Americans sure love to travel. Over 45 million Americans traveled abroad in 2019 – some of them for business, others for pleasure. And while the pandemic has dampened those numbers, the need to experience the sights and sounds of the world remains.
Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, here’s a quick tax guide to get you started.
Can I work remotely from another country?
Yes! A few have even decided to make the most of the ongoing situation to travel the world.
In an effort to boost flagging visitor numbers, some countries such as Estonia and Bermuda have offered special visas for Americans who want to temporarily work abroad. Since many companies have allowed their employees to work from home for the foreseeable future, the idea is to attract people who might want to continue working in an...
Archaeologist Sergio Gomez displays a pot that's shaped in the image of storm god Tlaloc, found inside a 2,000-year-old tunnel built under the ornate Feathered Serpent Pyramid, which Gomez believes recreated the underworld and was used to initiate new rulers among other religious rituals, in the ruins of Teotihuacan, in San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico August 12, 2021. Toya Sarno Jordan / ReutersSkift Take: Teotihuacan near Mexico City has drawn visitors for decades. But archaeologists have just revealed more of their finds from under the ruins. In the future, they'll put these treasures on display.— Sean O'NeillRead the Complete Story On Skift
Beachgoers hang out on the shore of the Mediterranean sea in Tel Aviv as coronavirus disease restrictions eased in Israel in May 2020. Amir Cohen / ReutersSkift Take: We applaud that Israel, ahead of most countries in vaccinating its people, will let in some tour groups from abroad. Every step forward counts.— Sean O'NeillRead the Complete Story On Skift
Quite often I receive emails that ask – Earl, how can I live the digital nomad lifestyle? How can I become a digital nomad?
I always reply and usually, my response starts off with something like:
That question equates to asking – how can I become an office worker?
They are both very broad categories (and goals) that don’t really offer a direct path or set of defined steps to reach them. They both exist but they are both merely outer shells. What matters most is what you fill them with inside.
What is inside?
A job. A way to earn money. The Digital Nomad Truth
Here’s the truth – the term “digital nomad” is not a job.
It’s a lifestyle. A digital nomad is a person who has the freedom to move around due to the fact that they can work from...
The U.S. Justice Department is serving justice on some unruly passengers. North Charleston / WikiMedia CommonsSkift Take: The rise of unruly passengers is getting out of hand. If the airline industry and government want to nip it in the bud, more aggressive prosecution is needed. Period. — Ruthy MuñozRead the Complete Story On Skift
Passengers on a moped in Kabul, Afghanistan. Airline insurers want more security at Kabul's airport and proper air traffic control before they cover commercial flights, Reuters reports. PixabaySkift Take: Airline insurers want more security and proper air traffic control at Kabul's airport before restarting their coverage of commercial flights there. The concerns are understandable.— Sean O'NeillRead the Complete Story On Skift
The Grand Place in Brussels could see even fewer U.S. visitors. Dennis Jarvis / Wikimedia CommonsSkift Take: In Skift's top stories this week, the European Union recommends further restrictions be placed on U.S. travelers, two major companies go public, U.S. travel brands turn to TikTok to attract younger travelers, and Radisson's CEO explains why the company split in two. — Rashaad JordenRead the Complete Story On Skift