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24 May '18

Seoul

23ยฐC
South Korea
 
 13 Apr '181mo24 May '1824 May '18
13 Apr '18

Osaka

18ยฐC
Japan
 
 25 Feb '182mo13 Apr '1813 Apr '18
25 Feb '18

Tokyo

11ยฐC
Japan
 
 1 Feb '1824d25 Feb '1825 Feb '18
1 Feb '18

Hong Kong

22ยฐC
Hong Kong
 
 11 Jan '1820d31 Jan '1831 Jan '18
11 Jan '18

Austin, TX

14ยฐC
United States
2017
 20 Aug '1710d30 Aug '1730 Aug '17
20 Aug '17

Chicago, IL

25ยฐC
United States
 19 Aug '171d20 Aug '1720 Aug '17
19 Aug '17

Cashmere

United States
 
 1 Aug '1717d18 Aug '1718 Aug '17
1 Aug '17

Portland, OR

25ยฐC
United States
 
 13 Jul '1719d1 Aug '171 Aug '17
13 Jul '17

Boulder, CO

29ยฐC
United States
 
 28 Jun '1714d12 Jul '1712 Jul '17
28 Jun '17

Edinburgh

15ยฐC
United Kingdom
 
 13 Jun '1715d28 Jun '1728 Jun '17
13 Jun '17

Barcelona

24ยฐC
Spain
 8 Jun '175d13 Jun '1713 Jun '17
8 Jun '17

Kรผhlungsborn

Germany
 31 May '177d7 Jun '177 Jun '17
31 May '17

Berlin

16ยฐC
Germany
 
 3 May '1728d31 May '1731 May '17
3 May '17

Athens

23ยฐC
Greece
 21 Apr '1712d3 May '173 May '17
21 Apr '17

Utrecht

15ยฐC
Netherlands
 19 Apr '172d21 Apr '1721 Apr '17
19 Apr '17

Amsterdam

14ยฐC
Netherlands
 11 Apr '178d19 Apr '1719 Apr '17
11 Apr '17

Cannes

16ยฐC
France
 4 Apr '177d11 Apr '1711 Apr '17
4 Apr '17

Paris

15ยฐC
France
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Introduce yourself โ€” who are you, where are you and what do you do?

 

by @coffeeshopceo |  | 672 comments

tl;dr: introduce yourself in this thread.

We must all get sick of the same backpacker travel questions when we meet new friends, I know I do.

You know the ones - where are you from, whereโ€™ve you been, where are you going, what do you do, how long have you been doing it - etc.

The novelty of answering these questions wears off after maybe a week, but theyโ€™re nonetheless insightful and no matter how much we hate them, we find ourselves asking others.

So letโ€™s bring the dreaded backpacker questionnaire to NomadForum and introduce ourselves shall we?

**

  • whatโ€™s your name?
  • where are you from?
  • how long have you been away from home?
  • what do you do?
  • where are you currently?
  • where are you going?
  • what has been memorable for you so far?
  • will you go home anytime soon?
  • what have you learnt during your time as a nomad?
  • [insert your own question here]

**

No need to answer them all if you donโ€™t want to :smile:
But the more you shareโ€ฆ The merrier!

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๐ŸŒ Top countries

  • Japan

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
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    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
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    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 11° 52° 12° 54°AQI 32
    3mo
    $2,876 / mo
    26Mbps
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  • United States

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels  46°  48°AQI 22
    2mo
    $3,263 / mo
    42Mbps
    ร—
  • South Korea

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels  39°  41°AQI 66
    1mo
    $2,193 / mo
    21Mbps
    ร—
  • Greece

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 18° 64° 18° 63°AQI 63
    28d
    $3,125 / mo
    13Mbps
    ร—
  • Hong Kong

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 21° 70° 21° 69°AQI 81๐Ÿ˜ท
    24d
    $2,728 / mo
    70Mbps
    ร—
  • France

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels  46°  48°AQI 69
    15d
    $3,534 / mo
    28Mbps
    ร—
  • Spain

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 18° 64° 18° 64°AQI 31
    15d
    $2,668 / mo
    31Mbps
    ร—
  • Netherlands

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels  42°  45°AQI 26
    14d
    $4,025 / mo
    41Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Paris

    Super fun and beautiful city. I find Parisians are actually very patient and warm if you at least attempt to speak French; in my experience, most people who complain that they're rude are the ones making zero effort to speak the language. Expensive though and not very easy to meet other nomads.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels  45°  44°AQI 62
    1x
    $4,022 / mo
    28Mbps
    ร—
  • Cannes

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 14° 57° 14° 58°AQI 1
    1x
    $4,243 / mo
    32Mbps
    ร—
  • Amsterdam

    One giant tourist trap. Giant hordes of rich Europeans vacationing with their parents credit cards.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels  43°  47°AQI 39
    1x
    $4,419 / mo
    22Mbps
    ร—
  • Utrecht

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels  41°  45°AQI 37
    1x
    $3,945 / mo
    43Mbps
    ร—
  • Athens

