Becoming Digital Nomads
BY Rachel Harvey
Becoming digital nomads at 36 years old takes a lot of work if you have a family, pets and a home in The States. But that isn’t to say it’s not worth it. It totally is!
I’m a UX/UI Designer and Zach, my husband, is a Web Developer. We have been working online for forever, it seems. We are very used to working with clients all around the Western Hemisphere, and we have learned the importance of short and sweet emailing, chatting, and video calling.
With this digital communication knowledge we have acquired, we asked ourselves, “Why not be a digital nomad in a different country where we can learn and experience new things?” We knew that this new level of learning would help us in our design and development. Understanding different people is at the core of what we do in our work, and what better way to understand more people than to experience a new culture and meet expats that come from around the world.
We chose Costa Rica to be Digital Nomads for many reasons, but here are our top:
1. The laid-back culture.
2. Lots of different kinds of people to meet.
3. Great place to raise our 2 boys.
5. Being a Digital Nomad in Costa Rica is easy in a lot of ways.
There are lots of other reasons why we chose Costa Rica like healthcare, being in the blue zone, cost of living, etc. Research Costa Rica for yourself. It’s a great place to live and vacation!
Reach out to us with questions you have about our experiences so far. We would love to chat with you about them!