EER045: Digital Nomad Family Life

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Can you imagine a digital nomad family life? David Keys and Sarah Beaudette are finding out first hand. Long-term expats, David and Sarah lived in both South Africa and Luxembourg before starting a a family. Now they find themselves in Ko Phangan, Thailand, starting a business and raising their son, Spencer. We talk a lot about gear in this Epic Education interview, and they fill me in on a few items that I want for myself.

Digital Nomad Family Life

But perhaps more interesting to listeners will be their description of building a business while living as a digital nomad family. David and Sarah have plans to design clothes and other products for families like ours, and they’re putting their years of experience working for Amazon to use by starting an FBA (fulfillment by Amazon) business as well.


  • 02:30 Intro and Origins
  • 05:22 How they established business foundation before they left home
  • 08:33 Discussing FBA and working to create their own products
  • 11:30 Work, the myths of “following your passion” and education
  • 18:13 Travel gear
  • 25:31 Resources
  • 33:53 Destinations

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  • Names: Sara Beaudette, David Keys and their son, Spencer (2.5 years old)
  • Hold passports from: USA
  • Type of travel: Digital Nomad Family – Spent years as expats in Luxembourg and South Africa before son was born, and now a digital nomad family based in Thailand.





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