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Ko Lanta or Ko Phangan - which island is better for a digital nomad?


in Ko Lanta, Thailand by @melinda  | 6 comments

I’m currently in Penang, Malaysia and I was thinking to head to Thailand next. What are the best islands in Thailand to get some work done? I was considering either Ko Lanta or Ko Phangan because those both islands have coworking spaces. I might need to take some client calls, also video. Is the wifi good enough? Are there any other differences between the islands?

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  • Thailand

    ⭐️ OverallAll 
    💵 Cost ðŸ˜™ Affordable
    📡 InternetWiFi ðŸŽ Fast
    😀 Fun mediocre
    👮 Safety good
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    🌧 Feels 38° 100° 30° 86°ðŸ¥µAQI 30
    4yr
    $1,279 / mo
    21Mbps
    ×
  • South Africa

    ⭐️ OverallAll 
    💵 Cost ðŸ˜™ Affordable
    📡 InternetWiFi ðŸŽ Fast
    😀 Fun mediocre
    👮 Safety bad
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    ☀️ Feels 19° 66° 19° 66°AQI 175😷
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    $1,780 / mo
    12Mbps
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  • Portugal

    ⭐️ OverallAll 
    💵 Cost ðŸ˜™ Affordable
    📡 InternetWiFi ðŸŽ Fast
    😀 Fun mediocre
    👮 Safety good
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    ☀️ Feels 22° 72° 22° 71°AQI 26
    15d
    $2,372 / mo
    30Mbps
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  • Johannesburg

    joburg has been a great place to Nomad. Nice coffee shops in the Sandton, Parkhurst and Rosebank area. Very friendly people and fast internet. Rent is pretty cheap. Not much of a nomad scene but there were a decent amount of online entreprenuers around.

    ⭐️ OverallAll 
    💵 Cost ðŸ˜™ Affordable
    📡 InternetWiFi ðŸŽ Fast
    😀 Fun mediocre
    👮 Safety bad
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    ☀️ Feels 17° 63° 17° 63°AQI 167😷
    2x
    $1,694 / mo
    12Mbps
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  • Chiang Mai

    Chiang Mai used to be N.1 for the digital nomad life. It is still great and you can find really cheap apartments (300-400$) and restaurants (2-3$ for a main). Wouldn't recommend staying there during the burning season. The best area is Nimman, but it's also the most expensive. You can stay in the old city that's very nice but that gets noisy during the weekend for the night markets. Last but not least, very safe city. All in all would go back in a heartbeat.

    ⭐️ OverallAll 
    💵 Cost ðŸ˜ Cheap
    📡 InternetWiFi ðŸŽ Fast
    😀 Fun good
    👮 Safety good
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    🌥 Feels 41° 106° 31° 88°ðŸ¥µAQI 30
    2x
    $996 / mo
    26Mbps
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  • Lisbon

    Pros: -Great airport for connections to Africa and South America. -Has some really beautiful views. -Great fruit and fish. -Native Portuguese people are generally friendly and helpful. -Wonderful moderate climate (better than Spain) Cons: -The dirtiest major city I've seen in Europe. Filthy buildings and dog crap everywhere. -Unsafe - most other women I spoke to said they feel unsafe walking alone here (being leered at, whistled at and followed by the mostly immigrant men is a common occurrenc

    ⭐️ OverallAll 
    💵 Cost ðŸ˜™ Affordable
    📡 InternetWiFi ðŸŽ Fast
    😀 Fun great
    👮 Safety good
    Tap to open
    🌥 Feels 22° 72° 22° 71°AQI 24
    1x
    $2,209 / mo
    27Mbps
    ×
  • 🛌 Most time spent

  • Chiang Mai

    Chiang Mai used to be N.1 for the digital nomad life. It is still great and you can find really cheap apartments (300-400$) and restaurants (2-3$ for a main). Wouldn't recommend staying there during the burning season. The best area is Nimman, but it's also the most expensive. You can stay in the old city that's very nice but that gets noisy during the weekend for the night markets. Last but not least, very safe city. All in all would go back in a heartbeat.

    ⭐️ OverallAll 
    💵 Cost ðŸ˜ Cheap
    📡 InternetWiFi ðŸŽ Fast
    😀 Fun good
    👮 Safety good
    Tap to open
    🌥 Feels 41° 106° 31° 88°ðŸ¥µAQI 30
    4yr
    $996 / mo
    26Mbps
    ×
  • Johannesburg

    joburg has been a great place to Nomad. Nice coffee shops in the Sandton, Parkhurst and Rosebank area. Very friendly people and fast internet. Rent is pretty cheap. Not much of a nomad scene but there were a decent amount of online entreprenuers around.

    ⭐️ OverallAll 
    💵 Cost ðŸ˜™ Affordable
    📡 InternetWiFi ðŸŽ Fast
    😀 Fun mediocre
    👮 Safety bad
    Tap to open
    ☀️ Feels 17° 63° 17° 63°AQI 167😷
    1mo
    $1,694 / mo
    12Mbps
    ×
  • Lisbon

    Pros: -Great airport for connections to Africa and South America. -Has some really beautiful views. -Great fruit and fish. -Native Portuguese people are generally friendly and helpful. -Wonderful moderate climate (better than Spain) Cons: -The dirtiest major city I've seen in Europe. Filthy buildings and dog crap everywhere. -Unsafe - most other women I spoke to said they feel unsafe walking alone here (being leered at, whistled at and followed by the mostly immigrant men is a common occurrenc

    ⭐️ OverallAll 
    💵 Cost ðŸ˜™ Affordable
    📡 InternetWiFi ðŸŽ Fast
    😀 Fun great
    👮 Safety good
    Tap to open
    🌥 Feels 22° 72° 22° 71°AQI 24
    15d
    $2,209 / mo
    27Mbps
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