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Porto

15ยฐC
Portugal
 
 31 Jan '206d6 Feb '206 Feb '20
31 Jan '20

Marrakesh

17ยฐC
Morocco
 28 Jan '203d31 Jan '2031 Jan '20
28 Jan '20

Casablanca

17ยฐC
Morocco
2019
 6 May '194d10 May '1910 May '19
6 May '19

Geneva

16ยฐC
Switzerland
 
 29 Jan '192mo26 Mar '1926 Mar '19
29 Jan '19

Madrid

11ยฐC
Spain
2018
 10 Dec '182mo29 Jan '1929 Jan '19
10 Dec '18

Ho Chi Minh City

31ยฐC
Vietnam
 
 13 Oct '182mo10 Dec '1810 Dec '18
13 Oct '18

Osaka

23ยฐC
Japan
 
 14 Aug '182mo13 Oct '1813 Oct '18
14 Aug '18

Barcelona

29ยฐC
Spain
 
 13 Jul '181mo13 Aug '1813 Aug '18
13 Jul '18

Lisbon

23ยฐC
Portugal
 
 31 May '181mo13 Jul '1813 Jul '18
31 May '18

Osaka

24ยฐC
Japan
2016
 10 Feb '167d17 Feb '1617 Feb '16
10 Feb '16

Hong Kong

22ยฐC
Hong Kong
2015
 15 Dec '152mo10 Feb '1610 Feb '16
15 Dec '15

Bangkok

32ยฐC
Thailand
 11 Dec '154d15 Dec '1515 Dec '15
11 Dec '15

Singapore

30ยฐC
Singapore
 
 16 Oct '152mo11 Dec '1511 Dec '15
16 Oct '15

Bangkok

33ยฐC
Thailand
 
 17 Jun '154mo16 Oct '1516 Oct '15
17 Jun '15

Barcelona

24ยฐC
Spain
 17 Jun '151d17 Jun '1517 Jun '15
17 Jun '15

Andorra

Andorra
 
 31 May '1517d17 Jun '1517 Jun '15
31 May '15

Barcelona

20ยฐC
Spain
 28 May '153d31 May '1531 May '15
28 May '15

Paris

17ยฐC
France
 26 May '152d28 May '1528 May '15
26 May '15

Zurich

14ยฐC
Switzerland
 23 May '153d26 May '1526 May '15
23 May '15

Vienna

16ยฐC
Austria
 22 May '151d23 May '1523 May '15
22 May '15

Hamburg

14ยฐC
Germany
 20 May '152d22 May '1522 May '15
20 May '15

Copenhagen

13ยฐC
Denmark
 18 May '152d20 May '1520 May '15
18 May '15

Gothenburg

12ยฐC
Sweden
 14 May '154d18 May '1518 May '15
14 May '15

Oslo

12ยฐC
Norway
 12 May '152d14 May '1514 May '15
12 May '15

Bergen

13ยฐC
Norway
 10 May '152d12 May '1512 May '15
10 May '15

Oslo

12ยฐC
Norway
 9 May '151d10 May '1510 May '15
9 May '15

Bangkok

35ยฐC
Thailand
 
 10 Feb '153mo9 May '159 May '15
10 Feb '15

Phuket

31ยฐC
Thailand
 1 Feb '159d10 Feb '1510 Feb '15
1 Feb '15

Ho Chi Minh City

32ยฐC
Vietnam
2014
 9 Dec '142mo1 Feb '151 Feb '15
9 Dec '14

Phuket

30ยฐC
Thailand
 30 Nov '149d9 Dec '149 Dec '14
30 Nov '14

Siem Reap

30ยฐC
Cambodia
 
 1 Sep '143mo30 Nov '1430 Nov '14
1 Sep '14

Phuket

31ยฐC
Thailand
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What are the best places to go if you want great hiking on your doorstep?

 

by @ani_goes_tweet |  | 29 comments

Where have other nomads gone where theyโ€™ve had loads of great trails on their doorstep?

France is absolutely brilliant for this (great way-marking, maps, and incredible terrain), and Britain is quite good too (but thatโ€™s home), I know Spain for all of its tributaries to the grand El Camino (but what about other trails? how well are they marked?) and Iโ€™m hoping there will be lots of trails that are easy to get to from Las Palmas this winterโ€ฆ

I donโ€™t know much about hiking in other countries in Europe, and beyond Europe I am completely ignorant.

Iโ€™d love to find out about other peopleโ€™s hiking heavensโ€ฆ

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Any nomads here with chronic medical conditions?


by @danielgenser |  | 5 comments

Iโ€™ll start โ€“ I have had type 1 diabetes since I was 19 (Iโ€™m now 32). I wear a Medtronic insulin pump that stays attached to me pretty much 24/7. One of the unique packing considerations I will have to make is how to fit as many consumable insulin pump supplies as I can into my backpack/roller bag.

The more I can fit, the longer I can do without refilling in an unknown area (there is a Medtronic rep in Bangkok that Iโ€™ve gotten in touch with, but when your life depends on something, you donโ€™t take it lightly).

One of these little sandwich bags contain a single โ€˜set changeโ€™ which lasts 3 days.

At the same time, weโ€™re trying to consider our health insurance needs. I donโ€™t want to take my ~$1,000/month USA insurance policy expense with me in areas that it will not be accepted, but at the same time, Cigna Global and other such traveler medical insuranceโ€™s uniformly donโ€™t cover pre-existing conditions.

