Weekly Digest: December 16, 2016

Weekly Digest

Habari (hello in Swahili)! Here is your weekly dose of my best tips for how to travel the world while you grow your career and make a difference. View blog post.

Travel the world

I’ve been obsessed with Atlas Obscura lately. They have made an elaborate guide to the world’s most obscure, quirky, and wondrous places. They have you covered if you’re ever on the lookout for an abandoned subway, hidden beach, monkey spa, secret passageway, or a store for time travelers. Here is their book as well.

Grow your career

If you are interested in working remotely while traveling or simply while sitting on the couch in your underwear, here is a helpful list of job boards and platforms for finding location independent work: Remote Work by NoDesk.

Make a difference

The situation in Syria has gone from really, really bad to worse. Here is a powerful video of Allepo residents giving their final messages to the world. In case you are wondering what you can do, here are 9 Charities Working To Provide Food, Shelter, Medicine And Education To Syrians.

Fun updates:

  • Most popular post on Instagram  –  Speaking to a packed crowd of entrepreneurs and creatives at the RiseUp conference in Cairo.
  • Featured news  –  The TripScout travel app now has 50 mobile city guides and offline maps! We also recently released a few major improvements. Please download or update the app here!
  • Quote of the week  –  “An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.” – G.K. Chesterton

Thanks for your attention and have an awesome weekend!


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