Benefits to Traveling and Working at the Same Time

    Many people love traveling and working at the same time. They get to see the world and get paid as well.

    Whether their company is sending them to far away countries for work and they get to add a couple of days onto the end for enjoyment, or they’re working remotely, it’s a great way to see the world.

    What are the exact benefits of traveling and working at the same time? Keep reading to find out.

    New Foods


    Many people love trying new foods in different countries. It’s a great way to experience a new culture. From Pad Thai in Thailand to empanadas in Argentina, it’s a great way to eat on the road.

    Travel credit cards

    If the credit card bills are not getting racked up, travel credit cards can have a lot of benefits. Most cards have a small annual fee; however, they pay for themselves through the number of transactions being made.

    Not only will the traveler save on any transaction fees, but they will also get more points to help them pay for more travel or receive free flights.

    Easy commute

    When abroad, there is no travel time. Many people have an hour or more travel in their car, bus, or train to get to and from work each day. They end up sitting in lineups and wasting away the day.

    When it comes to traveling and working, there is no commute. The traveler can work from coffee shops, their hotel room, or even on the beach if there happens to be Wi-Fi available.

    Eliminating a commute can add a lot of time to the day. If you’re traveling, you can spend more time seeing a new city or country.

    Stays exciting

    Although travelers get into a routine, there’s no time that it gets boring. There’s always something new to see when traveling. Even if you’re going on a business trip for a couple of days, it prevents burnout and switches up the routine.

    Less Stuff

    Once people try traveling, they realize how few things they need in their life to be happy. It’s essential to travel with a couple of work items to ensure everything is comfortable and easy to use.

    Most people bring their laptop as that is how they run their business, send emails, or talk with their boss. An item like a lightweight travel desk is also convenient. It will ensure the travelers comfort no matter where they are.

    Meet others

    Human connection is very important, and that’s why meeting others while traveling is great. Travelers get to meet like-minded people, and bonds form quickly.

    Many countries have hubs, such as digital nomad meetups to make it easy for people traveling and working at the same time to meet others.


    If you value being flexible and learning about new cultures, working and traveling may be for you. As you can see, there are many benefits. Although it takes discipline to ensure all the work is complete on time, it can be a great life experience.


    • Tom La Vecchia

      Founder of New Theory & X Factor Media

      Founder and Publisher of New Theory Magazine and Podcast. Serial Entrepreneur who loves wine, cigars and anything that allows to people to connect and share experiences.

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