My Life as a 60-year-old Digital Nomad

Why would a 60-year-old woman want to be a digital nomad?

According to Hollywood, 60-year-old women are boring, conservative, scatter-brained and risk-averse. Ha! As Stu said in The Hangover, “I wish I had a boring life.” At least that’s how I felt for several terrifying minutes, when I finally came to terms with the fact that I was in the middle of the jungle at night!

I never considered myself to be a digital nomad.

I used to be terrified of having to manage my business on the road. You see, I’ve always been a creature of habit. I like to have my desk organized just the way I like it. I file my emails into an intricate web of folders. Losing my productivity “systems” was a frightening prospect.

Why life after 60 is the perfect time to explore this lifestyle

When you think about “digital nomads,” you probably picture young people with plenty of experience with technology and nerves of steel.

So what’s holding us back?

Money? I know that this is the first response that many people will give. It’s absolutely true that getting to places like Bali can be expensive. But, once you get here, it’s much cheaper than you would expect. It’s possible to find places to stay for well under $500 a month.

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