March 23, 2021

100th Episode - Traveling with Kristin Interview on Travel, Life, and Becoming a Digital Nomad

100th Episode - Traveling with Kristin Interview on Travel, Life, and Becoming a Digital Nomad

A podcast listener interviews Kristin from Traveling with Kristin on who she is, how she started traveling, how she affords her lifestyle, and how she became a digital nomad. Plus, her advice for how to achieve location-independence as a beginner.


100th episode of Badass Digital Nomads! A podcast listener interviews Kristin from Traveling with Kristin on who the heck she is, how she started traveling, how she affords her lifestyle, and how she became a digital nomad. Plus, her advice for how you can achieve your goals of location independence.  

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In this episode, a fellow Badass Digital Nomads listener (Jeremiah Bradshaw) puts Kristin in the hot seat to answer all of his questions about becoming a digital nomad, her entrepreneurial background, and her personal life!

Accompany Jeremiah as he explores his skepticism of how achievable a digitally nomadic lifestyle really is and diagnoses Kristin's true motivation behind becoming a full-time digital nomad. 

Jeremiah asks questions that dig deep into Kristin's background, both in entrepreneurship and in her personal life, to uncover many things that you might also be wondering about her. 

Enjoy this candid discussion on the reality of living and working abroad, the challenges and misconceptions that come with this lifestyle, and how you can start working towards a lucrative life of location independence.

 Dying to know more about Kristin and why she chose to live this lifestyle for the long run? 

Tune in to hear Kristin riff on things like: 

  • Is the digital nomad lifestyle in Southeast Asia a mental and financial trap?
  • Should you be skeptical about the reality of attaining a digital nomad lifestyle?
  • Why did Kristin start making content about being a digital nomad? 
  • How does she afford to travel so much? 
  • How has she been traveling and living abroad full-time since she was 17? 
  • How did she learn Spanish? 
  • What's the best way to learn a foreign language?
  • Does becoming a digital nomad mean you have to make less money? 

 

MORE QUESTIONS KRISTIN ANSWERED:

  • What were your first memories of traveling?
  • How did you afford to travel? 
  • How many countries have you been to? 
  • Was there anything else in your early life that evoked a response in you the way travel did?
  • When you became an adult and started taking trips on your own, did your desire to travel more happen organically?
  • How many years have you lived outside of the United States?
  • Is it uncommon to spend as long in the US as you are right now?
  • When did you start traveling and living internationally?
  • What is it like to learn a new language in a foreign country?
  • How many countries have you been to?
  • What’s the biggest appeal of Southeast Asia?
  • Do you have any negative thought patterns that you’ve had to overcome?

 

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Destinations: 

  • Italy Trip:
    • Rome, Tuscany, Venice, Amalfi
  • Rosarito, Mexico
  • Bansko, Bulgaria
  • Norway
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • Thailand

Movie: Office Space https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0151804/ 

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Thank you to my current 2021 Patrons: Teklordz, Trader Walt, Shawn, Gary, Gary R, Yozhik, Bronwyn, Cynthia, Erick, Yasmine, Mike, Isaac, Michael, Scott, Karen, Erik, Heather, Craig, RZ, Timothy, Richard, Fred, Lakshay, Yohzik, and Ron!

 

My goal is to create a community of 100 Patrons in 2021 - You can become a Patron for $5/month at Patreon.com/travelingwithkristin and see all my YouTube videos first, attend monthly live streams, submit questions for the podcast, and be the first to find out about special offers and guests, as well as the chance to participate in beta programs at free or discounted rates.

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Kristin Wilson

Host of Badass Digital Nomads and YouTube's Traveling with Kristin

Kristin Wilson is a long-term digital nomad and location-independent entrepreneur who has lived and worked across 60 countries in 20 years. Since founding a fully-remote, international relocation company in 2011, she has helped more than 1,000 people retire or live abroad in 35 countries. Today, she helps aspiring remote workers, digital nomads, and expats achieve their lifestyle goals through her YouTube channel (Traveling with Kristin) and podcast, Badass Digital Nomads.
 
Kristin is a Top Writer on Medium and Quora in the topics of business, travel, technology, life, productivity, digital nomads, and location independence. She has been featured on The Today Show, Bloomberg Businessweek, ESPN, The New York Times, WSJ, Huffpost, HGTV’s House Hunters International, and more.