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๐ŸŽ–5yrs | Currently running a WordPress agency and building a SAAS business on the side. Looking for new friends and connections.
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Budapest

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Hungary
 
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Warsaw

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Poland
 
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16 Jul '18

Krakรณw

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Poland
 
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22 Jun '18

Sheffield

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United Kingdom
 
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14 Jan '18

Prague

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Czechia

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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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๐ŸŒ Top countries

  • Poland

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels  48° 10° 50°AQI 53
    2mo
    $1,507 / mo
    27Mbps
    ร—
  • Hungary

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฆ Feels 12° 54° 12° 54°AQI 45
    1mo
    $1,521 / mo
    55Mbps
    ร—
  • Czechia

    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
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 12° 54° 12° 54°AQI 58
    6d
    $1,944 / mo
    31Mbps
    ร—
  • United Kingdom

    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 14° 57° 15° 59°AQI 22
    2d
    $3,621 / mo
    24Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Prague

    My husband and I spent about 6 weeks testing Prague in Nov-Dec 2018 as we were considering it as a semi-permanent base of operations for the next year or two. Honestly it was great and we plan on leaving Malta where we have been for the past year. Pluses - transportation is very good and quite cheap, tons of restaurants, lots to do. People are more reserved, perhaps even a bit suspicious, so I would not say it was an OVERLY welcoming vibe, however there are a lot of expats from the US, CA, UK

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 12° 54° 13° 56°AQI 18
    1x
    $1,944 / mo
    31Mbps
    ร—
  • Sheffield

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 12° 54° 13° 55°AQI 22
    1x
    $4,283 / mo
    22Mbps
    ร—
  • Krakรณw

    Krakow is a brilliant city to live and work from. Friendly, easy to get around (usually able to walk everywhere), great internet and busy nightlife. Really pretty city, too. Kazimierz, the old Jewish district, is the obvious place to live. Loads of great cafes and other digital nomads there. I was there during the summer when it was between 24 and 30 degrees each day, which is perfect. No doubt a different experience in the winter, though!

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 10° 50° 11° 52°AQI 94๐Ÿ˜ท
    1x
    $1,540 / mo
    28Mbps
    ร—
  • Warsaw

    I already living more than 1 year in Warsaw and i still think it's one of the best cities to live as a nomad as well. there is plenty of meetups to meet other expats, the people are nice, its cheap, its very big and not crowded, and very clean, pros: cheap easy to make international friends , as there is many meetups great public transport plenty of cafes to work from warm and honest locals the cons : Not many nomads, big city so some places far from each other . expensive cowork places (

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  48° 10° 50°AQI 91๐Ÿ˜ท
    1x
    $1,789 / mo
    26Mbps
    ร—
  • Budapest

    I stayed here for a month in July last year. There's lots of cool aspects to the city but I hated it when I was there. The city has a problem with British stag parties, so if you look like you're a British male and speak English expect to be treated with disdain (it's fair enough) The Hungarians can just generally be unfriendly, especially bartenders. It's a weird experience waiting to be served while 3 people ignore you. Or buying the same drink and getting charged whatever they want (700-1500

    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
    ๐ŸŒฆ Feels 12° 54° 12° 54°AQI 54
    1x
    $1,427 / mo
    44Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Krakรณw

    Krakow is a brilliant city to live and work from. Friendly, easy to get around (usually able to walk everywhere), great internet and busy nightlife. Really pretty city, too. Kazimierz, the old Jewish district, is the obvious place to live. Loads of great cafes and other digital nomads there. I was there during the summer when it was between 24 and 30 degrees each day, which is perfect. No doubt a different experience in the winter, though!

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 10° 50° 11° 52°AQI 94๐Ÿ˜ท
    1mo
    $1,540 / mo
    28Mbps
    ร—
  • Warsaw

    I already living more than 1 year in Warsaw and i still think it's one of the best cities to live as a nomad as well. there is plenty of meetups to meet other expats, the people are nice, its cheap, its very big and not crowded, and very clean, pros: cheap easy to make international friends , as there is many meetups great public transport plenty of cafes to work from warm and honest locals the cons : Not many nomads, big city so some places far from each other . expensive cowork places (

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  48° 10° 50°AQI 91๐Ÿ˜ท
    1mo
    $1,789 / mo
    26Mbps
    ร—
  • Budapest

    I stayed here for a month in July last year. There's lots of cool aspects to the city but I hated it when I was there. The city has a problem with British stag parties, so if you look like you're a British male and speak English expect to be treated with disdain (it's fair enough) The Hungarians can just generally be unfriendly, especially bartenders. It's a weird experience waiting to be served while 3 people ignore you. Or buying the same drink and getting charged whatever they want (700-1500

    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
    ๐ŸŒฆ Feels 12° 54° 12° 54°AQI 54
    1mo
    $1,427 / mo
    44Mbps
    ร—
  • Prague

    My husband and I spent about 6 weeks testing Prague in Nov-Dec 2018 as we were considering it as a semi-permanent base of operations for the next year or two. Honestly it was great and we plan on leaving Malta where we have been for the past year. Pluses - transportation is very good and quite cheap, tons of restaurants, lots to do. People are more reserved, perhaps even a bit suspicious, so I would not say it was an OVERLY welcoming vibe, however there are a lot of expats from the US, CA, UK

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 12° 54° 13° 56°AQI 18
    6d
    $1,944 / mo
    31Mbps
    ร—
  • Sheffield

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 12° 54° 13° 55°AQI 22
    2d
    $4,283 / mo
    22Mbps
    ร—
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