetime. We discuss a wide range of topics ranging from visa options to different areas on the islands, and what makes this place so special on the international stage. You can learn more about running remote at runningremote.com and follow Egor on linkedin linkedin.com/in/egorborushko/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
01:07:24
November 16, 2021
About Abroad | 100+ countries, expat life in Panama, and building a school for world traveling families
Today Chase is joined by Mikkel Thorup, the host of the very popular, Expat Money Show podcast, and a #1 best selling author, serial entrepreneur, and a Canadian expat currently living in Panama. Mikkel walks us through his journey, leveraging challenges during his childhood to take him on a journey around the world to more than 100 countries, and eventually propel himself to success in the business world today. Mikkel shares his perspectives on topics ranging from raising a family abroad to helping his clients build tax advantaged offshore financial structures and obtain residency abroad. They also dive into his latest venture, a virtual school built for the modern traveling family. Follow Mikkel on his podcast  https://expatmoneyshow.com/ and Facebook Community http://expatmoneyforum.com If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
01:01:40
November 09, 2021
About Abroad | Joe Spins the Globe on life at the South Pole
My guest today is known by his millions of social media followers as Joe Spins the Globe, and he joins us from one of the most remote places on earth - the South Pole. Joe walks us through how he came to call Antarctica home, and what the day to day looks like from the bottom of the planet. He describes the euphoria of seeing the sun for the first time in six months, how to navigate the social scene, how anyone can make the move to Antarctica, and everything in between. We dive deep into the ice in this one! Follow Joe on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/JoeSpinstheGlobe and Instagram @JoeSpinsTheGlobe If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business-friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
01:01:04
November 02, 2021
About Abroad | Fireside chat with the King of Nomads & building island communities 
Gonçalo Hall joined us in season one to discuss the nomad community he was building off the coast of Portugal, and today he stops by to update us on the success of this project, and what’s coming next (hint - more amazing island communities built for remote workers in tropical destinations!). Tune in to hear what the newly proclaimed King of Nomads has in store for us, as well as some fun conversations about van life, European travels, and the evolution of remote work and digital nomad life. Gonçalo is a remote-work consultant and the Co-Founder at Remote Portugal, Remote Europe, & Future of Work Conferences, as well as the host of the Remote Work Movement Podcast. You can follow him closely on LinkedIn and view his latest work on the nomad village website. If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business-friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
58:18
October 26, 2021
About Abroad | A globetrotting mom offers worldly parenting tips for adventurous families
Stephanie Jiroch joins us today to share her journey through six foreign countries, while giving birth and raising children along the way. She shares some of her best tips and tricks for managing a move abroad as a family, and settling your kids into a life abroad. Although there are some challenges, she puts any hesitations you may have about this type of lifestyle to rest. Her daughters hold multiple passports, speak several languages, and are truly getting a global experience - there may be no better education in the world than what they are experiencing. Join us to learn more from a true pro in the art of international parenting! You can follow Stephanie's work at https://brandpsyche.co and on Instagram @brand_psyche If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
53:30
October 19, 2021
About Abroad | Wanderlust, long term travel with children, and solving new-normal challenges, with the Founder of Work From Anywhere 
Today’s guest is John Lee, founder of Work From Anywhere, and a world traveler that managed to leverage a career in accounting, to quench his travel thirst. John is a father of three who has traveled to more than 60 countries, speaks 6 languages, and has founded two different travel apps, including one that earned Best Travel App of the year. He’s currently trying to solve a real problem facing the growing number of remote workers who are working from anywhere - international tax compliance. Chase and John touch on this challenge, but spend most of their time nerding out on their love for intercultural exchange, living abroad with kids, and the education one receives from spending time immersed in foreign lands. You can learn more about Work From Anywhere wfa.team/ on Twitter /AnywhereTeam and follow on Linkedin linkedin.com/company/the-work-from-anywhere-team/ If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn. This episode was also brought to you by E-residency Estonia, the very best way to incorporate your business in Europe, without ever having to step foot in the EU. Register and manage your company’s filing 100% online in one of the most business-friendly and digitally advanced countries in the world. Visit e-resident.gov.ee/  to learn more.
