The best way to experience a new place, particularly when just passing through, is to grab a local nosh somewhere. Assuming, of course, it’s truly local and an authentic piece of the neighborhood. But if you’re a footloose freelancer or entrepreneur, perhaps there’s another way. One you probably haven’t considered.
Rather than thinking in terms of food, ever consider getting some work done instead?
Yes, that sounds counter-intuitive, but recently, I did some traveling—embarking upon what’s been popularly coined the “American Tradition,” in which I drove some 2,500 miles west via I-10 from Palm Coast to Los Angeles. I won’t bore you with all the typical revelations you’d expect me to experience on such a voyage, except for when it comes to one matter in particular.
This is the realization that as a freelancer it’s never been easier to take such a furlough, despite any harboring productivity concerns. The reason is the surging Coworking culture sweeping the world since roughly the early 2010s.
But the real takeaway is that Coworking can actually become part of your trip...