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10 Best Cities for Freelancers

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Freelancing is hugely lucrative and liberating, especially when you get to work in an environment that provides inspiration and job opportunities. Below are the 10 top cities for freelancers.

Paris

Paris is well known for its art and fashion industry. Many aspiring models and artists flock to the European metropolis in the hopes of finding freelance job opportunities. Some relocate to the City of Love to draw inspiration from its multicultural characteristic, imbibing the age-old beauty of the majestic Eiffel Tower and the compelling impact of the Moulin Rouge.

Freelance work is definitely available in Paris, especially for artists, writers, models, and even programmers. Since the city is a mecca for fashion, art, and tourism, many job opportunities abound in the area. You can even peddle your skills in various online platforms dedicated to freelancing work, building your resume in the process, and allow would-be employers to find you.

New York

The location of the famous Statue of Liberty is another freelance work capital. Aside from the city’s Broadway and Theater District, the metropolis is also home to a multitude of corporate and industrial companies where freelancing may be offered. If you prefer to work-from-home, the city is also a superb location for writers, artists, and even stockbrokers due to its highly industrialized nature—an excellent area to find lucrative projects through various online freelancing platforms.

London

London is another freelancing center. Job opportunities in the area are crowding up various freelancing sites, especially for writers, programmers, and web developers. The city is an excellent inspiration, as well, primarily because of its numerous historic landmarks like the Big Ben and Trafalgar Square.

Singapore

Singapore is a highly industrialized Asian metropolis—another perfect spot for freelance work. Depending again on your skillset, you can find various freelancing jobs online. If you are into web development and content creation, you must know that Singapore is home to many companies that are looking for the same skills you have.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong isn’t merely famous for its Tian Tan Buddha and Temple Street Market. This Asian city is also a center for many international businesses and corporations that undoubtedly offer freelance work. You can even find various projects online, especially if you are good with computers and other equipment.

Los Angeles

The home of Hollywood, the City of Angels, is another throbbing metropolis for freelancers, including artists, writers, photographers, models, and musicians. If you aren’t into acting, singing, and modeling, you can still find several jobs that you can do. You can quickly grab a job doing computer editing work and other off-screen job opportunities all over the place.

Bangkok

This Southeast Asian city is another freelance capital. Aside from its many Buddhist temples and mouth-watering street food, the city offers various job opportunities, especially for skilled workers. The place is an inspiring location for artists and writers, especially because of its stunning cultural vibe, numerous beaches, and delicious Thai food.

Tokyo

If you are into Anime and electronics, Tokyo is another excellent destination. Freelance work is available, particularly for animators, web developers, programmers, and content creators. It would be best if you learned the local language. However, it will make it easier for you to communicate with your would-be Japanese employers.

New Delhi

New Delhi is best known for its cultural diversity and historical landmarks. Indians are friendly people. Their culture is heavily influenced by both their indigenous Hindu religion and British colonization. Many Indians speak fluent English, and you’ll be able to acculturate yourself easily. Freelance work isn’t lucrative since the salary may be little. However, if you want to find a truly inspirational and exciting location to do your work-from-home crunch, then New Delhi should be an excellent choice.

San Francisco

The location of the famous Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, is another center for big corporations and international businesses. You can easily find freelance jobs in the area, especially if you have excellent computer skills like programming, web development, and content creation.

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Escape It All With These Secluded Vacation Destinations

If you’re looking to avoid people as much as possible on your next vacation, these are the spots for you. 

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For many of us, one of the best parts of going on vacation is just getting the heck away from all of it. And that most certainly includes people! Getting some quality alone time in a new and beautiful place can do wonders for the soul. So if this sounds like the perfect vacation for you, then check out these amazing destinations that also come with the least amount of people!

PAPINGO, GREECE

We all know how beautiful the Mediterranean is. It’s an incredible area of the world that’s always a worthy vacation destination. But this quaint mountain town is the best option if you’re looking to avoid the crowds and tourists. It also offers some of the best natural river swimming holes and hiking trails in all of Greece.

LA DIGUE, SEYCHELLES

La Digue is one of the over 100 small islands found off the coast of East Africa. And it’s really the only one you need to know about! Because it’s a perfectly secluded and peaceful vacation destination. Almost everyone that lives there only travels by bike and there are literally zero traffic lights on the island. And the beaches simply can’t be beat.

LOFOTEN ISLANDS, NORWAY

When seclusion and nature are top priorities for your vacation, any of the Nordic countries are always a great place to start. And one of the best spots in Norway is easily the Lofoten Islands. Depending on the time of year you visit, you can do just about anything here. From surfing to skiing, to fishing and hiking, these islands have it all.

Not to mention you’ll have a great view of the Northern Lights if they’re in town and can often enjoy some 24-hour sunlight!

THE PEAK DISTRICT, ENGLAND

I mean… it’s the English countryside! You gotta love the English countryside. There are few places greener and every little village is quainter than the last. The Peak District is probably the best option if you’re looking to take in this famous countryside, as it offers many worthwhile historic attractions, and the Peak District National Park offers wonderful outdoor activities.

HSIPAW, MYANMAR

If you’re looking for a truly unique vacation experience while also going off the beaten path, that Hispaw should be at the top of your list. It’s actually a Shan royal city and carries with it incredible history to both look at and learn about. It also carries with it famously chill vibes so it provides a perfect mixture of relaxing and stimulating.

