5 Reasons Being a Digital Nomad Is Easier Than You Think

A big thanks to Steve and Sacha for publishing this article.  Their site is an inspiration for anyone wanting to leave their job for a life of freedom and travel, and they offer many great anecdotes and tips and tricks to help you on the way. After reading this, be sure to check out their post on the best websites for planning your trip.

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There seem to be endless articles cropping up recently about the realities of life as a digital nomad.  They address the raised stress levels, uncertainty and potential disasters of this sort of lifestyle, but they barely ever point out that, despite the challenges, it’s easily doable—no matter who you are.

Sure, there are some downfalls of life on the road, but every choice you make will always have its drawbacks. In reality, there are many reasons why choosing to quit your 9-5, pack up and travel the world, is much easier than you’d first imagine.

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Digital Nomad – Cost of Living by Country

Being a digital nomad, working where ever you want and not being tied down to the same desk in the same office from 9-5 is the dream.  Cost of living is a heavy consideration for digital nomads as well as other factors such as connectivity, lifestyle, and safety of a country.

We’ve put together a chart showing cost of living by country to show you where the cheap countries are to be a digital nomad.

Cost of Living by Country for Digital Nomads: Consumer Price Index Plus Rent Index

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What does the consumer price plus rent index mean? 

Unlike many other cost of living indexes, this data collected by Numbeo includes rent as a factor, a major cost for digital nomads.

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