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Supporting yourself


  • How will we live?
  • Is it possible to get a job there?
  • Can I work online somehow?
  • What happens when my savings run out?  (wait…I don’t want my savings to run out!!!)

Supporting ourselves is one of the major concerns for any expat,  long-term traveler, or needgreater. After all, finding an efficient way to earn our daily bread will enable us to stay longer… not to mention “more comfortably.”

With the goal of keeping our eye simple and being content with sustenance and covering, we’ve collected a few strategies and resources used by successful needgreaters to make a living.  We are also including methods from other types of expatriates currently living in Europe, Asia, and other places.  While each person’s  reason for moving abroad may be different, they still provide invaluable “success stories” we can glean ideas from.

So, without further ado… please have a look around.  If you have any ideas you’d like to add, please leave us a comment!

Remote work

Gone are the days of being tied to a desk… well, not quite. Remote, or work-from-home/work online, jobs have been in the spotlight in recent years as some major companies have both introduced this option and/or closed this option for employees.  In the age of COVID-19, many employers were forced to take a step back …