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Digital nomads: Working in paradise

Digital nomads have turned many people's dream to travel the world, relax on the beach AND make money at the same time into a reality. More and more young people travel to Thailand to surf the waves and the internet.

24-year-old American Nick Danforth has found a way of combining both work and play. He runs his own data analysis firm and he can do this from any place he likes.

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How Nick Danforth earns a living in Thailand

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Nick Danforth about life as a digital nomad

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Nick Danforth about his working routine

James Abbott from the UK opened the co-working space KoHub on the island Ko Lanta two years ago, installing a fiber optic cable to enable faster data transfer. A desk space costs 140 euros a month.

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James Abbott about productivity in paradise