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 25 Jan '167d1 Feb '161 Feb '16
25 Jan '16

Helsinki

1ยฐC
Finland
 17 Jan '167d24 Jan '1624 Jan '16
17 Jan '16

Kokkola

Finland
 9 Jan '167d16 Jan '1616 Jan '16
9 Jan '16

Tampere

Finland
2015
 31 Dec '158d8 Jan '168 Jan '16
31 Dec '15

Tokyo

11ยฐC
Japan
 28 Dec '152d30 Dec '1530 Dec '15
28 Dec '15

Hiroshima

9ยฐC
Japan
 23 Dec '154d27 Dec '1527 Dec '15
23 Dec '15

Osaka

10ยฐC
Japan
 
 11 Nov '151mo22 Dec '1522 Dec '15
11 Nov '15

Tokyo

17ยฐC
Japan
 5 Nov '155d10 Nov '1510 Nov '15
5 Nov '15

Helsinki

5ยฐC
Finland
 29 Oct '157d5 Nov '155 Nov '15
29 Oct '15

Kokkola

Finland
 19 Oct '1510d29 Oct '1529 Oct '15
19 Oct '15

Alicante

26ยฐC
Spain
 7 Oct '1512d19 Oct '1519 Oct '15
7 Oct '15

Valencia

25ยฐC
Spain
 1 Oct '156d7 Oct '157 Oct '15
1 Oct '15

Barcelona

23ยฐC
Spain
 
 10 Aug '152mo30 Sep '1530 Sep '15
10 Aug '15

Berlin

23ยฐC
Germany

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  • Japan

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 2.93/5
    7382 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 29° 84° 26° 79°AQI 21
    2mo
    $2,914 / mo
    23Mbps
    ร—
  • Germany

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.2/5
    8660 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 27° 81° 26° 78°AQI 18
    2mo
    $2,795 / mo
    27Mbps
    ร—
  • Finland

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.02/5
    2546 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  48° 10° 50°AQI 8
    1mo
    $3,133 / mo
    27Mbps
    ร—
  • Spain

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.18/5
    8876 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 30° 86° 28° 82°AQI 34
    28d
    $2,706 / mo
    26Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Tokyo

    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).

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.47/5
    225 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety great
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 28° 82° 26° 80°AQI 1
    2x
    $3,646 / mo
    22Mbps
    ร—
  • Helsinki

    A lot more things to do there on Summer than on Winter, even though the city is beautiful both seasons. Wouldn't recommend going there in the beginning of spring or late autumn since it'd be mostly rainy and cold. On Summer I recommend just walking around the city and checking out all the architecture and drinking beer on the beach of Hietalahti or taking a ferry to Suomenlinna and having a picnic day there. Linnanmรคki amusement park is also nice if you are traveling with children. On Winter I recommend you leave the city center and go to f.ex. Mustikkamaa or Central Park. There are places where you can ice skate.

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.12/5
    210 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  46° 10° 51°AQI 12
    2x
    $3,799 / mo
    27Mbps
    ร—
  • Berlin

    Been living in 3 different centrally located airbnb in Berlin (2018), each between 800 and 900โ‚ฌ per month for 40-45 sqm (we're two, so 400-450โ‚ฌ each). Each time a full flat and not a shared airbnb, legal now since some months (though it was always possible to get a full flat before as well). Internet was always between 15 and 50 mbps. I spend 100โ‚ฌ per week on food, including restaurants (pretty cheap here), check for Turkish market on Maybachufer and Turkish stores in Neukรถlln (I spend less on food here than in Chiang Mai!). Berlin is such an awesome place to live, very multicultural, very tolerant, many different neighborhoods, quite relaxed feeling, many parks, lakes all around. No need to speak German at all. Come over here, probably one one of the best place on earth ;) (written in Sept 2018)

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 4.02/5
    225 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 27° 81° 26° 78°AQI 22
    1x
    $3,013 / mo
    26Mbps
    ร—
  • Barcelona

    I would disagree on the safety level of this city. Living there for 8 months now I'd say from my experience that Barcelona streets aren't safe at all. Many robberies, physical and sexual agressions are frequently occurring mostly due to drug issues in some central neighborhoods. I agree on the perfect weather great food and tech scene too on the positive side.