01:10:56
October 12, 2021
About Abroad | A Quick Intro to Season Three
It’s hard to believe it, but today we’re launching season three of About Abroad! In this episode we’ll take a look ahead at what’s to come over the next few months. We’ll visit two new continents, explore what it’s like to live at the South Pole, dive deep on Southeast Asia, buy islands in the Indian Ocean, and chat with some of the most innovative remote work experts and nomadic families in the world! Let’s dive in during today’s quick intro... If you’re enjoying the podcast, please consider taking 2 minutes to leave a short review at: RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad Sign up for our monthly newsletter at: aboutabroad.com/newsletter This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at InsuredNomads.com or connect with them on LinkedIn.
09:53
October 05, 2021
About Abroad | Immigrating to Spain with the CEO of Balcells Group
Today Chase is joined by Cristian Balcells, the CEO of Balcells Group. Cristian leads a team of highly respected lawyers and professionals who specialize in immigration law, taxes, business formation, and various other legal matters. Based out of Barcelona, they assist customers across the world who want to call Spain their home, and are considered to be the #1 organization in the country by expats from every corner of the country. Cristian and Chase discuss why Spain has become so popular to immigrate to, some of the visa options available to foreigners, and what the process looks like if you choose to stay semi-permanently, or even permanently. You can learn more about Balcells Group on their website https://balcellsgroup.com/, or by following along on their YouTube /balcellsgroup.com or Instagram @balcellsgroup. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad. It takes 2 minutes and is the best way to support the show! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
43:14
September 28, 2021
About Abroad | Battling remote-work-life balance challenges, from an expat in Mexico
The owner of Fully Remote with Ali, Ali Pruitt, joins the show today to discuss a topic near and dear to our hearts - maintaining work-life balance while working remotely. Burnout is a common challenge remote workers face, and Ali is dedicated to helping you put systems in place to protect you from yourself. Ali has been traveling full-time for several years, and she joins us today from Oaxaca, Mexico, where she’s been calling home the past year or so. We also dive into her experiences around the world, landing in Oceania, dining with Village Chiefs in Fiji, and settling into expat life. Follow Ali's work at www.fullyremotewithali.com and on Instagram @fullyremotewithali If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad. It takes 2 minutes and is the best way to support the show! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:17:54
September 21, 2021
From Italy to Amsterdam & Georgia, with Atium’s Co-Founder
Chase sits down with Mario Bertorelli, an Italian living in Amsterdam, who is getting ready to move to his sixth country - Georgia. Mario is the Co-Founder of Atium, a remote team that builds games to promote interconnectedness between employees at other distributed teams. He shares tips on building a life in the Netherlands, as well as how he has gone about planning his move to Georgia, and what drew him there. You can learn more about Mario by following him on LinkedIn, and more about Atium by visiting their website. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad. It takes 2 minutes and is the best way to support the show! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
50:54
September 14, 2021
About Abroad | An Austrian in Britain, Digital Marketing, and Remote Work
This week Chase meets with Hannah Urbanek, an Austrian with a lifelong dream to live abroad, who has found a home in England. They discuss the steps she took, starting from her days as a young child, to build a life in a foreign country, and why she’s settled down in Bristol (and why you might want to consider it too!). From funny accents and stereotypes, to the sometimes harsh realities of life as an expat in the UK post-Brexit, she shares some incredible insights and experiences. Hannah can be found on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannahurbanek/. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad. It takes 2 minutes and is the best way to support the show! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:09:06
September 07, 2021
Remote work expert settles in Berlin with a young family after years of nomading
This week we meet Daphnee Laforest, a veteran of the digital nomad game, remote work consultant, podcast host, and a young mother of two. Originally from Montreal, and having recently moved to Berlin, she walks us through what life is like in the German capital, and some of the joys and challenges of combining their passion for travel with parenthood. Daphnee takes us on adventures through Southeast Asia (with a newborn!), Europe, Africa, and North America in this one, and shares some tips on making life abroad work for you. You can follow Daphnee on LinkedIn (linkedin.com/in/daphneelaforest/) and Instagram (@nomademoiselle). Her podcast is Remote First and is found on all major podcast platforms: https://open.spotify.com/show/4smmneUAiuhSY8j7EcAoAk. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad. It takes 2 minutes and is the best way to support the show! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:10:56
