Tag Archives: travel

From the Indian Ocean to the Great Wall of China: 13 Tips for Working Anywhere and Everywhere

Last summer, my husband and I left our home in Austin, TX and traded in our desk jobs for the opportunity of a lifetime, working and traveling throughout Europe and Asia-Pac in pursuit of adventure, the great outdoors and above all, WiFi. Over the past 12 months we’ve lived what I believe my generation would call “the dream.” We managed ... Read More »

Top 10 Weird Bike Pictures in Honor of Bike to Work Week – Share Yours!

In honor of National Bike to Work Week, here are 10 of our favorite bikes – weird bikes, cool bikes, new bikes, old bikes. Share your favorite weird pictures, and we’ll post them right here on the PGi Blog for Bike to Work Day! 1. Couch Potato on Wheels: For When You Just Can’t Be Bothered to Stand. (courtesy of ... Read More »

No Meeting Downloads: Make Clients Happy when Reporting Results

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Time and time again it happens. The interviews are all wrapped up, the report is written and the only thing left to complete the project is to set up the meeting and present your findings to the client CFO.  No pressure there, right? Your head is swimming in material weaknesses and all you want to do is concentrate on the ... Read More »

Avoid Business Travel Hassle and Go Green with Online Meetings

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Business travel is expensive. A flight, hotel room, the time spent waiting through security or traffic, it all adds up. But what about the environmental price tag? Your carbon footprint is a representation of the effect you‚ or your business‚ has on the global climate in terms of the amount of greenhouse gases you produce. A flight from Atlanta to ... Read More »

Digital Nomad Tip #29: Top 5 Ways to Mix Business (Trips) with Pleasure

Greetings from the Great Barrier Reef! This week I find myself in one of the Seven Wonders of the World, a destination I’ve always dreamed of visiting. No, you’re not mistaken. PGi doesn’t have an office in the reef or at Bronte beach pictured below, but visiting local attractions like these is one of the many benefits of traveling while ... Read More »

Digital Nomad 101: Your Guide to Working Outside the Office

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Greetings from Thailand! Over the past two weeks I’ve discovered firsthand why Thailand is the object of so many culture buffs and resort seekers affection. The country’s natural beauty, low cost of living, unbelievable cuisine and welcoming locals make for a soft place to land for any traveler, but what about those in search for speedy internet and strong cell ... Read More »

For the Love of Travel: Top Tech Products for Today’s Road Warrior

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If there is one thing I love more than travel, it’s shopping for travel. Lately I’ve been enthralled with the overflow of tech gadgets and travel products recently released into the market. As a fine purveyor of almost all things, I enjoy researching what’s new for the avid traveler and will occasionally allow myself to dream of life-made-easy with clutz-proof ... Read More »

Digital Nomad Tip #25: Calculate the Price of Travel

Happy New Year and greetings from Munnar, India, home of India’s world renowned tea plantations, green hills and stunning mountain-top views. As we mark our 5th week in South India, we look back and appreciate the many benefits of working in India – the delicious food, the welcoming locals, and most importantly, the low operating costs. Power outages and connectivity ... Read More »

Digital Nomad Tip #23: A Business Traveler’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays

Over the past few years, I’ve had the opportunity to work in some of the world’s most exciting locations – New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Rome, Milan, even in the heart of the world-famous 6th Street in Austin, TX. If there’s one thing these destinations have in common, it’s their ability to attract photo snapping, lollygagging, party-seeking tourists, especially ... Read More »

Digital Nomad Tip #21: Three Ways to Optimize While Traveling

After two weeks in India’s bustling tech capital, Bangalore, we said goodbye to the city and traded in our suits sari for sunglasses in Varkala, India, a coastal town in the state of Karala, also known as ‚”God’s country.” We set up our office over the weekend and will work here, with a gorgeous ocean view, for the next two ... Read More »