The 5 Challenges of Becoming a Digital Nomad

In Part 1 of the Going Nomad series, I explained why my partner Lauren and I are moving to Mexico at the end of the year. In Part 2, I’ll tell you what I see as our top five challenges in making the transition to remote work.

These challenges seem to be fairly common for anyone moving abroad. I don’t claim to have any universal answers, but by documenting our thought process I’m hoping to show one way they can be overcome.

1. Location-independent income

This is, of course, the obvious one. No matter how cheap a foreign country can be, you still need to live on something. Not to mention save and invest for the future.

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