August 31, 2021
About Abroad | A nomadic CEO and his family travel the world together
This week Chase chats with Andrew Jernigan, CEO at Insured Nomads, and a lifelong travel addict who has lived on multiple continents with his wife and children. They talk through some of the challenges a nomadic family faces, as well as the joy it brings them to experience the world together. Andrew also shares “the why” behind Insured Nomad’s mission to bring quality healthcare coverage to people living, working and traveling around the world. This conversation takes you from Brazilian jungles to African cities, and back to the Philadelphia suburbs with a true seasoned CEO nomad. You can follow Andrew on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/andrewjernigan/ and learn more about Insured Nomads at insurednomads.com/. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad. It takes 2 minutes and is the best way to support the show! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:06:50
August 24, 2021
About Abroad | Living the good life in the French Alps
Hannah joins Chase today to share her experience living in the beautiful French Alps. A native of Ohio, she’s fallen in love with the scenery and slower pace of life in France, but is happy to share some of the challenges associated with acclimating and overcoming cultural differences. They also discuss various stereotypes (true or false) between Spain, the US, France and other European cultures. Finally, she also sheds some light on the practical information needed to call France your new home. You can follow Hannah on Instagram (@hannahtangielliott), and via her website: hannahtangielliott.com If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad. It takes 2 minutes and is the best way to support the show! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:07:07
August 17, 2021
About Abroad | Life in the Canary Islands & Coliving w/ the founder of RePeople
Today Chase catches up with Nacho Rodriguez, the founder of RePeople. RePeople is dedicated to building a community around the world and specifically in the beautiful Canary Islands for remote workers, digital nomads, and others wanting to relocate to this part of the globe. They dive deep into the concept behind RePeople’s coliving spaces and conferences, as well as all the reasons why calling this diverse Spanish archipelago off the coast of Africa should be your next vacation/staycation/home destination. You can learn more about Repeople https://www.repeople.co/en/  and follow Nacho on Linkedin linkedin.com/in/nachorodriguezc If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad. It takes 2 minutes and is the best way to support the show! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
52:48
August 10, 2021
About Abroad | Life in Croatia with TedX Speaking Coach, Peter Hopwood
Today Chase sits down with Peter Hopwood, a Public & Virtual Speaking & TEDx Coach who currently calls Croatia his home. He sheds some light on life in beautiful Croatia, from the rural north to the sunny south, and everything in between. They also discuss a variety of topics related to the shifting landscape around remote work and presenting yourself professionally in the modern age. You can follow Peter on Twitter (@HopwoodMedia), Instagram (@peterhopwood), and via his website: peter-hopwood.com. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad. It takes 2 minutes and is the best way to support the show! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
37:43
August 06, 2021
About Abroad | Croatian island life & the new Digital Nomad Visa
Today’s guest is Jess Romano, an American who made the move to the Croatian island of Hvar. She’s one of the first people in the world to receive the brand new Digital Nomad visa, which allows remote workers to come and live legally in Croatia! Jess walks us through the process to get the visa and the requirements to do so. She also takes us inside island life in a small village and shares how the sense of community and beautiful landscapes has led her to feel like she is living on vacation every day. Follow Jess on Linkedin (linkedin.com/in/jessicaromano), Instagram @nyc_to_everywhere, & her blog https://talestraversed.com. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad. It takes 2 minutes and is the best way to support the show! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:04:36
August 03, 2021
About Abroad | Colombia, building a personal brand & nomad income streams
