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@dannyroa

Digital Nomad. Android at @RemindHQ. Formerly @foursquare. Also building usmnt360.com. Constant Learner of Android, Cities and Pop Culture.
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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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Bogota

20ยฐC
Colombia
 
 31 Jul '183d3 Aug '183 Aug '18
31 Jul '18

Barcelona

28ยฐC
Spain
 
 4 Jun '188d12 Jun '1812 Jun '18
4 Jun '18

Chiang Mai

33ยฐC
Thailand
 
 16 May '181mo27 Jun '1827 Jun '18
16 May '18

Manila

35ยฐC
Philippines
 7 May '189d16 May '1816 May '18
7 May '18

San Francisco, CA

18ยฐC
United States
 
 12 Mar '182mo5 May '185 May '18
12 Mar '18

Mexico City

23ยฐC
Mexico
 7 Mar '183d10 Mar '1810 Mar '18
7 Mar '18

Tokyo

12ยฐC
Japan
 
 24 Jan '1825d18 Feb '1818 Feb '18
24 Jan '18

Melbourne

26ยฐC
Australia
2017
 21 Dec '1729d19 Jan '1819 Jan '18
21 Dec '17

Manila

30ยฐC
Philippines

๐ŸŒŽ Regions collected (5 of 9)

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๐Ÿšฉ Flags collected (8 of 193)

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  • Philippines
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.23 5
    3626 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
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    good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    bad
    Tap to Open

    ๐ŸŒง Feels 46°114°33°91°AQI21
    2mo
    $1,325 / mo
    6Mbps
  • Mexico
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.28 5
    9602 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    bad
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    bad
    Tap to Open

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 37°99°31°88°๐Ÿ˜ทAQI55
    2mo
    $1,346 / mo
    9Mbps
  • Australia
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    2.85 5
    4590 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    okay
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    good
    Tap to Open

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 25°77°23°73°AQI20
    25d
    $3,158 / mo
    14Mbps
  • Colombia
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.2 5
    3754 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    very bad
    Tap to Open

    ๐ŸŒง Feels 28°82°25°77°AQI46
    25d
    $1,315 / mo
    5Mbps
  • United States
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    2.46 5
    121640 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    okay
    Tap to Open

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 26°79°24°75°AQI30
    9d
    $3,197 / mo
    38Mbps
  • Thailand
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.48 5
    6864 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    okay
    Tap to Open

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 45°113°34°92°AQI42
    8d
    $1,229 / mo
    17Mbps
  • Spain
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.07 5
    8854 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    good
    Tap to Open

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 25°77°22°71°AQI20
    3d
    $2,731 / mo
    27Mbps
  • Japan
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    2.62 5
    7192 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    good
    Tap to Open

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 25°77°24°75°AQI28
    3d
    $3,010 / mo
    22Mbps
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Manila
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.05 5
    212 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    bad
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    bad
    Tap to Open

    There are a few big problems with the data on Manila. Iโ€™ve spent the last 2 years here and I have only been able to use my credit card a very small handful of times. Itโ€™s been at least 99.8% cash payments, including my apartment rent and utilities. Also, the population according to several local friends say Manila is actually closer to 22 million people (you read that right). This is confirmed by http://worldpopulationreview.com/world-cities/Manila-population/

    ๐ŸŒค Feels 51°124°35°95°AQI33
    2x
    $1,261 / mo
    6Mbps
  • Melbourne
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.07 5
    219 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    good
    Tap to Open

    Expensive, but possibly the most amazing city on earth.

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 24°75°21°70°AQI44
    1x
    $2,920 / mo
    15Mbps
  • Tokyo
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    2.94 5
    224 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    great
    Tap to Open

    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 Feels 25°77°24°74°AQI11
    1x
    $3,809 / mo
    24Mbps
  • Mexico City
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    4.16 5
    225 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    okay
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    bad
    Tap to Open

    Amazing, amazing, amazing. I initially arrived there for 2 weeks with an intention for it to be just a transit stop, but stayed there for 3 months. Stay in the right areas (Condesa, Roma, Coyoca, Polanco, Coyocan, etc), take Uber and take basic precautions. It's a lovely town with endless food options and work options. Accomodations are not cheap by Mexican standards, but very affordable comparing to USA. It's just a great place to live, in my opinion. The only thing that is bad is quality of the air (not everywhere, though, but in general). If you are sensible to a bad air - take a trip and see how you adjust to it. It's a big issue, yes, but I feel like the are much more pros than cons. Viva Mexico!

