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2006-03
2018-09

@arcaballero

multilingual ๐Ÿ–ฅ remote dev. ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippinesโ‡’SEAsia. ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต ๆ—ฅๆœฌ่ชžใงOKใงใ™ ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ เธ เธฒเธฉเธฒเน„เธ—เธขOKเธ„เธฃเธฑเธš
45

trips

53,297

km

6%

of the world

11

countries

27

cities

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๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป Industry๐Ÿ•ธ Web Dev๐Ÿ’ป Software Dev๐Ÿ“ฑ Mobile Dev๐ŸŽจ UI/UX Design๐Ÿ‘พ Game Dev๐Ÿ˜Ž VR Dev๐Ÿ“‡ Startup Founder๐Ÿ’ฐ Finance๐Ÿ’ฐ Crypto๐Ÿค  Product Manager๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ Education๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš•๏ธ Medical๐Ÿšฉ Politics๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽจ Creative๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Law๐Ÿ“ฐ Journalism๐Ÿ“ Blogging๐Ÿ‘Š Coach๐Ÿ“ˆ Data๐Ÿ’ช Fitness๐Ÿค Community๐Ÿ’ผ Marketing๐Ÿค‘ Sales๐Ÿ›’ Ecommerce๐Ÿ“Š SaaS๐Ÿ™‚ Support๐Ÿ—บ Geo๐Ÿƒ Sports๐Ÿšš Logistics๐Ÿก Architecture๐Ÿ‘‹ Hospitality

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ Education๐ŸšŒ High School๐Ÿ“œ Bachelor's Degree๐ŸŽ“ Master's Degree๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ PhD


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โ˜€๏ธ Waking up early๐ŸŒ™ Staying up late๐Ÿˆ Cats๐Ÿถ Dogs๐Ÿฉ Samoyeds๐Ÿต Teaโ˜•๏ธ Coffee๐Ÿธ Cocktails๐Ÿท Wine๐Ÿบ Beer๐Ÿพ Drinking alcohol๐Ÿฅ› No alcohol๐Ÿƒ 420๐Ÿ– Paleo๐Ÿฅฉ Eating meat๐ŸŸ Eating fish๐Ÿฅ’ Vegan๐Ÿฅ’ Vegetarian๐ŸŸ Pescetarian๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Korean food๐Ÿฃ Japanese food๐ŸŒฏ Mexican food๐Ÿ Italian food๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ Chinese food๐Ÿ’ช Crossfit๐Ÿ’ช Fitnessโ›ฐ Hikingโ›ฐ Climbingโ›ฐ Outdoors๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ Yoga๐Ÿ™ Spiritual๐ŸŒŠ Diving๐Ÿ„ Surfing๐ŸŽ Kitesurfing๐ŸŠ Swimming๐Ÿƒ Running๐Ÿšด Cycling๐Ÿ Motorcyclingโ›ต๏ธ Sailing๐Ÿ‚ Skateboarding๐Ÿ‚ Snowboardingโ›ท Skiing๐Ÿ’ช Fight sportsโšฝ๏ธ Football๐ŸŽ Race sportsโ›ณ๏ธ Golf๐ŸŽพ Tennis๐Ÿ“– Reading๐Ÿ‘พ Gaming๐Ÿ˜ Extrovert๐Ÿ˜ณ Introvert๐ŸŒ Third Culture Kid๐Ÿ‘ผ Youngest child๐Ÿ‘ถ Middle child๐Ÿง’ Oldest childโ›ฑ Beach๐Ÿ› Shoppingโ›ช๏ธ History๐Ÿ“บ Documentaries๐Ÿค” Philosophy๐ŸŽž Movies๐ŸŽธ Acoustic music๐ŸŽน Electronic musicโœ๏ธ Writing๐Ÿ“ธ Photography๐ŸŽž Film making๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ Cooking๐ŸŽจ Drawing๐ŸŽค Singing๐ŸŽ’ Backpacking๐Ÿš Vanlife๐Ÿ’ƒ Dancing๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽค Partying๐Ÿš Urbex๐Ÿ’ช Feminism๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ Progressive politicsโš–๏ธ Centrist politics๐Ÿ‘ด Conservative politics

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 19 Sep2d21 Sep21 Sep
19 Sep