World renowned personal brand pro, Phil Pallen, joins About Abroad today. Phil is a full-time nomad that continues to find his way to Colombia, and calls it his home away from home. Having emigrated to the US and obtained a green card, then moved on to full-time digital nomading and flying around the world to help people and companies build their brands - he knows a thing or two about life abroad. He shares his experiences building a location-independent business, and some wonderful insights on Colombia, building multiple income streams, and life in general. Follow Phil's work at http://philpallen.co/podcast and on Instagram @philpallen If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading the reviews! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:13:45
July 27, 2021
About Abroad | International taxes made cool by the Founder of Wanderers Wealth
Today we’re talking about everyone’s favorite subject - international taxes! Wait, don’t leave - I promise taxes can be cool. Chase sits down with the world traveling founder of Wanderer’s Wealth, Kathy Di Paolo, from her current “home” in Bali, to discuss her digital nomad lifestyle and answer some super important questions about taxes as an expat or nomad. She explains how she left her corporate job to travel the world, and how that turned into a career doing what she truly loves. We also dive into how you can take advantage of your foreing tax situation, as well as avoid common pitfalls. We manage to make taxes fun in this one, hope you’ll join us! Follow Kathy’s work at https://wandererswealth.com/ and on Instagram @wanderers.wealth If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading the reviews! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
59:09
July 20, 2021
About Abroad Happy Hours: Traveling the globe via the corporate world
In this episode of About Abroad Happy Hours, Chase sits down over a frosty cerveza with one of his best friends to discuss his upcoming move from Panama to the Netherlands. Aaron Bobo works for Maersk, the largest shipping company in the world, and has managed to leverage his work to live in several countries around the world. As he gets ready to leave Panama after spending 5 years there, he reflects on some of the highs and lows of this Central American paradise, and what he’s looking forward to about being (back) in Europe. They also discuss a wide variety of topics related to life in different counties, and take a look at the other places around the world that Aaron has lived in. Grab your beverage of choice and settle in for this About Abroad Happy Hour. Follow Aaron on Instagram @bilbobobbles If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review at RateThisPodcast.com/aboutabroad? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading the reviews! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:06:55
July 16, 2021
About Abroad | Family life abroad, Spain, & remote-work with Founder of RoRemote
This week Chase meets with Rowena Hennigan, founder of RoRemote, and one of the top 25 remote-work advocates in 2021. She’s an internationally acclaimed author and speaker, as well as a veteran of the digital nomad world. She talks us through converting from a nomadic lifestyle to one that suits the needs of her young family better, and how remote work provided her daughter with an option to live a healthier and happier life. They also discuss adapting to life abroad as a family, and why this little traveled region of Spain might be the perfect place to raise children. Note - if you choose to contact Rowena about her relocation services, consider that her experience is based on having European passports. Follow Rowena's work at www.roremote.com, www.remoteworkmentor.com and on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rowena-hennigan/ If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading the reviews! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:14:14
July 13, 2021
About Abroad | Living where others vacation
This week Chase sits down with Bogumil Baranowski, founder of an investment firm in Manhattan, Tedx speaker, author, pilot and sailor, from his current “home” in the Dominican Republic. They discuss his latest book, Living Where Others Vacation, and touch on subjects ranging from the positive effects and implementation of remote work, to life in the Caribbean, and how his humble beginnings in communist Poland helped shape his future. Bogumil traded in his two-hour stressful train commute in the Big Apple for impromptu morning surf sessions - and hopes more people will follow in his footsteps. You can follow Borgumil on his website (https://bogumilbaranowski.com), and buy Work Where Others Vacation on Amazon (https://amzn.to/3dhoeTo). He’s also on Twitter @bogumil_nyc, and LinkedIn. If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading the reviews! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:54:40
July 06, 2021
About Abroad | Building a business, family and community in Spain
This week Chase sits down with Jennison Grigsby, who describes herself perfectly on her website (https://www.yogawithjennison.com/) as: A California girl with a love for all things European. A vegan with the occasional exception for a gelato in the summer. A teacher by trade, a yogi by practice, and a mama in training. A soul in flight, in search of meaningful connections in this beautiful world with a (possibly permanent) stopover in Spain. Jennison shares her experiences as an expat building a business, creating a thriving social community, and raising a family. All the fun and adventure that comes with this, as well as some of the hardships and challenges. This episode is for those wanting to explore entrepreneurship, parenthood, and following their dreams, beyond your borders. Follow along on Instagram: @yogawithjennison If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading the reviews! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
