Budapest Wrap-Up: 2 Weeks in the Popular European Capital

Check any list on top the digital nomad destinations in Europe right now and you’ll find the city of Budapest. The Hungarian capital is so highly regarded that it consistently appears in the number one position of Nomad List during each European summer. In fact, I’d heard it from numerous friends and blog posts as …

Phuket Wrap-Up: 6 Days as a Digital Nomad on the Popular Thai Island

You may think that 6 days might be a short time to check out a new destination but honestly, we were ready to leave after only a few days. Phuket is one of those notorious destinations that seems like it would have a lot to offer digital nomads but after a disappointing experience at a coliving space …

Learning Thai to Live in Thailand: A Guide for Expats & Digital Nomads

After almost 10 months living in Thailand over the last year, a common question I get asked is: Do you need to speak Thai to live in Thailand? Well, if you’re coming to live in any one of the tourist hubs (ie. Chiang Mai, Bangkok and the islands), the short answer is no. However, if …

COURSE REVIEW: “How to Become a Successful Digital Nomad” by Charles Du

For longest time, I’d been well-aware of Charles and his course on Udemy entitled ‘How to Become a Successful Digital Nomad‘. But, It wasn’t until recently when my friend, Victor Kung recommended it to me that I decided to check it out. Charles is also a big advocate of testing something out before committing to it …

The Ultimate Chiang Mai Cost of Living Guide (How to Live Under $600)

On my return to Chiang Mai in 2017, I decided to finally address my audience’s questions about cost of living in Chiang Mai. The result is this video, ‘Living Under $600‘. Like I say at the start of the video, “how much does it cost to live in Chiang Mai?” is one of the most …

The 8 Most Common Digital Nomad Careers (with Examples of Each)

Before I decided on becoming a developer, I would scour the internet for articles on digital nomad careers. I knew I wanted to have a career that allowed me to travel but I wanted to know my options. The following list is based on my experience of meeting and connecting with over 100 digital nomads over the …

Kuala Lumpur Wrap-Up: 10 Days in the Popular Asian Stopover City

I came to Kuala Lumpur for the second time this year with very low expectations. To me, there’s nothing too exciting about the city in terms of being a digital nomad, no coworking spaces and little opportunities to meet nomads outside the odd the chance meeting at cafes like VCR or on NomadList Slack. After being …

Where to Work Out in Chiang Mai – The Top 10 Gyms

Ok, I admit it. I’m not the biggest gym junkie. In fact, I’ve been seriously neglecting my fitness since being in Chiang Mai. The truth is that I haven’t been working out since you caught me running around the old city and training with my client Maxence at his apartment gym in my second Chiang …

Where to Work in Chiang Mai: Cafes & Coworking Spaces (with Video)

Throughout my time living in Chiang Mai (a total of 6 months by year end), I’ve tried to compile the ultimate list of coworking spaces and working cafes for digital nomads. However, as I polled the community and the suggestions flooded in, I soon realised that this would be an almost impossible task. With amazing …

Ho Chi Minh City Wrap-Up: One Month as a Digital Nomad in Busy & Bustling Saigon

People say you either love or hate Vietnam and after one month in the nation’s financial capital, I can’t say that I ‘hate’ Vietnam but it definitely wasn’t the most comfortable place to live and work. After the relaxed quietness of Koh Phangan, being in Ho Chi Minh was like walking into a war zone. …