One of the biggest issues while traveling internationally is that you end up paying around 3-5% extra for every transaction due to currency exchange charges. Whether you exchange cash at an exchange house or use your debit/credit card, most transactions get tacked with an additional 3-5% fee. Some banks even … more »
Digital Nomad Resources
This is how we are taking full advantage of the 21st century economy: by working online and living a life that isn’t tied to just one location.
In this section, we write about the best spots we come across while working remotely in different cities around the world. Every now and then, we also like sharing thoughts about what it’s like to work on the go. But we’re not at all about glorifying the travel and digital nomad lifestyle – we take lots of pride in telling it like it is!
Chances are Cluj (full name: Cluj-Napoca), doesn’t promptly come to mind when one thinks about good places for digital nomads in Europe. Maybe this Romanian city is not a hotspot for remote workers yet, but it certainly will be soon! Located in the heart of Transylvania, Cluj has many of … more »
As a digital nomad and internet entrepreneur I love talking about the intersection of location independence, taxes, residence status, visas, and more. One thing that often comes up in these discussions is how the world just isn’t ready for us. Try telling an immigration officer that you “work online” and … more »
Taxes are complicated. Digital Nomad taxes are even more complicated. The first question that a lot of people ask is “Where am I supposed to pay taxes?”. If you’re lucky, the answer is “nowhere”. If you’re not so lucky, the answer is “it depends”. What’s luck got to do with … more »
Finding free WIFI in Stockholm is certainly not a hard task. This is the Capital of Scandinavia, for Christ’s sake! So finding a good place to work from in Sweden’s main city is not about the connectivity. It’s more about sitting down in a pleasant and inspiring spot. Also, it’s … more »
Helsinki might not be an obvious destination for those who work online. It’s not as affordable as other digital nomad hot spots in Vietnam or Thailand. It doesn’t have the exotic appeal of Bali. Nor the all year round moderate weather that seduces remote workers to Lisbon. The city vibes … more »
Antigua is the most touristic spot in Guatemala. Apart from receiving a lot of short term visitors, the city is also a hot spot for expats, folks who wants to learn Spanish and digital nomads. Antigua is affordable by international standards, even though it is considerably pricier than the rest … more »
Yesterday, I read a very interesting article by Charlie Guo, a traveler and a digital nomad. The title of the article was I’m Not Living The Dream. In my opinion, Charlie did an excellent job of outlining the problems that digital nomads face. People who live on the road and work … more »
Lisbon is one of the best European capitals for Digital Nomads looking to get some work done. Sure, the city offers a lot of distractions, but it also welcomes those whose budget might be tighter, in a pretty comfortable way. The Portuguese capital is a welcoming mix of traditional and … more »
Travel writing, especially about long term travel, tends to be about The Good Things™. There are indeed a million and one good things about long term travel. But, the truth is that long term travel comes with its own set of challenges and it certainly isn’t a cake walk for … more »