I’d like to start with a humble apology. I really haven’t posted much in the last month. There are many excuses I could make. Instead I’ll simply say that I wanted to enjoy a month-long trip in Europe; without feeling pressure to do work.
This leads us to the topic for today’s article…
Much has been said about the concept of the Internet Lifestyle. For some, it seems like a dream come true. With a laptop and a wireless connection you can work from any spot in the world. Take a look at any advertisement for a ‘home based business’ product. Odds are you’ll see shots of ordinary folks “working” while living in a warm, tropical paradise.
With all that said, I think there’s a dark side to this lifestyle. What’s not talked about are the many hassles that occur while running a business out of a backpack.
I’ve traveled for about 11 months in the last two years. That’s 46% of my time working while being on the road. During this time I’ve learned that are certain negatives to this lifestyle: