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On being a Digital Nomad and Loneliness 

I am writing this sitting on the beach of Koh Rong Sanloem, a tiny Cambodian island without main electricity, reliable water supply or – you guessed it- widely-available wifi. My ferry to the mainland is late and I’m getting anxious about missing my plane to Europe. It’s been over 30 hours since I was online and – on the penultimate day of my (failed*) experiment in ‘digital nomading’ – it’s time to draw some conclusions. The lack of wifi and thus the connection with the outside world – despite some really good conversations with newly-met friends shared over a bottle of whiskey last night – made me look inside and actually I’m feeling a bit lonely for the first time […]

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Why being a Digital Nomad doesn’t work [for me…yet]

  I’m writing this post sitting on a cross-country train from Urumqi to Beijing. I’ve been on this train for 23 hours so far, and still have about 8 to go. I’m sitting on a sleeper in a 6-bunk compartment, which I’m sharing with 5 middle-aged Chinese people, playing cards and drinking Baijiu* As you can imagine, it can be a tad hard to focus. I love travelling and have been lured by the ‘digital nomad’ lifestyle I’ve seen in so many Facebook groups:  travelling around the world, exploring amazing places, moving to a different country every few weeks, all while *effortlessly* growing a 6-figure online business from a beach house. It looked like a dream. It looked like something […]

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