Introducing Cris Gawlik, 40, a maths content developer originally from the US. Cris made the choice to become 100% location independent when she was 37. She started her business whilst on the road and is now saving 70% of her income with the aim of securing financial independence and early retirement (FIRE).[Read more…] about How a Location Independent Content Developer is Saving 70% to Retire Early
Remote working from anywhere is one of the easiest ways to get started as a digital nomad over 40. Read this guide for the low down on what remote working is and how you can move into it.Continue Reading
Today I’m talking to Paola Dentrifigi, a 47 year old Italian freelance translator who is location independent for parts of the year. Paola translates English, French, Polish and Romanian copy, working from wherever she is based for translation agencies.
She gives her views on what it’s like to manage family commitments which conflict with your desire for wanderlust, and how to work effectively as a freelancer on the road.continue reading
The Maunsell Forts are a group of nine WW2 army and navy defence forts located off-shore near the South East coast of England.
For those that love off-beat travel, they provide a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close to some surreal, awe-inspiring structures. Long abandoned, their rusty exterior gives a sort of mad max aesthetic which photographs beautifully.
I’m not going to lie to you – these Forts are not easy to access… there are no Instagrammers at dawn here! But don’t let this put you off. In this post I will show you how to safely view them with the help of a local boat tour company, X-Pilots.Continue Reading
Dungeness is a hamlet built on one of Europe’s largest expanses of shingle. It’s located on a remote headland near Kent, fairly near the white cliffs of Dover.
The shingle is strewn with abandoned fishing boats and shipping containers. The hamlet has around 100 (mostly single storey) tin and wood houses, which makes the whole area look like something from an American road movie. An imposing nuclear power station and connected pylons make up the inland horizon.Continue Reading