    Like all cities that have lots of tourists, it's best to explore a little and get off the well beaten track. There are literally thousands of small cafes and bars that have free, fast WiFi, cheap coffee and good kebabs. If you stay in the absolute cheapest part of town, you will get a different vibe. There are a lot of AirBnB springing up and in the off-season these are very reasonably priced. I can't understand how you could be bored in Athens. So many places to see, so many museums and histo

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 15° 59° 15° 60°AQI 56
    1x
    $2,863 / mo
    12Mbps
    ร—
  • Berlin

    Berlin is overall a great city to be. Food is cheap and everywhere, easy to go out and have fun/meet for business. Rent has crept up but still far better value than where I came from. Internet: 36 EUR/month get me 450/40 mbps (cable -> DOCSIS 3.0) Public transport is 2.70 EUR/ticket. No woman I know has said they felt unsafe. Some really odd, xenophobic sounding comments on here. Biggest downsides IMO: service quality at restaurants - not that people are rude, but they don't seem to particular

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    1x
    $3,023 / mo
    35Mbps
    ร—
  • Barcelona

    During winter is quite safe plus much cheaper. Some nightclubs are free and yet there is still a lot of people. Great por lgbtq+ community.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 17° 63° 16° 60°AQI 35
    1x
    $2,870 / mo
    39Mbps
    ร—
  • Edinburgh

    Edinburgh is one of my favorite cities and I've spent quite a bit of time here. It's charming, friendly, beautiful, and walkable, and has a range of cafes and coffeeshops with fast wifi. The downsides: it's pretty expensive (housing especially), and there doesn't seem to be much of a nomad scene. The general tech scene seems to be smallish but growing (CodeBase seems cool), but not many nomads seem to come here.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
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    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฆ Feels  45°  48°AQI 21
    1x
    $3,589 / mo
    24Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Tokyo

    Tokyo has so much to offer and so much to do. It is easily overwhelming. Whereas I usually take my first week to explore a place Tokyoโ€™s sights just kept on going. I remember ending up in a hidden cocktail bar, a mexican rooftop party with 1 meter margaritas, spending a whole day going only to French places(?), visiting a store that only imported 2nd hand hiphop apparel, and throughout it all the best michelin star ramen. It just seemed endless, completely unrelated and incredibly fun. Six wee

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 14° 57° 14° 57°AQI 20
    2mo
    $3,413 / mo
    28Mbps
    ร—
  • Osaka

    its very possible to be a digital nomad in japan - 3 months tourist visa on arrival. free wifi at starbucks. who's stopping you? lovely people, amazing food, and the worlds richest culture. just say you're a tourist. its not as if you are an immigrant.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 13° 55° 13° 56°AQI 30
    1mo
    $2,419 / mo
    27Mbps
    ร—
  • Seoul

    Really enjoying Seoul so far. It is very hard to make friends at first as not many people will speak English or are too afraid to. Maybe easier in Itaewon. For phone service, I was able to get month to month service on KT with unlimited data for only 35,000 won a month. Check out the desk with a sign in Thai on the electronics floor at IPark Mall connected to Yonsan station for this deal. They speak great English as well.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels  34°  35°AQI 66
    1mo
    $2,352 / mo
    19Mbps
    ร—
  • Athens

    Like all cities that have lots of tourists, it's best to explore a little and get off the well beaten track. There are literally thousands of small cafes and bars that have free, fast WiFi, cheap coffee and good kebabs. If you stay in the absolute cheapest part of town, you will get a different vibe. There are a lot of AirBnB springing up and in the off-season these are very reasonably priced. I can't understand how you could be bored in Athens. So many places to see, so many museums and histo

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 15° 59° 15° 60°AQI 56
    28d
    $2,863 / mo
    12Mbps
    ร—
  • Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is a fabulous city - from big city living, to isolated beaches, outlying islands and hikes through mountainous terrain. The big downside is it's EXPENSIVE. You need to have a decent salary to live here - otherwise, it would be tough. Hong Kong island is the most expensive, but more affordable places are possible, the further you are willing to travel. It's quite a transient city, so probably pretty easy to make connections!

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
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    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 21° 70° 21° 69°AQI 81๐Ÿ˜ท
    24d
    $2,728 / mo
    70Mbps
    ร—
  • Austin

    One of the fastest growing cities in the USA with a lot of tech companies opening offices. Usually a fun city with a lively downtown (music, University, bars), a lake for boating, and lots of land outside the city. Texas is the second largest state in the USA and generally hot, so you may want to check the weather for any intended visits. Generally, a pretty good place to go: lots of young people and pretty good paying tech related jobs.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels  45°  49°AQI 26
    20d
    $3,439 / mo
    67Mbps
    ร—
  • Boulder

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels  45°  48°AQI 25
    19d
    $4,454 / mo
    58Mbps
    ร—
  • Portland

    -Very well situated between the ocean and mountains -Cloudy winters -Not much snow -Large Asian minority -LGBTQ+ friendly -High quality of living -Very expensive -Very good nightlife -A lot of parks -A lot of outdoor activities -1 of the best education systems in the USA -Healthcare is excellent -Good transit system

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    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels  45°  47°AQI 24
    17d
    $3,224 / mo
    66Mbps
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