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Francois from Montrรฉal, Mexico, Puerto Escondido, Medellin, Buenos Aires, Playa del Carmen, Guadalajara, Panama and Mexico City ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
11

trips

35,732

km

3%

of the world

5

countries

8

cities



Near people All people 2022 2021
  7 Jul '22 2mo 9 Sep '22 9 Sep '22
7 Jul '22

Montreal

24ยฐC 75ยฐF
Canada
  2 Jul '22 4d 6 Jul '22 6 Jul '22
2 Jul '22

Mexico City

21ยฐC 70ยฐF
Mexico
 
 
  3 Jun '22 29d 2 Jul '22 2 Jul '22
3 Jun '22

Panama City

30ยฐC 85ยฐF
Panama
  20 May '22 14d 3 Jun '22 3 Jun '22
20 May '22

Guadalajara

29ยฐC 84ยฐF
Mexico
 
 
  16 Apr '22 1mo 20 May '22 20 May '22
16 Apr '22

Playa del Carmen

30ยฐC 86ยฐF
Mexico
 
 
  1 Apr '22 15d 16 Apr '22 16 Apr '22
1 Apr '22

Mexico City

25ยฐC 77ยฐF
Mexico
 
 
  29 Jan '22 2mo 1 Apr '22 1 Apr '22
29 Jan '22

Buenos Aires

27ยฐC 81ยฐF
Argentina
2021
  15 Dec '21 1mo 28 Jan '22 28 Jan '22
15 Dec '21

Montreal

-2ยฐC 28ยฐF
Canada
 
 
  15 Oct '21 2mo 15 Dec '21 15 Dec '21
15 Oct '21

Medellรญn

23ยฐC 73ยฐF
Colombia
 
 
  17 Sep '21 28d 15 Oct '21 15 Oct '21
17 Sep '21

Puerto Escondido

30ยฐC 86ยฐF
Mexico
  11 Sep '21 6d 17 Sep '21 17 Sep '21
11 Sep '21

Mexico City

20ยฐC 68ยฐF
Mexico



๐ŸŒŽ Regions collected (2 of 8)

๐Ÿšฉ Flags collected (5 of 275)

๐ŸŒ Top countries

  • Canada

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  -5°  23°   -1°  30° AQI 22
    4mo
    $4,033 / mo
    17 Mbps
    ร—
  • Mexico

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  22°  72°   22°  71° AQI 52
    3mo
    $2,081 / mo
    7 Mbps
    ร—
  • Argentina

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  30°  86°   28°  83° AQI 16
    2mo
    $2,316 / mo
    5 Mbps
    ร—
  • Colombia

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  very bad
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  28°  82°   27°  79° AQI 63
    2mo
    $1,598 / mo
    5 Mbps
    ร—
  • Panama

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  33°  92°   29°  83° AQI 25
    29d
    $2,759 / mo
    10 Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Mexico City

    I really enjoyed my first week here, but as I got to know more locals and heard their stories, I was disturbed at the security situation. Almost everyone I met has horror stories about being robbed at gunpoint, robbed by the police, and in one case even drugged and robbed by a taxi driver. It's not even safe to walk a short distance at night (locals told me to just take Uber). Beyond the security issues, scams also abound, and the covid policy is wacky, with hand sanitizer being forced on you ev

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  21°  70°   21°  69° AQI 53
    3x
    $1,860 / mo
    11 Mbps
    ร—
  • Montreal

    Spent the month of September here and it was nice for the first 2 weeks. There are a lot of young people due to the multiple universities and you smell weed everywhere!!! There is also so much construction going on with the roads and buildings, so itโ€™s best to walk and bike most places. The BIXI bike system is awesome! There are also a lot of homeless screaming at people randomly in the streets. Food and rent is expensive. The โ€œEuropeanโ€ vibe is isolated to a 3 street area, but the re

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒจ  Feels  -3°  27°     31° AQI 19
    2x
    $4,143 / mo
    16 Mbps
    ร—
  • Puerto Escondido

    Definitely a place you can digital nomad at. I was here for a month and the internet was never a problem. The noise (constant construction, roosters, dogs and music) and heat were. The surfing was good but even in August there are a lot of people in this sml but developing town.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels  32°  90°   29°  84° AQI 39
    1x
    $1,898 / mo
    24 Mbps
    ร—
  • Medellรญn

    ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ Malls are fucking awesome, free wifi + free coworking spaces, toilets cleaner than Europe/ASEAN ๐Ÿ‘ Public transport is pretty good ๐Ÿ‘Ž Foods are a bit bland compared to ASEAN and Mexico ๐Ÿ‘Ž ๐Ÿ‘Ž Safety, lots of racist/xenophobic catcalling on the street especially when I am an Asian. "Oi Chino Chino!" -- something I didn't get in other latam countries

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  28°  82°   26°  79° AQI 78 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    1x
    $1,616 / mo
    5 Mbps
    ร—
  • Buenos Aires

    i stayed in BA for a few months and it firmly wasn't for me. It's a beautiful city and comically cheap for the quality of food / goods / services. People are rude and accomodation is pretty bad. Plus with the inflation of the dollar to peso (3x the buying power for foreigners) it was getting dangerous when I left. (I think someone tried to kill the vice president last week) Excellent to visit, not great to live.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  33°  91°   29°  84° AQI 15
    1x
    $1,881 / mo
    4 Mbps
    ร—
  • Playa del Carmen

