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. …

Koh Phangan Wrap-Up: 2 Weeks as a Digital Nomad on the Island of Parties and Free Love

After staying in Chiang Mai for close to 3 months, we decided that we needed a break, an island break, something to break up the experience of city living. We decided to head to Koh Phangan. Better known for parties and free love (the Full moon, Half moon, Black moon or any other kind of …

Where to Work in Koh Phangan: Cafes & Coworking

If you thought that finding workspaces on a tropical island like Koh Phangan was near impossible than think again! Surprisingly, Koh Phangan is home to 3 coworking spaces and a bunch of cafes ideal for digital nomads. I must admit, I had low expectations coming to Koh Phangan. The island is famous for parties and free …

How we found our Apartment in Chiang Mai (with Examples)

The process of finding an apartment in Chiang Mai is nothing like what we deal with back home (in Australia). In classic Thai fashion, you can arrive, visit, book and move in, all in the one day here (even on a Sunday). There’s usually no need to commit to more than a month-by-month lease and …

Siem Reap Wrap-Up: 1 Week in Cambodia as a Digital Nomad

We arrived in Siem Reap filled with hopes and dreams of discovering another up-and-coming digital nomad destination. About 5 days in however, we were searching online for another destination we could somehow fit into our calendar before flying back to Chiang Mai only two days later! This article has been the hardest to write out …