Becoming a Digital Nomad: How to Prepare for ‘Location Independence’

The fantasy is that you drop everything, throw some essentials in a suitcase, and hit the road. At least, that’s how it always was in my imagination. Travel was adventure, escape, rebellion, and freedom. Shortly after my 25th birthday, the idle musings became an itch that eventually became too persistent to ignore. Looking back, we call it my quarter-life crisis. One morning while making coffee, Jacob looked at me and said, “OK. Let’s do it.” That’s the moment that the fantasy ended and planning began.

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