Digital Nomad

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Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

How do you find your month long (+) bookings?

Airbnb? Local vacation rental tool?

Monday, Jan 8, 2018

Ready to quit job and become a digital nomad, what do i need to do prior?

I have two years salary saved and am planning on leaving my day job in March. I dont plan on travelling until June. What do I need to do to set my self up for a digital nomad life?

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018

The Story I Didn’t Want to Tell: I Was Scammed

I decided to share this story to help digital nomads be more vigilant since you can’t rely on job boards to always do their due diligence.

Monday, Jan 1, 2018

Why Long Term Travel is More Like Real Life and Less Like Instagram

After over 3 years of being location independent, I can tell you that long term travel isn’t about proving a point, or making someone jealous, or scoring a few more likes on Instagram. It’s about finding your bliss – your travel style, your life philosophy, your perspective. It’s about keeping yourself afloat in an ocean where not every fish matters.

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017

“Digital Nomad” Is Obsolete

In the past five years, a “digital-nomad industrial complex” has emerged, in which people enable their digital-nomad lifestyles by providing services to other digital nomads — education, housing, workspaces and more. Today, the term digital nomad is used to market all manner of goods and services, from co-working spaces, to co-living spaces, and even to digital nomad–branded sunglasses. While the vision of digital-nomad living has become reality, the label is now dated and obsolete.

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017

How many digital nomads actually want to network/learn/hang out with other digital nomads while traveling?

They say you’re the sum of the 5 people you’re closest too…but sometimes I feel like the hardest part of traveling is connecting with the people who want to both build cool stuff and also do cool stuff at the same time.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

What is it like to live in Ubud / Bali?

This is our personal story. In this article I want to share useful information about living in Ubud. What is good and what is not so good about living here. I’ll share my answer in this blog post.

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

What extraordinary experiences have you had as a nomad?

I have read and heard about people doing things like traveling on cargo ships, volunteering in farms, and even doing disaster relief. I would like to hear about some of the interesting life experiences that you guys have had, and how you came across these opportunities.

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

Anyone work out of a Van?

Wanting to get one and travel North America.

Monday, Nov 27, 2017

The digital nomads working in paradise

A town in Indonesia is home to a thriving group of professionals who have traded office drudgery for a more idyllic work environment.

Thursday, Nov 23, 2017

Can any female nomads share their stories?

How it started? Where you have lived? Life after 30 plus? After 30 I mean socially, does it become “lonely” or you are just alone a lot because you are in foreign cities.

Monday, Nov 20, 2017

A Little Reckoning… On Transformative Travel Experiences and 9 Years of Travel

To call it sadness gives it too much weight. But happiness is too vibrant and concrete. I don’t feel identifiably happy as I enter my tenth year on the road. At least not toward travel, particularly. It’s more like a heavy uncertainty.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017

How Much Does It Cost to Visit Every Country in the World?

I’ve mentioned a few times that going to every country in the world wasn’t as expensive as most people initially think. But how much did it really cost?

Monday, Nov 13, 2017

What's your daily routine like as a remote worker?

What’s your daily routine like as a remote worker?

Friday, Nov 10, 2017

What Mongolian Nomads Teach Us About the Digital Future

People who pack up and transport their house twice a year become choosy about their possessions. I recently traveled among the nomads of Mongolia for two weeks and had a chance to inspect their belongings. I was there to photograph their traditional practices, which were more intact than I expected. Along the way I discovered the Mongolians may have a few lessons for the future of digital culture.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

You Know You’re a Remote Worker When…

You Know You’re a Remote Worker When…

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017

What are your current income streams? How many projects/customers do you manage/acquire each month What is the average billing per month?

I’m wanting to understand the personal finance aspect of this lifestyle from people who have successfully done it for years, maybe decades. If you feel open enough to share it, it would be nice to see some breakdowns of how you sustain yourself month-to-month.

Monday, Nov 6, 2017

Underrated Cities/Countries for Digital Nomads?

Which locations would you nominate as places that more digital nomads should consider? (Places with a relatively simple tourist visa entry/renewal process, internet reliability, low cost of living, etc.)

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

These Are the World’s Happiest Places

What do Denmark, Costa Rica, and Singapore have in common? Their people feel secure, have a sense of purpose, and enjoy lives that minimize stress and maximize joy. Here’s how they do it.

Monday, Oct 30, 2017

Tips for separating work and life?

Since I work remotely and don’t have to be online for any specific hours, work is always on my mind. I can’t escape it and it’s driving me insane. I end up checking Slack every hour or two, even at 7:00 a.m. Anyone have tips and experiences for separating remote work from everyday life?

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