There is a lot you do not think about when becoming a digital nomad. The issues that can arise will affect you physically, financially and mentally, so this podcast episode is a must-listen.

Navigating the world while looking after your health and money is a challenging act. Fall ill and have no insurance, then you are left with an expensive medical bill. Loose a regular freelance client because your internet connection is unreliable, and you’ll end up with no way of funding your lifestyle.

In this episode of  the Remote Hive Podcast, Darren shares what you need to know about health and money as a digital nomad. 

What You Need to Know About Health & Money as a Digital Nomad
  • Do you pay tax as a digital nomad?
  • Why travel or health insurance is important
  • What happens when your card gets frozen abroad?
  • How to manage your money abroad

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Here are links to useful on remote working:

ARTICLE: Essential Travel Safety Tips for Digital Nomads
ARTICLE: Best Websites to Learn New Skills
ARTICLE: 6 Tips for Working Remotely While Travelling
ARTICLE: Best Places to Live and Work Remotely

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