โœ‹
Sorry, your browser does not support the technologies needed to use our web interface.

Please make sure you have the latest version, and that JavaScript is enabled.
Remote Jobs  Nomad Insurance Chat Meetups New Climate Finder New Forum Advertise FAQ Dating Members Hire Remotely 
  Homepageโš™๏ธ  Settings๐ŸŒ—  Toggle dark mode โค๏ธ  Your saved places
๐Ÿœ  Explore๐Ÿก  Cities๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ  Countries๐ŸŒ  Continents๐ŸŽซ  Community๐Ÿธ  Meetups๐Ÿ‘‹  Dating๐Ÿ’ฌ Chat ๐Ÿ—ฏ  Forum๐Ÿ’  FAQ New๐Ÿ”“  Open Startup
๐Ÿ“ธ  Vote on photos๐Ÿ”ฎ  Show random place๐Ÿ’ธ  FIRE calculator๐Ÿ”Œ  Bali sea cable status๐ŸŒด  Canggu shortcut cam๐ŸŒค  Climate finder๐Ÿ“Š  Fastest growing New๐Ÿก  Real estate overseasโ›„๏ธ Escape the winter๐Ÿฆ  COVID-19 data๐Ÿ“ฃ  Advertise
๐Ÿ›ฐ  Remote jobs๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป  Remote workers Newโœˆ๏ธ  Airlines New๐Ÿ—บ  Neighborhoods๐Ÿ  Coworkations๐Ÿฌ  Coworking spaces๐Ÿ”–  Incorporate๐Ÿฝ  QR Menu Creator๐Ÿš‘  Nomad Insurance

๐ŸŽซ Welcome to your Nomad List profile!

๐ŸŽ’ Add all your previous trips and future travel plans here

๐Ÿท Set what you're ๐Ÿ‘€ looking for + ๐Ÿ™ƒ your interests

Visit your profile by clicking your avatar on the top right of any page ๐Ÿ‘‰ Your profile

๐Ÿค After adding your trips, see who's around you on the right side of every trip, or by browsing on the Community map, and meet new people with the Friend Finder or Dating feature.

๐Ÿ’จ This popup will disappear after you've added your first trip

Start by adding your current place as your first trip
3D
Spokane now 
+-
2001-09
2020-01

@drnomadz

Follow

Send a Message

Like
๐ŸŽ–3yrs |
13

trips

79,561

km

2%

of the world

4

countries

13

cities



Near people All people20202018201720142010200920042001
Add trip
Cancel
 1 Jan1yr31 Dec31 Dec
1 Jan

Spokane, WA

2ยฐC
United States
2018
 1 Oct '181yr31 Dec '1931 Dec '19
1 Oct '18

Pleasant Hill

United States
 
 9 Aug '1827d5 Sep '185 Sep '18
9 Aug '18

Tacloban

Philippines
 
 1 May '184mo17 Aug '1817 Aug '18
1 May '18

San Francisco, CA

15ยฐC
United States
 20 Apr '1811d1 May '181 May '18
20 Apr '18

Cebu

32ยฐC
Philippines
2017
 24 Nov '172mo3 Feb '183 Feb '18
24 Nov '17

Palo

Philippines
 
 28 Apr '177d5 May '175 May '17
28 Apr '17

Singapore

32ยฐC
Singapore
2014
 30 Jun '141yr30 Jun '1530 Jun '15
30 Jun '14

Virginia Beach, VA

27ยฐC
United States
2010
 30 Jun '103yr30 Jun '1330 Jun '13
30 Jun '10

Grand Rapids, MI

23ยฐC
United States
 
 1 Jun '1029d30 Jun '1030 Jun '10
1 Jun '10

Kigali

24ยฐC
Rwanda
2009
 30 Jun '091yr30 Jun '1030 Jun '10
30 Jun '09

East Lansing

United States
2004
 1 Jun '042yr1 Jun '061 Jun '06
1 Jun '04

Madison, WI

24ยฐC
United States
2001
 1 Sep '013yr1 May '041 May '04
1 Sep '01

Ann Arbor, MI

23ยฐC
United States

๐Ÿ—ฏ Forum replies

๐Ÿ‘
102k
๐Ÿ‘Ž

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!

๐Ÿ‘
102k
๐Ÿ‘Ž

๐ŸŒŽ Regions collected (3 of 9)

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

๐Ÿšฉ Flags collected (4 of 276)

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ

๐ŸŒ Top countries

  • 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 14° 57° 14° 57°AQI 25
    12yr
    $3,228 / mo
    42Mbps
    ร—
  • Philippines

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 39° 102° 30° 85°๐ŸฅตAQI 43
    4mo
    $1,462 / mo
    7Mbps
    ร—
  • Rwanda

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 21° 70° 21° 69°AQI 68
    29d
    $1,420 / mo
    2Mbps
    ร—
  • Singapore

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 40° 104° 31° 87°๐ŸฅตAQI 65
    7d
    $2,762 / mo
    88Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Ann Arbor

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  34°  39°AQI 18
    1x
    $3,335 / mo
    54Mbps
    ร—
  • Madison

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels  39°  41°AQI 25
    1x
    $3,124 / mo
    57Mbps
    ร—
  • Kigali

    Spent 1 month here with my girlfriend. The place has potential, but is not quite there yet. Pollution can be pretty bad. Otherwise it's very pretty and the people are helpful. You can find workable Internet, but not everywhere. Try Nyarutarama, which has a lot of embassies. Not extremely cheap, but affordable. Definitely take a trip to Lake Kivu and Volcanoes National Park in the North. Food isn't that great. The most common and cheapest way of getting around is by mototaxi, but beware, they can

