As I write this article, I’m sitting in the passenger seat of our family’s minivan. We’re driving back home from more than a week of camping in various sites in Colorado and my wife is taking a turn driving while I write the first draft of this article and edit another one.
In a lot of ways, I’m a “digital nomad.” I can essentially do my work anywhere that I can take my laptop and something that provides an internet connection. I can usually work at home, but I don’t have to; I can work pretty much anywhere I go, and we could easily move to a new location if we need to.
Sometimes, though, working at home isn’t the perfect solution. For a variety of reasons, I have to work out and about.
One of the easiest options for work is a coffee shop. Most coffee shops have wi-fi and, unless they’re incredibly busy, they don’t care in the least if you camp out at a…