Some days ago I found out that I was a digital nomad!
I guess I am a bit slow to catch up with the rest of the world since the term digital nomad has been around since 1997. I did some googling and it seems like it is being used quite loosely. To me it seems like a digital nomad should be first of all a nomad – someone who does not live in one place, does not have a permanent home and travels around. A wanderer, an itinerant. How intensively he travels is not really important, I guess. But if he goes to Bali, rents a vila and is “based” there to run his online business, is he a nomad or an expat (another favourite word – a euphemism for immigrants from developed countries). Some nomads seem to talk about their homes a lot. (more…)