This Week in Food and Travel: Life as a digital nomad isn’t all sightseeing and travel selfies

Scrolling through Instagram, it can become easy to develop a severe case of jealousy, especially for those who seem to travel the world’s most beautiful and far-flung locations for a living. But the real story behind those who spend their lives as “digital nomads” can be a lot different than what we see on social media, and this week, three people actually living the lifestyle shared what it’s really like to work while you travel (and travel while you work). Odd hours, loneliness and complications with everything from visas to taxes aren’t uncommon.

But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth it for those who can make it work — after all, you’re still enjoying some of the world’s most amazing destinations. If you’re thinking of packing your bags and heading out on the road or flying abroad while managing your career, this week we covered a few other essential must-knows. Take a few tips on how to always find WiFi and inexpensive meals, and the tech accessories you need to keep your job(s) running smoothly as you traverse the globe.

What it’s really like to be a digital nomad

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The digital nomad life can seem truly unbelievable, but it comes with many of the same stresses as a typical 9 to 5. Three people living abroad and working remotely share what it’s really like.

How to find cheap eats wherever you travel

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No matter where you travel — whether you’re working all the while or getting away on a much-needed vacation — food shouldn’t completely break your budget. See our tips on how to find cheap eats no matter where in the world you roam.

8 tech accessories you need if you’re going to be working remotely

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Making sure your tech works correctly is a big part of successful telecommuting, no matter where in the world you are. Find out the 8 accessories that are definitely worth investing in.

How to find WiFi no matter your travel destination

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Using travel time as a digital detox is great, but some of us want to make sure we’re connected everywhere we go. Here’s how to find WiFI (and not spend precious dollars on data) anywhere in the world.