Resources

You have reached my resources page, a complete list of websites, apps, products, and services I use to travel and operate my business. Finding resources can sometimes be exhausting and time-consuming so I figured this is a good way to help anyone that might be looking for similar resources.

My recommendations in the following categories.

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How these resources help support this site?

Anytime I find or use a website, product, or service that I like, I can sign up to that companies affiliate program (if available) and recommend them. In exchange, I will receive a small commission if there are any qualifying sales. This would come at no additional cost to you, any purchase price would be the same as going directly to the companies website. 

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Website Tools

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Astro Pro Theme

A lightweight fast and responsive WordPress theme used on this website. They also have a free version. Below is my affiliate link.

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Bitly

I use this website to shorten long URLs. They have a free version and a paid version for more features like adding a unique URL domain name.

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Bluehost

This is the web hosting service I use. They have very economical plans and come preloaded with WordPress.

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Elementor Pro

A page builder I use to create dynamic pages without knowing code. Works great with Astra Theme, and free version available.

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Hubspot

Run email marketing campaigns with this WordPress plugin. They offer both a free and paid version.

RankMath

A Great SEO plugin toolset to help your website rank higher in web searches. They have a free version.

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Tube Buddy

I use this tool to get my Youtube videos SEO ready. This helps get my videos seen by a larger audience. Free version available.

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VidIQ

Great tool for getting your Youtube videos SEO ready. Keyword researching and analytics for videos.

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Kinsta

One of the fasted web host for WordPress. With outstanding reviews all over the internet.

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Convertkit

One of the most popular and easy to use email marketing tools loved by many bloggers.

Travel Resources

12Go Asia

One of my goto websites for booking buses, trains, and ferries in Asia. Disclaimer book days in advance as some services do NOT offer instant bookings.

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Agoda

Travel destination booking service. Book accommodation and flights around the world at competitive prices.

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Airbnb

I sure you already know what Airbnb is, but if you don’t it’s a service that lets your rent out rooms, private apartments, private homes, treehouses, and other unique accommodations.

Bookaway

One of my goto websites for booking buses, trains, and ferries in Asia. Disclaimer book days in advance as some services do NOT offer instant bookings.

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Booking.com

Find accommodation at a good price. A good choice when traveling in Southeast Asia as well as other countries.

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Get Your Guide

My personal favorite website to look up and find the cheapest flights around the world. It’s my number one online tool to research flights.

Kayak

Great website to price compare flights, hotels, and travel packages. One of my goto when booking travel.

Scott's Cheap flights

A great newsletter with cheap flight deals. They have a free version and a paid version for the best deals.

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Skyscanner

My personal favorite website to look up and find the cheapest flights around the world. It’s my number one online tool to research flights.

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Viator

Great deals on tour packages for travel destinations and some other discounts to attractions, worth bookmarking.

Investing and Finance Platforms

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Ally Invest

An online banking and investment platform. They offer savings, checking, and stock investment trading.

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Azlo Bank

My online business bank account I use. Thay also have integrations with Kabbage, Stripe, Paypal, and square.

Betterment

A robo-advisor investment platform. Set up specific financial goals to achieve and build your investment portfolio. Easy for first-time investors an seasoned investors that want less hands-on investing.

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Charles Schwab

My personal checking account. They currently offer a debit card with no international transaction fees and some other great perks like unlimited ATM fee rebates. See terms on their website.

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Coinbase

Buy, sell, and hold popular cryptocurrencies with this online wallet. Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, Tezos, USD  Coin, BAT, Compound, and other assets.

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Fundrise

A robo-advisor for investing in REITs. Real Estate Investment Trust, kinda like a mutual fund for Real Estate Investment properties.

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M1 Finance

Online investor and management hybrid. You can self manage or use the robo-advisor options to help build your portfolio.

Robinhood

Easy way to invest in stocks, great for beginners, or even seasoned investors. The option to buy fractions of shares is a plus.

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Tastyworks

Good for options training, but I just use it for standard stock trading because I am not yet knowledgeable in options trading.

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Transferwise

Send and receive money in different currencies with very competitive exchange rates. Great tool for a digital nomad. Free accounts available.

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Wealthfront

A robo-advisor investment platform that will manage your investments for you. You choose your risk tolerance and it does the rest.

Graphic Design

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Adobe Creative Cloud

I use mostly Photoshop, Premiere, Lightroom, and Illustrator to edit photos, videos, and illustrations. It’s subscription-based, and simply the industry standard.

