Travel And Lifestyle

How a World Traveler from Egypt Found Her Dream Sales Job in Cyprus

by Jobbatical May 13, 2019 Talent, Talent Stories

Here is our interview with Jessi Shahin, currently on a jobbatical as a sales manager at Depositphotos in Cyprus. Originally

Read More
suitcase, travel, pale blue

Travel Tips for Working Abroad

by Jobbatical March 21, 2019 Job Tips, Talent

Traveling abroad for work can be very exciting. It offers you an unbelievably unique opportunity to experience the world while

Read More

(Almost) Everything You Need to Read Before Moving to Estonia

by Maria March 04, 2019 City Guides, Talent

On February 24th, the country of Estonia celebrated its 101st birthday. Never ones to let a party die down, we

Read More

How to Deal With Homesickness When Living Abroad

by Maria February 26, 2019 Talent

For those fortunate enough to choose where in the world to make their home, living abroad is life-changing for better

Read More
art, artist, hindu, India, Estonia

From IT to Art: How a Job Abroad Led to a Career Change

by Dea Martinjonis February 20, 2019 Talent, Talent Stories

Here’s a story that proves how studying and working abroad pays off in ways one doesn’t even dare to dream

Read More

Between Berlin and Tallinn: When Working Abroad Becomes a Lifestyle

by Dea Martinjonis November 29, 2018 Talent Stories

Filipina Minez Villa Bombeo landed her first foreign employment offer a couple of years ago from an Estonian startup and

Read More
Travel, couple

Jobbatical Taught This Advertising Pro That His Skills Matter Globally

by Dea Martinjonis August 09, 2018 Talent, Talent Stories

This Russian advertising pro’s story reads like a movie script. A guy stumbles on an article about Jobbatical on the

Read More

Singaporean Digital Nomad’s Tips on How to Land a Job Abroad

by Dea Martinjonis June 21, 2018 Job Tips, Talent, Talent Stories

Read More

How to Eat Your Way Through Jakarta

by Dea Martinjonis August 23, 2017 City Guides, Talent

Amazing people, a thriving tech scene, and a food culture that will make your heart (and face) melt — welcome to tropical

Read More

The Shallow Person’s Guide to Moving Abroad

by Maria August 18, 2017 Job Tips, Talent

If you’re considering moving to another country, what are you looking for above all else? Spiritual enlightenment? A job with

Read More

How to Get Your Culture Fix While Eating and Drinking Like a Local in Milan

by Maria July 28, 2017 City Guides, Talent

Dreaming of a stunningly beautiful city where culture reigns supreme and food is more than a big deal? Here’s a

Read More

Why Brussels Should Be the Next Step in Your (Tech) Career

by Dea Martinjonis July 25, 2017 City Guides, Talent

The Belgian capital will surprise you with its international vibe. But don’t just take our word for it—our friends at

Read More

Nairobi — Even Greener Than You Think and Brimming with Adventure

by Dea Martinjonis July 21, 2017 City Guides, Talent

Let this Jobbatical city guide take you on a journey through Nairobi — a city that’ll blow your mind with its friendly

Read More

Gamers and Techies Will Find Happiness Here

by Jobbatical July 18, 2017 Hiring

Playtech created a global gaming empire from a small university town in Estonia. The small university town of Tartu is Estonia’s

Read More

5 Important Things I Bet You’ve Been Too Busy to Do Today

by Maria July 14, 2017 Talent

These daily activities may all seem really obvious—until you realise you’ve been too busy to remember to do them. These days,

Read More

3 Difficult Truths About Working on a Multicultural Team

by Maria July 07, 2017 Job Tips, Talent

There are some deep universal truths that make cross-cultural communication easier. Those truths are not what we’re here to talk

Read More

5 Awkward Things About Living Abroad That Will Make You More Successful

by Maria June 30, 2017 Talent

Moving abroad and starting from scratch in a new city is a minefield of awkward situations ready to blow up

Read More

5 Estonian Midsummer Traditions Scientifically Guaranteed to Bring Good Luck

by Maria June 22, 2017 City Guides, Talent

Team Jobbatical will be off this Friday, celebrating Midsummer’s Eve—a night of pagan magic and mystery. From jumping over bonfires

Read More

Jobbatical City Guides: Top Things to Do in Leuven, Belgium

by Maria June 21, 2017 City Guides, Talent

Europe’s longest bar, the world’s best beer, and the ideal mix of nature, culture, history and shopping—welcome to Leuven! Your

Read More

The Coolest Filming Locations to Visit on Your Next Vacation

by Maria June 09, 2017 City Guides, Talent

Happy Friday, fellow nerds and travel enthusiasts, and welcome to this week’s list of lists! If you’re planning a trip

Read More

Universal Robots — How They Helped Create a Robotics “Silicon Valley” in Denmark.

by Jobbatical June 05, 2017 Hiring

How a municipal government, local universities, and a startup built a cutting edge robotics incubator in a small town in Denmark.

