How One Digital Nomad Was Inspired to Make Life Easier for Everyone

While traveling, it was hard for Mischa Armada to find great places to stay. Mischa wants to fix that for fellow digital nomads.

After living, working, and traveling through Asia, Mischa was inspired to start StayAwhile, a startup that helps you find and stay in stylish hotel around the world for a flat fee. Mischa cofounded StayAwhile to help people like her. With the rise of remote workers traveling the globe, Mischa’s definitely onto something special.

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Passport to Spain

¡Bienvenidos a España!

Join us as we take a trip to Spain through the pages of Javier Martín, Patricia Fernández de Lis, Javi Esteban and Clara Soler.

Spain ranks the 7th most popular country in our community and Spanish people on our site keep growing! Interested in what life is like as a journalist, professor, event organizer or social media strategist in Spain? Look no further. Let these community members’ stories inspire you.

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Elizabeth J. Taylor on about.me

One Woman’s Path to Cultural Immersion and Entrepreneurship

Living abroad, especially in a country where you don’t natively speak the language, is never easy. It’s even more of a challenge if you start a company there. And that’s is exactly what Elizabeth J. Taylor did.

An avid fan of Rick Steve’s Europe (she would fight to watch it on Saturday mornings at the age of eight) Elizabeth took up French as part of her college studies. Required to go abroad for her major, Elizabeth decided to use her last semester at Vanderbilt University to intern and take classes in France.  That small taste of living and working abroad wasn’t enough though, she wanted to live in France full time and really immerse herself in the culture.

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Startups and Self Starters: Staff Picks

Happy Weekend everyone! It’s time for our Saturday Staff picks and, as usual, we had a difficult time narrowing it down to just four pages. The ones we’ve selected today, however, all seem to have something in common, they’re all self starters who have founded their own companies at one point or another so be sure to see what they’re working on now.

As you’re browsing the three pages below, don’t forget to check out Alyssa Casares in our header photo. She’s a 22 year old, self taught fashion designer with her own line of limited run, handcrafted clothing called Alyssa-Nicole. Check out her page to see her designs and send her a compliment.

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