What is the Most Challenging Place You Have Travel To?

Travel Challenges

Here is a great article from the Storify.com aggregator. The article was put together by #Bootsnall.  The article is full of insights put together in a questionnaire/survey format. O have certainly have my challenges when traveling. How about you? Let’s explore what others have to say; [View the story “Challenging Yourself During Travel” on Storify] by Vagabond Elmer, founder and Continue reading

Super Duper Jo!!!

Jo Barnes

One of my favorite Vagabonds and definitely a Superstar in my book.  I present to you Jo Barnes. A while back when I was researching my options to start a community or not, I came across one of Jo Barnes’ blogs, and it was like an answer to my prayers.  Basically she lead me into the path of starting this Continue reading

And the Big JORD Wood Watch Winner…

Wood Watch Giveaway

CONGRATULATIONS!!! To Trisha Lee Nelsen for becoming the Vagabond Lifestyles Community winner of the JORD Wood Watch Giveaway.  I also want to thank everyone for playing.  Also keep posted for future giveaway coming soon. Better yet if you want us to keep you posted, make sure to take few seconds and subscribe for our community newsletter below.   Subscribe and Continue reading

Only Few More Days!

Wood Watch Giveaway

Only few more days for this awesome JORD Wood Watch Giveaway!  If you haven’t sign up yet… what are you waiting for click HERE to do so. Little over a year ago I began Vagabond Lifestyles with the goal of building a community of digital nomads or location independent entrepreneurs. Like many bloggers, I’ve received requests over the year, asking Continue reading

What are the coolest startup culture hacks you’ve heard of?


This is an awesome case study I found on Quora – titled What’s are the coolest startup culture hacks you’ve heard of?  This post was written by John Miller, founder at Maptia Move your startup to Morocco! I’m a co-founder at Maptia and after we graduated from the TechStarsSeattle program at the end of last year, our team’s temporary U.S. visas Continue reading

Would You Like To Find Other Digital Nomads?


One of the most popular question we get at vagabond lifestyles is;  How can I meet other digital nomads?  or a variation of it, How can I find other vagabonds around the globe?  The vagabonding or digital nomad community is an ever growing community and one of the biggest problems is building relationships with like minded people (other location independent Continue reading

It’s Giveaway Time – JORD Wood Watch

Jord Wood Watch delmar-22-front-angled

At Vagabond Lifestyles we get a lot of requests from vendors to promote their products, but I must admit, the email that I received asking if I would like to review a JORD Wood Watch got my attention. Handcrafted JORD wood watches aim to be eco-friendly, made using sustainable woods sourced from around the world.  They are as just pure Continue reading

How to Find The Right Biz Model For Your Start Up

Configuring Your Biz Model

Here is a follow up story on Noah Kagan’s Sumo Jerky transition into a configuration aka how to find the right biz model – phase. The original article is title “How I grew Sumo Jerky to $10,000 a month.”  As you probably remember on the first article “Get Your Business Started Today!” Noah gives the reason to start Sumo Jerky Continue reading

7 Steps For Fine Tuning Your Online Business

Fine Tuning your biz infograph

Starting a business is just the very essence of entrepreneurship. But keeping that business going and growing is the very essence of business development. Keeping a business going and growing is all about experimenting, testing and fine tuning. This weeks inspiration for this blog post comes from another awesome info-graphic created by James Schramko and his SuperFastBusiness Team. In the Continue reading

Key Elements to Managing a Virtual Team

Virtual Team Info Graphic

Whether you are a small biz or a big enterprise you will need a virtual team to scale your growth. Big enterprise businesses have been forced due to scale of economics to use members of project teams from across various global locations and have them communicate virtually via Skype, e-mail and videoconference–thereby saving both time and money.  But here is Continue reading