56:28
June 29, 2021
About Abroad | Lessons from The Remote Job Coach & Playa life in Mexico
Chase sits down with Jordan Carroll, aka The Remote Job Coach. Jordan literally wrote the book on LinkedIn networking (really, see link below for free access!) and has helped countless clients transfer their skillset to the remote-work-world. He provides some practical tips for those looking to land their first remote job, as well as how to network in the modern age. As a US citizen currently living in Mexico, and someone who has lived in 15 different countries, he also has plenty to share on life abroad and digital nomadism. Follow Jordan’s work at theremotejobcoach.com and on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jordanscarroll If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading the reviews! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
01:29:44
June 22, 2021
About Abroad | Fireside chat with the Founder of Master Your Move Abroad
Chase kicks off season two with a heavy dose of inspiration - sitting down with Sienna Brown, Founder of Master Your Move Abroad, host of her own podcast, and Corporate DE&I leader at Power to Fly. Sienna is from New York but decided to uproot and move to the sunny south of Spain seven years ago. Overlooking those that told her she’d be back in a few months, she’s built a beautiful life for herself in España over the last 7 years and is now inspiring others to do the same. Chase and Sienna dive into the role that limiting beliefs, diversity, and race play in building lives abroad, and how to overcome inherent challenges when planning big life changes. You can follow Sienna on Instagram at @masteryourmoveabroad and @siennajbrown, and on her website, siennajbrown.com. If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcast/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading the reviews! For show notes and past guests, please visit https://aboutabroad.com/. Sign up for Chase’s email newsletter at https://aboutabroad.com/newsletter/. This season is brought to you by Insured Nomads. They are absolutely the best when it comes to providing health, travel, medical insurance for nomads, expats, and all forms of world travelers. You can visit their website at Insured Nomads or connect with them on LinkedIn.
50:35
June 15, 2021
About Abroad | Season 2 Introduction
Season two kicks off next week, so today Chase shares a bit of what to expect from the upcoming episodes. A few big surprises, an introduction to our guests, and the themes that emerged along the way. Join us for a quick chat in this season 2 introduction!
12:07
June 10, 2021
About Abroad Happy Hours: How almost anyone can move to Australia w/ Guillermo
This week Chase meets up with his friend Guillermo for an informal chat and a Cerveza, in our second edition of About Abroad Happy Hours. Happy Hours are casual in-person conversations, done outside the studio, with fellow friends and expats - perhaps over a coffee over an adult beverage. In this episode, Guillermo walks us through his experience making the move to Australia, where he spent six years leveraging the friendly system set up for foreigners who want to call this paradise their home. He shares some of the highs and lows, how he managed to find a job despite the fact that he didn’t speak English, and ultimately offers advice for those that want to make the move down under. Let's Keep in Touch! Follow us: https://linktr.ee/aboutabroad
01:00:10
May 25, 2021
About Abroad Happy Hours: Following a dream to live in Spain, a Dutchman’s tale
This week Chase meets up with his friend Luuk for an informal chat and a Cerveza, in our second edition of About Abroad Happy Hours. Happy Hours are casual in-person conversations, done outside the studio, with fellow friends and expats - perhaps over a coffee over an adult beverage. In this episode, Luuk, the co-founder of Offbeat Marketing and the host of The PPC Podcast, shares how he followed his dream to make the move to Valencia. This involved leaving behind a comfortable job and co-founding a digital marketing agency, as well as several other major decisions and future projects he would come to explore. They discuss life in the Netherlands, and how someone who might want to get into digital marketing, could follow in his footsteps. You can learn more about Luuk via the following links: -Offbeat Marketing at https://www.offbeatmarketing.nl/en/ -The PPC Podcast: https://spoti.fi/32qrAgE -Digital Marketing Course: onlinemarketingzelfdoen.nl -Digital Marketing Retreat: waave.nl -E-commerce: betonlook123.com -Follow Luuk on social media at @offbeat_martketing on Instagram, and on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/luukvanmeijel/.