Read More

Things to Do in June: the Master List

by Maria June 02, 2017 Talent

Are you a travel junkie, pop culture buff, stargazer or tech enthusiast (or all of the above) wondering what to

Read More

Asia for Dummies: 5 Things You Need to Know Before Moving to Singapore

by Maria June 02, 2017 City Guides, Talent

At Jobbatical, we’re always busy tracking down the coolest companies in the world’s most inviting cities. Today, the spotlight is

Read More

5 More Uplifting Twitter Accounts to Follow Immediately

by Maria May 26, 2017 Talent

World news getting you down? Let these Twitter accounts fill your feed (and your heart). You could also just get off

Read More

The Man Who Won a Half Marathon…in His Socks

by Dea Martinjonis May 22, 2017 News & Features

Only a decade ago Ibrahim Mukunga Wachira worked in a tea plantation along with his family in Kenya. Fast forward

Read More

How to Survive Summer in Estonia in 5 Easy Steps

by Maria May 19, 2017 City Guides, Talent

Whenever Estonian summer rears its head, no one at Jobbatical HQ knows how to deal with it. So whether you’re

Read More

5 Hilarious Twitter Accounts to Brighten Up Your Feed (and Your Life)

by Maria May 05, 2017 Talent

Happy Friday, gang! Jobbatical’s weekly roundup is here and it’s sillier than ever. Do you ever feel like there just

Read More

This is so good you can see it from space (and other obsessions from Jobbatical HQ)

by Jobbatical April 21, 2017 Talent

Jobbatical’s resident copywriter and miracle worker is on vacation this week so we’re sharing this edition of Things You Have

Read More

4 Non-Deadly Sins to Avoid in the Office (and Everywhere Else for That Matter)

by Jobbatical April 14, 2017 Talent

Jobbatical HQ is celebrating Good Friday today. Whether or not this holiday holds any significance for you, we figured every

Read More

A team that laughs together works well together

by Jobbatical April 12, 2017 Hiring

The story of the friendliest player in the FinTech space Founded by Estonian entrepreneurs in 2010, Friendly Finance is a microfinancing

Read More

5 things making our world better this week: Boxed wine is cool now?? Also, Earth Day

by Jobbatical April 07, 2017 Talent

TGIF, am I right? It’s time to give yourself the gift of a few carefree minutes of procrastination, courtesy of

Read More

Apples, Sakura and All the Empty Seats in Japan

by Jobbatical April 04, 2017 Talent

Couldn’t resist taking a quick pic of the sakura (cherry blossoms) during my walking meeting with an inspiring HR guru

Read More

5 things making our world better this week: emotional roller coaster edition

by Jobbatical March 31, 2017 Talent

Happy Friday, Earthlings! Your friendly neighbourhood Jobbatical copywriter is here with a handful of links to sprinkle on your weekend

Read More

Building bridges (not walls) at Estonia’s newest bank

by Jobbatical March 31, 2017 Hiring

Inbank has a unique, product-based strategy. Focusing mostly on retail clients, it offers specialized financial products to clients when and

Read More

Building bridges (not walls) at Estonia’s newest bank

by Jobbatical March 31, 2017 Hiring

Inbank has a unique, product-based strategy. Focusing mostly on retail clients, it offers specialized financial products to clients when and

Read More

All the world’s a stage…

by Jobbatical March 27, 2017 Talent

Today is World Theatre Day Today is the 56th time for the global theatre community to officially celebrate theatre as an

Read More

5 things making our world better this week: puppies, mostly

by Jobbatical March 24, 2017 News & Features

Happy Friday, internet explorers! It’s been… Well, it’s been quite a week. Here’s Jobbatical’s weekly roundup of things we need

Read More

5 things making our world better this week: Why is the cake always a lie?

by Jobbatical March 17, 2017 News & Features

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, fellow nerds, and welcome to Jobbatical’s weekly roundup of things you absolutely need to know! Plus

Read More

RTO Africa — hiring globally to change lives locally

by Jobbatical March 14, 2017 Hiring

How a social business is creating tangible change in rural African communities by empowering farmers and small entrepreneurs In much

