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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┬áthan 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 …

Koh Lanta Wrap-Up: 3 Weeks Coworking on a Tropical Island

We arrived in Koh Lanta late on a Wednesday night to this (pictured left). Coming from Chiang Mai, we had been used to being walking distance from numerous cafes, 711’s and restaurants but at KoHub apartments and indeed Koh Lanta as a whole, we were not going to survive on foot alone. It was time …

Chiang Mai Wrap-Up: One Month as a Digital Nomad at the Centre of the Movement

Having planned our digital nomad journey almost a year in advance, we had done plenty of research and heard many things about this magical city called Chiang Mai. This small city in Northern Thailand, at least from our understanding was largely considered the mecca for remote workers (i.e. Digital Nomads). I like to keep my …

A Trip to Doi Inthanon with TakeMeTour

TakeMeTour is a travel website that I like to describe as the AirBnB of booking tours in Thailand. It’s a marketplace of fully vetted local guides, crowd-sourced from around Thailand and it’s a great place to seek out experiences from guides with very local perspectives. It’s also an interesting extension of the sharing economy. In …

Bartender to Jet-Setting Copywriter in 9 months – Colin Pomeroy

Colin Pomeroy was a craft cocktail bartender in Portland, OR before deciding to make the switch to a location independent career in copywriting. A student of Sean Ogle’s Location Rebel program, Colin had been sitting on the course materials for 2 and half years before finally making the commitment to pursue his destiny as a …

Internal Auditor to Digital Nomad in 18 months – Dylan Wolff

Dylan Wolff was an internal auditor in Melbourne, Australia before deciding to make the switch to a location independent career in Web Development. Within just over a year, Dylan had taught himself enough to land his first job as a junior developer and 3 months later, he began working remotely while travelling the world. After …

Chiang Mai Accommodation – My quick guide for Digital Nomads

What’s the [best] way to get apartments in Chiang Mai these days? (asked by msavin on #nomads) This question keeps coming on the #chiang-mai channel of #nomads and the response is generally the same. Here is my experience and what I have heard from other nomads: How to find a monthly rental in Chiang Mai …