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 21° 70° 21° 69°AQI 68
    1x
    $1,420 / mo
    2Mbps
    ร—
  • Grand Rapids

    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
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  37°  40°AQI 24
    1x
    $3,054 / mo
    45Mbps
    ร—
  • Virginia Beach

    Safe and clean. Typical peak tourist season in the summer. Some fun events during the year like the Neptune festival, sandcastle and jet ski competition. This is not your funky beach community vibe, but more of a planned commercial district. Restaurants are average and the surf fishing can be great. Norfolk International Airport is close but usually a bit more expensive flights than say BWI. Just north of VA Beach you can cross the modern marvel bay bridge tunnel and travel back in time 50 years

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 15° 59° 16° 61°AQI 32
    1x
    $3,714 / mo
    68Mbps
    ร—
  • Singapore

    They say you get what you pay for. After having traveled the previous 4 months in India, Cambodia, VietNam, Myanmar and Thailand, Singapore was so easy! The subway system is a marvel, streets signs were easy to read, everyone speaks English (that just makes it easy for me as an English speaker) it is safe, clean, and parks are gorgeous. I was there as COVID 19 was breaking out fairly fast and that put a damper on my time but I was so happy to be there anyway and plan to go back. For digital

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 40° 104° 31° 87°๐ŸฅตAQI 65
    1x
    $2,762 / mo
    88Mbps
    ร—
  • Cebu

    Cebu city isn't safe, and internet is really slow unless you have a fiber connection. Most of areas are unsafe at night, some are sort of dangerous at daylight too. Even in deep province of Cebu island (such as Carcar city) I've been feeling much safer than here. Also don't forget about terrible road traffic and the fact that most of locals here doesn't speak English.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 37° 99° 29° 84°๐ŸฅตAQI 32
    1x
    $988 / mo
    6Mbps
    ร—
  • San Francisco

    I've been living in SF since 2014 and I have to say Cost of Living is misrepresented. It's a lot more expensive now (2020) than posted. 1-bdr in center is $3,500-$4,000 + $200-$300 for parking + $100-$200 for utilities. Almost impossible to find month-to-month rent, so this is for 1-year lease. Coffee for two + a pastry is easily $20. Dinner for two never less than $50, unless it's fast food (+20% tips are expected) and if you want actually something good it's at least $100 for two. Airbnb is $1

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 17° 63° 16° 61°AQI 38
    1x
    $5,440 / mo
    67Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Grand Rapids

    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
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  37°  40°AQI 24
    3yr
    $3,054 / mo
    45Mbps
    ร—
  • Ann Arbor

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  34°  39°AQI 18
    3yr
    $3,335 / mo
    54Mbps
    ร—
  • Madison

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels  39°  41°AQI 25
    2yr
    $3,124 / mo
    57Mbps
    ร—
  • Virginia Beach

    Safe and clean. Typical peak tourist season in the summer. Some fun events during the year like the Neptune festival, sandcastle and jet ski competition. This is not your funky beach community vibe, but more of a planned commercial district. Restaurants are average and the surf fishing can be great. Norfolk International Airport is close but usually a bit more expensive flights than say BWI. Just north of VA Beach you can cross the modern marvel bay bridge tunnel and travel back in time 50 years

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 15° 59° 16° 61°AQI 32
    1yr
    $3,714 / mo
    68Mbps
    ร—
  • Spokane

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 11° 52° 12° 54°AQI 62
    10mo
    $2,605 / mo
    51Mbps
    ร—
  • San Francisco

    I've been living in SF since 2014 and I have to say Cost of Living is misrepresented. It's a lot more expensive now (2020) than posted. 1-bdr in center is $3,500-$4,000 + $200-$300 for parking + $100-$200 for utilities. Almost impossible to find month-to-month rent, so this is for 1-year lease. Coffee for two + a pastry is easily $20. Dinner for two never less than $50, unless it's fast food (+20% tips are expected) and if you want actually something good it's at least $100 for two. Airbnb is $1

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 17° 63° 16° 61°AQI 38
    4mo
    $5,440 / mo
    67Mbps
    ร—
  • Kigali

    Spent 1 month here with my girlfriend. The place has potential, but is not quite there yet. Pollution can be pretty bad. Otherwise it's very pretty and the people are helpful. You can find workable Internet, but not everywhere. Try Nyarutarama, which has a lot of embassies. Not extremely cheap, but affordable. Definitely take a trip to Lake Kivu and Volcanoes National Park in the North. Food isn't that great. The most common and cheapest way of getting around is by mototaxi, but beware, they can

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 21° 70° 21° 69°AQI 68
    29d
    $1,420 / mo
    2Mbps
    ร—
  • Cebu

    Cebu city isn't safe, and internet is really slow unless you have a fiber connection. Most of areas are unsafe at night, some are sort of dangerous at daylight too. Even in deep province of Cebu island (such as Carcar city) I've been feeling much safer than here. Also don't forget about terrible road traffic and the fact that most of locals here doesn't speak English.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 37° 99° 29° 84°๐ŸฅตAQI 32
    11d
    $988 / mo
    6Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ•บ People they cross paths with most

    Expand all 113 people
    โ€นโ€บ
    ×
    USD โ”€ $
    ยฐF
    โœจ To see all results
    Join Nomad List
    Log In
    FeedbackIf you find a bug, or have feedback, please write it here. See the FAQ for answers to most questions.Thanks for the message! We will get back to you soon.
    Send feedback
    Sorry, this is taking a while...