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 1 Jul '192mo15 Aug '1915 Aug '19
1 Jul '19

Bogota

15ยฐC
Colombia
 22 Jun '199d1 Jul '191 Jul '19
22 Jun '19

Cali

27ยฐC
Colombia
 
 27 May '1925d21 Jun '1921 Jun '19
27 May '19

Puerto Viejo

29ยฐC
Costa Rica
 22 May '195d27 May '1927 May '19
22 May '19

San Josรฉ

26ยฐC
Costa Rica
 21 May '191d22 May '1922 May '19
21 May '19

Panama City

29ยฐC
Panama
 15 May '196d21 May '1921 May '19
15 May '19

Bogota

17ยฐC
Colombia
 
 17 Feb '193mo15 May '1915 May '19
17 Feb '19

Cali

26ยฐC
Colombia
 14 Feb '193d17 Feb '1917 Feb '19
14 Feb '19

Tulum

29ยฐC
Mexico
 11 Feb '193d14 Feb '1914 Feb '19
11 Feb '19

Playa del Carmen

28ยฐC
Mexico
2018
 6 May '1813d19 May '1819 May '18
6 May '18

Barranquilla

30ยฐC
Colombia
 
 9 Apr '186d15 Apr '1815 Apr '18
9 Apr '18

Fort Lauderdale, FL

28ยฐC
United States
2017
 4 Dec '172mo2 Feb '182 Feb '18
4 Dec '17

Bogota

17ยฐC
Colombia
 
 5 Sep '173mo4 Dec '174 Dec '17
5 Sep '17

Cali

26ยฐC
Colombia
 
 20 Aug '1716d5 Sep '175 Sep '17
20 Aug '17

Paris

24ยฐC
France
 19 Aug '171d20 Aug '1720 Aug '17
19 Aug '17

Beijing

31ยฐC
China
 
 19 Jun '172mo19 Aug '1719 Aug '17
19 Jun '17

Seoul

24ยฐC
South Korea
 
 26 May '171mo26 Jun '1726 Jun '17
26 May '17

Istanbul

22ยฐC
Turkey
 
 21 Apr '171mo25 May '1725 May '17
21 Apr '17

Paris

15ยฐC
France
 
 4 Feb '173mo21 Apr '1721 Apr '17
4 Feb '17

Rennes

11ยฐC
France
 28 Jan '176mo4 Aug '174 Aug '17
28 Jan '17

Chamonix

-1ยฐC
France
 
 1 Jan '1724d25 Jan '1725 Jan '17
1 Jan '17

Cali

26ยฐC
Colombia
2016
 2 Feb '162mo18 Mar '1618 Mar '16
2 Feb '16

San Josรฉ Province

Costa Rica
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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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๐ŸŒŽ Regions collected (4 of 9)

โ›ฉ โ›ฐ๏ธ ๐Ÿ’ƒ ๐Ÿฐ ๐Ÿฆ ๐ŸŒŠ โ„๏ธ ๐Ÿ•Œ ๐Ÿ›ฐ

๐Ÿšฉ Flags collected (9 of 276)

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆ

๐ŸŒ Top countries

  • Colombia

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿคฌ Unusably slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun very bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    11mo
    ร—
  • France

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿคฌ Unusably slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun very bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    10mo
    ร—
  • Costa Rica

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿคฌ Unusably slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun very bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    3mo
    ร—
  • South Korea

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿคฌ Unusably slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun very bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    2mo
    ร—
  • Turkey

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿคฌ Unusably slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun very bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    1mo
    ร—
  • United States

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿคฌ Unusably slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun very bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    6d
    ร—
  • Mexico

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿคฌ Unusably slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun very bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    6d
    ร—
  • Panama

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿคฌ Unusably slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun very bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    1d
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Cali

    Cali has beautiful weather and kind, friendly people. You will need to use Spanish here so it is a great place to learn. Locals are very patient with novice speakers. The city has many green spaces and weekend travel to the Pacific region and Coffee country is possible as well as inexpensive flights to other major cities in Colombia. Salsa is king here so it is worth taking lessons, as this is a major part of the city's nightlife. You can live quite cheaply here but expect foreign or imported fo

