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I'm from the US and have based myself out of Taiwan for 7 years. Currently running a few e-commerce sites.
9

trips

33,280

km

3%

of the world

5

countries

8

cities



Near people All people 2020 2019 2018 2017
  2 Jul '20 2yr 31 Dec '21 31 Dec '21
2 Jul '20

Taipei

32ยฐC 90ยฐF
Taiwan
2019
  1 Jul '19 1yr 2 Jul '20 2 Jul '20
1 Jul '19

Taipei

32ยฐC 90ยฐF
Taiwan
 
 
  1 Jun '19 29d 30 Jun '19 30 Jun '19
1 Jun '19

Chicago, IL

24ยฐC 75ยฐF
United States
 
 
  2 Feb '19 2mo 2 Apr '19 2 Apr '19
2 Feb '19

Palawan

29ยฐC 84ยฐF
Philippines
 
 
  1 Jan '19 1mo 1 Feb '19 1 Feb '19
1 Jan '19

Ho Chi Minh City

30ยฐC 86ยฐF
Vietnam
2018
  1 Jun '18 1yr 1 Aug '19 1 Aug '19
1 Jun '18

Chiang Mai

32ยฐC 89ยฐF
Thailand
2017
  27 Aug '17 1mo 29 Sep '17 29 Sep '17
27 Aug '17

Kaohsiung

31ยฐC 88ยฐF
Taiwan
 
 
  1 Aug '17 26d 27 Aug '17 27 Aug '17
1 Aug '17

Taipei City

Taiwan
 
 
  3 Mar '17 3mo 3 Jun '17 3 Jun '17
3 Mar '17

Bangkok

34ยฐC 93ยฐF
Thailand




๐ŸŒŽ Regions collected (2 of 8)

๐Ÿšฉ Flags collected (5 of 275)

๐ŸŒ Top countries

  • Taiwan

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  very bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  32°  90°   27°  80° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 34
    3yr
    $1,840 / mo
    22 Mbps
    ร—
  • Thailand

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  37°  99°   30°  86° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 42
    1yr
    $1,262 / mo
    24 Mbps
    ร—
  • Philippines

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  37°  99°   31°  87° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 24
    2mo
    $1,372 / mo
    6 Mbps
    ร—
  • Vietnam

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  38°  100°   31°  87° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 23
    1mo
    $980 / mo
    6 Mbps
    ร—
  • United States

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  21°  70°   20°  69° AQI 25
    29d
    $3,619 / mo
    56 Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Taipei

    Definitely check out The Key (on near Zhong Xiao Dun Hua station) if living here for more than a month. Cafe + Gym + Bar all in one, monthly membership about $50 USD. English-friendly, no contracts. Made my 3 month stay here immensely better with fast wifi in the cafe and it's a great feeling to be able to work out immediately after working.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  very bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  25°  77°   25°  77° AQI 34
    2x
    $1,967 / mo
    21 Mbps
    ร—
  • Bangkok

    I cannot help but agree with the review from the person before me. I'm finishing my 3 weeks trip here, and something feels off. Like that person put it rightly, everything is for sale, and nothing has value. There is no soul to this city and its people, locals or otherwise. Something is wrong here.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  38°  100°   30°  86° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 50
    1x
    $1,320 / mo
    28 Mbps
    ร—
  • Kaohsiung

    Great city in Southern Taiwan on a major port. Lots of stuff to do if you like the outdoors. A mountain to climb, a beach to go to, and trains and buses readily available to go to surrounding outdoor activities. Cons: English speaking is not great, but the locals are. And even if you don't speak Mandarin they will do their best to help you. Plenty of English speaking doctors, dentists etc. Most restaurants have a double menu. So it's not that big of a con and there are many classes that will h

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  very bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  34°  93°   29°  84° AQI 21
    1x
    $1,137 / mo
    28 Mbps
    ร—
  • 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.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  34°  93°   29°  84° AQI 25
    1x
    $970 / mo
    24 Mbps
    ร—
  • Ho Chi Minh City

