It’s a dream of many to become an entrepreneur and start a business that provides financial freedom – and more specifically, the freedom to run that business from anywhere in the world. Data from the Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that there were more than 27 million entrepreneurs in the U.S. in 2015, and those numbers continue to climb.
There are countless business opportunities that allow for people to make the switch to traveling entrepreneurship, whether they’re doing consulting or e-commerce sales. But the same characteristics that make being a suitcase entrepreneur seem so amazing can also make for some stressful and even terrible experiences.
It’s not always sunshine and rainbows. Entrepreneurs are susceptible to the same snags and problems that everyday Americans face when they travel around the world.