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July 30, 2015 5:22 am    |    by Jonny Blair

As digital nomads we are on the move quite a lot, however if we want to get work done, we also need a base. If we are going to get down to work and earn a living online, after having a computer and the internet, we’ll find ourselves wanting a full office. Realistically that’s not feasible so we should make the most of what we can on the road. We need to buy smart and not buy bulky things in case we have to get up and go in a hurry. So find a base for a few months – preferably a flat with WiFi […]

July 29, 2015 1:05 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

Some of us have disposable income and crave a second home, in a different country. A home away from home and somewhere we can relax while on our holidays, yet also feel at home there. The biggest question has to be – where should you buy your international holiday home? If you have been wondering where to buy a holiday home, then it’s cool to see that Schofields have put together a really impressive Infographic on Where to Buy an International Holiday Home. I love the detail that it has – goes into great detail and provides facts on places like Manhattan and Shanghai to […]

July 27, 2015 4:56 am    |    by Jonny Blair

  Regardless of the season or time of the year, there is never a bad time to visit Italy, which is just one of the many reasons why the south European country should be high on your list of places to visit. From historical architecture to great food and renowned monuments, Italy is blessed with many noteworthy highlights. And although it was a difficult task to narrow them down, below is a list of five good reasons to finally take that trip to Italy: 1. Magnificent Cities Few places match the historical significance of Rome, and while the capital is as contemporary as other first […]

July 22, 2015 6:34 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

Chicago is a city full of festivals, especially during the warm weather months. Travelers come from all over to listen to great music, taste the best in food and drink, experience culture, and meet new people. With so many options, narrowing down your choices may feel like a daunting task. These four festivals are some of Chicago’s top events, and each one offers a different experience. Whether you like music, food, airplanes, or culture, enjoy a taste of the best Chicago has to offer. Chicago Underground Film Festival Since 1993, the Chicago Underground Film Festival (abbreviated CUFF) has put on an annual event showing a wide […]

July 7, 2015 3:42 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

You might have read about my recent return to England and the charms I enjoyed there not to mention catching up with some old friends. I visited hippy Camden Town again, breezed my way through London and wound up in Birmingham and Liverpool again. Liverpool is of course home to the Beatles – the greatest rock n roll band of all time. Lennon lovers and McCartney maniacs rave about their trips to Liverpool to ride in a fake yellow submarine, drink some beer down the Cavern Club and get their hair cut on Penny Lane. Away from all that you need a decent place to stay and the superb Elegant […]