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When Molly sent me an email offering to share her experience as a digital nomad, it was a welcome diversion from all the story angles I had been thinking about all week.
For two weeks, I had been a little obsessed with Japan, but some stories don’t take shape as quickly as we hope.
Fortunately, sometimes we get some great stories without trying very hard. Molly is an English content creator who has done a fair bit of traveling and most of it started in her childhood .
Think Portugal, France, India, Germany, Spain, Chile, Sri Lanka, the Canary Islands and Turkey.
“My parents always travelled. We used to pack up the VW camper van and go to Europe. We would take the dogs and just go traveling and surfing,” Molly tells me.
As a teenager, Molly’s family moved to the beachside town of Tafira, Spain, where she completed her high school education.
“I had never spoken a word of Spanish in my life, yet here I was in the local school. I had to go from zero to hero if I wanted to make any friends there and if I wanted to learn.”
But she managed to learn …
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