Answered by Thibault Lemaitre, digital marketing consultant
Being a Digital Nomad and a Freelancer are two different things: you can be a nomad working remotely for a company, or an entrepreneur launching a business. Being a freelancer means that you're offering services to different clients instead of working a full-time or part-time job with a specific company.
Either way, whether you're a student or already working, start working before you travel. Don't be one of those entitled "Begpackers."
From there, I would recommend starting to freelance on your evenings and weekends. Once you have some stability, you can start looking at a trip you could take while working. This is my experience in learning how to be a digital nomad.
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