Are you ready to turn your dream of becoming a digital nomad into a reality? Well, the year 2022 has been all about working remotely and as it comes to a close, it’s time to set our sights on the future. And what better way to kick off the new year than by taking control of your career and your life by learning what it takes to be a successful digital nomad?
Get inspired and start planning your journey now with our top-rated articles on the digital nomad lifestyle. From tips on how to work remotely from your dream destination to the best tools and resources for staying connected and productive on the go, we’ve got you covered. So why wait? Start your journey today and join the ranks of savvy travelers and remote workers who are making their dreams come true in 2023 and beyond!
Ah, romantic France… Who wouldn’t like to fulfil their fantasy and experience the elegant way of french culture firsthand? If you’re considering moving there with your online work, you should know that a designated digital nomad or remote worker visa doesn’t exist in France.
So how should you go about staying and working from there long-term? Luckily, foreign nationals can still apply for a visa that allows them to remain in the country longer.
Working remotely in France for a US company is possible and can be done in two main ways: staying in France for a period under 3 months as a tourist or applying for one of the French visas for a long-term stay. Click here to learn more!
Costa Rica regularly ranks as one of the happiest countries in the world. Want to be a part of it?
Costa Rica has everything one desires–beaches, jungles, forests, volcanoes, rainforests, vibrant cities and culture. The country is perfect for someone looking for both adventure and a laid-back quiet life. And now, working remotely from Costa Rica is as easy as ever. It’s very accommodating to digital nomads, and you will have all the necessary infrastructure to keep up with your remote job.
In September 2021, Costa Rica introduced a digital nomad visa for remote workers, telecommuters and other location-independent professionals. You can live and work from Costa Rica for up to 12 months, with a possible extension for another year. Find out how here!
Thailand is a multicultural country that is popular with expats from around the world due to its climate, growing opportunities, low crime rates and low cost of living. Prices in many places in Thailand are reasonably low. But locations with more expats and tourists can be quite high.
Nonetheless, it’s an affordable country. On average, Thailand’s cost of living is around 60% lower than in the US, and anywhere from 15% to 30% lower than much of the rest of Asia. The rent prices for apartments are only about 16% of the rent in New York City for an equivalent apartment.
Find out what it’s like to live and work in some of the most affordable cities in Thailand here!
Planning a trip to Costa Rica, and feeling nervous about safety? Then this is the article for you! We are here to help you learn how to stay safe in Costa Rica by listing the least dangerous places for living in the country and safety tips for using public transport. We’ll also share the best times to visit to have the most enjoyable, stress-free experience.
Costa Rica, which means “rich coast” in Spanish, is the safest country in Central America according to the worldnomad’s website. The country, which got its name from Columbo when he reported vast amounts of gold jewelry worn by the locals in 1502, also snagged the number one spot as the most peaceful country in the region out of 12. Click to see which cities are considered the safest.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that remote work is possible in almost any job, with some exceptions. So why should US companies not hire international talent located abroad? Both employers and employees can greatly benefit from this, and here’s how:
Remote employees working from abroad are neither subject to the US tax system, nor employment or immigration laws. Foreign workers can be hired via legal entities abroad, through employer of record (EOR) companies, or as independent contractors.
Hiring remote workers from abroad has become a common practice among many US companies. Doing this can significantly reduce costs, and companies can select from a wider talent pool. Are you interested in employing foreign talent for your US organization? This article explains how and why to hire remote employees overseas.
Spain is a well-known destination for expats and investors, and one of the best places to spend winters in Europe. So how can you legally relocate to this beautiful Mediterranean county with your remote job in the UK?
Spain has long been a popular place for retirees, and now it’s gaining steam as a major hub for remote professionals. Most can agree that relocation to a warmer place is always a good idea if your job gives you that opportunity, and Spain is a great place to do that as it has been welcoming expats for a long time. But how easy is relocating to Spain as a foreigner?
Non-EU and British citizens must apply for a residence permit in order to work remotely from Spain. There are two main options available: a non-lucrative visa and a self-employed visa for freelancers, business owners and contractors. Read to learn how.
Mexico isn’t only a popular destination for American tourists but also a place worth considering for a long-term stay. If you are already working remotely or have some online income, relocating to Mexico won’t be difficult at all!
You can work remotely for a US company from Mexico. Remote workers can also avoid paying taxes in Mexico by working for a foreign company and having all their income sources come from abroad. Additionally, they must receive payments to either a US bank account or another foreign account.
Some governments including Mexico are adapting to a wave of new remote workers. Especially for American workers working remotely, leaving the US may be very appealing. So how can you work remotely for a US company and live in Mexico? Is that even an option? Find out now.
Although Southern Europe is known for its affordable cost of living, Italy actually has some of the highest prices in this part of the continent. Nevertheless, living on a small budget in the home of pizza is still possible. This is most achievable in small towns, villages and the countryside. For instance, the cost of living in small towns in the south is about half of what one would pay in Milan, Turin, Genoa, Bologna, Florence, Venice or Rome.
Find out what the cheapest cities to live in Italy are!
Each year, more and more people are relocating to Mexico to live as expats there. It’s great for its friendly locals, low prices and perfect weather. Furthermore, you are just a short flight away from the United States. But what if your budget is tight? Is it still possible to move to Mexico and live on, let’s say, $1,000 a month?
In Mexico, you can live a comfortable life on $1,000 a month. The average cost of living for expats, digital nomads and retirees varies between $600 to $2,000 depending on one’s lifestyle choices and their location. Baseline costs in Mexico are around $750 a month.
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Since 2020, remote work has become the new normal for many people. Some even decided to move to other countries as a benefit of clocking in online. We are seeing more and more individuals work for US companies while living abroad, and many are choosing a European country as their base. Here’s why:
An individual can work remotely for a US company and live in Europe for at least 90 days with only a tourist visa. If they stay longer than 90 days, however, one will need a residence permit and work permit for the corresponding country. After residing in one place for over 183 days, a person will become a tax resident.
This concludes our most popular articles in 2022! We are sure that 2023 will be your year, full of excitement and adventure. With the right information and guidance, we would love to see you live out your nomadic dream life!
For more inspiration and to learn about the nomadic life in countries like Serbia, Portugal, Turkey, Colombia and more, you might find our last years recap interesting.
Want to get a remote job in 2023 and travel the world?
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Looking forward to seeing you live your dream life in 2023!