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The Global Nomad

The Global Nomad [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1845412699
Author: Dr. Greg Richards,Dr. Julie Wilson
Publisher: Channel View Publications
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The Global Nomad by Dr. Greg Richards,Dr. Julie Wilson Book Resume:

Backpackers have shifted from the margins of the travel industry into the global spotlight. This volume explores the international backpacker phenomenon, drawing together different disciplinary perspectives on its meaning, impact and significance. Links are drawn between theory and practice, setting backpacking in its wider social, cultural and economic context.

A Global Nomad in Search of True Happiness

A Global Nomad in Search of True Happiness [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1524537268
Author: Hani Ibrahim Khoja
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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A Global Nomad in Search of True Happiness by Hani Ibrahim Khoja Book Resume:

Each and every human being in history has been created to make the world a better place. Some of us have been blessed with more health, wealth, wisdom, and security. But all of us have a unique ability to make a difference. There is a compelling Quran verse informing us that all living beings have been chosen by God as his khalifas (agents and inheritors) on earth. The question that constantly whispers in my ear and drives my every action is “In what specific ways can I be God’s khalifa?” With so much chaos surrounding us, where would I start? I had recently felt confused. I wanted to do something, but I didn’t know what. And so this book emerged. Writing it has been a process to overcome my paralysis and start the momentum. Through this self-reflection, I have come up with a five-step formula to living happily forever. Firstly, I hope this book will inspire others to determine their ultimate destiny as I’ve attempted to do. Secondly, I hope to provide a roadmap for others toward an eternal life of happiness by helping those less fortunate, utilizing our unique skills and interests. Thirdly, I hope to bridge the gap between the American and Saudi cultures. Extremists have created unjustified distrust on both sides. Most Americans feel Saudis are violent, backward, and unapproachable, while many Saudis see Americans as imperialistic warmongers. Having lived most of my life between both cultures, I will highlight the similar values and beliefs Americans and Saudis share. I aim to outvoice the extremists, who have thus far dominated the conversation, and to provide a realistic picture of both cultures.

Free as a Global Nomad

Free as a Global Nomad [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0985009624
Author: Päivi Kannisto, Santeri Kannisto
Publisher: Drifting Sands Press
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Free as a Global Nomad by Päivi Kannisto, Santeri Kannisto Book Resume:

How does it feel to be forever on the move? Who are global nomads? Why did they leave their former lives? How do they finance their travels? And, ultimately, what is the meaning of life for them? In this book our fellow global nomads, travelers who wander the world without a permanent job or home, answer these intriguing questions. They are modern-day adventurers and vagrants, no one's property. Global nomads value freedom and mastery of their own lives. Their ideas draw from the everyday life and dreams of explorers, philosophers, and vagrants, some notable pioneers including Alexander the Great, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and George Orwell. This book shows how global nomads revive the ancient ideals of a simple and beautiful life. In the process, home, nationality, freedom, and travel get a new meaning that will permanently change the way in which we perceive the world.

The Digital Nomad Handbook

The Digital Nomad Handbook [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1838690700
Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet
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The Digital Nomad Handbook by Lonely Planet Book Resume:

Escape the nine-to five and learn how to live and work on the road with the latest addition to Lonely Planet's Handbook series, a practical guide inspiring and motivating people to achieve their goal of travelling more, starting a whole new way of living and creating a flexible work/life balance.

Musings of a Global Nomad

Musings of a Global Nomad [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1491729716
Author: Raja Lala
Publisher: iUniverse
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Musings of a Global Nomad by Raja Lala Book Resume:

Ray likes to think of himself as a global nomad, belonging everywhere in general and nowhere in particular. Now in his thirties, he jumps at the opportunity to take a six-month sabbatical offered by his company. But as he walks to the airport gate, Ray feels a bit of trepidation; he’ll be giving up his normal life—friends, family, sports, hobbies, and his usual daily life— while he backpacks for the coming half-year. From Thailand to Cambodia and Vietnam, Ray explores cultures, sees breathtaking sights, and savours the cuisine of his many stops. He makes new friends and takes time to examine his life as a single man. It’s a discovery of places and parts that Ray has forgotten existed while he toiled away in the corporate rat race. Although he begins his trip without any ambition of finding himself or the like; he is increasingly intrigued by the question of what he wants from the rest of his life. Will he find love and a lifestyle that makes him happy?