    Only thing to add is that in general Saigon has terrible walkability. I love Saigon, lived there for 3 years. But motorbikes are always parked on the sidewalks so you constantly have to step onto the road which is a little hair raising. And if it's not motorbikes then there are restaurant tables scattered across the pavement. Plus the pavement is almost always cracked. I'm a pretty chill person. But going for a random walk in Saigon always leaves me kind of irritated after a while. Of course the

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  40°  104°   31°  88° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 61
    1x
    $957 / mo
    9 Mbps
    ร—
  • Palawan

    Been there for a week, in March 2022, and If you happen to stay in El nido, you should definitely go to FRENDZ, where they have a nice open space where you can work, and the connection speed was like 300down/100up!!

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  39°  102°   31°  88° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 24
    1x
    $1,388 / mo
    6 Mbps
    ร—
  • Chicago

    I grew up in Chicago and still return fairly often. I love the character of the different neighborhoods, the variety of architectural styles, and as others have said, the food scene is incredible. It's easy to make friends in the suburbs, perhaps not so much in the city itself. I have never witnessed racial tension here, and have been pleasantly surprised by the interracial friendliness I have observed. There are a wonderful selection of forests and parks just about everywhere, and the museu

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  14°  57°   14°  57° AQI 32
    1x
    $4,367 / mo
    61 Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Taipei

    Definitely check out The Key (on near Zhong Xiao Dun Hua station) if living here for more than a month. Cafe + Gym + Bar all in one, monthly membership about $50 USD. English-friendly, no contracts. Made my 3 month stay here immensely better with fast wifi in the cafe and it's a great feeling to be able to work out immediately after working.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  very bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  25°  77°   25°  77° AQI 34
    3yr
    $1,967 / mo
    21 Mbps
    ร—
  • 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.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  34°  93°   29°  84° AQI 25
    1yr
    $970 / mo
    24 Mbps
    ร—
  • Bangkok

    I cannot help but agree with the review from the person before me. I'm finishing my 3 weeks trip here, and something feels off. Like that person put it rightly, everything is for sale, and nothing has value. There is no soul to this city and its people, locals or otherwise. Something is wrong here.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  38°  100°   30°  86° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 50
    3mo
    $1,320 / mo
    28 Mbps
    ร—
  • Palawan

    Been there for a week, in March 2022, and If you happen to stay in El nido, you should definitely go to FRENDZ, where they have a nice open space where you can work, and the connection speed was like 300down/100up!!

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  39°  102°   31°  88° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 24
    2mo
    $1,388 / mo
    6 Mbps
    ร—
  • Kaohsiung

    Great city in Southern Taiwan on a major port. Lots of stuff to do if you like the outdoors. A mountain to climb, a beach to go to, and trains and buses readily available to go to surrounding outdoor activities. Cons: English speaking is not great, but the locals are. And even if you don't speak Mandarin they will do their best to help you. Plenty of English speaking doctors, dentists etc. Most restaurants have a double menu. So it's not that big of a con and there are many classes that will h

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  very bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  34°  93°   29°  84° AQI 21
    1mo
    $1,137 / mo
    28 Mbps
    ร—
  • Ho Chi Minh City

    Only thing to add is that in general Saigon has terrible walkability. I love Saigon, lived there for 3 years. But motorbikes are always parked on the sidewalks so you constantly have to step onto the road which is a little hair raising. And if it's not motorbikes then there are restaurant tables scattered across the pavement. Plus the pavement is almost always cracked. I'm a pretty chill person. But going for a random walk in Saigon always leaves me kind of irritated after a while. Of course the

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  40°  104°   31°  88° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 61
    1mo
    $957 / mo
    9 Mbps
    ร—
  • Chicago

    I grew up in Chicago and still return fairly often. I love the character of the different neighborhoods, the variety of architectural styles, and as others have said, the food scene is incredible. It's easy to make friends in the suburbs, perhaps not so much in the city itself. I have never witnessed racial tension here, and have been pleasantly surprised by the interracial friendliness I have observed. There are a wonderful selection of forests and parks just about everywhere, and the museu

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  14°  57°   14°  57° AQI 32
    29d
    $4,367 / mo
    61 Mbps
    ร—
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