Read More

5 things making our world better this week: Women’s Day special

by Jobbatical March 10, 2017 Talent

It’s that time again, digital nomads, tech lovers, travel addicts, and aspiring world-changers! Jobbatical’s roundup of good news is here,

Read More

How a Yooper* Is Building a Borderless Society in Estonia With e-Residency

by Maria March 09, 2017 Talent, Talent Stories

The story of a marketer from Michigan and the quest to build a digital nation I’m chatting with Alex Wellman on

Read More

Why I Changed My Mind About Feminism

by Jobbatical March 08, 2017 Talent

Me and my girl. Photo by Joe Kit I got an early start in my professional life when I invented a

Read More

5 things making our world better this week

by Jobbatical February 24, 2017 Talent

Welcome to Jobbatical’s roundup of stories that made us go “Oh, that’s nice.” This is the part of the internet

Read More

From Latvia to California to Estonia — a Jobbatical Story for the Ages

by Jobbatical February 13, 2017 Talent, Talent Stories

This story was written by Jobbatical’s head of talent, the wonderful Alina Basina, who joined our team in Estonia for

Read More

Tech We’re Looking Forward to in 2017

by Jobbatical January 03, 2017 Talent

Here are the companies developing awesome tech for the future. Happy New Year! As we kick off a brand new start,

Read More

For Americans: How to Move to Europe

by Jobbatical December 27, 2016 Talent

This post was originally published on ExpatGenius and has been edited by Jobbatical. On the 9th of November, the official

Read More

Why Mark Suster is Wrong When He Says You Can’t Search for a Job From a Remote Location

by Jobbatical November 24, 2016 Talent

This morning I was sitting in our fabulously cozy Jobbatical office in Tallinn, Estonia, chatting with my teammates to see

Read More

Meet Lindsay & Vicente: Digital Nomads Defining the Future of Work

by Jobbatical November 24, 2016 Talent

From Chile to New York, these mobile professionals are embracing a new way of working. Team-building session at Grotta della Poesia,

Read More

Quitting corporate life for the unknown

by Jobbatical November 10, 2016 Talent

by Laura W. My transition into the unknown started a few years ago. I was working for a gaming company in

Read More

How to survive (and enjoy) the winter

by Jobbatical October 04, 2016 Talent

So you don’t live somewhere tropical where everything is coconuts and poolside cocktails? You don’t have to feel like you’re

Read More

Making the world more human, one question at a time

by Jobbatical September 08, 2016 Talent

How one startup is building a global team in Europe’s capital of laid-backness “Filling out these forms is so much

Read More

12 things I learned from living in Malaysia

by Jobbatical August 30, 2016 City Guides, Talent

To “lah” or not to “lah”. By Luis Bracamontes This article was originally published in Spanish. Earlier this year I moved

Read More

Should you move abroad? More importantly, what should you have for lunch?

by Jobbatical August 16, 2016 Talent

I’m here to help you answer these two questions (I assume) you ask yourself daily Decisions are hard. Some decisions are

Read More

7 things I learned about social enterprise in Malaysia

by Jobbatical August 11, 2016 Talent

Lessons from a life-changing fellowship by Reisy Abramof A social enterprise fellowship with Scope Group took Reisy Abramof from Brazil

Read More

How a Mexican Marketer Moved to Spain for a New Job by the Sea

by Gonzalo August 09, 2016 Talent, Talent Stories

From Guadalajara to Malaga A beach in Malaga by Loni Klara Sometimes in life, you find yourself stuck in a situation that

Read More

City vs countryside: the ultimate productivity experiment

by Jobbatical August 02, 2016 Talent

To find out what kind of environment is better for productivity and creativity, I experimented on myself. For science! (And

Read More

From Brazil to Ireland: A developer in Dublin

by Jobbatical July 21, 2016 Talent

It just keeps getting friendlier. Giancarlo Liguori / Shutterstock Rodrigo Corrêa is a full-stack developer who recently moved from Rio

Read More

Why I hate and love Berlin

by Jobbatical July 19, 2016 Talent

Photo by seier + seier via Flickr 10 tips for newcomers by designer Vadim Grin Vadim is a product designer at Daily

Read More

Does having too much sunlight affect your productivity?

by Jobbatical July 07, 2016 Talent

A study in Estonian summer, where the sun doesn’t set until midnight by Loni Klara Photo by: Grisha Bruev One of the

Read More

What it’s like to be a digital marketer on the other side of the world

by Jobbatical June 22, 2016 Talent

From Amsterdam to Vietnam: A Q&A with Tessa Leenders Tessa Leenders is a social media marketer who currently lives and works

