Iceland is often called the “land of fire and ice.” It has one of the most unique landscapes you’ll ever see, including glaciers, fjords (formed by the glaciers), icebergs, waterfalls, volcanoes, craters, cliffs, lava fields, and black sand beaches.
While imagining a new life abroad is exhilarating, it might not be as straightforward as spinning a globe and jet setting to wherever your index finger lands. There are tons of things to consider to make sure you’ll be happy and healthy in your new location. Here are a few tips to consider when choosing a home base as a digital nomad.
Rio de Janeiro is, hands down, my favorite city in the world. It has amazing weather, incredible beaches, mountains, and rainforests, a rich culture (especially in music and dance), miles of oceanfront running trails, and plenty of activities for adventurers. Make sure to drink in the culture (and some caipirinhas, which I’ll get to in a moment) along with the beautiful scenery. And, at least once, make sure to kick up your heels, throw your rhythm-less caution to the wind and samba like nobody’s watching.
Imagine calling a hammock on the beach in Thailand or a cafe in Budapest your “office”. It might be the ultimate dream - traveling the world for months or years on end. Don’t think that traveling has to be limited to your company vacation days! Many world travelers have been fulfilling their goal of exploring new places while also having a job that allows you to travel. Here are a few ways to make money on the road (or on a plane or boat)!
Madrid is a historic, cultural city that has over the years become an lively hotspot for trendsetters and artists. This is a place that blurs the line between ancient and modern, mixing grandiose palaces with hip cafes. Pour yourself a fresh glass of Sangria, because we’re covering what makes Madrid one of the most bustling cities in Europe!
If you’re sick of the bitter cold already, it may be time to for a spa getaway! Imagine relaxing at an indulgent spa and being warmed to the core by a luxurious hot stone massage treatment, and then spending the rest of your day in the sauna or jacuzzi. Imagine having all of your meals chef-prepared and just focusing on relaxing your tired, cold muscles for a while. And the great thing is you don’t have to go too far to have a nice spa getaway. While this list includes some interesting spa destinations around the world, there are several on this list that are right in North America!
Who wants to take apart their entire luggage to look for the left sock, when they could be out seeing the Colosseum? And when you only get laundry every once in a while, don’t you want everything to get washed at once? If ya hear me, you might want to check out some of these products that will help you keep your luggage organized while traveling.
I don’t know about you, but for me, 2019 will be a year full of both travel and work. I love to explore new destinations that are beautiful, unique, and full of life-- but that also have favorable conditions for getting some work done. With that in mind, here are my picks for destinations in 2019 that offer a lot to digital nomads-- those of us who want to see amazing places and work a little in between.