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  • Jenna Falcy

Becoming a Digital Nomad Virtual Assistant: Traveling the World While Working

In today's world, more and more people are aspiring to a nomadic lifestyle, combining work and travel. If you are a virtual assistant who dreams of discovering the world, know that it is absolutely possible!


Choose suitable destinations


As a digital nomad virtual assistant, the world is your oyster! However, it is important to choose destinations that suits your lifestyle and professional needs. Consider the cost of living, internet stability, local culture, and time zones.


Build strong relationships with your clients


Trust and communication are essential for any professional relationship, but even more so when it comes to working remotely. Make sure to build strong relationships with your clients from the start by being responsive, proactive, and providing high quality work.



Manage your time effectively


Working remotely requires a great deal of autonomy and discipline. You must be able to manage your time effectively to meet deadlines and respond to client requests, while also enjoying your free time to explore your destination.


Find coworking spaces


As a digital nomad, you will need a quiet and professional workspace from time to time to perform certain tasks. More and more cities are offering coworking spaces, shared places where you can rent an office or workspace for a day or more.


Many blogs and online travel guides list coworking spaces in the cities they feature. It is an excellent source of information to discover hidden spaces or places recommended by digital nomads like you and keep in mind that many coworking spaces offer free or discounted trial offers!



Use the right tools


Many digital tools can make your life easier as a nomadic virtual assistant. Some of the essentials include video conferencing platforms like Zoom or Teams, project management tools like Trello or Asana, and cloud storage services like Dropbox or Google Drive.



Digital nomade
Digital nomade

Banking transactions around the world


There are many 100% online banks. But I suggest “Revolut” because it is an option that allows you to:


  • Make free payments in over 150 currencies.

  • Make international money transfers at advantageous exchange rates.

  • Benefit from travel insurance and medical assistance included in certain plans.

  • Create sub-accounts to better manage your expenses.








Stay connected as a virtual assistant


Even when traveling, it's important to stay connected with your professional and personal network. Join online communities, attend webinars or videoconferences, and don't forget to check in with friends and family ;)


Remember, success as a digital nomad virtual assistant depends on your motivation, organization, and ability to adapt.


With a little preparation and perseverance, you can achieve your dream of traveling while working and living a fulfilling life.

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