I don’t know exactly what I would do without the internet these days. Well for starters I wouldn’t be able to post this article online waxing lyrical about how amazing it is. It’s how I earn a living and travel the world, but that’s not the only reason why it’s the best thing since sliced bread.
It has made our lives a lot easier in so many ways. I accept that it might have made a lot of us a bit less sociable but the benefits certainly outweigh the negatives.
Earning Money Online
I am fortunate enough to be able to make a living online and travel at the same time. The internet allows be to be a digital nomad, so I can be anywhere in the world but still work. That is of course if there’s a stable internet connection, which I am sure we all know can be the most frustrating thing at times. It has also allowed a whole host of people to be free to live and work where they want. Going a step further, it has led to some of the most successful ideas earning big bucks for people.
Staying in touch
With out the internet, we would all struggle to stay in contact with people as much as we do. It’s even more important when we travel. Being able to call friends and family for free, upload pictures so that they can see where I am and also post stories on my blog, are all ways of how I can stay in touch with everyone. The good old postcard is still utilised from time to time, but I know my mum is always happy with the email every other day to let her know everything is ok. When I have kids the internet will be my saviour, I can’t imagine how worried parents were before the internet was invented and their kids went off to travel the world!
Being able to buy anything
We don’t have to trek around stores anymore looking for that one item that seems impossible to find. Now with online shopping becoming bigger and bigger we are able to find anything we want, what’s better is that we can pretty much get it shipped to wherever we want as well. The prices are also crazy online! Groupon vouchers are a great example of that, I am able to to order new clothes whilst on the road at knock down rate and have them delivered to the next hotel I’ll be staying at.
So, thank you internet for making work, travel and leisure so much easier for all of us!