The beauty of deciding to work digitally is that the job can be done from absolutely anywhere.
Digital nomadism is on the rise, and in 2018, 4.8 million Americans admitted to working remotely. The figure is increasing as well, and 27 percent of US workers said they might become digital nomads in the next few years. The beauty of deciding to work digitally is that the job can be done from absolutely anywhere – as long as there is an internet connection. Some digital nomads decide to work from home, while others prefer to traverse the globe. The latter is easily the most enticing option, but where are the best places to go?
Before you decide on a place to work from, it may be a good idea to make sure that your business is above board and you are properly covered in case something goes wrong. This means getting the right insurance. If you are operating your own company remotely, you may want to look into cheap business insurance. Investing in this means that if anyone makes a claim against your business you will be covered. Without the right cover, a big claim could stop a small business in its tracks.
If you choose to become a global digital nomad and like the sound of working on a beach while sipping on a fresh coconut or a fruity cocktail, make sure you get the right travel insurance before jetting off as well. In terms of places to visit, there are a number of locations which are high up on the list of remote business owners.
Costa Rica is considered to be one of the top countries for digital nomads to venture to. One of the most popular towns in the Central American country is Playas del Coco in Guanacaste, which is a picturesque fishing village. It attracts tourists because of its expat community and its beautiful sandy shores. One of the major downsides, though, is that it is relatively expensive compared to some other hotspots for travelers who work.
Thailand has long been one of the most attractive places for digital nomads, and continues to attract a high number each year. In fact, 38.28 million people visited the Southeast Asian country in 2018. A proportion of this figure will have been remote workers. Nomads like Thailand because it is cheap, the food is vibrant and varied, and there are so many beautiful places to visit. Chiang Mai is one of the preferred cities, as it is quiet and has good access to stunning nature. Unfortunately, though, during the burning season, the pollution levels can raise to dangerous levels.
The great thing about digital nomadism is the fact that work can be done from absolutely anywhere. If you get fed up with the high prices in Costa Rica, move to Thailand. If you can’t handle the pollution there, switch to Poland. Some other great locations for digital nomads include Valencia in Spain, Cape Town in South Africa, and Ho Chi Ming City in Vietnam.