    Touristy circus of a place. Everyone is trying to rip you off... even as fluent Spanish speaker. Check out PV or anywhere west coast instead.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  32°  90°   27°  81° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 178 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    1x
    $2,741 / mo
    6 Mbps
    ร—
  • Guadalajara

    I have lived all over the world the past 12 years and i have to say that Guadalajara or Zapopan where i live is my biggest favorite so far of all places. I have lived in Sweden, Gibraltar, Mauritius, Dubai, Australia, Spain, Panama, Costa Rica, Serbia, Montenegro and the US and now recently moved to Mexico and love this city more than Mexico City and Monterrey which i also tried before Guadalajara. Its a modern and bustling metropolitan city with the feel of a small town charm and has everythin

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  23°  73°   23°  73° AQI 43
    1x
    $1,663 / mo
    6 Mbps
    ร—
  • Panama City

    Panama City is a B+ place to live: solid weather, amenities, safety, and cleanliness... but, it feels much like an American city due to the skyscrapers, urban sprawl, and the limited activities. If you're not shopping, eating at a restaurant, bar hopping, or going to a reggaeton club until 3am, there's not a whole lot else to do. The weather is remarkably consistent: everyday it will be 85F, it will be cloudy for a few hours including a 15-30 minute shower, and then it will be mostly sunny for

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  35°  95°   30°  86° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 25
    1x
    $2,645 / mo
    14 Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Montreal

    Spent the month of September here and it was nice for the first 2 weeks. There are a lot of young people due to the multiple universities and you smell weed everywhere!!! There is also so much construction going on with the roads and buildings, so itโ€™s best to walk and bike most places. The BIXI bike system is awesome! There are also a lot of homeless screaming at people randomly in the streets. Food and rent is expensive. The โ€œEuropeanโ€ vibe is isolated to a 3 street area, but the re

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒจ  Feels  -3°  27°     31° AQI 19
    4mo
    $4,143 / mo
    16 Mbps
    ร—
  • Buenos Aires

    i stayed in BA for a few months and it firmly wasn't for me. It's a beautiful city and comically cheap for the quality of food / goods / services. People are rude and accomodation is pretty bad. Plus with the inflation of the dollar to peso (3x the buying power for foreigners) it was getting dangerous when I left. (I think someone tried to kill the vice president last week) Excellent to visit, not great to live.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  33°  91°   29°  84° AQI 15
    2mo
    $1,881 / mo
    4 Mbps
    ร—
  • Medellรญn

    ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ Malls are fucking awesome, free wifi + free coworking spaces, toilets cleaner than Europe/ASEAN ๐Ÿ‘ Public transport is pretty good ๐Ÿ‘Ž Foods are a bit bland compared to ASEAN and Mexico ๐Ÿ‘Ž ๐Ÿ‘Ž Safety, lots of racist/xenophobic catcalling on the street especially when I am an Asian. "Oi Chino Chino!" -- something I didn't get in other latam countries

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  28°  82°   26°  79° AQI 78 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    2mo
    $1,616 / mo
    5 Mbps
    ร—
  • Playa del Carmen

    Touristy circus of a place. Everyone is trying to rip you off... even as fluent Spanish speaker. Check out PV or anywhere west coast instead.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  32°  90°   27°  81° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 178 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    1mo
    $2,741 / mo
    6 Mbps
    ร—
  • Panama City

    Panama City is a B+ place to live: solid weather, amenities, safety, and cleanliness... but, it feels much like an American city due to the skyscrapers, urban sprawl, and the limited activities. If you're not shopping, eating at a restaurant, bar hopping, or going to a reggaeton club until 3am, there's not a whole lot else to do. The weather is remarkably consistent: everyday it will be 85F, it will be cloudy for a few hours including a 15-30 minute shower, and then it will be mostly sunny for

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  35°  95°   30°  86° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 25
    29d
    $2,645 / mo
    14 Mbps
    ร—
  • Puerto Escondido

    Definitely a place you can digital nomad at. I was here for a month and the internet was never a problem. The noise (constant construction, roosters, dogs and music) and heat were. The surfing was good but even in August there are a lot of people in this sml but developing town.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels  32°  90°   29°  84° AQI 39
    28d
    $1,898 / mo
    24 Mbps
    ร—
  • Mexico City

    I really enjoyed my first week here, but as I got to know more locals and heard their stories, I was disturbed at the security situation. Almost everyone I met has horror stories about being robbed at gunpoint, robbed by the police, and in one case even drugged and robbed by a taxi driver. It's not even safe to walk a short distance at night (locals told me to just take Uber). Beyond the security issues, scams also abound, and the covid policy is wacky, with hand sanitizer being forced on you ev

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  21°  70°   21°  69° AQI 53
    25d
    $1,860 / mo
    11 Mbps
    ร—
  • Guadalajara

    I have lived all over the world the past 12 years and i have to say that Guadalajara or Zapopan where i live is my biggest favorite so far of all places. I have lived in Sweden, Gibraltar, Mauritius, Dubai, Australia, Spain, Panama, Costa Rica, Serbia, Montenegro and the US and now recently moved to Mexico and love this city more than Mexico City and Monterrey which i also tried before Guadalajara. Its a modern and bustling metropolitan city with the feel of a small town charm and has everythin

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  23°  73°   23°  73° AQI 43
    14d
    $1,663 / mo
    6 Mbps
    ร—
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