Welcome to ‘How to Travel and Work Remotely’ Interview Series. I got a chance to interview Mirela, the blogger behind The Travel Bunny Blog. To read more about her, check out The Travel Bunny Blog or follow along on her journey on Instagram.
Q1. Thank you for the opportunity to interview you today! Can you please tell us your name and where you are currently located?
Mirela and Letailleur, France
Q2. What do you currently do for work?
Mirela: I run a travel blog.
Q3.How long have you been at your current job?
Mirela: 5 years.
Q4. Does your remote job offer benefits such as healthcare etc.?
Mirela: Yes, because I’m registered in France and pay taxes.
Q5. What do you do for healthcare?
Mirela: I complete my (national & EU medical) coverage with SafetyWing travel & medical insurance when necessary.
Q6. Do you work set times or work whenever?
Mirela: Whenever, depending on the workload and my short and long term goals.
Q7. In total, how long have you been working remotely?
Mirela: 4 years.
Q8. When did you decide that you wanted a remote job rather than an office job?
Q9. Do you find it easy to travel and work remotely?
Q10. How many countries or cities have you been to since working remotely?
Mirela: That’s a very long list. To give you an idea, only in 2020 I sailed from the South of France along the coast of Italy, crossing into Greece, covering all the Ionian Islands, then crossing the Corinth Channel into the Aegean to explore the Saronic Islands & a bit of Peloponnese…
Q11. There are so many people who are currently wanting to go remote. What tips can you offer to those looking to work remotely?
Mirela: One needs to know their goals clearly and also develop self-discipline.
Q12. Wonderful! Thank you so much for your time. Where can we find you to follow your journey?