The Guadalupe Valley wine region in Mexico is only a 2.5-ish hour drive from San Diego, inland from Ensenada. With just a short hop across the border required, it was a no-brainer saying “YES” to a fun day trip opportunity with our local chapter of Travel Massive!
There is often one thing that prevents those who seek a true “digital nomad” lifestyle from actually doing so: building and creating a profitable online income that is sustainable, and flexible enough to support themselves while they travel the world. It is no easy feat. Working online for yourself requires self-motivation, commitment, and drive to be able to be accountable to yourself and bring enough money in monthly to make it happen.If you dream of living a lifestyle where you can live wherever and work whenever, then this post is for you.
A few years ago when I was getting the itch to travel more and be at my cubicle less, I would scour the internet for articles, inspiration, jobs, something that could help me create a meaningful career but still allow me to do it while seeing the world. Fast-forward to 2019, and I've not only replaced my desk job salary with my online income, but I've been living this location-independent lifestyle for almost 2.5 years.
From reading your email replies and messages, many of you have expressed the desire to be able to have a meaningful career while not giving up the ability to travel the world whenever you want to. Here are some popular routes to creating an online income I came across, that I've since learned are typically a "slower route" for earning an online income.
Paris: the city of light, of love, of beautiful people and incredible food. There is so much to do and discover in Paris that you could spend a whole trip there and still desire a return visit.
Furthermore, beyond Paris there are a number of amazing parts of France that deserve a visit too. Places like the Loire Valley, Normandy, Versailles, and Alsace are unique ways to add onto your itinerary and enjoy beautiful France beyond Paris.