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 25° 77° 25° 76°AQI 9
    4x
    $1,146 / mo
    10Mbps
    ร—
  • Bogota

    Nice city. Need cash in many places still hence long lines for ATMs. Safe. Pretty. Goes from cloudy to sunny to cloudy to sunny. Take a bike tour to see the city. I stay in Chapinero which was nice. There a gym called Body Tech and they'll let you work out there for free your first time. No water fountains though so bring your own.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 16° 61° 16° 60°AQI 13
    3x
    $1,084 / mo
    9Mbps
    ร—
  • 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
    ๐ŸŒฆ Feels  41°  44°AQI 44
    2x
    $4,307 / mo
    28Mbps
    ร—
  • Chamonix

    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
    ๐ŸŒจ Feels -1° 30°  32°AQI 21
    1x
    $4,512 / mo
    26Mbps
    ร—
  • Rennes

    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
    ๐ŸŒง Feels  39°  43°AQI 28
    1x
    $3,054 / mo
    24Mbps
    ร—
  • Istanbul

    I spent one year in Istanbul and it's absolutely amazing. The city is really safe, I went back home really late during the night, walking, without any problem. Parties are really fun and there are all kinds of spots to have fun (bars, nightclubs, restaurants...). The city has a lot of cafรฉs to work at and most of them have free and reliable wifi. Definitely recommend!

    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 17° 63° 16° 60°AQI 39
    1x
    $1,160 / mo
    11Mbps
    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  36°  35°AQI 72
    1x
    $2,372 / mo
    20Mbps
    ร—
  • Beijing

    Definitely an underrated place for nomads - Huge city with a small town feel. Lots of different neighborhoods to appeal to different types of people: some commercial, some hipstery, some historical, some modern. Food and rent is cheap (and the food is damn good). People are very friendly as compared to other big Asian cities. You can also get easy work as a tutor and make good extra cash. I survived for five months tutoring and doing other English related work for max 12 hrs a week (leaving me

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿคฌ Unusably slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels -1° 30°  34°AQI 60
    1x
    $2,351 / mo
    1Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Cali

    Cali has beautiful weather and kind, friendly people. You will need to use Spanish here so it is a great place to learn. Locals are very patient with novice speakers. The city has many green spaces and weekend travel to the Pacific region and Coffee country is possible as well as inexpensive flights to other major cities in Colombia. Salsa is king here so it is worth taking lessons, as this is a major part of the city's nightlife. You can live quite cheaply here but expect foreign or imported fo

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 25° 77° 25° 76°AQI 9
    7mo
    $1,146 / mo
    10Mbps
    ร—
  • Chamonix

    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
    ๐ŸŒจ Feels -1° 30°  32°AQI 21
    6mo
    $4,512 / mo
    26Mbps
    ร—
  • Bogota

    Nice city. Need cash in many places still hence long lines for ATMs. Safe. Pretty. Goes from cloudy to sunny to cloudy to sunny. Take a bike tour to see the city. I stay in Chapinero which was nice. There a gym called Body Tech and they'll let you work out there for free your first time. No water fountains though so bring your own.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 16° 61° 16° 60°AQI 13
    4mo
    $1,084 / mo
    9Mbps
    ร—
  • Rennes

    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
    ๐ŸŒง Feels  39°  43°AQI 28
    3mo
    $3,054 / mo
    24Mbps
    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  36°  35°AQI 72
    2mo
    $2,372 / mo
    20Mbps
    ร—
  • 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
    ๐ŸŒฆ Feels  41°  44°AQI 44
    2mo
    $4,307 / mo
    28Mbps
    ร—
  • Istanbul

    I spent one year in Istanbul and it's absolutely amazing. The city is really safe, I went back home really late during the night, walking, without any problem. Parties are really fun and there are all kinds of spots to have fun (bars, nightclubs, restaurants...). The city has a lot of cafรฉs to work at and most of them have free and reliable wifi. Definitely recommend!

    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 17° 63° 16° 60°AQI 39
    1mo
    $1,160 / mo
    11Mbps
    ร—
  • Puerto Viejo

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 31° 88° 27° 80°๐ŸฅตAQI 5
    25d
    $2,536 / mo
    7Mbps
    ร—
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