Jodi Ettenberg: The Legal Nomad

June 7, 2017 |

After saving money while working as a lawyer for five years, Jodi Ettenberg quit her job in 2008. The plan was to travel the world for a year, but nine years later, she has yet to return to the practice of law. What started as full-time travel, then a nomadic lifestyle while making her living on the road, has morphed into a home base in Oaxaca, Mexico, while she continues to work in food and storytelling.

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In this episode

  • Practical and mental shifts from full-time travel to living and working on the road
  • Jodi’s primary income streams
  • Tips for traveling with celiac disease (or food restrictions in general)
  • How she sells physical products while traveling
  • Why (and where) Jodi chose to have a home base
  • Avoiding dengue and other diseases
  • What she wishes she’d known when she started out
  • Jodi’s favorite things to do in Oaxaca, Mexico
  • And so much more
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Resources we talked about

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