Most of the incidents that happen to digital nomads are due to people not using their common sense. It doesn’t take a genius to tell you that you shouldn’t stand out to the point that you’re walking around dark streets at night, intoxicated.

Being organised will reduce the stress of visiting a new place and it’s the lack of planning are the reasons for most travel safety issues.  Arrive in a city for the first time and not having any idea how to get to your accommodation will result in stress and why put this on yourself when you can spend 5 minutes researching. 

This episode is particularly timely due to the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus that is sweeping its way across China.  Being prepared for local issues like this will help you avoid travel nightmare type situations. 

This episode of Remote Hive Podcast, offers travel safety tips for digital nomads.  

Travel Safety Tips for Digital Nomads
  • How to Book accommodation for long-stays 
  • Why using your common sense is important
  • Preparing for a trip to SE Asia with Coronavirus causing issues
  • Travel scams and how to protect yourself 
  • How to research local news that could affect your travels 
  • How to keep your family informed 
  • Protecting your personal data when working remotely 
  • Why Travel Insurance is so critical

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The Remote Hive on YouTube – My new channel for remote working advice.
Subscribe to the Hive – free weekly email to help you become a remote worker.
Airbnb  – Sign up through this link and receive a £34 discount for your first trip.
Foreign Travel Advice– Foreign, Commonwealth Office (UK) website.
US State Advice
– Travel advice from the US Government
– File sharing application for family members to view travel documents.
World Health Organisation – WHO – Official information on the Coronavirus


Here are links to useful on remote working:

ARTICLE: Digital Nomad Gear: Essential Items for Remote Workers
ARTICLE: 8 Working Remotely while Travelling Tips
ARTICLE: How to Become a Digital Nomad
ARTICLE: Skills Needed for Digital Nomad Jobs
VIDEO: The Truth of Remote Work and Travel

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