Read More

How to land a job in Spain: Advice from a Serbian marketing specialist

by Jobbatical June 09, 2016 Talent

People, sun and sea — three ingredients for a fulfilling life How to land a job in Spain: Advice from a Serbian

Read More

You are what you read, so read what you love

by Jobbatical May 31, 2016 Talent

The pick-and-choose approach to reading books Books, glorious books! Image: Shutterstock At Jobbatical, we are crazy about books. We love them

Read More

Surfing, startups and sales in Bali

by Jobbatical May 26, 2016 Talent

Work doesn’t have to interfere with the simple joys in life Indonesia is the latest country of abode for Vicente Gracia,

Read More

How robotics brought a Ukrainian engineer to Estonia

by Jobbatical May 19, 2016 Talent

A chat about computer vision, visas and living abroad Sergey Kharagorgiev is a computer vision engineer from Kyiv, who currently works

Read More

The curious case of American vs British English

by Jobbatical May 17, 2016 Talent

The pick-and-choose approach to language in a globalizing world One language to unite the world. Except not really. Image: Shutterstock

Read More

How to live in the here and now while traveling across four countries

by Jobbatical May 12, 2016 Talent

The tale of a UX designer in Hong Kong Ingvarr and Anastasia with their friend Ingvarr Rudnik, a UX designer from Ukraine,

Read More

A conversation with a customer support agent in Myanmar

by Jobbatical May 05, 2016 Talent

Thuzar Khine, our first jobbaticler in Myanmar, is very much the globetrotter. Though she is originally from Yangon, for the

Read More

Life as a Singaporean BizDev intern in Hong Kong

by Jobbatical April 28, 2016 Talent

Hong Kong skyline (photo credit) This story is part of our Jobbatical Stories series. After a call with Phonejoy, Rishi packed

Read More

A software developer’s journey from Estonia to Singapore

by Jobbatical April 21, 2016 Talent

The ultimate change of scenery — from lakes to skyscrapers photo credit: joyfull This story is part of our Jobbatical Stories series. When

Read More

A digital nomad’s path from Mallorca to Bali

by Jobbatical April 07, 2016 Talent

photo by Kai Lehmann This story is part of our Jobbatical Stories series. Joaquin recently said goodbye to his corporate job

Read More

Your guide to the Italian startup visa

by Jobbatical April 05, 2016 Talent

We spoke to Mattia Corbetta from the Ministry of Economic Development in Italy, and Giacomo Putignano, founder of the startup

Read More

Scared of moving abroad with your family? These companies will make it easy for you

by Jobbatical March 31, 2016 Talent

If you ever thought you couldn’t move abroad with your family, think again! We talked to three companies in three

Read More

Jobbatical Stories: From Germany to Malaysia

by Jobbatical March 24, 2016 Talent

photo by Michael Camilleri Katja was working as a freelancer in Penang when she discovered Jobbatical. Deciding she needed something

Read More

Jobbatical Stories: From D.C. to Barcelona

by Jobbatical March 10, 2016 Talent

For our latest story from abroad, we interviewed Ren Geers, who moved from Washington D.C. to Spain for an internship

Read More

Jobbatical Stories: From Las Vegas to Penang

by Jobbatical February 24, 2016 Talent

image credit Jacqueline Jensen was living in Las Vegas when she saw a listing for Piktochart on Jobbatical and fell

Read More

Monday Morning in Bangkok

by Jobbatical February 22, 2016 Talent

Bangkok Sunset by Mike Behnken on Flickr This story is part of our Monday Morning series, in which startups around the

Read More

Jobbatical Stories

by Jobbatical February 19, 2016 Talent

We’re collecting tales from Brazil to Barcelona, and beyond! A compilation of stories collected from around the globe, chronicling the adventures

Read More

Jobbatical Stories: From Minnesota to Estonia

by Jobbatical February 17, 2016 Talent

image credit Back in January, Björn Lapakko moved to Estonia to work as a growth hacker for Funderbeam. Take a

Read More

Jobbatical Stories: From Indonesia to Hong Kong

by Jobbatical February 10, 2016 Talent

Jobbatical Cover Photo for: Ready for Your QA Challenge in Hong Kong? (image credit) As a UI/UX designer at CompareAsiaGroup, Andrew

Read More

7 Swedish Sweets That Will Make You Wish You Were in Sweden

by Jobbatical February 09, 2016 Talent

photo by erik forsberg by Loni Klara Once upon a time, there was a guy called Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden,

Read More

Jobbatical Stories: From Brazil to Italy

by Jobbatical February 03, 2016 Talent

When Thiago found a job in Milan through Jobbatical last year, he didn’t expect to find the friendliness of Brazil

