Spending time in nature has a profoundly therapeutic effect on thinking clarity, overall health, and is a surefire way to lower the stress levels and many more. And even if the fact that Steve Jobs was pretty insistent on walking meetings does not convince you to move I have a challenge that for sure will do!
While we were enjoying amazing places like Canada and Thailand my fiancée kept on telling me how amazing South Africa is. She extolled the virtues of a city that has both the ocean and mountains, and teased me with waterfalls, wineyards and the perfect steak. Fortunately, the opportunity has come to say “I call”.
In April my Fiance had to go on a business trip to Cape Town. We decided to take a chance and jumped on the plane to spend some time in South Africa. Since famous bloggers like Casey Neistat and I think alike we took a ride in a SealMobile to high five with sea dogs.
Remote work is a solution for many problems and a great opportunity, but it has some downsides as well. Loneliness is one of the biggest. Still you can use work out a few ways to keep your social life and get the best of remote work.
One of the advantages of remote work is that I don’t need to take time off to enjoy another part of the world. So when I got bored with crumbs and spilled coffee on my keyboard I decided to head to Switzerland, get my laptop some melted cheese and practice my amazing snowboarding skills.
Thailand is a capital for every digital Nomad. It is not only cheap, but also spectacular in many ways. So we decided to give it a try. It turns out that Thailand is not only Bangkok, beaches and booze. It’s Barracudas as well.
Working remotely does not mean working from home. You don’t have to wear sweatpants all day and shun all human interaction.
There are plenty of alternatives and I’ve tried them all. In this tutorial I explore all the different places you can work from – cafes, coworks, national parks and more.
Being busy is not something to be proud of. It is a signal that you need to reevaluate your priorities.
With Remote Work, you don’t have to choose between your career and behaving like a human being. You don’t have to uproot yourself and embark on an uncertain journey to seek a better life. The days of Wild West are gone.
The opportunity to move for work is a privilege, and the immense potential of those of us who are not willing to leave our lives behind is only beginning to be explored.
As I write this, my grandfather is not doing so well. I very much enjoy the opportunity to visit him and listen to his crazy war stories. About the time he was running a public house as a 14-year old to feed his family. Or how he stole german weapons and sold them to the resistance.
My Wife appreciates these stories too, and she “adopted” him as her own.