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This is our knowledge base, where we collect and share everything we know about traveling and working online in Africa.

Destination Guides

Ethiopia for Digital Nomads: A Quick Guide

Ethiopia for Digital Nomads: A Quick Guide

You’ve probably heard that working online in Ethiopia is impossible. The internet is terrible, the country is too poor, it’s not safe, etc…. etc…. etc….  But is all the (anti-)hype accurate? Of course not.  While Ethiopia’s weak telecom infrastructure does...

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Kenya for Digital Nomads: A Quick Guide

Kenya for Digital Nomads: A Quick Guide

Kenya is possibly the most overlooked destination in the world for remote workers and digital nomads. It offers a combination of adventure, excitement, convenience, culture, and astounding natural beauty, unique not just in Africa, but the world. While rightly famous...

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Working Online

How To Build a Website for Under $100

How To Build a Website for Under $100

I know building a website can seem overwhelming, and you may think it’s too expensive and too complicated. But what if I told you an easy, cheap way to do it? WordPress lets you build visually appealing websites that are inexpensive, and versatile, and powerful enough...

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The 3 Best VPNs for Africa

The 3 Best VPNs for Africa

You’ve probably heard a lot about VPNs recently.  They’re sold as the ultimate solution to keep your data safe from hackers, governments, and greedy corporations. A quick fix that makes all your internet privacy concerns go away.  But is this...

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22 Freelance Writing Resources for Beginners

22 Freelance Writing Resources for Beginners

Freelance writing is one of the oldest ways to make money online and continues to be one of the easiest. For people with no experience, however, the most challenging part is knowing how to start and where to find clients.  These concerns held me...

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Travel Tips

Traveling in Ethiopia: 7 Mistakes to Avoid in 2020

Traveling in Ethiopia: 7 Mistakes to Avoid in 2020

Ethiopia has held a place in my imagination ever since managing a backpacker hostel in Uganda in 2016. I would hear guests breathlessly describe the many wonders of this mysterious, isolated, and fascinating country: the spectacular and bizarre scenery, ancient...

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