Breaking Digital Nomad News: 5G, Bulgaria, and More | Kristin Wilson

This week on Digital Nomad News, 

1. Remote Work: New FlexJobs Report 

FlexJobs published its 8th annual “Super Survey” on flexible work and it’s filled with interesting data. In one example, 30% of respondents said they quit their jobs because employers didn’t offer flexible work options.  

2. Tech: 5G launches in Europe

Long-awaited 5G networks are now live in Ireland, Berlin, and Austria’s Carinthia Smart Region, which aims to attract remote workers to live there. 5G will make life a lot easier for digital nomads as it’s 10x as fast as 4G. 

3. Tech & Remote Work: Teleworking in Tokyo

Tokyo’s local government sponsored teleworking program to test a way of reducing traffic congestion during the 2020 Olympic Games, but it might have more permanent benefits. Tokyo is known for having a toxic work culture, but remote work could reduce the high expectations placed on corporate employees.   

4. Travel: New Availability on Nomad Cruise X to Dubai

Nomad Cruise released more cabins for their 10th anniversary cruise from Athens to Dubai, slated for November-December of 2019. 

5. Travel: Digital Nomads Invade Bansko, Bulgaria

There are now more than 100 active members at Coworking Bansko in Bansko, Bulgaria. The co-working space and community is preparing to open a third location this year. 

Watch the full episode of Digital Nomad News below: 

About: Digital Nomad News is a weekly news show covering trends in technology, remote work, and travel. It’s hosted by Kristin Wilson, a Nomad Summit speaker and digital nomad travel and relocation specialist. 

If you have a news tip, send it over to hello [at] travelingwithkristin.com or e-mail the Nomad Summit team. 

Alexandra Kozma

Alexandra attended the Nomad Summit Conference in January 2017 for the first time, when the term "digital nomad" was still new to her and she didn't even know who Tim Ferris was. The Nomad Summit and living in Chiang Mai flipped her world upside down. She's now helping people become digital nomads by co-organizing the Nomad Summit conference, blogging about the digital nomad lifestyle in Hungarian and sharing her travels on Instagram @alexandrakozma She's the creator of the Morning Mindset journal.

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