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Work from anywhere! (well, not really)

By Callum Borchers

10 Nov 2022 · 4 min read

The digital nomad lifestyle many of us dream of seems more in reach following the pandemic. But in reality, it comes with complications. The WSJ explains the difficulties that weigh down free spirits.

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It is a professional fantasy turned reality for some: Escape the office and travel the country, even the world, working remotely in rented beach houses and ski lodges or, on a leaner budget, a home on wheels while living the #vanlife.

Digital nomads, as these wanderers call themselves, say their adventures can be thrilling. They also describe an unsexy side of maintaining a career on the go. Complicated taxes, breakdowns on remote highways and pangs of loneliness can weigh down free spirits.

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