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  • how to get your boss to let you work remotely

How To Convince Your Boss To Let You Work Remotely

How to convince your boss to let you work remotely, written in collaboration with @annieergo There was a time when full-time employment was synonymous with commutes, cubicles, and industrial coffee makers. Thanks to technology, more Americans are skipping the gas-guzzling commute to work remotely. In 1995, only 9% of U.S. workers telecommuted (Gallup). In 2015 [...]

  • Addis Ababa Travel Blog

Addis Ababa Travel Blog: Gateway to a Mythical & Ancient World

goKonrad's Addis Ababa travel blog (Ethiopia) Sitting at the helm of one of the world's fastest growing economies, Africa's diplomatic capital and fourth largest city will confound all expectations. This urban center serves as the gateway to Ethiopia's mythical and ancient world and continues to earn its reputation for friendly people, delicious food, and the world's [...]

  • productive

7 Productive Routines for Unpredictable Environments

As a digital nomad, my schedule and environment are usually unpredictable. My office is regularly a new co-working space or coffee shop around the world. I therefore need to focus even more on optimizing my work routines to stay productive in any environment. Through lots of testing, here are the daily work routines I have [...]

  • Sydney travel blog Australia

Sydney Travel Blog:

goKonrad's Sydney travel blog Sydney is a city properly designed for people. Numerous parks with free grills, new construction with corresponding art projects, and breath-taking walks along the sea perfectly compliment the laid back, friendly, and sophisticated nature of the Aussie people.   I hope you enjoyed my Sydney travel blog, check out more [...]

  • Digital Nomad

The Day I Became A Digital Nomad

The day I became a digital nomad It started as a typical workday - my phone was ringing off the hook and my inbox was piling up as I juggled the workload of three different projects. “Konrad, I just emailed you the file. Can you take a look and let me know what you think?” [...]

  • best gifts for travelers

The 17 Best Gifts for Travelers as Determined by Travelers

Finding the right gifts for travelers in your life can be challenging. Vagabonds tend to be a minimalist bunch that prefer to spend their money on flights and good food - not stuff. However, some things are necessary and here are 17 of the best travel gifts for you to give to your travel-obsessed friend, partner, or family member (or of course, yourself).  [...]

Brunei Travel Blog: Strict, Rich, and Boring… but incredibly friendly!

goKonrad's Brunei travel blog Brunei is perhaps the only country in the world that has Sharia Law and extreme restrictions on free speech, yet also offers coed yoga in the park. This rich, tiny country is objectively a pretty boring place for travelers. However, it's beautiful, the food is diverse and delicious, and the people [...]

  • Paris Travel Blog

Paris Travel Blog: Living, Eating, & Drinking Well

goKonrad's Paris travel blog What makes Paris special is not the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame. It’s the intimate neighborhoods. It’s watching the city stroll by as you sip wine outside a bistro. It’s the cheese you can smell from around the block. It’s the vibrant art scene, from the classics to graffiti. It’s the bakeries, [...]

  • make money on Instagram

How to Make Money on Instagram

People are shocked to hear how teenagers are making thousands of dollars for one post on Instagram. If you ever wondered how to make money on Instagram, but thought becoming “Instafamous” was unrealistic, it may be easier than you may think to get paid for your content. Instagram is one of the fastest growing and [...]

Project: Fight Child Slavery in Haiti

Please join TripScout and me to help provide tech-enabled education tools to kids trapped in or recently freed from slavery in Haiti. With your help, we will equip their classroom with 35 Google Nexus 7 tablets. Here is a horrific fact: there are more slaves now than any time in history. In Haiti, just a few hours from the United [...]