Marilyn Vinch

Marilyn is a freelance writer and a digital nomad currently based in London, England. She enjoys reading (and writing!) about being a digital nomad, expat life, travel and work/life balance.

9 Weird British Expressions Illustrated One of the beautiful things about travelling is the opportunity to be submerged in another culture’s language....

The handshake: a universal greeting of peace and fraternity, right? Well, yes and no. While widely believed to have evolved as a gesture to show that the...

If you’re a big tipper, you could be big in South Africa. If you’re generous with your hugs, you’ll likely be embraced by the people of Brazil and...

Eggs are pretty weird when you think about them too hard. But they are also delicious, convenient, and highly versatile – as is demonstrated by the regional...

Around the world in 15 National Spirits When we think of ‘culture’ we all too often use it as a synonym for music, film and the fine arts, but a true...

How’s your Nepali? Not too hot? Well, never mind – spoken languages makeup but a fraction of the way we communicate, and some minds just weren’t...

Wherever you travel around the world, no matter how far or how exotic, from time to time you need to check back in with the basics: a cup of coffee, some...

10 Etiquette Rules for Flying Economy Class They say there’s something special about flying first class, but most of us mere mortals would rather save...

Your road trip guide to TV’s most iconic landmarks When life in front of the TV gets tiresome – or, worse yet, you’ve reached the end of every box...

Around the World in 10 Steaks Nevermind “going to work on an egg”, you can travel the world on a (series of) steak(s) if you put your mind to it –...