Kimberly Schwede Design

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A graphic designer, Kimberly avoids some limitations by being a part-time digital nomad: keeping a home base in San Francisco and traveling to a different place every year, as she has for the last five summers. In Mexico, she bartered her photographs for a stay at a beach hotel in Tulum. But success requires discipline; she typically works every morning and explores in the afternoon. “And you have to be really flexible,” she said. Spotty WiFi unexpectedly cut short what was to be a three-week stay on Zanzibar. Schwede, who spent her first summer in San Diego, recommends starting in one’s home state or country, and being resourceful with both budget and lodging. “If I can do it, anybody can do it." Continued...