around the world as a digital nomad
WHY I CAME HOME
As a last-ditch effort, I visited the immigration office at the neighboring island of Koh Samui to attempt to emergency-extend my visa (which only had 7 days left). I needed a letter from my embassy, which they weren’t willing to give at that time. All-in-all, I got an extra 7 days, bringing my total to 14. I had every intention of sticking it out on my own tropical island, but my emotional and mental health had other plans.
So, in the midst of my panic attack, I realized how screwed I would be if I actually caught the virus on the island. That thought was the final push to book my flights home.