Posted: 1/29/24 | January 29th, 2024
For many people, being able to work and travel is the dream. Logging on to your laptop from a new destination, spending your days off admiring the Wonders of the World, feasting on delicious cuisines. It should come as no surprise that there’s been a rise in remote work over the past few years (especially after COVID). One of the best — and most popular — regions in the world to work remotely from is Europe. Offering a diverse array of countries and cultures, incredible food, reliable infrastructure, and plenty of overnight trains and airport hubs that make it easy to get around, Europe is arguably the best region in the world to work remotely. And with a growing number of countries offering visas specifically to remote workers and digital nomads, being a digital nomad in Europe has never been easier. I’ve been a digital nomad for over 15 years and have spent countless months working and traveling around Europe. In this post, I’ll share everything you need to know about being a digital nomad in Europe.
The Benefits of Being a Digital Nomad in Europe
There are a lot of reasons why Europe is one of the most popular and sought-after destinations for digital nomads. Here are a few:
- Variety – The major selling point for being a digital nomad in Europe is the variety. Depending on what list you use, there are between 40-50 countries in Europe. That means 40-50 different cuisines, languages, and landscapes. There are sunny beaches and rugged mountains, charming villages and lively cities. No matter what you’re looking for, you can find it in Europe.
- Ease of Transportation – Between Flixbus and Ryanair, it’s possible to travel Europe for essentially pennies. There’s also a massive, interconnected rail system with both high-speed and overnight trains. And if you’re in the Schengen Area, there are no border controls so it’s super easy to travel between countries. On a smaller scale, European cities have amazing public transportation that is fast, safe, and affordable.
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