MONTEZUMA, COSTA RICA

Revenge will be the last thing on your mind when you vacation in Montezuma. In fact, it’s likely you’ll never feel more at peace than when you’re in this perfect little beach town. Montezuma is a bit of a “hippie secret” as well and you’ll be sure to meet plenty of interesting artists and musicians while you’re there. This place is perfect for relaxing on the beach all day and enjoying the company of fascinating people all night.

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The Coolest Races From Around The World

Lace up those shoes and stretch those hammies, here are the best destination races from around the world.

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If you’re anything like me, then you’re probably tired of running the exact same route every time you decide it’s time for you to get some exercise. You pass the same houses, cross the same streets, get barked at by the same dogs. It just gets so boring! Exercising is very hard to stick to when it becomes monotonous. The best way to stay fit is to look for ways to keep your exercise interesting and what’s more interesting than traveling the world? You will find it hard to zone out when you’re running in one of these races halfway across the world.

So lace up those shoes and stretch those hammies, as you prepare to go on these incredible destination races around the world.

TOUGH MUDDER, PHOENIX, AZ

The Tough Mudder is one of the toughest races we’ve ever done. It isn’t just a ten to twelve-mile run, it also has a ton of obstacles along the way. Now you can run, climb, crawl and get shocked all while enjoying your vacation in beautiful Phoenix. This race is the definition of rewarding and you will marvel at your ability to get all the way through when you sit and gawk at the course you just finished. Just make sure you have a nice place to shower afterward, because trust us, you’re going to need it.

TIMBERMAN HALF IRONMAN, NEW HAMPSHIRE

This triathlon is truly a lot of fun. The bike ride is hilly so the 56-mile ride is a blast thanks to all of the downhill you have to look forward to. Also, New Hampshire is usually a little chilly which means you will be able to wear a wetsuit when swimming making it easier to float. Sure, packing for a triathlon might be a pain, but once you experience New Hampshire in all of its glory you will know that all that packing was worth it.

RAGNAR RELAY, CHATTANOOGA TO NASHVILLE

Experience the South the hard way. Running from Chatanooga to Nashville is an amazing way to experience Tennessee from the big cities to its rural paradise. Nashville is the music city, so be sure to save enough energy to check out it’s hopping nightlife afterward because Nashville has a scene that you don’t want to miss. But the scenery on your run from Chatanooga to Nashville will be breathtaking as well. Plus, all that running will lead to a guilt-free Southern food pig out.

THE NORTH FACE ENDURANCE CHALLENGE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

The reason this race is great is its flexibility. You can run anything from a 5k to a 50k so run as little or as much as you want, not that 5k is anything to scoff at. You are also running around the spectacular San Francisco which is sure to amaze and impress anyone no matter what they’re doing around town. You actually get to run across the Golden Gate Bridge in this race which is a must for any true runner. This race proves that Ricearoni isn’t the only San Francisco treat.

 

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See Where The Super Rich Vacation

Check out where the richest people in the world vacation and what the heck they spend their money on.

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Where would you go on vacation if money wasn’t an issue and you had all the time in the world? Go on and think about it, I’ll wait. I would go to a private island and have a castaway experience with luxury amenities, of course. Well, the super-rich have the ability to go anywhere they wish and do literally whatever money can buy, how awesome must that be? Check out where the richest people in the world vacation and what the heck they spend their money on.

BILL GATES: CROATIA

Unlike many super-rich people, Bill Gates likes to mix and mingle with the locals when he vacations. He enjoys Croatia for its old Europe feel and medieval construction. The hot spot in Europe, Croatia is enjoying a tourism boom, which is centered around the countries pleasurable weather and affordable luxury. Bill Gates doesn’t need to save money but who says the super-rich can’t be frugal?

RICHARD BRANSON: BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Why not just ball out of control like Richard Branson and buy your own island. That is some next level stuff there. The Virgin Mobile/Records/Airlines etc entrepreneur and billionaire owns Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. The private island is an actual resort where rooms rent for a minimum of $5,000 a night. Luminaries such as the Obamas and Mariah Carey have stayed here before. Wow, talk about luxury, a private island where the former president stays. Enjoy all the watersports you can handle while basking in the hot Caribbean sun.

STEVEN SPIELBERG: IRELAND

Where do the best directors of all time spend their vacations? Well, if you love Steven Spielberg movies, you’ll know he enjoys incredible landscapes and none are grander than Ireland. The Emerald Isle just is so vibrant and lush that it attracts all sorts of travelers, even the mega-rich. Ireland isn’t a vacation that will break your bank, in fact, its one of the most affordable trips you could choose. Spielberg loved the countryside, the people, and the food, what’s really not to love?

OPRAH WINFREY: FIJI

Where does one of the most influential women of all time vacation? Wherever the heck she wants, is the only acceptable answer, she is the queen of entertainment. Oprah recently went on a luxury superyacht called the Rising Sun, where she partied with The Obamas and Bruce Springsteen in Tahiti. When she stays on land she prefers the beaches of Fiji. The island of Fiji features luxury at every turn but when Oprah is there she reserves the entire resort.

WARREN BUFFETT: LAGUNA BEACH

The man who is in charge of our country’s wealth, Warren Buffett is a billionaire of the most frugal standards. He’s lived in the same modest home in Omaha Nebraska since 1958 and only splurges on vacations, so where does he go? He owned a lavish beach home in Laguna Beach, California where the rich and fabulous play. Laguna Beach is very accessible for the non-rich so check it out for yourself. The steep cliffs and beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean will have you coming back for years.

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