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Jennifer Lachs

Jennifer Lachs

“Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage” Paulo Coelho

Jenny is a writer for Open Colleges, one of Australia’s leading online education providers. She is a globetrotting writer, social media manager, and former scientist. Originally from Munich, Germany, she has lived and worked in five countries across the world. After finishing her PhD in chemistry in 2013, she went on a round-the-world trip that is ongoing and has taken her to over 20 countries. Jenny writes about her travels and her quest to become a digital nomad on her blog Square Hippie.

Articles By Jennifer Lachs

Can I Work Abroad if I Have Depression? Published 26 Apr 2018

Working abroad in a new and exotic destination, while exploring a different culture and meeting new people, can be the ultimate adventure for many. But like any great trip, there are a million and one things to think about before you head off. People c...

8 Well-Paid Summer Jobs Abroad Published 19 Mar 2018

Your forecast is bright for paid summer work abroad in 2018For some, summer is the time to let loose and have fun in the sun. For others, summer is the ideal season to add experience to resumes and earn extra cash in the process. If the latter is you, ...

What to Pack for Working Abroad Published 15 Feb 2018

For some people, packing is part of their holiday experience, a fun exercise that builds anticipation about their upcoming trip. For other travelers, overseas packing is the bane of their existence. They dread it so much that they put off packing until...

How to Prepare for Working & Moving Abroad Published 10 Jan 2018

So you’ve decided to work abroad and are now in the planning stages of your big move. Congratulations! Working and living abroad is always an enriching experience and you have a lot to look forward to. But, before you book your plane ticket and pack yo...

How to Choose Between Work Abroad Programs Published 04 Dec 2017

You’ve decided you want to work abroad, broaden your horizons, meet new people, learn new skills, and explore new cultures. Congratulations, a work abroad program is a life-changing experience. Whether you’re a recent graduate or taking a break from yo...

Why Work Abroad? 9 Legit Reasons Published 22 Nov 2017

Who knows what crazy shenanigans you’ll get into during your after-hours! If you’ve got the travel bug, you can probably think of a million and one reasons to explore the world. But the number one thing that usually stops people from traveling is a lac...

10 Most Popular Digital Nomad Jobs Hiring RIGHT NOW Published 08 Feb 2017

Today, young graduates and students are faced with a multitude of available career options. In our parents’ day, it was normal to work for just one company your entire working life, but now it’s not uncommon for a 25-year old to have changed career pat...

How to Work Your Way Around the World Without the Visa Hassle Published 28 Apr 2016

What would you do if you won the lottery today? Buy a house? A yacht? Travel the world? When asked this question, most people include some form of travel high on their list. So while the desire to see the world and explore different countries, landscap...