The Accidental Business Nomad

The Accidental Business Nomad [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1529329108
Author: Kyle Hegarty
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey
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The Accidental Business Nomad by Kyle Hegarty Book Resume:

"This is the Indiana Jones of international business." - Csaba Toth An unvarnished, story-driven, practical guide to working across cultures. The book features real stories of companies going global and highlights the realities of doing business overseas in a post-globalization world. Each story gives fascinating insights and lessons into the cultural realities and unexpected surprises of modern globalization. The Accidental Business Nomad is for anyone working in a more global environment and who is looking to gain critical insights and communications skills needed for a shrinking world. As Managing Director of TSL Marketing's Leadership Nomad group, Kyle Hegarty has deciphered the culture code of doing business in Asia and the fastest growing markets. Hegarty reports on his triumphs and failures, including tales where unexpected lessons abound. The result is a no-holds-barred, gritty, and unvarnished guide to doing business across cultures. Readers will learn: Why up to 70 percent of international ventures fail due to cultural issues, and how to avoid becoming a casualty How to navigate the invisible language of cultural misunderstandings Cross-cultural communications skills everyone in business needs to know The art and science of personality profiling and quick short-cuts to understanding people What outsourced call centers can teach us about the future of global communication How to find inspiration and innovation in the most unlikely of places

The Four Ls

The Four Ls [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1503591166
Author: Dan Mayur
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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The Four Ls by Dan Mayur Book Resume:

In this entertaining and informative memoir, Dan Mayur traces a fascinating life story from his humble beginnings in rural India to his ascent into corporate leadership in America. This is a book about the struggles of a young man in the pursuit of excellence in the face of the vicissitudes of life, with all its glorious unpredictability of setbacks and victories. It is about people and places and influences and experiences. In search of real happiness beyond a high-paying corporate job, he took early retirement to pursue his interests in travel, reading, writing, and charity. He proposes that laughing, learning, and loving are necessary and sufficient for happy living, and he brings out his wealth of lessons for life in his trademark lucid language, creating vivid imagery in the readers mind. He does this with philosophic undertones, using sensitivity, wit, and humor. Written as a road map for a successful and happy life, this book will appeal to a wide audience of teachers, students, travelers, and people with curiosity and interest in life and, above all, to all parents and children.

Tales of a Female Nomad

Tales of a Female Nomad [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0307421740
Author: Rita Golden Gelman
Publisher: Crown
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Tales of a Female Nomad by Rita Golden Gelman Book Resume:

The true story of an ordinary woman living an extraordinary existence all over the world. “Gelman doesn’t just observe the cultures she visits, she participates in them, becoming emotionally involved in the people’s lives. This is an amazing travelogue.” —Booklist At the age of forty-eight, on the verge of a divorce, Rita Golden Gelman left an elegant life in L.A. to follow her dream of travelling the world, connecting with people in cultures all over the globe. In 1986, Rita sold her possessions and became a nomad, living in a Zapotec village in Mexico, sleeping with sea lions on the Galapagos Islands, and residing everywhere from thatched huts to regal palaces. She has observed orangutans in the rain forest of Borneo, visited trance healers and dens of black magic, and cooked with women on fires all over the world. Rita’s example encourages us all to dust off our dreams and rediscover the joy, the exuberance, and the hidden spirit that so many of us bury when we become adults.

