Nomadic travel and work in the new age
The office is no longer essential but not everyone wants to work from home.
The new normal is nomadic travel.
Imagine a life where you can have the freedom to travel almost anywhere in the world whilst maintaining financial security by being employed. Picture a backpacker but upgraded!
Work in the new age has resulted in a significant rise in nomadic living as people choose to get paid whilst they travel. This has resulted in short stays in some of the best places in the world and the best part, you don’t need a travel blog to earn your living all you need is to be connected to the internet. You can go from an influencer capturing the best curated moments to a social media manager building an audience and even a programmer using UX AND UI design to create apps and websites. The global pandemic has not only closed the world but opened its accessibility to technology and the digital age.
The world is saying goodbye to traditional work culture as 15 per cent of the working population currently work remotely with the numbers increasing. Remote work has always been an unconventional way of making a living but as a nomadic traveller this comes with a twist bringing you a change of scenery and allowing you to relax, unwind and enjoy whilst you work.
Being a digital nomad means you can not only work remotely but also as freelancer so you won’t be tied down with long term contracts but you’ll have to find work for yourself using job boards and websites. Nomadic visas ae being offered by many countries that relied on tourism. As the industry has been stopped in its tracks many countries are opening their doors to digital nomads in exchange for endless sunshine, dips in the ocean and sipping their favourite drink whilst working from the comfort of their laptop or mobile phone. You can check out Barbados, Anguilla, Estonia and even Georgia but be sure to have a pretty hefty bank balance as many of these places require you to prove your financial stability in order for your short-term relocation.
Having internet connection is not the only way to experience nomadic travelling. You can find local jobs to fully immerse yourself in your environment. There are jobs available in almost every sector from online tutors, language teachers to social media marketers, video creators and even customer representatives. You may even consider setting up and running a digital business by tapping into your entrepreneurial side.
However, you choose to work, know that you have options – whether you’re wanting to get back to work in the office or continuing to work from home, covid-19 has proven that you can do almost any job from anywhere in the world. If you choose to try the nomadic living lifestyle remember to do your research, consider finding the best locations for accommodations that offer short term lets, cost of living and how sustainable it is for you.