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Quit my job to build 6 startups in 12 months while traveling the world, tweets daily at twitter.com/phuctm97 ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ
11

trips

13,114

km

3%

of the world

5

countries

9

cities



Near people All people 2022 2021 2020 2019 2015 1997
  1 Nov '22 1mo 13 Dec '22 13 Dec '22
1 Nov '22

Bangkok

31ยฐC 88ยฐF
Thailand

Back to city life after half a year living in an island.

 
 
  10 May '22 6mo 31 Oct '22 31 Oct '22
10 May '22

Canggu, Bali

30ยฐC 86ยฐF
Indonesia

In Bali, met the biggest and nicest community of indie hackers here, hung out with them every week to hack and have beers together, did scuba diving together, and became really good friends. Definitely come back just to see the people. I love it here.

  28 Apr '22 11d 9 May '22 9 May '22
28 Apr '22

Tiแปn Giang

Vietnam

Back to visit my parents before going to Bali

 
 
  13 Feb '22 2mo 27 Apr '22 27 Apr '22
13 Feb '22

Ho Chi Minh City

30ยฐC 86ยฐF
Vietnam

Staying in HCMC for my US visa to be approved but ended up leaving my company and will be going to Bali

 
 
  15 Jan '22 28d 12 Feb '22 12 Feb '22
15 Jan '22

Tiแปn Giang

Vietnam

Will be back to my hometown for Tet holiday

2021
  15 Nov '21 2mo 15 Jan '22 15 Jan '22
15 Nov '21

Da Nang

27ยฐC 81ยฐF
Vietnam

Back to nomad-ing after a few months stuck in HCMC due to COVID, first time in the city, very modern and peaceful. Loved the city. Had a lovely relationship with a girlfriend I knew for a few years before here, but both couldn't stay together because we didn't want long-distance relationship.

 
 
  23 Feb '21 6d 1 Mar '21 1 Mar '21
23 Feb '21

Selangor

Malaysia

Visited my (ex)girlfriend studying here, quite liked the peace and slowness here, cheap living costs with decent facility and transportation, decent for nomad-ing, food are a bit too fatty.

2020
  4 Jan '20 5d 9 Jan '20 9 Jan '20
4 Jan '20

Hanoi

20ยฐC 68ยฐF
Vietnam

Went on a short trip with my (ex)girlfriend, loved the food and vibes, probably will go back sometimes

2019
  1 Sep '19 14d 15 Sep '19 15 Sep '19
1 Sep '19

Singapore

30ยฐC 86ยฐF
Singapore

On 2-week a company trip, first time in Singapore, loved the city but didn't think it's a great place for nomad-ing

2015
  2 Aug '15 6yr 31 Oct '21 31 Oct '21
2 Aug '15

Ho Chi Minh City

31ยฐC 88ยฐF
Vietnam

Studied and worked for 6 years, love the city so much

1997
  23 Oct '97 18yr 1 Aug '15 1 Aug '15
23 Oct '97

Tiแปn Giang

Vietnam

My hometown, grew up until I went to university at 18





๐ŸŒŽ Regions collected (1 of 8)

๐Ÿšฉ Flags collected (5 of 275)

๐ŸŒ Top countries

  • Vietnam

    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  24°  75°   24°  75° AQI 9
    25yr
    $1,157 / mo
    6 Mbps
    ร—
  • Indonesia

    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  34°  93°   28°  83° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 83 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    6mo
    $1,162 / mo
    17 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
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  33°  91°   30°  85° AQI 102 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    1mo
    $2,132 / mo
    27 Mbps
    ร—
  • Singapore

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  great
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  32°  90°   28°  83° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 21
    14d
    $5,034 / mo
    102 Mbps
    ร—
  • Malaysia

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  33°  91°   28°  82° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 28
    6d
    $1,811 / mo
    11 Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Ho Chi Minh City

    I liked Ho Chi Minh City a lot. It has all of the convivences one could expect from the city except for an MRT system which as of September 2022, they are in the middle of building one anyway. Things are affordable although I have noticed a tamer street food scene compared to other places in Vietnam like Hanoi. Seems to be making more room for higher end dining but affordability is still easy. HCMC without a doubt has some great nightlife, so party animals are going to be very happy here. I am s

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  37°  99°   30°  87° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 142 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    2x
    $1,386 / mo
    8 Mbps
    ร—
  • Singapore

    Not gonna lie, I was pretty curious and kinda hyped before I came to Singapore. However, within 24 hours all of my curiosity turned into disappointment. Yes, Singapore is clean by any standards but especially by Asian standards. And yes, you have shopping malls, fancy skyscrapers and free toilets everywhere. But beside from that Singapore is boring and has no soul. It just seems like Singapore tries to copy interesting parts of other countries and their nature. Take Cloud Forest for example wh