Bangkok

34ยฐC
Thailand
 1 Sep
1 Sep

Chiang Mai

32ยฐC
Thailand
 27 Aug4d31 Aug31 Aug
27 Aug

Vientiane

32ยฐC
Laos
 7 Aug20d27 Aug27 Aug
7 Aug

Chiang Mai

32ยฐC
Thailand
 30 Jul8d7 Aug7 Aug
30 Jul

Bangkok

33ยฐC
Thailand
 8 Jul22d30 Jul30 Jul
8 Jul
B

Baguio

24ยฐC
Philippines
 1 Jul7d8 Jul8 Jul
1 Jul
B

Bohol

Philippines
 31 May1mo1 Jul1 Jul
31 May

Cebu

32ยฐC
Philippines
 22 Mar2mo31 May31 May
22 Mar
B

Baguio

24ยฐC
Philippines
 18 Mar4d22 Mar22 Mar
18 Mar
P

Puerto Princesa

Philippines
 16 Mar2d18 Mar18 Mar
16 Mar
E

El Nido

Philippines
 12 Mar4d16 Mar16 Mar
12 Mar
C

Coron

Philippines
 8 Feb1mo12 Mar12 Mar
8 Feb
B

Baguio

23ยฐC
Philippines
 7 Feb1d8 Feb8 Feb
7 Feb

Tokyo

10ยฐC
Japan
 5 Feb2d7 Feb7 Feb
5 Feb
O

Otaru Shi

Japan
 4 Feb1d5 Feb5 Feb
4 Feb
H

Hakodate Shi

Japan
 3 Feb1d4 Feb4 Feb
3 Feb
T

Takayama Shi

Japan
 1 Feb2d3 Feb3 Feb
1 Feb

Kyoto

10ยฐC
Japan
 30 Jan2d1 Feb1 Feb
30 Jan
Y

Yamanashi Shi

Japan
 29 Jan1d30 Jan30 Jan
29 Jan

Tokyo

11ยฐC
Japan
 18 Jan11d29 Jan29 Jan
18 Jan

Manila

30ยฐC
Philippines
 12 Jan5d17 Jan17 Jan
12 Jan

Hong Kong

20ยฐC
China
2017
 16 Oct '173mo11 Jan11 Jan
16 Oct '17

Chiang Mai

31ยฐC
Thailand
 8 Oct '178d16 Oct '1716 Oct '17
8 Oct '17

Kuala Lumpur

32ยฐC
Malaysia
 13 Jul '173mo8 Oct '178 Oct '17
13 Jul '17

Chiang Mai

31ยฐC
Thailand
 12 Jul '171d13 Jul '1713 Jul '17
12 Jul '17

Bangkok

33ยฐC
Thailand
 6 Jul '176d12 Jul '1712 Jul '17
6 Jul '17

Ho Chi Minh City

32ยฐC
Vietnam
 5 Jul '171d6 Jul '176 Jul '17
5 Jul '17

Singapore

31ยฐC
Singapore
 13 Jun '1722d5 Jul '175 Jul '17
13 Jun '17

Canggu, Bali

29ยฐC
Indonesia
 10 Jun '173d13 Jun '1713 Jun '17
10 Jun '17

Singapore

32ยฐC
Singapore
 1 Jun '179d10 Jun '1710 Jun '17
1 Jun '17
C

Cebu

Singapore
 17 Feb '173mo31 May '1731 May '17
17 Feb '17
B

Baguio

23ยฐC
Philippines
 15 Feb '172d17 Feb '1717 Feb '17
15 Feb '17

Cebu

29ยฐC
Philippines
 14 Feb '171d15 Feb '1715 Feb '17
14 Feb '17
I

Iligan

Philippines
 11 Feb '173d14 Feb '1714 Feb '17
11 Feb '17
D

Davao City

Philippines
 10 Feb '171d11 Feb '1711 Feb '17
10 Feb '17
B

Baguio

23ยฐC
Philippines
 1 Jan '171mo10 Feb '1710 Feb '17
1 Jan '17

Chiang Mai

30ยฐC
Thailand
 1 Jan '171d1 Jan '171 Jan '17
1 Jan '17

Bangkok

32ยฐC
Thailand
2016
 26 Dec '166d1 Jan '171 Jan '17
26 Dec '16

Taipei

19ยฐC
Taiwan
 30 Apr '168mo25 Dec '1625 Dec '16
30 Apr '16

Chiang Mai

36ยฐC
Thailand
 1 Apr '1629d30 Apr '1630 Apr '16
1 Apr '16

Phuket

32ยฐC
Thailand
2015
 1 Sep '157mo1 Apr '161 Apr '16
1 Sep '15

Chiang Mai

32ยฐC
Thailand
2012
 1 Dec '123yr1 Sep '151 Sep '15
1 Dec '12

Singapore

31ยฐC
Singapore
2006
 1 Jun '067yr30 Nov '1230 Nov '12
1 Jun '06
B

Baguio

25ยฐC
Philippines
 31 Mar '062mo30 May '0630 May '06
31 Mar '06

Gold Coast

29ยฐC
Australia
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  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Frequent visits