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Canva

Quick and easy design tool for social media posts, videos, flyers, and more. Great for beginners but also good for pros. I also use this to create Pinterest Pins.

Creative Market

A great website for graphic design elements, digital brushes, presets, templates, and much more. One of the largest marketplace for creatives.

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Deposit Photos

A stock photo marketplace with economical rates. For times when I can’t get a decent photo or decent video footage of a destination location.

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Design Cuts

Great graphic design resource for elements, templates, procreate, and photoshop brushes. Easy to understand license.

Envato Elements

A large marketplace for design templates, graphic elements, audio, photos and videos. Subscription based.With easy to understand license.

Figma

Awesome free tool mostly used for UX/UI design, but I use it for quick illustrations and designs. They also have a great community and loads of plugins.

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Milanote

A great visual tool for mood boards, project management with drag, and drop easy. I particularly use this to plan my blog ideas and storyboard my youtube videos.

Pond5

One of the better sources for quality video b-roll for your youtube videos. Royalty-Free stock video source.

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Shutterstock

Stock photos, audio, and videos. A large library with single purchases and subscription services availbe on a royalty-free license.

Productivity & Internet Services

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Grammarly

This helps my write my blog post while being grammatically correct. A great free tool and plugin with a paid pro version for those that need more.

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NordVPN

I use this VPN app while traveling, it’s very easy to use. It allows me to watch Netflix while I’m in a different country, but thats not all I use it for.

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Tailwind

A great auto-scheduling tool for Pinterest. I use it to help drive traffic to my website so people can actually read my articles. A must-have for bloggers.

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Trello

For planning tasks and projects this is a great free tool and a paid pro version for larger project management. Great for getting organized.

Photography Gear

DJI

DJI

I love my DJI Osmo Pocket, such a good company with innovative thinking. My next purchase will be a drone after I lost my other one in Bali. 

Peak Design

Peak Design

Nice stylish camera bags and accessories, they really put a lot of thought into their product design which I value. Currently using their camera clips and 3L day bag.

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Polar Pro Filters

Innovative camera filters for drones, and action cams, and gimbals. They also make great attachments for the DJI Osmo Pocket.

Sony

Sony Cameras

I currently own the Sony A6300 mirrorless APS-C sensor camera. It’s a great traveling camera. I hope to upgrade to the A7 line in the future.

Tenba Camera Bags

Very cool and stylish camera bags. Well thought out designs for practical everyday use. High quality with the traveler in mind.

Learning Platforms

Skillshare

Skillshare

A great way to learn about all types of skills from graphic design, to blogging, to just about anything. Low monthly cost to gain valuable insights.

Udemy

Another great way to learn some valuable skills from real people sharing their knowledge with an a la carte model.

Print On Demand

Printful

A print-on-demand service. I use Printful to fulfill my orders on my Etsy Store. I just upload my designs and Printful handles printing and shipping items.

Printed Mint

A wholesale print on demand service with Shopify and Esty integration. A way to design and let Printed Mint print, ship, and fulfill your orders.

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Redbubble

Redbubble is another marketplace where you can upload your designs and make money by selling t-shirt-s, stickers, coffee mugs, and other merchandise. My store

Merch Titans

Merch Titans

Uploading designs to print on demand is very time-consuming. Use this tool to speed up the process with automation.

Web Stores & Stock Photo / Video Portfolios

Another way to support this website is by shopping at one of my web stores or buying any of my stock photos or videos on these external websites. Once again thank you for any support.

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Etsy

Here you can find all of my Etsy designs to merchandise. Illustrations, Patterns, and other Designs. Currently items are fulfilled by Printful.

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Redbubble Store

Here is where you will find all my designs, photos, and illustration work on merchandise brought to you by Redbubble. Kinda a side hustle.

Pixels.com

Here is my portfolio of photographs you can find on Pixels.com. A small portfolio but it’s growing.

iStock by Getty

My portfolio of stock illustrations, photos, and videos on iStock by Getty. Again mostly travel photos, and food-related.

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Adobe Stock Portfolio

Here is my portfolio of photographs and videos you can license. Mostly travel, editorial and food-related. This portfolio is ever growing.

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Shutterstock

My portfolio of stock illustrations, photos, and videos. Again mostly travel photos, and food-related items you can license. 

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