No matter if you're heading to a coworking space between the swaying palms of Southeast Asia or the smoke-spurting volcanos of Central America, the monkey-spotted jungles of Indo or the frenetic towns of India, there are a few things that every remote worker will need. We're not just talking about the obvious things: speedy internet, somewhere to sit and work, a comfy bed. We're also talking about the things you might not consider; the things that transform those nomadic trips with the laptop abroad from a plain old working holiday into an experience you're going to love and treasure.
It's fair to say that the sharing economy has taken the world by storm in recent years. And before you screw up your face in confusion and ask the question that's surely on plenty of reader's lips – namely, 'what exactly is the sharing economy?' – just take a look around you! It's everywhere. It's in your online shopping services; it's in your line-up of go-to accommodation sites for traveling; it's in your gym membership management pages; it's even in your diet apps and daily routine tools.
Whether you're a veteran globetrotter or a budding digital nomad, the new wave of coworking spaces that's taking over in destinations as far-flung as Bali and Indo, Nica and Brazil is certainly one to watch. Offering everything from luxurious suites and high-speed web connections, new mates and new adventures, it might just offer you the best choice for you working and traveling life this year.
From Nicaragua to northern Thailand, the beaches of Oz to the mountain towns of Austria, remote workers are everywhere these days. Some are tech heads with a penchant for Wordpress; others are digital designers with a passion for all things PSD. The one thing that unites them all though, is that the office belongs on the laptop, and the work bench on the cloud.
If you've been toying with the idea of shedding the nine-to-five constraints and going it alone, then we at LBW and nomad.life salute you! We think that leaving behind the comfort zone and the familiar office is one of the best things you can do in life – I mean, of course we do, with the rolling surf of Nica, the sunny sands of Thailand, the tropical isles of Indo and oodles of other great places to visit and so little time to do it in!
Ah, to shun the nine-to-five! It's a dream many of us have and few of us pursue. After all, there's something reassuring about the perks of the old Rat Race, aren’t there? Regular pay packets, routine hours, secure work – the list goes on!
From the historic lands of the Magyars in Europe to the sun-kissed sands of the Andaman coast, this list of 10 top destinations for the budding remote worker is sure to have something to tickle your fancy. So, grab a brew, prep the flight booker, and let's get picking that next nomad destination…