, 2022-10-16 13:14:32,
- The digital nomad movement is rapidly growing, as more countries offer visas for remote workers.
- Women make up a large percentage of digital nomads.
- Tech company Lemon.io analyzed data to find the safest, healthiest countries for digital nomads.
Kyiv-based Kate Leschyshyn always had an urge to travel when she was younger. It wasn’t until she got divorced that she finally had the freedom to do it. She was able to take more long weekend trips that soon turned into working from different cities and, eventually, becoming a full-on digital nomad.
As a sales team lead for a flexible company, Leschyshyn has to take calls with people all around the world at all times of the day. Her unstable schedule meant it didn’t really matter where she lived. But when Russia invaded Ukraine, she decided the best move was to leave the country for the long term.
For over four months now, Leschyshyn has been living as a digital nomad in Berlin. She chose the city because she wanted to practice her German, experience the culture, and spend time with a close friend who lives there.
“There are some places I knew and dreamt about since childhood or from friends,” she said. “Right now, I can travel to these places, not as a tourist, but rather to integrate into the local lives and culture. And I don’t even need to use my vacation days for this.”
She’s found the digital nomad lifestyle to be rewarding, especially helping to “better understand other people,” she said. “I build more meaningful…
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