My Only Advice to All Wannabe Digital Nomads

And it’s not related to money or work.

Alix A.
Better Advice

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From Lisbon to Costa Rica through Mexico, I treated myself to four months I dreamed of.

I had planned everything ahead: where to go in this vast world, where to stay, in which cafés to work, how to get from point A to point B…

Everything but one thing.

And it’s because of this one thing, my experience was not optimal. Oh, I wouldn’t change it for the world. Because I learned a lot.

But if I had to do it all over again, I would change one thing.

Work won’t be enough

Maybe you’re a freelancer. Or a writer. I don’t know how you earn your money. In any case, being able to travel while working is an incredible opportunity, and you’re right to consider it.

I went traveling for four months while working as a freelance writer. I write for clients, mainly. For Medium also. That’s how I was able to fund everything from airfare to housing to food.

I worked between four and five hours a day. I work pretty fast.

My days went like this: I would get up at the crack of dawn, make myself some coffee, then head to a café and work. Until lunch, sometimes a little later. But by…

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Alix A.
Better Advice

I write about feeling good in one's body and mind.