Be open to atypical opportunities.
Not every overseas opportunity comes wrapped in a tidy bow. If you want to merge working with travelling, be open to all kinds of options.
Consider House Sitting and tap into some of the housesitting networks online.
Live beneath your means.
Regardless of your travel style, rambling the world takes some amount of cash. So, you can’t escape an element of saving.
To help kick start your travel planning, I have listed cost estimates by country that I have used for my travels. Feel free to use this information and adjust to suit your personal travel style.
Andrew Hallam's book The Global Expat's Guide to Investing - From Millionaire Teacher to Millionaire Expat is an excellent pragmatic guide for investing when living overseas.
It addresses high-risk offerings to watch out for, general good practice and country specific chapters for a handful of home country’s particular tax and pension issues.
Extended travel doesn’t have to be one big vacation. It’s not an all or nothing goal. Consider working with organizations that have global operations. This initial step may become your catalyst to produce future options abroad. Many international corporations offer overseas assignments, project roles to launch new location start-ups, rotational contracts and coordinated international development programs.
This article ties in nicely with my latest series on tips to fit more travel into your life.
Have you ever leaned back in your chair to imagine yourself wandering the streets of some foreign land beyond your allotted annual vacation days? Has the idea of ditching the daily routine for something new and exotic spurred a shot of adrenaline to course through your veins? Well, I am about to share a few tips to help make this vision a reality.
Roam’s accommodation and community concept offers a new way to base yourself overseas for chunks of time while still having the comforts of home. If inspired, watch for my upcoming series of tips and learnings on how you may be able to build longer term travel into your life.