It’s so easy to talk about putting life’s priorities first and yet so hard to turn those words into practice. We’ve started implementing the idea on a daily basis, and with huge success.
What do statistics have to say about our first year as digital nomads? Time abroad, days avoiding winter, countries visited – I crunched the numbers for 2016 and the results are in!
Our plan all along was to spend over two months in Brisbane. But just before our first month was up, we suddenly called it quits to big-city life and moved to a tropical paradise.
When we booked our one-way tickets to Singapore, I hadn’t researched about what to see, do, and eat. I had, however, seen a photo of the most impressive hotel in the world – and that’s where I wanted to go.
Singapore, the island nation with a ban on gum and spitting, utterly radical architecture, and mandatory death for drug possession. This was the first stop in our 2017 chapter as digital nomads.
Being a digital nomad is an adventure, sometimes when you’d prefer it wasn’t. Returning to Sweden for Christmas should have taken just 10 hours. Instead, it took 30.
In 24 hours, we’ll be boarding an airplane back to Sweden – and back to winter! If you can believe it, I’m actually looking forward to both. Here’s what I’m most excited about.
Life on Fuerteventura has been moving along the past couple of weeks in the way of work, surfing, visitors, adventure! Now in our final days here, we are going to explore another island for its nomad viability.
Finally, the full story – doubts and all – of how I quit my job for a life on my terms. My hope is to inspire others to trust enough in themselves to pursue their own ambitions.