Costa Brava Region, Girona Province, in the North of Catalonia, Spain | Sep 26, 2020 | Photo taken by ♡ Aom

Deadly global and highly contagious virus? More than a million cases in our country? Self-isolation restrictions? It seems like we are living in a science-fiction movie, and none of us know the ending. Yes, vaccines have arrived earlier than expected but the future remains very much uncertain.

Every part of the world has been affected, and every aspect of life has been impacted in one way or another. For instance, some families will not be able to gather for Christmas if they are in different bubbles because of social restrictions, remote work has finally gone mainstream and companies had to…


Bamboo Forest in Kyoto, Japan.

We live in a world with instant access to almost everything you can imagine. From information to music, videos, books, or food. Everything is available most of the time for free on Internet or from apps you can download in your smartphone. But that’s not all, we also want instant success, instant miracles, instant money, instant delivery, and yes, instant noodles too.

We’ve become so addicted to instant gratification that we’re blind to the impact it has on our lives.

Resolutions to problems are expected instantly while some problems require time to solve and make people struggle. We want to…


Doi Inthanon, Chiang Mai, Thailand | Nov 3, 2018 | Photo taken by ♡ Aom

There are many reasons for becoming location independent and being able to travel the world while earning money from anywhere. And even though it sounds like a dream, like everything in life, this lifestyle also have its downsides. For that reason I want to share with you some of the real-life lessons I learned after more than 6 years living abroad and working remotely.

Currently, there are thousands (if not millions) of people around the globe taking online courses on how to become a digital nomad. Although some courses provide valuable information, most of them are bullshit trying to sell…


Sergi Mateo in Pai, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. January 2017.

Let’s face it. Many people feel empty inside. And chances are that you are one of them because it is estimated that 64% of the population in developed countries have lost their sense of purpose at some point in their lives.

Do you feel like something is missing in your life? Do you wake up every morning with a profound lack of energy? Do you feel like trapped in a life that doesn’t fulfil you? Don’t you remember when was the last time you felt excited about something? Well, you’re not alone. I’ve been there too…

Most people who feel…


This article is based on a true story and personal experience. I want to make it public in English after having being featured in Spanish media so more people can get the chance to know about it and avoid this massive Chinese scam.

Traveling is great for creating memories but not always those memories are enjoyable enough to remember. Or maybe they are. Anyway, I want to take you to one of my trips to China back in 2014. That year for the very first time I started a solo trip to Asia with nothing more than my backpack and…


I purchased my first Bitcoin back in 2014 for roughly $400 but it wasn’t until 2017 that I devoted my time in learning more about cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. At the end of last year, Bitcoin traded above the $20,000 mark setting an all-time high up to date.

I had previous experience in the stock market but crypto is a completely new game, more hectic, more exciting, and yes of course, way more risky. In fact, it’s told that 1 year in crypto equals around 10 years in traditional financial markets. …


El primer programa de viaje para emprendedores y autónomos de España y América Latina con negocios online que quieran trabajar a distancia viajando por el mundo con otros nómadas digitales.

Los avances tecnológicos hacen posible que actualmente con un ordenador portátil y una conexión a Internet se pueda crear un negocio online y gestionarlo desde cualquier parte del mundo. Tiendas de comercio electrónico, aplicaciones para dispositivos móviles, diseño de páginas web, creación de contenidos, edición multimedia o marketing digital son algunas de las muchas posibilidades.

Así, cada vez son más los emprendedores o profesionales que eligen viajar por el mundo mientras continúan generando ingresos sin depender de estar físicamente en una localización concreta. …


Guide to travel safe and overcome the fear of food allergy.

My name is Sergi and I was born with a defect, well with several actually, but there is one that has made a huge impact on my life, especially in my alimentation. I am allergic to a long list of food and my allergy doesn’t cause me digestive problems, upset stomach or irritable bowel syndrome. Indeed, my particular issue is a little more problematic.

In effect, I suffer anaphylaxis when I eat some kind of food, which my body doesn’t…


Startup or Corporate: Which is better for your career?

I’ve spent the last few weeks trying to convince some of my friends that working at a startup are good for them. I have to say that it’s been tough.

At least in Spain, the majority of the people prefer to work as civil servant because is more secure, life experience seems to play a smaller role, you have benefits, high level of productivity is not a must, relatively difficult to be fired after probationary period, you get long holidays and so on.

Second option is corporate job, again because is less risky, they usually have bigger offices, sometimes health…


I sent them a happy New Year message and the reason why they made my year unforgettable. 

My life has changed radically since last Tuesday when I spent almost the entire day recalling and reviewing my great personal moments of the year. It may sound pretty common but I went one step further for the first time in my life. In fact, it wasn’t my best year so far, but I met amazing new people from all over the world, I discovered new awesome places and I enjoyed a lot with friends in both Spain and UK. I cannot be more grateful.

First of all, I made a list…

Sergi Mateo

Digital Nomad & Marketing Consultant

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