HOW TO WORK LIKE A DIGITAL NOMAD
If you’re tempted by the possibility of escaping the office with just a laptop in hand, here are some resources to get you started.
CO- WORKING ABROAD
SunDesk (sun-desk.com; day passes from $12), a co-working space on a surf beach near Marrakesh, has high-speed Internet—even on the roof terrace. WORK Saigon (worksaigon.com; from $118 a month) has single-origin Vietnamese coffee and regular community barbecues. Nest (coworkingnest.com.mx;
from $20 a day to $99 a week), in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, has a rooftop pool and is pet-friendly. Hubud (hubud.org; from $33 a day to $364 a month) in Ubud, Bali, has Skype booths, business coaches and courses like “Become a
CO- WORKING CLOSER TO HOME
The Surf Office (thesurf office.com; from $90 a day for a single room) in Gran
Canaria, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; and Santa Cruz, Calif., offers accommodation, co-working spaces and or
ganized social events.
(mutinerie.org/village-home page; from $300 a week for
a shared dorm) is a coworking space in a restored
farmhouse near Paris. Coworking Camp (cowork ing.camp; from $376 a week not including accommodation) is a beachside winter pop-up in Djerba, Tunisia.
(coconat-space. com, from $53 a night) is a
retreat just outside Berlin with both indoor and outdoor desks and tents and cabins in the woods for sleeping. Webworktravel.com offers
information on the best workation destinations, from
Cape Town to Cusco. In November, the site is running its first-ever “digital nomad cruise,” from Spain to Brazil ($355 for nine days—a bargain because the ship is repositioning; Wi-Fi is extra and expensive).
CONFERENCES DNX Global (dnxglobal. com; tickets start at $295), a massive biannual conference most recently hosted
in Berlin, brings together thousands of digital nomads hoping to network and hear speeches like “Redesign your life: How I created my dream job in less than a year.” The Global Coworking Unconference Conference (gcuc.co) hosts co-working events around the world, from Toronto to São Paulo, to discuss everything from work trends to productivityenhancing furniture design.
#nomads (hashtag nomads.com) offers wellrounded crowd-sourced information for location-independent workers—everything from remote-job-search tips to affordable places to stay.
Nomad List (nomadlist. com) provides forums, destination guides and a handy filtering tool for finding your next home. Technomades (technomades.com), for digital nomads looking for co-working spaces, lodging and community en français, is currently