How To Calculate The Real Cost Of Living Abroad

by Dan Johnston

HOW TO CALCULATE THE REAL COST OF LIVING ABROAD

Here’s how I figure out what cities I can move to and exactly how much it will cost me to live abroad somewhere new. As a bonus I’ve included two videos on reducing your fixed expenses back home so you can travel longer.

How To Quit Your Job Now and Keep Getting Paid

by Dan Johnston

In this article you’ll learn a unique strategy for overcoming our instinctual fear of change. This strategy will allow you to effectively make a big change today without it being official for weeks or months to come. The example in the article involves quitting your job without stopping your paycheques, yet this same strategy could be applied to shutting down a business, dissolving a partnership or ending a bad relationship.

Welcome to Dreams Around The World: Why We Want To Be Part of Your Life

by Dan Johnston

At Dreams Around The World we believe that life is about the memories we create, the stories we share, the people we touch and the person we become in the process. We believe every minute of your free time has value, and should be valued. Vacations are mandatory. Overtime is not. We believe $5,000 earned with the freedom to travel …

7 Surprising Reasons Why You Should Travel

by Dan Johnston

When I booked my first one way flight to Costa Rica I didn’t have much more than one month’s living expenses in the bank and a lot of my business was coming from direct face to face contact. This was a huge unknown…

5 Reasons Why People Are Scared To Travel and Why They’re Total BS

by Dan Johnston

When talking travel and living abroad, whether it’s with an old friend or a complete stranger, it’s rare to find a person with no desire to explore new places and see the world. Yet, so few North Americans actually take the plunge and throw themselves into a new culture and discover the meaning of life outside their own border. OK, …

Location Independence: How Long Does It Take?

by Dan Johnston

Location Independence: How long from “struggling” to “doing well”? I can’t help but laugh when I think back on a conversation I had with my friend Dave. He was telling me about his plans to take a vacation and visit Europe in 2014. The original conversation was in 2012, although he did recently message me to ask if I’ll have …

Dream Big Manifesto

by Dan Johnston

Vacations Are Mandatory. Never Settle. Pursue Your Own Path. Action Creates Opportunity. Just Go For It. The Cure Isn’t A Pill, It’s A Life Redesign. 20 Seconds Of Courage Can Change Your Life. Learn. Build. Conquer.

How I Decide Where To Travel

by Dan Johnston

The first, my “framework”, was a goal I laid out in my early 20s of living in at least 5 cities before I turned 30. Now at the time I was a very optimistic young capitalist, and I figured by 2012 I would have already sold my first business for millions and would be living like a King in the capitals of the world: London, New York, Moscow, Tokyo etc.