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6 (crap) excuses you tell yourself

6 (crap) excuses you tell yourself

We all do it, and we know we do it. The big, life changing decisions are the ones you often leave until the absolute last minute… after you have done the dishes, cleaned up the house, done your taxes and paired all those uneven socks. It’s important to remind yourself occasionally why they are a load to cr*p.

Will you come back alive?

Will you come back alive?

Moving to a developing country can seem a little scary. You’ve all seen the movies, and heard the anecdotes from friends. So what should you believe, and how do you mitigate the risk of something bad happening?

Safe will never get you to awesome

Safe will never get you to awesome

The safe path can be tempting. School, university and parents all tell you to take it. The thing is, the safe path is not really all that safe anymore… and it will never get you to awesome.

How to handle bribes like a pro

How to handle bribes like a pro

If you set your sights on being a destination entrepreneur, one thing is virtually guaranteed. You will eventually be asked for a bribe… and probably lots of them. Bribes come in all shapes and sizes, but the way you handle them could be the difference between success and failure.

How to avoid becoming a starving billionaire – making sure currency doesn’t crash your party

How to avoid becoming a starving billionaire – making sure currency doesn’t crash your party

Everyone wants to be a billionaire, but Zimbabwe took it a little far. By 2009, every single resident was a multi-trillionaire. In fact, by the summer of 2008 there was a single bank note worth 100,000,000,000,000 Zimbabwean dollars (100 trillion). It was initially equivalent to about $300 USD, but quickly became worthless. Thankfully, the kind of currency destruction that Zimbabwe experienced isn’t a common event. Still, currency matters, and you need to care about it if you intend to be a success …

Why Destination Entrepreneurs

Why Destination Entrepreneurs

I will be the first to admit that I have (more than occasionally) dreamed of spending a few years living on the beach in a laid-back part of the world, serving up drinks at a beach bar I have set up, watching the sun set over swaying palm trees. Come on, admit it. You have too. The thing is, over the last few years I have come across a lot of people who live exactly this life.

Sneak Peek at the first 5 Destination Entrepreneur Podcasts

Sneak Peek at the first 5 Destination Entrepreneur Podcasts

The Destination Entrepreneurs podcast (coming soon!) covers the amazing stories of everyday people starting cool businesses around the world. FInd out how to set up a beach bar in Costa Rica, how to manage a fashion label from a seaside town in the Caribbean, how to use your passion to get paid to travel around the world, how to $10,000s in free money for your business and more…