Digital Nomad

Articles and personal stories on the digital nomad lifestyle.

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Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017

Favorite place to be a digital nomad?

I’d love to know your favorite places to be a digital nomad.

Monday, Jul 31, 2017

I want to be a digital nomad

I don’t think the office life is for me and I feel like I’m missing out on just living and experiencing new things. I’m here to ask for any advice from people that have made this type of transition. How do I get started? How do you come across work?

Friday, Jul 28, 2017

Former DNs, how long did you lead this lifestyle and what made you stop? What are you doing nowadays? Any plans to hit the road again?

No intentions to stop anytime soon myself, just wondering.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017

How do you explain your DN life to your family?

My family thinks I’m a new kind of hippie, lazy and enjoying life earning money in a suspicious way… (most of them have never traveled).

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

Digital nomad with kids?

Are there any parents who’ve successfully become nomads while simultaneously raising kids / giving kids reasonable opportunities (friends, school etc)? What are your stories? What was hardest?

Friday, Jul 14, 2017

How do you date as a Digital Nomad?

Curious how we single people can do it! Also, it occurred to me that it might be a good business idea to create a “dating for digital nomads” or something.. just an idea. So, single people, how do YOU date as a world traveling rock star?

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

What's the weirdest non-one-time gig/job you've heard a digital nomad doing while traveling?

We all know there are plenty of DN’s that are web developers and graphic designers, after all. Any goat milkers out there, or anything even crazier?

Monday, Jul 10, 2017

Feeling lost between home & the road

I just thought I’d write a bit about how I feel after 2 years of nomading full-time, mainly in SEA and Europe. Things that I am tired of and see no real way to “fix” it: 1. Meeting new people ALL THE TIME; 2. Lack of sustainability; and 3. Lack of connection.

Friday, Jul 7, 2017

Digital Nomad Alone

A lot of people seem to do the digital nomad thing with their partners. Is anyone here going at it on their own? Can you speak a bit about your experience, challenges, pros, cons?

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017

Remote Year Review (application process)

I applied for remote year (remoteyear.com) a few months ago and the whole experience has been a mess.

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

Becoming a Digital Nomad: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

If you’re interested in launching a career as an entrepreneur on the road or want to find that remote job of your dreams, here are some tips to get you started.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017

Seems like most digital nomads here are freelancers... does anyone work a salaried from home job whereby they need to be at their computer from the hours of X to X?

I want to give the digital nomad lifestyle a go, but it seems like most people who pull it off successfully are freelancers, whereas I’m merely working a salaried job from home, and therefore still bound by the 9-5 routine.

Friday, Jun 23, 2017

Why the Modern Nomad is Breaking all the Rules

So if the world is evolving towards rootless living, what does this nomadic movement mean for the future? As the number of highly mobile nomads is on the rise, one potential result is a global network which can be leveraged for collaboration.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017

How to transition into this lifestyle?

I’m increasingly finding that I’m actually more productive when I can choose my own work environment, and coupled with a passion for travel that doesn’t mesh well with the 9-5 grind, I’m having trouble figuring out how to launch myself into a remote/nomad career.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

What are your sources of income and how much money are you earning?

A roundup from digital nomads on their sources of income and how much money they earn.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017

How does U.S. tax work for American digital nomads?

Americans are unique in the digital nomad community in that they still have to file US taxes. Today, Bright!Tax tells us more about tax issues.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017

Jobs For Digital Nomads – 10 sites for finding the best entry level remote jobs

Scour these sites to find something suited to your future job as a digital nomad! These resources are remote-specific. Some being entry-level, and some are more advanced. There’re all different so go through each one and find a remote gig that will unlock your freedom.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Digital nomad lifestyle questions and concerns

The “digital nomad lifestyle” is a myth. The only things digital nomads have in common is that they work AND they travel. There are no set speeds. No packing lists. No “magical weight limit” qualifiers. No earnings requirements. No mandatory route list. There is nothing at all that you need to learn from another nomad about living a lifestyle.

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017

The Middle Class Mind

And although being a broke-ass entrepreneur certainly doesn’t guarantee that you’ll become a wealthy one, I believe those who are willing to be broke – on purpose – are more likely to become rich.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

What are your family friendly DN location recommendations?

My wife and I have a 5 month old daughter and want to spend a few months in a different country (we are currently in the USA). The less expensive the better, but we are also prioritizing safety and child friendly atmosphere. What are your recommendations and experiences in different locations around the world?

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