01:00:20
May 18, 2021
About Abroad Happy Hours: Corporate Flight Attendant Travels the World
This week Chase meets up with his friend Bree for an informal chat and a Cerveza, in our first edition of About Abroad Happy Hours. Happy Hours are casual in-person conversations, done outside the studio, with fellow friends and expats - perhaps over a coffee over an adult beverage. In this episode, Bree shares how she’s leveraged her interpersonal skills to build a location-independent life as a corporate flight attendant. She’s traveled to countless countries and lived in various places across Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and South America. For anyone who feels they don’t have the tech/hard skills to find location independence, look to Bree for a full pint of inspiration! Since our recording, Bree has launched Bower Concierge, an executive concierge service for the aviation industry. You can learn more and follow along on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest at @bowerconierge. Let's Keep in Touch! linktr.ee/aboutabroad
01:05:15
May 11, 2021
About Abroad | Inspiring Change Through Travel and Life in London
Chase meets with Steven Ebbers, Head of Product at Uprise Academy, coach, student of psychology, and former pro hockey player. Steven’s team takes entrepreneurs on multi-month-long remote travel experiences while helping them build their product, service, or brand via insights from top world performers. They dive into what these travels and interactions have taught him about various cultures and making massive life changes. Originally from the Netherlands, Steven currently lives in London, so he also shares his perspective on life in the British capital as a foreigner. Let's keep in touch!  https://linktr.ee/aboutabroad
58:32
May 04, 2021
About Abroad | Remote-work provides an escape from a crisis
This week we take a look at life in Venezuela, as Rafa shares his experience growing up during a crisis where work and basic necessities suddenly became scarce, and “emigration parties” became the norm. Chase & Rafa dive into how people managed the economic collapse, and how he managed to escape and build a beautiful life for his family in Spain. They also touch on his time living in Argentina, and the various visa possibilities for Latin Americans looking to make a move abroad. Let's keep in touch!  https://linktr.ee/aboutabroad
01:19:14
April 27, 2021
A Peek Inside The Holy Month of Ramadan in Bangladesh | (BONUS EPISODE) About Abroad
As the Islamic world enters the holy month of Ramadan, Chase sits down with his colleague, Modasser, to learn more about this celebration from both a cultural, and religious standpoint. Modasser takes us inside Bangladesh, shares some of the most important traditions, dates, phrases, and festivities that take place during this month-long event for Muslims around the world. Ramandan mubarak, enjoy. Let's Keep in Touch! https://linktr.ee/aboutabroad
38:18
April 22, 2021
About Abroad | The great American road trip, CEO-style from an Airstream
This week Chase crosses paths with the Founder & CEO of wrkfrce, Jesse Chambers. Jesse and his wife left their comfortable lives in San Francisco to hit the road in a vintage Airstream, while founding a company and managing a global remote team. As an evangelist for the remote work movement, he is truly practicing what he preaches! Jesse shares some tips and tricks for those wanting to experience life on the road full time, as well as insights on the future of work and making big life-changing decisions. Learn more about wrkfrce at wrkfrce.com (no “o’s” because the “office” is optional!), and follow their adventures on Instagram: @wandering.america. Let's Keep in Touch! linktr.ee/aboutabroad
01:06:47
April 20, 2021
About Abroad | Small town to the big city, and thriving in Hong Kong
This week Chase sits down with a lifelong friend of his, who in her words, is thriving in Hong Kong after leaving the comfort of small-town life in North Carolina. Kelly walks us through her experiences as a local in one of the most vibrant cities in the world and shares some tips for settling down abroad in general. They also discuss the drastic difference between the city and the surrounding islands and villages, and how to appreciate the rich culture of Hong Kong and various other Asian countries. Let's keep in touch!   Instagram: @about.abroad   Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/aboutabroad   Twitter: @about_abroad
01:04:38
April 13, 2021
About Abroad | An Aussie Abroad in Europe, NYC & Cambodia
This week Chase sits down with Simon Manning, a software developer from Australia who has managed to live in France, Germany, Cambodia, and currently, New York City. He shares insights on living permanently abroad, and how Australians and people from other nationalities, can obtain visas and long-term stay options for various countries. They also dive into his perspectives as a foreigner living in the US during turbulent times, and tips for emigrating to America, and adapting to life in NYC. You can follow Simon on Instagram @sjrmanning. Let's keep in touch!  Instagram: @about.abroad  Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/aboutabroad  Twitter: @about_abroad
