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Surviving financially as a creative digital nomad

  • Sebastian Partogi

  /   Fri, February 21 2020   /  02:22 am
Work anywhere: A group of young people engage in a discussion at a coworking space in Central Jakarta. (JP/Muthi Achadiat Kautsar)(JP/Muthi Achadiat Kautsar)

Work anywhere: A group of young people engage in a discussion at a coworking space in Central Jakarta. (JP/Muthi Achadiat Kautsar)Want to freelance as a creative worker, working remotely while living temporarily in different places to collect exciting memories of life? Well, if this sounds like an ideal work-life balance to you, perhaps being a digital nomad is your thing.But, hang on a minute, being a creative digital nomad is no holiday, warns Rain Chudori, an Indonesian writer who gets most of her income as a digital nomad from copywriting, art consultancy and occasional filmmaking projects for various individual artists but also agencies and institutions.You also have to make sure you have a solid client base from your town of origin before embarking on a digital nomad life, mixing it with sound financial smarts to ensure financial viability, according to Rain.A solid amount of savin...