Blog

A curated collection of travel, life abroad, entrepreneurship, and personal musings by Megan Thudium. Unfiltered and simply fun.

Endless Beaches In Paleokastritsa Region, Corfu

It’s the steady rhythm of the ocean that calls me. There aren’t many things in life that give you pure calmness and serenity. For me, it seems to be the steady humming of the ocean. I experienced this beautiful moment on a recent trip to the Greek island of Corfu....

A Day In Porto, Portugal

Cobblestone under my feet. An ocean breeze passed through my hair. Seagulls chirping in the background. The sounds and sights of Porto were unexpected. Before I traveled there, I had thought Porto would be another Instagram ‘oversell’, and one that wouldn’t live up to my expectations. Of course, that thought...

How to Prepare For Your Freelance Business Photoshoot

How to Prepare For Your Freelance Business Photoshoot

It might not seem important, but brand photography for your freelance or small business makes a world of difference in your company branding. Since founding my agency, MTC | The Content Agency, I’ve done three professional photoshoots for my personal brand and agency. I use these photos for various marketing...

How to fill out the Fragebogen zur steuerlichen Erfassung in English

How to fill out the Fragebogen zur steuerlichen Erfassung in English

Big fat disclaimer: this article is provided for translation purposes only and does NOT constitute official tax advice. This article is based on the most recent available form, version 2017FsEEU011NET found at https://www.formulare-bfinv.de/. Please note that the form is subject to change slightly over time. The big change for 2020...

Freelancing Womxn

How to price your freelance services fairly

It’s one of the biggest struggles as a freelancer. And it continues to be a struggle whether you’re a seasoned business owner or you’re just starting. Your income and financial well-being is directly tied to pricing your services fairly. So it’s good practice to take this step in your business...

How to find your first freelance clients

How to find your first freelance clients

When you first start freelancing, you’re confronted with an abundance of questions. And there’s no doubt that one of the biggest questions is around finding clients. How do you find clients? How do I find my first clients? And if you ask around, small business owners will tell you to...

Four Must See Places in Goslar Germany

Four Must See Places in Goslar Germany

  The German, medieval town of Goslar has been on my list for years. But I didn’t know about it before moving to Germany. It’s one of those pleasant surprises that you have when living in a country long enough to discover its hidden treasures. Goslar is one of these...

Hiking in the Eastern Bavarian Alps

I fell in love with Germany and Austria the first time I saw the Alps. It was something about the snowcapped white peaks, blue skies, and ancient pine trees that created a calming and at home feeling. Since I live in Berlin, we’re not surrounded by mountains. It’s actually very...