Evans is the archetypal digital nomad, living out the dream of many travel journalists and writers. Except that while others may hem and haw about buying a plane ticket because of responsibilities like family, mortgages or because they’re risk-averse, Evans is single and adventurous and doesn’t think twice about taking the leap. Here’s how the American freelance writer, now based out of Berlin, has managed to live abroad for years at a time—without relying on a trust fund or a spouse with a steady income.
Articles by Vivian Song
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