Embracing the Digital Nomad Lifestyle: Sailing Towards Freedom
Join us on our journey as we leave behind conventional living, trading it for a mortgage-free life aboard a sailing boat. By becoming digital nomads, we embark on a quest to explore breathtaking destinations like Studland Bay, St Mawes, Hope Cove, Salcombe, Fishcombe Cove, and Porthcurno while working remotely online. Discover the joys and challenges of the digital nomad lifestyle as we chase freedom and fulfillment.
Living as Digital Nomads:
As we set sail, we dive into the world of digital nomadism, blending work and travel in pursuit of a location-independent lifestyle. Working online provides us with the freedom to explore new and beautiful places, allowing us to enjoy the serenity of coastal wonders while still earning a living.
As the world changes an becomes ever-more digital, more and more opportunities have arisen for people to pursue this digital nomad lifestyle.
Pre 2020 there was already a large and growing community of people who would travel around the world, working in the kinds of places that would be almost unimaginable just a few decades ago, but after the Covid-19 pandemic struck the world a very real conversation began to be had be even those who previously had no desire to become digital nomads, but regular people began to question just how important, in a hyper connected world with the ability to conduct meetings remotely, how essential really is it to go into an office anymore? After 2020, attitudes around the world really began to change towards the ability to at the very least, work from home, even if not fully embracing the potential world travel as a digital nomad.
Common Questions about becoming a Digital Nomad
What does a digital nomad do?
A digital nomad typically works remotely while traveling. They leverage technology to perform various jobs or run online businesses.
How do you qualify as a digital nomad?
There are no specific qualifications to become a digital nomad. It involves adopting a location-independent work setup that allows you to work remotely while traveling.
Do digital nomads pay tax?
Tax obligations for digital nomads vary depending on their citizenship, tax residency status, and the countries they work and reside in. Consult with a tax professional to understand your specific tax liabilities.
What is a digital nomad UK?
A digital nomad in the UK refers to an individual who embraces a location-independent lifestyle, working remotely while residing or traveling within the United Kingdom.
What is the most common digital nomad job?
Common digital nomad jobs include freelance writing, web development, graphic design, online marketing, virtual assistance, and e-commerce entrepreneurship.
Can digital nomads work in the UK?
Yes, digital nomads can work in the UK, whether they are UK citizens or have the necessary visas and permits to work and reside in the country legally.
Can you be a nomad in the UK?
Yes, you can adopt a nomadic lifestyle within the UK, traveling and exploring different regions while working remotely. However, certain visa and accommodation considerations apply for longer stays.
Are digital nomads wealthy?
Digital nomads' wealth varies greatly. While some may achieve financial success, the lifestyle is more about embracing freedom, experiences, and personal growth rather than solely focusing on wealth accumulation.
Is 30 too old to be a digital nomad?
No, there is no age limit for becoming a digital nomad. People of various ages, including those over 30, have successfully embraced the digital nomad lifestyle.
How old are most digital nomads?
Digital nomads come from diverse age groups. While there is no specific age range, you can find digital nomads across various age brackets, each with their unique experiences and perspectives.
Some of our Digital Nomad stops sailing around the UK
The map below contains clickable links (anchor pictures) for all of the anchorages we've stayed in not only in the solent, but also some great spots in Dorset too. Be sure to check them all out to get a feel for these places before potentially going to explore some of them yourself. There are even more anchorages on our full British Anchorages Guide.