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 31°88°28°83°๐Ÿ˜ทAQI95
    1x
    $1,510 / mo
    14Mbps
  • San Francisco
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    2.79 5
    211 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    okay
    Tap to Open

    A mixture of piss, weed, unwashed nerdy men, overpriced reality estate, passive-aggressiveness, homeless people and freaks

    ๐ŸŒง Feels 13°55°14°57°AQI13
    1x
    $5,506 / mo
    54Mbps
  • Chiang Mai
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    4.74 5
    224 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    good
    Tap to Open

    The air in Chiang Mai is getting worser and worser. And it is not too bad for us, we can come and go when we like. But for local people it is hell, because they live here permanently. This year the burning season started the beginning of January and the air is still very bad now on the 19th of May. I know many locals (some with kids) who had serious health problems because of the smoke. And what do we do? We keep on telling how 'cool' Chiang Mai is. We should combine our strengh and help the locals to fight for their right to have decent air. The way the government neglect the people in the North is the same as slow genocide. And we? We don't care, as long as it is cheap and easy to live here, it is fine. Digital nomads, we are so full of ourselves and our exciting life style and we basically don't give a shit about the people actually living in these cities.

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 59°138°41°105°๐Ÿ˜ทAQI88
    1x
    $1,057 / mo
    20Mbps
  • Barcelona
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    2.96 5
    221 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    good
    Tap to Open

    great city - perfect weather , great food, great tech scene

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 18°64°18°64°AQI14
    1x
    $3,434 / mo
    42Mbps
  • Bogota
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.43 5
    217 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    bad
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    very bad
    Tap to Open

    ๐ŸŒง Feels 16°61°16°60°๐Ÿ˜ทAQI75
    1x
    $1,162 / mo
    6Mbps
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most visited

  • Manila
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.05 5
    212 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    bad
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    bad
    Tap to Open

    There are a few big problems with the data on Manila. Iโ€™ve spent the last 2 years here and I have only been able to use my credit card a very small handful of times. Itโ€™s been at least 99.8% cash payments, including my apartment rent and utilities. Also, the population according to several local friends say Manila is actually closer to 22 million people (you read that right). This is confirmed by http://worldpopulationreview.com/world-cities/Manila-population/

    ๐ŸŒค Feels 51°124°35°95°AQI33
    2mo
    $1,261 / mo
    6Mbps
  • Mexico City
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    4.16 5
    225 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    okay
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    bad
    Tap to Open

    Amazing, amazing, amazing. I initially arrived there for 2 weeks with an intention for it to be just a transit stop, but stayed there for 3 months. Stay in the right areas (Condesa, Roma, Coyoca, Polanco, Coyocan, etc), take Uber and take basic precautions. It's a lovely town with endless food options and work options. Accomodations are not cheap by Mexican standards, but very affordable comparing to USA. It's just a great place to live, in my opinion. The only thing that is bad is quality of the air (not everywhere, though, but in general). If you are sensible to a bad air - take a trip and see how you adjust to it. It's a big issue, yes, but I feel like the are much more pros than cons. Viva Mexico!

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 31°88°28°83°๐Ÿ˜ทAQI95
    2mo
    $1,510 / mo
    14Mbps
  • Melbourne
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.07 5
    219 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    good
    Tap to Open

    Expensive, but possibly the most amazing city on earth.

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 24°75°21°70°AQI44
    25d
    $2,920 / mo
    15Mbps
  • Bogota
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    3.43 5
    217 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    bad
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    very bad
    Tap to Open

    ๐ŸŒง Feels 16°61°16°60°๐Ÿ˜ทAQI75
    25d
    $1,162 / mo
    6Mbps
  • San Francisco
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    2.79 5
    211 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    okay
    Tap to Open

    A mixture of piss, weed, unwashed nerdy men, overpriced reality estate, passive-aggressiveness, homeless people and freaks

    ๐ŸŒง Feels 13°55°14°57°AQI13
    9d
    $5,506 / mo
    54Mbps
  • Chiang Mai
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    4.74 5
    224 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    good
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    good
    Tap to Open

    The air in Chiang Mai is getting worser and worser. And it is not too bad for us, we can come and go when we like. But for local people it is hell, because they live here permanently. This year the burning season started the beginning of January and the air is still very bad now on the 19th of May. I know many locals (some with kids) who had serious health problems because of the smoke. And what do we do? We keep on telling how 'cool' Chiang Mai is. We should combine our strengh and help the locals to fight for their right to have decent air. The way the government neglect the people in the North is the same as slow genocide. And we? We don't care, as long as it is cheap and easy to live here, it is fine. Digital nomads, we are so full of ourselves and our exciting life style and we basically don't give a shit about the people actually living in these cities.

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 59°138°41°105°๐Ÿ˜ทAQI88
    8d
    $1,057 / mo
    20Mbps
  • Barcelona
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    2.96 5
    221 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
    good
    Tap to Open

    great city - perfect weather , great food, great tech scene

    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 18°64°18°64°AQI14
    3d
    $3,434 / mo
    42Mbps
  • Tokyo
    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score
    2.94 5
    224 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost
    very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet
    great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun
    great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety
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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).

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