Living Abroad

So far, I’ve lived abroad in just two cities. Los Angeles, where I did my study abroad program in 2014 and Chiang Mai, where I worked remotely from in 2016 and 2017.

Currently, I’m looking for a new location to set up in as I move on from being a strict digital nomad.

Living and Working Remotely In Chiang Mai, Thailand

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...

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...

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...

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...

Studying Abroad in Los Angeles, USA

My Exchange Experience – Los Angeles

They had told me that there would be an adjustment curve but I wasn't expecting this. January - July 2014 After spending a night in a hotel, I made my way to orientation at my host university, an institution that I will call "LA Uni" as to not to bring the...

Four Things I Learned about Study Abroad while on Exchange

A 6 month study exchange to a foreign country is one of the most rewarding ways to spend a university semester however, it does come with it's challenges. Depending on where you go, it can cost a lot of money but if you do it right, the experience you gain is so worth...

Pin It on Pinterest