In Pictures: Telecommuting from paradise

With the right boss and the right broadband, these tech workers relocated to paradise destinations

Room with a view Lawrence adds that he bought a house with a view of the Caribbean.

He starts work at noon each day, since there's a four-hour difference with Washington during the winter months. In the morning, he goes to the beach, or runs errands. One thing he doesn't do is work on the beach, he says. “I have to work with my computer, and beaches and computers just don't get along.” It's important to plan ahead for all contingencies, he says. The Internet can be slow or intermittent where he lives, so his backup plan is renting a desk for a day at ConnectSpace, so that he can work uninterrupted for a long stretch of time.

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