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  great
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  32°  90°   28°  83° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 21
    1x
    $5,034 / mo
    102 Mbps
    ร—
  • Hanoi

    Hanoi feels more like a "large village" than a proper city. It's also what I call "unapologetically Vietnamese" given the way most places and shops are occupied and used by locals. English penetration isn't bad, but maybe because I speak Vietnamese I never had much of a problem in Hanoi. Prices for coffee, juice, smoothies, and food are insanely affordable. I wouldn't say the locals are "friendly to a fault" and mostly have left me alone. Yes, the old town city center is dirty, garbage on the

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels  22°  72°   22°  72° AQI 124 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    1x
    $1,146 / mo
    5 Mbps
    ร—
  • Da Nang

    I have been both HCM and Da Nang. Da Nang is obviously a winner. Cooler climate, nicer people, less crowded, less pollution. Love it here

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  24°  75°   24°  75° AQI 9
    1x
    $1,167 / mo
    2 Mbps
    ร—
  • Canggu

    What can I say that hasn't already been said? Canggu has so much energy and excitement. I think that's partly due to the cost of living plus the weather. People are very nice here but expect general life for the locals to revolve around tourism. You're not going to get an authentic Indonesian cultural experience. It's definitely not perfect and not an easy place to live but considering how cheap it is what can you expect? I think the pros outweigh the cons and cons are plentiful (dirty, cash soc

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  35°  95°   29°  83° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 83 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    1x
    $1,960 / mo
    31 Mbps
    ร—
  • Bangkok

    Bangkok is a really nice city. I lived 2 weeks in Bangkok and it was a good trip ! People are very nice, smiling and the cost is affordable. Some beautifuls temple, gardens, market etc. Chinatown is a place to visit, and Bangkok is globally clean !

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  39°  102°   33°  91° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 178 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    1x
    $2,176 / mo
    27 Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Ho Chi Minh City

    I liked Ho Chi Minh City a lot. It has all of the convivences one could expect from the city except for an MRT system which as of September 2022, they are in the middle of building one anyway. Things are affordable although I have noticed a tamer street food scene compared to other places in Vietnam like Hanoi. Seems to be making more room for higher end dining but affordability is still easy. HCMC without a doubt has some great nightlife, so party animals are going to be very happy here. I am s

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  37°  99°   30°  87° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 142 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    7yr
    $1,386 / mo
    8 Mbps
    ร—
  • Canggu

    What can I say that hasn't already been said? Canggu has so much energy and excitement. I think that's partly due to the cost of living plus the weather. People are very nice here but expect general life for the locals to revolve around tourism. You're not going to get an authentic Indonesian cultural experience. It's definitely not perfect and not an easy place to live but considering how cheap it is what can you expect? I think the pros outweigh the cons and cons are plentiful (dirty, cash soc

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  35°  95°   29°  83° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 83 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    6mo
    $1,960 / mo
    31 Mbps
    ร—
  • Da Nang

    I have been both HCM and Da Nang. Da Nang is obviously a winner. Cooler climate, nicer people, less crowded, less pollution. Love it here

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  24°  75°   24°  75° AQI 9
    2mo
    $1,167 / mo
    2 Mbps
    ร—
  • Bangkok

    Bangkok is a really nice city. I lived 2 weeks in Bangkok and it was a good trip ! People are very nice, smiling and the cost is affordable. Some beautifuls temple, gardens, market etc. Chinatown is a place to visit, and Bangkok is globally clean !

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  39°  102°   33°  91° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 178 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    1mo
    $2,176 / mo
    27 Mbps
    ร—
  • Singapore

    Not gonna lie, I was pretty curious and kinda hyped before I came to Singapore. However, within 24 hours all of my curiosity turned into disappointment. Yes, Singapore is clean by any standards but especially by Asian standards. And yes, you have shopping malls, fancy skyscrapers and free toilets everywhere. But beside from that Singapore is boring and has no soul. It just seems like Singapore tries to copy interesting parts of other countries and their nature. Take Cloud Forest for example wh

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  great
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  32°  90°   28°  83° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 21
    14d
    $5,034 / mo
    102 Mbps
    ร—
  • Hanoi

    Hanoi feels more like a "large village" than a proper city. It's also what I call "unapologetically Vietnamese" given the way most places and shops are occupied and used by locals. English penetration isn't bad, but maybe because I speak Vietnamese I never had much of a problem in Hanoi. Prices for coffee, juice, smoothies, and food are insanely affordable. I wouldn't say the locals are "friendly to a fault" and mostly have left me alone. Yes, the old town city center is dirty, garbage on the

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค  Feels  22°  72°   22°  72° AQI 124 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    5d
    $1,146 / mo
    5 Mbps
    ร—
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