Read More

Jobbatical Stories: From Pennsylvania to Malaysia

by Jobbatical January 29, 2016 Talent

image credit Welcome to our new series where we follow all the travel-hungry folks who have found career journeys through

Read More

Monday Morning at Kuala Lumpur’s Most Delicious Startup

by Jobbatical January 02, 2016 Talent

A great view to wake up to. This story is part of our Monday Morning series — startups around the world offering glimpses

Read More

Monday Morning in Belfast

by Jobbatical November 23, 2015 Talent

Donegall Place — Belfast via Flickr Need a little Irish in your Monday? Belfast or Dublin? GoConqr has hubs in both, and today team

Read More

Monday Morning in Dublin

by Jobbatical November 23, 2015 Talent

Sunset in Grand Canal, Dublin via Flickr Ireland beckons. This morning we’re taking a peek at Mondays in not one, but

Read More

Monday Morning in Belgrade

by Jobbatical October 12, 2015 Talent

Old Sava Bridge by Jeff Attaway Join Jobbatical on another virtual tour of Monday morning in a new city. Then check

Read More

Leaving San Francisco

by Jobbatical September 30, 2015 Talent

One girl’s journey to find her passion beyond Silicon Valley. Need some inspiration before taking a jobbatical? A self-proclaimed real-life version

Read More

Monday Morning in Amsterdam

by Jobbatical September 28, 2015 Talent

Peek into the Dutch headquarters of an international travel startup. Every week, join Jobbatical as we explore Monday morning in a

Read More

Monday Morning in Bali

by Jobbatical September 21, 2015 Talent

Photo by Racmesh SA via Flickr What’s it like to work in a tropical startup paradise? One of our big

Read More

Why working abroad is the best thing you could possibly do for your startup career.

by Jobbatical September 18, 2015 Talent

All images public domain unless otherwise noted. By Isabel Hirama, Jobbatical’s travel-taught Marketing Chief It is impossible to live and

Read More

Monday Morning in Helsinki

by Jobbatical August 31, 2015 Talent

“Helsinki y la catedral” by Mariano Mantel via Flickr Startup life in the beautiful Nordic summer. Good morning world! We’re adding

Read More

Travel Memories: Butter Brezen

by Jobbatical August 17, 2015 Talent

“Brezel” by superscheeli via Flickr That deliciously German delicacy. Jobbatical’s Globetrotter Inspiration blog exists to surround you with the irresistible

Read More

Monday Morning in Romania

by Jobbatical August 02, 2015 Talent

Bogdan Pop via Flickr And the never-boring life at an accelerator. In our exploration of Monday mornings around the globe,

Read More

Monday Morning in Barcelona

by Jobbatical July 27, 2015 Talent

Park Guell Barcelona by Richard Jones A glimpse into life on the Spanish startup scene. At Jobbatical, we help people

Read More

Five Things I Miss About Estonia

by Jobbatical July 19, 2015 Talent

By Isabel Hirama, Marketing Chief @Jobbatical This spring, I spent three months living and working in a city most Americans

Read More

Monday Morning in Berlin

by Jobbatical June 15, 2015 Talent

Photo: Luke Ma (in five photos) Where would your ideal Monday be? Cheryl Howard To help you figure this out, Jobbatical is

Read More

Monday Morning in London

by Jobbatical May 11, 2015 Talent

A Mini Photo Essay Imagine waking up on your first day of a new job and pulling open the curtains to

Read More

My First “Jobbatical”

by Jobbatical January 28, 2015 News & Features

(Or The 3 Ws of Changing Careers) If you look for career advice, you will find many books and articles that

Read More

Welcome to the workforce, Generation Z

by Jobbatical January 27, 2015 Talent

Photo: “Do not throw hats” Rob Chan via Flicker Defining generations is somewhat clumsy, with the idea of an arbitrary line

Read More

The On-Demand Generation

by Jobbatical January 26, 2015 Talent

The other day I was chatting with an entrepreneur and a CEO about the future of work. He told me

Read More

‘It Couldn’t Be Done’— Inspiration for the Millennial Generation

by Jobbatical January 15, 2015 Talent

Now, I like words. It’s not a massive admission from someone who spends quite so many waking hours writing as

Read More

How to Make Your New Years Careers Resolutions Stick

by Jobbatical January 15, 2015 Talent

It’s that time of year again, and now that the first hangover of the year has abated, the resolutions, made

Read More

Get a job abroad in 2019

Sign up to Jobbatical and explore these featured locations