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Travel Slow: The Local Digital Nomad Movement

The words “digital nomad” commonly evoke images of teenagers with their MacBook laptops lying on a hammock, somewhere in a tropical island. I have discussed before how this stereotype has little to do with reality. In this post, I want to talk about the local digital nomad movement, and why some of us have opted for traveling slow in a world that moves increasingly fast….

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How To Transition From Employee To Digital Nomad

Some years ago, I worked at a cubicle from 8am to 6pm, 5 days a week. I felt miserable. One day, I decided to quit my job and start freelancing. Eventually, I became a micropreneur and began traveling the world. In this post, I want to share my experience on how to transition from employee to digital nomad. Cubicle Rat At the beginning of this…

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A Walk Through Riga: Big Monuments And Controversial Landmarks

To say that Riga is a beautiful city is an understatement. Full of art-nouveau buildings, wide open soviet-style avenues and impressive monuments, it’s unlike any other European capital. A short walk through Riga its enough to immerse yourself in its very unique character, owing to both its past and future. This post is part of a series of posts devoted to Riga. I am an…

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Life In Budapest For Digital Nomads

We plan on staying in Riga at least until this fall but, after that, we are considering two options for our next location: Budapest or Chiang Mai. Being two very different cities, we decided to visit both to make up our minds before the final decision. In this article, I want to share my impressions on how is life in Budapest for digital nomads. Different…

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Towards Deep Work: Becoming Unreachable

While working on shallow tasks is perfectly fine when you are in a distracting environment, becoming unreachable is indispensable if we need to do some serious, deep work. In order to do that, first, we need to find a space where we can work uninterruptedly for long periods of time. Then, we need to get rid of all distractions. Both things are becoming increasingly difficult…

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