The New Nomad

Join Allen Koski and Andrew Jernigan with thought leaders from around the world discussing relevant topics for the global lifestyle.

Whether you identify as being location-independent, an expat, digital nomad, immigrant, slowmad, retiree or another label you are part of the tribe known as The New Nomad. Welcome, listen, share, subscribe and write a raving review so that the guests on the show get more recognition and visibility.

Ombudsperson for International Children with Expat Valley: Matthijs and Karlijn | TNN36
The sense of belonging is not only a central basic need for our welfare, but it also multi-dimensionally affects our resources to act and perform. The positive identity which is developed through early relationships is the result of children feeling that they are liked, recognized, and accepted for who they are and what they are – both for their unique identity and for their status as a member of a group. This is the foundation of Expat Valley, the world’s first ombudsman for international children.
Rooted in Sustainable Tourism, Social Impact and Storytelling with Joanna Haugen | TNN35
What is the most effective way to learn a culture (besides immersion)? Storytelling! Storytelling is universal and is as ancient as humankind. Before there was writing, there was storytelling. Stories contain the wisdom of the world, teaching cultural values. Storytelling builds community, celebrates cultural diversity, and preserves cultural identity. Joanna Haugen, the founder of Rooted, a solutions platform at the intersection of sustainable tourism, social impact, and storytelling, is an advocate of giving a voice to people who have the richest stories to tell.‍
Climbing the TREE: The Remote Employee Experience (TREE) with Kaleem Clarkson | TNN34
The popularity of remote work has skyrocketed over the past decade or so. People from all over the world are finding remote work opportunities. Remote work does come with its own challenges and it rests on the shoulders of employers: how to maintain employee satisfaction. With no to little in person communication, remote work can seem isolating. People like Kaleem Clarkson, COO of Blend Me, help employers and employees be happy campers and stay that way in the remote work world.In this episode of The New Nomad, our hosts Andrew Jernigan and Allen Koski, together with Kaleem, talk about the remote work environment, its ups and downs, and how to overcome difficulties when it comes to the laptop lifestyle. As remote workers and digital nomads themselves, they discussed TREE or The Remote Employee Experience and its importance to thriving in the remote work world. It truly is a topic worth your while. So grab your notebook and jot down valuable information as you listen to this episode.
Protecting your Health with Dr. Juliana Jernigan, MD, MPH, MBA, DTM&H | TNN33
Health and safety should always remain your number one priority when traveling, no matter where you go. We all know that traveling will never be the same as before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Your idea of traveling might be different now but this doesn’t mean that it has to be less fun. You just have to make the most out of your vacation while ensuring health practices and keeping in mind the things you should be aware of for safe travel. Safety also means that you have protection against unforeseen circumstances - travel insurance. And that’s where Juliana Jernigan from Insured Nomads comes in.
Remote.com: Work and Culture with Greater Freedom with Job Van der Voort | TNN32
What is that one thing that everyone that has a job craves for? Freedom, right? When Covid untethered us from our offices, many people experienced new forms of flexibility, and the taste of freedom left us hungry for more. We want our work to be a joyful expression and an enjoyable part of life - and freedom adds to that. Well, that is the goal of Remote.com’s CEO, Job van der Voort. In this episode of The New Nomad, Job joins Andrew Jernigan and Allen Koski in a discussion about productivity and freedom in the remote work environment. Our three nomads shared their experiences and thoughts on the actuality of the laptop lifestyle and how to thrive in it with the tools and technology we have today. Actual work freedom is doing something you really enjoy, but remember: complete freedom comes from complete responsibility.
Stand Out with Impact School: Build Your Own Brand with Lauren Tickner | TNN31
How do you build your own brand? A lot of aspiring entrepreneurs ask themselves this question, sometimes even experienced ones. In building your personal brand, figuring out who you really are and what you stand for is vital. A strong brand stands out in the crowd—and gains more sales, increased awareness, and better customer experiences as a result. Lauren Tickner of Impact School teaches exactly that. This episode of The New Nomad is truly an interesting one as Lauren joins Andrew Jernigan and Allen Koski in educating digital nomads and everybody else in personal brand building. They discussed how to make your global team share different time zones and still be productive. This is truly a conversation worth listening to so tune in to The New Nomad and pick up valuable gold nuggets that will help you in your professional and personal journey.
Let’s talk with a Remote Job Coach with Jordan Carroll | TNN30
It’s not easy to start a digital nomad lifestyle. Besides the things you have to consider like expenses, you have to be ready for the risks involved because a remote job search is a lot different than a traditional one. You won’t be able to meet someone in person, hand in your resume, or fill out an application. Fortunately, some career coaches can help you perfect your online presence, practice video interviews, and build your personal brand - and this is Jordan Carroll’s expertise, as a speaker, coach and author on this very subject.
The Professional Hobo Shares Stories and Tips with Nora Dunn | TNN29
Being a full-time traveller allows you to experience more places than you ever would during just two weeks of PTO. But life as a full-time traveler isn't always pretty - on the road or off it. And sometimes, life's challenges are even harder while traveling. Nora Dunn, the person behind the travel blog The Professional Hobo, has been a digital nomad and has slow-travelled in 60 countries can attest to that.In this episode of The New Nomad, Nora joins our hosts, Andrew Jernigan and Allen Koski, in educating and entertaining their listeners with tales from their travels. From how to travel with minimal expenses to shocking stories about animals they encountered, our three nomads certainly had their audience laughing and intrigued. With slow traveling, you’ll be able to see more of the world than you may have ever dreamed of. Remember: the most important thing is to just get started! The whole world awaits.
The Work from Anywhere Myth or Not? with John Lee | TNN28
Work online and travel the world. It sounds wonderful and more possible than ever. In an ever-globalizing world where flight prices are dropping and technology is developing at a dizzying rate, working online from anywhere in the world has never been so accessible to so many people. John Lee of www.WFA.team can attest to the dream of being able to work anywhere can be your reality.
Moving Tools and Tips Between Countries With Nicole Caba | TNN27
Have you ever thought how convenient it would be if there is an app accessible through your phone that has everything you need in being a digital nomad? Imagine a tool in your arsenal where your normally organized-cluttered life would be efficient with all the visa information, tips about the country you’re going to, or even the logistics of your personal stuff. How cool is that? Well, Nicole Caba, founder and CEO of an app that made it possible for expats and digital nomads to travel with ease.