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How To Live Abroad As Couples – Vera Markova & Tomass Sarts | Ep 9

Filip Stankovski August 5, 2019

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In this episode on the Remotepreneurs Podcast, we have remotepreneurs couple, Vera Markova & Tomass Sarts. Vera is from Russia and Tomass is from Latvia. Their roads of becoming digital nomads is totally opposite because Vera went to the traditional way of finishing school and looking for a regular job and Tomass is an entrepreneur since his early teens and nomad by his heart. Both of them are traveling around the globe and are working remotely as couples. Recently they opened Etsy shop for selling traditional Indian women’s clothes. The passion behind the venture is to empower women in India to be paid fair wages.

If you ever wondered how it looks like to have a romantic relationship, travel and work together as a couple abroad this is the episode you need to listen!

Remotepreneur’s Insights:

  • Accident or Fate: Vera and Tomass share how they meet in Bali during a local traditional festival
  • True Nomadic Life: Tomass share how he decided to sell all materialistic possessions and travel the world as digital nomad
  • Nomadic Couple Life: Vera & Tomass share their experiences and struggles living and working remotely all over the world
  • Future of remote work: They both share their thoughts about the future of remote working and what needs to be improved

Benefit of living as a remotepreneur couple is that you can split the tasks

Key Podcast Milestones:

[3:30] Intro

[4:42] Vera’s background

[7:41] How Vera and Tomass meet

[10:10] Tomass Story

[14:53] Becoming true nomad – Tomass

[17:07] The illusion of materialistic happiness

[20:31] How it looks to be Digital Nomad as a couple

[23:19] Solving challenges as a couple

[25:05] Balancing life as a couple

[29:25] SaaS business

[38:00] Juggling between being Freelancer & Entrepreneur

[41:33] Future of Remote Work

[44:05] Characteristics of a good remote worker

[45:25] 9-5 job vs remote work

[54:55] What should improve with remote work

[59:01] Story behind Devifair shop

[1:13:33] Leap of faith


 Top Key Quotes

“True fulfillment comes from the work you do and the lifestyle it matters to you” – Tomass

“Benefit of living as a remotepreneur couple is that you can split the tasks”

“Remote work is not for everybody” – Vera

“9-5 hour system is broken because everybody has different productive times” – Vera


Book Marketing 101 by Tomass Sarts

Devifair shop – Etsy

Don’t forget to get even more great episodes and resources to help you break out of the Matrix and grow your own remote empire at the Remotepreneurs website.

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Filip Stankovski

I'm a top rated sales freelancer on Upwork and Level 2 Seller on Fiverr. I believe that the new entrepreneurs are remotepreneurs and the purpose of the podcast is to teach people how to adjust to the new future of doing business - REMOTELY!

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