  • TokyoTokyo
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.67/5
    210 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ Safety
    great
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    Really fun city. I think the easiest big city in Asia for westerners to feel comfortable in. People are generally pretty friendly on a superficial level, quick to smile, laugh, and help. Unfortunately, becoming real friends with Japanese is much more difficult and most cannot speak English. Store staff are mechanically polite like robots, which is better than rude, but also a bit weird. A bit pricey and gets more expensive after a year of residence (after you get taxed based on previous year's salary, same for health insurance fees). You can drink in public at any time, though it's not really a drinker city like some European cities are known for. Clubs and music events are expensive unfortunately, though quite a few options. Great public transport system, can just be a bit confusing with all of the different names. The street layout is completely chaotic, which can be fun but also disorienting. You will often have no idea which direction you are facing, like you are in a giant maze. You can find most major international food options but not in great numbers. Obviously, Japanese food is everywhere though. It's technically on the water, though odds are you will live more inland. Still, you can reach the bay within an hour or so and an actual beach further south in Kanagawa within 90min. Japan itself has a lot of cool things to check out as well. Best time of year are spring (cherry blossoms) and fall (cooler, leaves changing cooler), though there are a series of summer festivals that start in August that are incredible (people dress in traditional clothes, food vendors all over, tons of fireworks, etc.) and they have a lot of Christmas lights and displays in December. Dating for men is not bad, just don't come expecting every woman wants you. As mentioned before, most cannot speak English and they're somewhat conservative overall, not big on casual sex. You may have an advantage in the dating pool if you're not an English teacher, since most western foreign guys there are and that job is known for not paying that well, and definitely do if you can speak Japanese near fluently. Some negatives besides those already mentioned: it's really humid and mold develops quickly, there are A LOT of crows that creeped me out and cicadas that are VERY noisy in the summer, finding the right specialist doctor that also speaks English can be tricky, the friends you make from other countries come and go constantly, a lot of guys with issues come here (socially awkward, major womanizers, right wing nuts, escaping something from their home country, stereotypical anime fanatics, etc.), Japanese men are not anywhere near as friendly as the women are and are more likely to be xenophobic (pretty much like every other country), living space is really small for the price, vegetable selection is pretty limited and expensive, a lot of food products contain soy, subways get really overcrowded during rush hour, popular areas get really overcrowded on weekends, it's not that English friendly especially dealing with contracts and anything government related (there is a free foreigner help service that can help you via phone and usually whatever government stuff you're dealing with will have at least one person on hand who understands English and can help you).

    ๐ŸŒฅ 46°AQI11
    2x
    $3,546 / mo
    21Mbps
  • PhuketPhuket
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.07/5
    189 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    okay
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ Safety
    good
    Tap to Open

    If you are looking to retire here: Life can be cheap once you get past the initial euphoric stage where, you eat in expensive restaurants that cater to foreigners. Watch where the locals eat and you can really eat rice & โ€œgab kaoโ€ (any soup, stew or curry you decide to pour over it) for USD 1.50-2. A small bottled water 30 cents. (To put it into perspective minimum wage here is EUR10/day for locals, 2-3 people usually share a room which cost THEM โ‚ฌ135/mo. You can do the math.) Unofficially there is double pricing going on toward foreigners (foreigners pay more). Beware of Mosquitos, Dengue is serious. Sweating can bring itโ€™s unexpected problems. We are naturally covered in yeast which can be caused to accelerate growth in hot humid climates and especially during Monsoon season, you may find yourself subject to Yeast infections and skin Eczemaโ€™s, especially if you are overweight and insist on maintaining a bread (Yeast) based diet. Side walks are rare so, if you plan on getting exercise through walking, you will have to drive (transit) to places suitable for safe walking. Jungle walks are nice but with their own natural hazards. Biking, relatively dangerous, unless you go to a track. Automobile drivers practice โ€œinstinctive drivingโ€ and are ignorant of many rules. There is little consideration for pedestrians or bicycle riders. Properly organized public transportation has begun recently; the oldest form for locals was the Songteaw (an covered open sided, converyed truck with 3 long benches) however, the scheduling is unreliable. Snakes, lizards, spiders and ants are common. The common green garden snake is innocuous however, the mildly venomous, gliding Golden Tree Snake and Cobras are often sighted. Red ants with painful bites are ever present If you intend to build or buy a house, look for as little wood as possible, Termites love a nice wooden door or frame. Phuket is mainly Buddhist & Muslim so, if you want to attend Christan services you will have to transit to them as there are few places here (only 2 or 3 that I have heard of). Pets: plenty of strays (cats & dogs) you can take in or adopt but, please donโ€™t have a pet if you plan on moving away and abandoning it. Tap water cannot be consumed. Phuket is a great home base if you plan on exploring the โ€œorientalโ€ side of the globe. Work is hard to find unless you start your own business which, comes with plenty of itโ€™s own hassles - you will ALWAYS need a Thai intermediary, the system is not transparent and ALL the paperwork is in (bureaucratic) Thai. Please do not try to work locally if you do not have the right visa to do it, the trouble is not pretty. Retired tradesmen often innocently/inadvertently fall into the trap of doing small jobs illegally. If you get paid (money) for your activity, you ARE working. If you are not a repeat offender, you will get off with a salty fine. (Not nice if you are living on a budget). Finally, just let me say, HAVE A HOBBY, have a plan if you tetire here and stick to it. Create/find your routine and find your spaces, this will take about 2 years. Donโ€™t get โ€œdistractedโ€! .... or you may find yourself going back to your native country to escape or live off welfare .... or the parents. Get to know people (locals & expats) well before you share personal details, i.e. be guarded. Good luck!๐Ÿ€