Ten Years a Nomad

Ten Years a Nomad [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250190525
Author: Matthew Kepnes
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press
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Ten Years a Nomad by Matthew Kepnes Book Resume:

Part memoir and part philosophical look at why we travel, filled with stories of Matt Kepnes' adventures abroad, an exploration of wanderlust and what it truly means to be a nomad. "Matt is possibly the most well-traveled person I know...His knowledge and passion for understanding the world is unrivaled, and never fails to amaze me." —Mark Manson, New York Times bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Ten Years a Nomad is New York Times bestselling author Matt Kepnes’ poignant exploration of wanderlust and what it truly means to be a nomad. Part travel memoir and part philosophical look at why we travel, it is filled with aspirational stories of Kepnes' many adventures. New York Times bestselling author of How to Travel the World on $50 a Day, Matthew Kepnes knows what it feels like to get the travel bug. After meeting some travelers on a trip to Thailand in 2005, he realized that living life meant more than simply meeting society's traditional milestones, such as buying a car, paying a mortgage, and moving up the career ladder. Inspired by them, he set off for a year-long trip around the world before he started his career. He finally came home after ten years. Over 500,000 miles, 1,000 hostels, and 90 different countries later, Matt has compiled his favorite stories, experiences, and insights into this travel manifesto. Filled with the color and perspective that only hindsight and self-reflection can offer, these stories get to the real questions at the heart of wanderlust. Travel questions that transcend the basic "how-to," and plumb the depths of what drives us to travel — and what extended travel around the world can teach us about life, ourselves, and our place in the world. Ten Years a Nomad is for travel junkies, the travel-curious, and anyone interested in what you can learn about the world when you don’t have a cable bill for a decade or spend a month not wearing shoes living on the beach in Thailand.

Nomad

Nomad [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1452120188
Author: Sibella Court
Publisher: Chronicle Books
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Nomad by Sibella Court Book Resume:

In this deluxe cloth-covered style guide, celebrated designer Sibella Court travels the world in search of eclectic inspiration. She explores far-flung destinations and captures the essence of each in small details, exotic color palettes, exquisite textures, and traditional crafts. Along the way, she shows readers how to incorporate these elements into interiors and how to replicate the ideas in their own spaces. Overflowing with imaginative ideas from across the globe with breathtaking photos of each destination accompanied by examples of gorgeous real-life interiors, plus tips for applying the looks at home Nomad promises to serve as the ultimate lookbook for designers and wanderers the world over.

Global Nomad

Global Nomad [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1664136983
Author: Dan Mayur
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Global Nomad by Dan Mayur Book Resume:

Global Nomad provides fascinating glimpses of Dan Mayur’s peripatetic life. In a lifetime of exploring the globe, he has traveled to over seventy countries visiting some of them multiple times. He is Indian by birth, American by education, and global nomad by choice. “The world is a mirror,” he says, “it reflects you. If you are good, it is good to you.” This book is an entertaining and informative rumination of a few of his selected travels covering parts of India, Australia, Bali, Cambodia, Thailand, Egypt, Greece, Russia, Peru, Chile, and Argentina. In the delightful narration of his experiences he creates vivid word pictures in the reader’s mind with his trademark lucid language using sensitivity, wit, humor, and an unmistakable philosophic undertone. Global Nomad will appeal to a wide audience of students, teachers, and travelers, indeed anybody with the slightest curiosity about our beautiful world.

Global Nomads

Global Nomads [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1134110499
Author: Anthony D'Andrea
Publisher: Routledge
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Global Nomads by Anthony D'Andrea Book Resume:

Global Nomads provides a unique introduction to the globalization of countercultures, a topic largely unknown in and outside academia. Anthony D’Andrea examines the social life of mobile expatriates who live within a global circuit of countercultural practice in paradoxical paradises. Based on nomadic fieldwork across Spain and India, the study analyzes how and why these post-metropolitan subjects reject the homeland in order to shape an alternative lifestyle. They become artists, therapists, exotic traders and bohemian workers seeking to integrate labor, mobility and spirituality within a cosmopolitan culture of expressive individualism. These countercultural formations, however, unfold under neo-liberal regimes that appropriate utopian spaces, practices and imaginaries as commodities for tourism, entertainment and media consumption. In order to understand the paradoxical globalization of countercultures, Global Nomads develops a dialogue between global and critical studies by introducing the concept of 'neo-nomadism' which seeks to overcome some of the shortcomings in studies of globalization. This book is an essential aide for undergraduate, postgraduate and research students of Sociology, Anthropology of Globalization, Cultural Studies and Tourism Studies.

