Slovakian-born Londoner Nika Janeckova made the jump from big city girl to digital nomad living on a remote island. Janeckova opened up to TravelHacker about why she left her career for the unknown and unsure reality of a digital nomad lifestyle. TravelHacker: Why did you decide to become a digital nomad? Nika Janeckova: As a little…

Coming home is something that the majority of digital nomads will do, whether it’s for a visit or to repatriate into their home country. The first time I returned home after moving abroad was very disconcerting. Now I know that I was experiencing reverse culture shock. After picking me up from the airport, my friend…

Australia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan… Iran? An unlikely addition to a list of fascinating countries with surf, Iran’s appeal is largely in how unknown it is to travelers. When you think of Iran, empowered and athletic women probably don’t immediately spring to mind. That’s why it’s even more intriguing that women are pioneering the typically…

People have all sorts of different motivations for choosing their travel (or live and work) destinations. Adventure sports, art, food, culture… the where and how of traveling are entirely dependent on the travler. Italy’s reputation for innovation and quality have earned it a place as a top travel destination. Italy also has a lesser known…

At Travel Hacker, we’re not rich. Some of our core beliefs are that it doesn’t take much money to begin traveling, and that the Digital Nomad lifestyle can have a positive impact on one’s net worth. Turning those beliefs into reality takes preparation and discipline. Personal finance can be scary stuff, even without accounting for…