    ๐ŸŒง 41°106°AQI38
    1x
    $1,579 / mo
    20Mbps
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Longest stays

  • PhuketPhuket
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.07/5
    189 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    okay
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ Safety
    good
    Tap to Open

    If you are looking to retire here: Life can be cheap once you get past the initial euphoric stage where, you eat in expensive restaurants that cater to foreigners. Watch where the locals eat and you can really eat rice & โ€œgab kaoโ€ (any soup, stew or curry you decide to pour over it) for USD 1.50-2. A small bottled water 30 cents. (To put it into perspective minimum wage here is EUR10/day for locals, 2-3 people usually share a room which cost THEM โ‚ฌ135/mo. You can do the math.) Unofficially there is double pricing going on toward foreigners (foreigners pay more). Beware of Mosquitos, Dengue is serious. Sweating can bring itโ€™s unexpected problems. We are naturally covered in yeast which can be caused to accelerate growth in hot humid climates and especially during Monsoon season, you may find yourself subject to Yeast infections and skin Eczemaโ€™s, especially if you are overweight and insist on maintaining a bread (Yeast) based diet. Side walks are rare so, if you plan on getting exercise through walking, you will have to drive (transit) to places suitable for safe walking. Jungle walks are nice but with their own natural hazards. Biking, relatively dangerous, unless you go to a track. Automobile drivers practice โ€œinstinctive drivingโ€ and are ignorant of many rules. There is little consideration for pedestrians or bicycle riders. Properly organized public transportation has begun recently; the oldest form for locals was the Songteaw (an covered open sided, converyed truck with 3 long benches) however, the scheduling is unreliable. Snakes, lizards, spiders and ants are common. The common green garden snake is innocuous however, the mildly venomous, gliding Golden Tree Snake and Cobras are often sighted. Red ants with painful bites are ever present If you intend to build or buy a house, look for as little wood as possible, Termites love a nice wooden door or frame. Phuket is mainly Buddhist & Muslim so, if you want to attend Christan services you will have to transit to them as there are few places here (only 2 or 3 that I have heard of). Pets: plenty of strays (cats & dogs) you can take in or adopt but, please donโ€™t have a pet if you plan on moving away and abandoning it. Tap water cannot be consumed. Phuket is a great home base if you plan on exploring the โ€œorientalโ€ side of the globe. Work is hard to find unless you start your own business which, comes with plenty of itโ€™s own hassles - you will ALWAYS need a Thai intermediary, the system is not transparent and ALL the paperwork is in (bureaucratic) Thai. Please do not try to work locally if you do not have the right visa to do it, the trouble is not pretty. Retired tradesmen often innocently/inadvertently fall into the trap of doing small jobs illegally. If you get paid (money) for your activity, you ARE working. If you are not a repeat offender, you will get off with a salty fine. (Not nice if you are living on a budget). Finally, just let me say, HAVE A HOBBY, have a plan if you tetire here and stick to it. Create/find your routine and find your spaces, this will take about 2 years. Donโ€™t get โ€œdistractedโ€! .... or you may find yourself going back to your native country to escape or live off welfare .... or the parents. Get to know people (locals & expats) well before you share personal details, i.e. be guarded. Good luck!๐Ÿ€

    ๐ŸŒง 41°106°AQI38
    29d
    $1,579 / mo
    20Mbps
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