Beyond Backpacker Tourism

Beyond Backpacker Tourism [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1845411900
Author: Dr. Kevin Hannam,Anya Diekmann
Publisher: Channel View Publications
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Beyond Backpacker Tourism by Dr. Kevin Hannam,Anya Diekmann Book Resume:

Building on previous work on backpacking, this book takes the analysis of backpacker tourism further by engaging both with new theoretical debates into tourism experiences and mobilities as well as with new empirical phenomena such as the rise of the ‘flashpacker’ and alternative destinations. Chapters include material on flashpacking, the virtualization of backpacker culture, the re-conceptualisation of lifestyle travellers, backpackers as volunteer tourists, as well as backpackers' experiences of hostels, mobilities and their policy implications. It sets a new benchmark for the study of independent travel in the contemporary world.

Offshore Finance and Global Governance

Offshore Finance and Global Governance [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137561815
Author: William Vlcek
Publisher: Springer
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Offshore Finance and Global Governance by William Vlcek Book Resume:

This book analyzes shifting international taxation strategies in pursuit of tax nomads, individuals and companies who minimize their tax obligations among multiple countries. Focusing on the efforts of the United States, the collective endeavours of the European Union and the global initiative of the OECD under G20 guidance, it investigates their attempts to understand and control the mechanisms employed by such nomads. The author directs particular attention to intellectual property, used by multinational corporations to move income from high-tax to low-tax locations. Contrary to claims that globalization hinders tax collection, Vlcek argues that state sovereignty and state power remain the defining characteristic of international taxation. The EU and OECD in turn, he concludes, are leveraging cooperation with the US to force other countries to share taxpayer information with them. This significant work will interest economists, political scientists and tax experts. /div

The Education of Nomadic Peoples

The Education of Nomadic Peoples [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1789203937
Author: Caroline Dyer
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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The Education of Nomadic Peoples by Caroline Dyer Book Resume:

Educational provision for nomadic peoples is a highly complex, as well as controversial and emotive, issue. For centuries, nomadic peoples educated their children by passing on from generation to generation the socio-cultural and economic knowledge required to pursue their traditional occupations. But over the last few decades, nomadic peoples have had to contend with rapid changes to their ways of life, often as a consequence of global patterns of development that are highly unsympathetic to spatially mobile groups. The need to provide modern education for nomadic groups is evident and urgent to all those concerned with achieving Education For All; yet how they can be included is highly controversial. This volume provides a series of international case studies, prefaced by a comprehensive literature review and concluding with an end note drawing themes together, that sets out key issues in relation to educational services for nomadic groups around the world.

The Art of Non-Conformity

The Art of Non-Conformity [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101443081
Author: Chris Guillebeau
Publisher: Penguin
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The Art of Non-Conformity by Chris Guillebeau Book Resume:

If you've ever thought, "There must be more to life than this," The Art of Non-Conformity is for you. Based on Chris Guillebeau's popular online manifesto "A Brief Guide to World Domination," The Art of Non-Conformity defies common assumptions about life and work while arming you with the tools to live differently. You'll discover how to live on your own terms by exploring creative self-employment, radical goal-setting, contrarian travel, and embracing life as a constant adventure. Inspired and guided by Chris's own story and those of others who have pursued unconventional lives, you can devise your own plan for world domination-and make the world a better place at the same time.