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.59/5
    221 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 33° 91° 29° 84°AQI 24
    1x
    $3,446 / mo
    38Mbps
    ร—
  • Valencia

    Staying in Valencia is relatively cheap, but I must admit that it's a bit boring here too. If you're looking for a place where to get some stuff done - this might be it, but I'm not coming back. I totally second the review that said "It's more of a big village than a buzzing city".

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.45/5
    210 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 37° 99° 31° 87°๐Ÿ˜ทAQI 63
    1x
    $2,358 / mo
    39Mbps
    ร—
  • Alicante

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.31/5
    185 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 33° 91° 29° 84°๐Ÿ˜ทAQI 59
    1x
    $2,238 / mo
    24Mbps
    ร—
  • Osaka

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.1/5
    207 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 32° 90° 29° 84°AQI 17
    1x
    $2,746 / mo
    20Mbps
    ร—
  • Hiroshima

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 2.86/5
    181 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 27° 81° 25° 77°AQI 46
    1x
    $3,089 / mo
    26Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Berlin

    Been living in 3 different centrally located airbnb in Berlin (2018), each between 800 and 900โ‚ฌ per month for 40-45 sqm (we're two, so 400-450โ‚ฌ each). Each time a full flat and not a shared airbnb, legal now since some months (though it was always possible to get a full flat before as well). Internet was always between 15 and 50 mbps. I spend 100โ‚ฌ per week on food, including restaurants (pretty cheap here), check for Turkish market on Maybachufer and Turkish stores in Neukรถlln (I spend less on food here than in Chiang Mai!). Berlin is such an awesome place to live, very multicultural, very tolerant, many different neighborhoods, quite relaxed feeling, many parks, lakes all around. No need to speak German at all. Come over here, probably one one of the best place on earth ;) (written in Sept 2018)

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 4.02/5
    225 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 27° 81° 26° 78°AQI 22
    2mo
    $3,013 / mo
    26Mbps
    ร—
  • Tokyo

    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).

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.47/5
    225 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety great
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 28° 82° 26° 80°AQI 1
    2mo
    $3,646 / mo
    22Mbps
    ร—
  • Valencia

    Staying in Valencia is relatively cheap, but I must admit that it's a bit boring here too. If you're looking for a place where to get some stuff done - this might be it, but I'm not coming back. I totally second the review that said "It's more of a big village than a buzzing city".

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.45/5
    210 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 37° 99° 31° 87°๐Ÿ˜ทAQI 63
    12d
    $2,358 / mo
    39Mbps
    ร—
  • Helsinki

    A lot more things to do there on Summer than on Winter, even though the city is beautiful both seasons. Wouldn't recommend going there in the beginning of spring or late autumn since it'd be mostly rainy and cold. On Summer I recommend just walking around the city and checking out all the architecture and drinking beer on the beach of Hietalahti or taking a ferry to Suomenlinna and having a picnic day there. Linnanmรคki amusement park is also nice if you are traveling with children. On Winter I recommend you leave the city center and go to f.ex. Mustikkamaa or Central Park. There are places where you can ice skate.

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.12/5
    210 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  46° 10° 51°AQI 12
    12d
    $3,799 / mo
    27Mbps
    ร—
  • Alicante

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.31/5
    185 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 33° 91° 29° 84°๐Ÿ˜ทAQI 59
    10d
    $2,238 / mo
    24Mbps
    ร—
  • Tampere

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.11/5
    183 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels  48° 10° 49°AQI 5
    7d
    $2,881 / mo
    25Mbps
    ร—
  • Barcelona

    I would disagree on the safety level of this city. Living there for 8 months now I'd say from my experience that Barcelona streets aren't safe at all. Many robberies, physical and sexual agressions are frequently occurring mostly due to drug issues in some central neighborhoods. I agree on the perfect weather great food and tech scene too on the positive side.

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.59/5
    221 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost very bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 33° 91° 29° 84°AQI 24
    6d
    $3,446 / mo
    38Mbps
    ร—
  • Osaka

    ๐ŸŽ’ Nomad Score 3.1/5
    207 reviews
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost bad
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet great
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to Open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 32° 90° 29° 84°AQI 17
    4d
    $2,746 / mo
    20Mbps
    ร—
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