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What does your dream digital nomad lifestyle look like? Every week, you'll hear from a new guest how they live their life filled with travel, remote work, online business and personal growth. Get inspired & enjoy the journey ✨

Digital Nomad Stories Anne Claessen

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

What does your dream digital nomad lifestyle look like? Every week, you'll hear from a new guest how they live their life filled with travel, remote work, online business and personal growth. Get inspired & enjoy the journey ✨

    How To Not Burn Out From The Digital Nomad Lifestyle

    How To Not Burn Out From The Digital Nomad Lifestyle

    Flights, time zone changes, making new friends, loneliness... The digital nomad lifestyle looks awesome on instagram, but it's not always easy. How can you make sure you're happy while dealing with all the challenges nomading throws your way?

    That's what Kendra and Katharina Trachte talk about in this week's episode. They go into 7 recommendations on how to life a balanced digital nomad life. A must-listen for our mental health. 

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    Katharina Trachte is digital nomad since 2019, and works as a yoga teacher. She and Kendra met in Colombia, and what really impressed and inspired Kendra was her journey. She was crossing North and Central America in her camper van (from Canada to Colombia). During this journey, she did her yoga teacher training in Guatemala. 
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    Connect with Katharina:
    @katharina.trachte on instagram
    Connect with Kendra:
    @selflove_journey_ on instagramOn her websiteLeave a review or voice message at digitalnomadstories.co

    • 39 min
    How To Become A Big Fish In A Small Pond In Online Business [SHORT STORY #18]

    How To Become A Big Fish In A Small Pond In Online Business [SHORT STORY #18]

    Neel Parekh tried a bunch of different models before he found what works well for his online business. He now runs a local cleaning company, MaidThis, remotely.

    In this part of my interview with Neel, he explains how he found his business model and how he became a digital nomad.


    Listen to the full interview here: Home Base Or No Home Base? & Running A Remote Local Business



    [Over the past months, I've interviewed a lot of nomads, and I've learned SO much from them. I wanted to highlight some of the key insights I got from all the interviews released so far.
    I decided to release a 10-15 min Short Story episode every Thursday, in addition to the full interviews which go live every Monday.]

    • 8 min
    How To Stay Mentally, Physically And Financially Healthy While Traveling

    How To Stay Mentally, Physically And Financially Healthy While Traveling

    How can you make sure you stay healthy while moving around all the time? I haven't been able to figure that one out, but Loren Ross has.

    In this episode, digital nomad & digital marketer Loren tells us how he structures his days to make sure he stays mentally, physically and financially healthy - wherever he is. We also talk about how Loren became a digital nomad, his travel style and what he learned from teaching English in Vietnam.

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    This episode is sponsored by AnyDesk. you can access any device from anywhere and work as if you were sitting in front of it: https://rebrand.ly/anydeskdns
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    Connect with Loren:
    @officialdigitalnomadlifestyle on instagramdigitalnomadlifestyle.comConnect with Anne:
    Leave a review or voice message at digitalnomadstories.coOn instagram @annes_nomadstoryLearn more about my business: The Podcast Babes

    • 37 min
    How To Deal With Change In Your Business Or Career [SHORT STORY #17]

    How To Deal With Change In Your Business Or Career [SHORT STORY #17]

    Did you get to that point in your business where you worked towards for ages, and then realized it doesn't work for you? Or maybe you started your dream job and it's not making you as happy as you expected it would.

    If that's you, listen to this part of my interview with Sonia.


    Listen to the full interview here: Running A Graphic Design Business From A Van In Australia
    And here: How Sonia Went From Solopreneur To Agency Owner From Her Van In Australia



    [Over the past months, I've interviewed a lot of nomads, and I've learned SO much from them. I wanted to highlight some of the key insights I got from all the interviews released so far.
    I decided to release a 10-15 min Short Story episode every Thursday, in addition to the full interviews which go live every Monday.]

    • 9 min
    The Benefits Of Prioritizing Time For Yourself, Community And Reflection

    The Benefits Of Prioritizing Time For Yourself, Community And Reflection

    After traveling fast for a while and dealing with all the stress that comes with that, Noah Scott went home to LA and surprised himself when he missed the traveling lifestyle. Now, he lives 1-3 month in 1 location, while he works as a retreat leader.

    In this episode, Kendra and Noah talk about why retreats are awesome, how to leverage community when building a business, and what the nomadic lifestyle has brought for Noah.

    Resources mentioned:
    NomadListBook: The Art Of GatheringConnect with Noah:
    thebigpossible.comOn instagram @follownoahOn instagram @thebigpossibleOn LinkedinEmail: noah@thebigpossible.com
    Connect with Kendra:
    @selflove_journey_ on instagramOn her websiteLeave a review or voice message at digitalnomadstories.co

    • 35 min
    How Steph Transitioned From A Traditional Career To A Remote Career [SHORT STORY #16]

    How Steph Transitioned From A Traditional Career To A Remote Career [SHORT STORY #16]

    Transitioning from a traditional career to a remote career is not always as easy as it sounds. Sometimes, you might have to do some things to make your CV more appealing to hiring managers for remote jobs. And not just that, Steph has a lot more tips on how to get your first remote job.


    Listen to the full interview here: Are You Taking Enough Time To Explore What You Want In Life? Steph Smith About Exploring Vs. Exploiting



    [Over the past months, I've interviewed a lot of nomads, and I've learned SO much from them. I wanted to highlight some of the key insights I got from all the interviews released so far.
    I decided to release a 10-15 min Short Story episode every Thursday, in addition to the full interviews which go live every Monday.]

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Cam Woodsum ,

Love the podcast

Anne is a great conversationalist and has been bringing on some interesting guests. Love that she's sharing nomad stories!

stephsmithio ,

So fun to listen to!

Anne’s podcasts always strike the right balance between being fun and informative. She does her research, but manages to make the listening experience really delightful!

Jordan S Carroll ,

Awesome Stories for Location Independent Folks!

Anne does a great job with this podcast! She shares awesome stories from folks who’ve traveled all over the world and done really interesting things. Tune in if you need some inspiration!