How to Travel the World on $50 a Day

How to Travel the World on $50 a Day [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0698404955
Author: Matt Kepnes
Publisher: Penguin
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How to Travel the World on $50 a Day by Matt Kepnes Book Resume:

*UPDATED 2017 EDITION* New York Times bestseller! No money? No problem. You can start packing your bags for that trip you’ve been dreaming a lifetime about. For more than half a decade, Matt Kepnes (aka Nomadic Matt) has been showing readers of his enormously popular travel blog that traveling isn’t expensive and that it’s affordable to all. He proves that as long as you think out of the box and travel like locals, your trip doesn’t have to break your bank, nor do you need to give up luxury. How to Travel the World on $50 a Day reveals Nomadic Matt’s tips, tricks, and secrets to comfortable budget travel based on his experience traveling the world without giving up the sushi meals and comfortable beds he enjoys. Offering a blend of advice ranging from travel hacking to smart banking, you’ll learn how to: * Avoid paying bank fees anywhere in the world * Earn thousands of free frequent flyer points * Find discount travel cards that can save on hostels, tours, and transportation * Get cheap (or free) plane tickets Whether it’s a two-week, two-month, or two-year trip, Nomadic Matt shows you how to stretch your money further so you can travel cheaper, smarter, and longer.

Nomadic Food

Nomadic Food [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1538115999
Author: Jean Pierre Williot,Isabelle Bianquis
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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Nomadic Food by Jean Pierre Williot,Isabelle Bianquis Book Resume:

This enlightening collection of essays from expert scholars examines the idea of food nomadism and food nomads. Looking at the role of mobility and the influence of food manufacturers and related industries, they reveal the complexities of this intriguing subject.

Digital Nomad Lifestyle in Dahab, Egypt. Current development on the job market

Digital Nomad Lifestyle in Dahab, Egypt. Current development on the job market [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3346341577
Author: Mohamed Abdelhady
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
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Digital Nomad Lifestyle in Dahab, Egypt. Current development on the job market by Mohamed Abdelhady Book Resume:

Master's Thesis from the year 2020 in the subject Sociology - Work, Profession, Education, Organisation, grade: 1,3, University of Applied Sciences Fulda, language: English, abstract: In a world where technology is increasingly intertwined with everyday life and work, the traditional profession is fading into the background, while the digital age is unleashing unlimited opportunities and changes in our working, playing, and living ways. Thus, more people adopt the digital nomad lifestyle to reach their personal and professional goals, heading to various innovation hubs worldwide, especially in Asia. Consequently, it has led to increased digital nomadism phenomenon studies; however, none of them addressed the phenomena in the Middle Eastern countries as innovation hubs. Hence, given that Egypt is one of the most capable digital nomads' host countries in the Middle East with excellent weather and fascinating history, a reasonable cost of living, and developed sharing economy sectors, especially Dahab city, it is worthy of examining the phenomenon in Dahab, Egypt and tracking its existence. This research paper is a journey into the digital nomads' world in Dahab, Egypt, and aims to reveal their imaginations and ideologies, identify their attributes, and analyze their community's enhancement to their professional improvement. Data were gathered during a three-month field study, relying on an online survey, including a questionnaire, six interviews, and a netnography research method.

Strange Encounters

Strange Encounters [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1135120110
Author: Sara Ahmed
Publisher: Routledge
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Strange Encounters by Sara Ahmed Book Resume:

Examining the relationship between strangers, embodiment and community, Strange Encounters challenges the assumptions that the stranger is simply anybody we do not recognize and instead proposes that he or she is socially constructued as somebody we already know. Using feminist and postcolonial theory this book examines the impact of multiculturalism and globalization on embodiment and community whilst considering the ethical and political implication of its critique for post-colonial feminism. A diverse range of texts are analyzed which produce the figure of 'the stranger', showing that it has alternatively been expelled as the origin of danger - such as in neighbourhood watch, or celebrated as the origin of difference - as in multiculturalism. The author argues that both of these standpoints are problematic as they involve 'stranger fetishism'; they assume that the stranger 'has a life of its own'.