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This week I hang out in Taipei and in the South of Taiwan in Kaohsiung with my cousin and with digital nomad Lubo Jurik. We talk about dating in Asia, life in Europe, life in Taiwan, the costs of living, what it's like for digital nomads, why Kaohsiung has the potential to be the Chiang Mai of Taiwan, and I also go on a rant about tradition, culture, and what we can do about stopping shark finning.
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Aline Dahmen is the founder of Nomad Soulmates, a dating service designed exclusively for digital nomads. In this episode we chat about the hardships of dating while traveling, and developing long term relationships as nomads. We also share some tips on meeting potential life partners as well as the perfect first date and how to maintain good relationships.See the show notes below for more information.
Listen to episode 107 on iTunes, or your favorite podcast app on your phone.
Curious how Tim Ferriss kick ass podcast is made? This week's guest Ian Robinson is the owner of Freedom Podcasting which is one of the guys behind editing and producing the podcast. In this episode we talk about how creating a podcast editing service was the perfect path to freedom for him and his wife who are both currently traveling around Thailand as digital nomads.
If you want to learn how to edit high end podcasts yourself or start your own service check out Ian's Podcast Production course here.
Guess who's now a legal resident of Texas? This week I sit down with Derek Pankaew who I met out in Chiang Mai, Thailand almost a year ago. Derek is now living in Austin, Texas and talks about why he moved, how he made over $30,000 a month in profit from TeeSpring, and why he's selling on Amazon FBA.
We talk about the pros and cons of moving back to Chiang Mai, the entrepreneur, digital nomad and startup scenes in both Austin, Texas and Chiang Mai, Thailand and how we're both saving up to $10,000 a year on taxes simply by changing our residence to Texas instead of California. Listen to Episode 99 on iTunes here or download it on your favorite podcast app.
Jenny and Simon have been working on their online businesses as digital nomads for the past 6 months, starting out in Chiang Mai then going down to Koh Phangan as winners of the digital nomad internship. They've documented their journey from making their first $7 online as freelancers to now making enough to live abroad and travel as digital nomads.
In this episode we talk about Arnold Schwarzenegger's advice to break the rules when starting out, why Jamie Foxx uses a fake name, and why the next digital nomad hot spot may be Sofia, Bulgaria. Listen to episode 97 on iTunes here or download it on your favorite podcast app. My favorite is called Pocket Casts.
As an digital nomad in Barcelona, Spain Chris Reynolds founded the Entrepreneur house where people from all around the world get together to co work, network and travel. We talk about life in Barcelona and how the digital nomad scene differs from living in Chiang Mai, Thailand as well as what life living in the entrepreneur house is like. Chris also shares his secret on how he is able to live in Europe year around and how he got a 2nd US Passport.
Listen to episode 96 on iTunes or keep reading below for other ways to listen.
Chris Backe is the owner of the Choose a Way guide books where travel writers can get 70% share publishing guides through his site, and readers can choose their own adventures in whatever city they travel to. Chris started with his One Weird Globe blog where he wrote about weird places he's traveled to. We talk about relationships, travel, ebooks, and kindle. Listen to the episode on iTunes here or download it on your favorite podcast app.
Travel Dave is one of the internship winners here on Koh Phangan sponsored by KohSpace. He manages the marketing and social media for his assigned resort as well as put together events such as the Travel Bloggers retreat. In this episode we talk about what coworking on the full moon party island is actually like, the new coworking space, as well as how this internship has given Dave a new marketable skill managing the reputations and helping grow bookings for hotels and resorts. You can check out Dave Brett's book Travel Hacking or his website at TravelDave.co.uk see the show notes for more links.
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Austin, Texas is known as the fastest growing city for tech startups and entrepreneurs filled with coworking spaces and tons of events such as South by Southwest. Chiang Mai is known for its fast growing digital nomad scene and low costs of living for bootstrapping entrepreneurs. Taylor West and Stephanie Simon recently moved from Austin to Chiang Mai and went from working for startups to freelancing as copywriters. In this episode we talk about the pros and cons of living in Austin and Chiang Mai and what place is better for startups as well as digital nomads.
You can listen to the full episode 87 oniTunes here.
Owner of a fitness gym in Holland, Daniel Stegehuis talks about being inspired to run a location independent business, making the move to Chiang Mai to join the Army of Entrepreneurs, what he learned from doing a 10 day silent meditation retreat and eating Paleo in Thailand.
We talk about how Daniel booked his flight on 9/11, the crabs in a barrel syndrome, how we deal with negative people, how I dealt with competitors in my niche. Listen to Episode 50 on iTunes here.
This week we visit Vienna Austria and Budapest Hungary, talk business in thermal bathhouses, check out some coworking spaces and talk about where in Europe is worth visiting and where we would live as a location independent entrepreneur.
We pick our favorite destination out of Berlin Germany, Prague in the Czech Republic, Vienna Austria and Budapest Hungary. Check the blog for photos, videos and detailed write ups of all of the cities at JohnnyFD.com.
We also announce the upcoming Titan Insiders project that we have been working on. You can listen to episode 45 here on iTunes for free.
Location independent entrepreneurs travel through Europe talking business and seeing sights. This week we talk about the pros and cons of Berlin Germany and Prague in the Czech Republic for traveling, things to eat, places to see and the liveability as a digital nomad. We talk business, eCommerce, and about the upcoming Dropship Lifestyle Retreat in Chiang Mai and how one year ago going to Europe was just a dream. We talk food, sights, fun as well as what his first beer in over a year tasted like. nton gives his opinion on where he would live in Europe if he were to move out there as a location independent entrepreneur and talks a bit about the updates on the dropshipping retreat. Listen to Ep 44 on iTunes here.
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