59:56
April 06, 2021
About Abroad | Expat life in the Middle East & leveraging remote work for the greater good
Lorraine Charles joins us this week to talk about her life as a foreigner in Abu Dhabi and various experiences across the Middle East. As someone who has lived and worked on multiple continents, she shares some excellent advice on building a life abroad as an educator. We also discuss her foundation, Na'amal, which is leveraging remote work to help provide training and jobs for refugees.  Learn more at https://naamal.org/ Follow our socials at linktr.ee/aboutabroad 
47:06
March 30, 2021
About Abroad | The Digital Nomad Life with Gonçalo Hall
Gonçalo Hall is the supreme digital nomad, having lived and worked in dozens of countries and built communities of fellow nomads around the world. Today he shares his globetrotting adventures, and an update on his most recent project - building a digital nomad village on a small Portuguese island. For Gonçalo, life as a digital nomad is all about settling into the place you’re currently calling home, like a local. He explains how you can do the same, whether it be for six days, six months, or six years. Gonçalo is a remote-work consultant and the Co-Founder at Remote Portugal, Remote Europe, & Future of Work Conferences, as well as the host of the Remote Work Movement Podcast. You can follow him closely on LinkedIn and view his latest work on the nomad village website.
01:13:35
March 23, 2021
About Abroad | “Remotifying” your resume & life in Mexico City With Andrea Valeria
On the podcast this week, Chase is joined by Andrea Valeria, remote-work expert and founder of “It’s a Travel O.D.”. Originally from Panama, but currently living in Mexico City, Andrea shares her knowledge about and moving to various countries around the world and expat life in Mexico. She also explains how anyone can find remote work, regardless of technical skills or experience. To learn more about Andrea’s books, courses, and It’s a Travel OD, visit https://www.itsatravelod.com/ and follow her on @itsatravelOD on Instagram. Get in touch with Chase and future guests: https://aboutabroad.com/
59:32
March 16, 2021
About Abroad | Life in Vietnam with Remote-how CEO, Iwo Szapar
Iwo Szapar is the Founder & CEO of Remote-how, a fully remote team, which teaches other remote teams and individuals, how to make remote work, work. He's a Polish citizen currently calling Vietnam home and has also lived all over Europe, the US, and Southeast Asia. Chase and Iwo dive into all aspects of life in Vietnam and the path he took to making the dream to move there, a reality. They touch on visa options and renewals, the cost of living, and the ups and downs of life in Vietnam. They also discuss the pros and cons of different styles of long-term travel, hidden gems, and tainted tourist traps in SE Asia, and where the next "go-to places to live abroad" might be. You can follow Iwo on Instagram at @szapss and www.remote-how.com.
01:01:20
March 09, 2021
About Abroad | Season 1 Introduction
ABOUT ABROAD: In the Season 1 Introduction, host Chase Warrington introduces himself, sheds some light on what you can expect from About Abroad’s inaugural season, and some of the fundamental themes behind the show. As a US citizen now living in Spain, Chase draws on the realities of his moves to various countries over the years, as well as the personal experiences of thought leaders and experts from different corners of the globe, on their paths to choosing a life abroad. Let's keep in touch! Instagram: @about.abroad Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/aboutabroad Twitter: @about_abroad
06:25
March 04, 2021
About Abroad | A Podcast hosted by Chase Warrington
Living abroad can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Join host Chase Warrington and his guest experts as they explore the challenges and joys of working and living abroad. A US expat currently living in Spain, Chase works at Doist, one of the leading remote work companies in the world. He’s also a regular contributor to various remote work publications and courses. After living in various countries around the world, he found life abroad can be extremely fulfilling, but is also aware that there are lots of questions that need to be answered. This podcast aims to clarify the challenges involved with creating a life beyond your borders, by sharing the practical information (and a touch of inspiration) from those that have already traveled this path. Let's keep in touch! Instagram: @about.abroad Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/aboutabroad Twitter: @about_abroad
01:31
March 01, 2021