Tags archives: work-and-travel

8 Awesome Coffee Shops in Toronto

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When I travel to a new city and decide to spend an extended time there in order to get a better feel for it, finding awesome coffee shops is an absolute essential on my list of things to do. As a blogger, writer and almost-location independent PhD student I can literally work from anywhere, and often combine play with work. My laptop is always there when I t[...]

Travel Jobs: The Truth of being a Holiday Representative

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The life of a holiday representative is a constant party. Working with a group of other young and like-minded people, an hour or two a day in your boring hotel before the fun can really begin and you can tear up the town. Shots, drugs and sex are on top of everyone's minds all day, every day. Running your guests around the best bars and clubs your destinatio[...]

How I Moved Abroad and Fulfilled My Dreams

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When I was a kid, I was told that I could do anything, be anything, and try anything I wanted. It would take hard work and dedication, but when you put your mind to something, you can do it all. As a teenager, I was lucky enough to have two parents who lived an unconventional yet very traditional life. They were ex-reporters and editors turned college pro[...]

From Blog to Business - 5 good tips to make it happen

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We were recently approached by tech giant Huawei about their current campaign for the new MateBook, where it's all about the new style of business in our city. The MateBook is essentially a lightweight laptop with a detachable screen, turning it into a tablet when needed. It comes with the Stylus Mate Pen which lets you scribble down notes or design a fancy [...]

Why I decided to ditch my life as an executive and travel more deeply

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“Hello. Michael. Hello. Can you hear me? Hello?” That was me - on a satellite phone in my tent in the Bhutanese Himalayas - calling an investment banking colleague back in New York City. It was the fall of 2008, and the financial world was crumbling down around all of us. A few months prior I had moved to a new job within my company, and was now in charge[...]

20 Jobs That Let You Travel The World

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Finding a job that allows you to travel the world while also getting paid is a dream for those who can’t shake that pesky wanderlust. Imagine knowing that bills, rent, food and the odd savings are being taken care of, plus you’re slowly filling up the pages of your passport - this is what travellers' dreams are made of! I am an advocate for traveling arou[...]