When people think of making money while traveling, they conjure up images of curated Instagram profiles and celebrity status. Well, I’m here to tell you that you don’t need either of those things if you want to make money while traveling the world — it’s 2018, and there has never been a better time for making your dreams a reality! In fact, if you’re looking to be a world-traveling nomad, all you need to do is follow these 4 bits of advice:
Build an ecosystem of support.
Nothing is better than that feeling when you find your tribe! With a ton of new people moving to Spain this fall, we want you to introduce yourself to us! ⠀ ⠀ If you'll be in Spain this year, comment below with who you are, where you'll be and what you're all about. We can't wait to meet you! ⠀ ⠀ Special thanks to @dmainternacional for this photo during our exclusive editorial at @elparacaidista this summer! #LMDES
Let’s face it, not everyone is going to understand your burning desire to travel nor will they encourage you to follow your work-abroad dreams, which is why it’s up to you to build your own network. A great way to start your journey is by attending a digital nomad conference like 7in7 , being held in Colombia later this year, where you can network with and learn from people who’ve already been living the life. And while Facebook has been getting a bad rap lately, I can’t overstate how great it is for community building. Facebook groups are a great place to ask questions, find work and get advice on the nomadic lifestyle. Get your travel questions answered in groups like Travel Latina and pay a visit to Female Digital Nomads or Digital Nomad Girls ,where you can commiserate with women who understand what you’re doing and who’ll support you in your journey.