Iโ€™ve gone without insurance before, and in an area like Thailand, Iโ€™m thinking I can get by with just paying retail cost for medicine and any needed doctor visits.

Iโ€™d love to hear from other type 1 diabetics, or really anyone who has had to consider such medical needs while nomading.

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  • Thailand

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    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 34° 93° 31° 88°๐ŸฅตAQI 62
    12mo
    $1,396 / mo
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  • Spain

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
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    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 17° 63° 17° 63°AQI 57
    8mo
    $2,808 / mo
    31Mbps
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  • Japan

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    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  48° 10° 51°AQI 28
    3mo
    $2,793 / mo
    31Mbps
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  • Portugal

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
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    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
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    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 18° 64° 18° 64°AQI 55
    2mo
    $2,165 / mo
    28Mbps
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  • Vietnam

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฆ Feels 32° 90° 27° 80°๐ŸฅตAQI 63
    2mo
    $971 / mo
    14Mbps
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  • Morocco

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
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    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
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    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 21° 70° 20° 68°AQI 43
    9d
    $1,717 / mo
    8Mbps
    ร—
  • Cambodia

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 39° 102° 32° 90°๐ŸฅตAQI 94๐Ÿ˜ท
    9d
    $1,255 / mo
    8Mbps
    ร—
  • Norway

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  37°  40°AQI 15
    8d
    $4,176 / mo
    47Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Phuket

    Living in Bangkok since 2015, I refused to go to Phuket longer than I could. I strongly believed in rumors that Phuket was all about prostitution and dirty beaches... oh, how I was wrong! Phuket is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! Iโ€™d say you can find the same conveniences youโ€™re used in Bangkok, but with a beach - actually many of them, ofter pristine and desert if you rent a motorbike and explore by yourself. Forget about Patong and go to Karon, Surin, Kattatani, Paradise and Freedom Beach instead... youโ€™

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
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    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค Feels 38° 100° 31° 88°๐ŸฅตAQI 47
    3x
    $1,548 / mo
    21Mbps
    ร—
  • Barcelona

    During winter is quite safe plus much cheaper. Some nightclubs are free and yet there is still a lot of people. Great por lgbtq+ community.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
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    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 15° 59° 15° 59°AQI 62
    3x
    $2,960 / mo
    30Mbps
    ร—
  • Bangkok

    Don't believe the prices on here for an apartment. 686 usd/month refers to an apartment in a high class condo, right in the city centre and seconds away from the BTS(train station). Just remember this, people working at supermarkets make 2 usd/per hour. If you want to live like a local, then you can save a lot of money. If you don't mind a 5-10 minute walk from the BTS, then you can easily get a one bedroom apartment for 300 USD per month, in a high class condo, plus with free golf cart ser

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 39° 102° 31° 88°๐ŸฅตAQI 74
    3x
    $1,471 / mo
    23Mbps
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  • Oslo

    I've been there in summer. I don't understand why the rate of walkability is bad, that is ridiculous. People are friendly and polite, if you want to find a job is easy, although opening a bank account to get your salary can take two months. There are plenty of coffees, restaurants and bars, often you need to book in advance (more if the weather is good), and they will rip you off. I knew this, and I went there with the plan of no-eating out, no coffee-out and no-party, but even the supermarket i

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
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    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  37°  38°AQI 19
    2x
    $4,264 / mo
    47Mbps
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  • Ho Chi Minh City

    Usually goes dead after one month. Polluted streets and antisocial locals. Itโ€™s okay for a few weeks, but the fun diminishes quickly and boredom sets in. You are left with high rent and no fun after about a month.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
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    ๐ŸŒค Feels 40° 104° 33° 91°๐ŸฅตAQI 67
    2x
    $958 / mo
    21Mbps
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  • Osaka

    its very possible to be a digital nomad in japan - 3 months tourist visa on arrival. free wifi at starbucks. who's stopping you? lovely people, amazing food, and the worlds richest culture. just say you're a tourist. its not as if you are an immigrant.

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    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  45°  49°AQI 14
    2x
    $2,366 / mo
    30Mbps
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  • Siem Reap

    Siem Riep has a nice suburb feeling. At first sight it seems there's not much to do besides Angkor Wat and Pub Street, but you can go swimming, do bicycle tours, floating village day trip... I don't have best social skill, but in Siem Reap it was so easy to make new friends. Locals and tourists! I've worked at Garage Society Coworking Space. Pretty nice place. I don't understand the cons of slow internet. I've bought an LTE 4G Sim card for 10 USD with 10 GB. There's also free and mostly fast

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    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 41° 106° 33° 91°๐ŸฅตAQI 62
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    $1,040 / mo
    8Mbps
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  • Casablanca

    There are no digital nomad, hipster or tourist in Casablanca as the city is ugly, dirty and unsafe with heavy traffic. This is why I choose this place.

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    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 21° 70° 20° 68°AQI 37
    1x
    $1,717 / mo
    11Mbps
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  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Phuket

    Living in Bangkok since 2015, I refused to go to Phuket longer than I could. I strongly believed in rumors that Phuket was all about prostitution and dirty beaches... oh, how I was wrong! Phuket is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! Iโ€™d say you can find the same conveniences youโ€™re used in Bangkok, but with a beach - actually many of them, ofter pristine and desert if you rent a motorbike and explore by yourself. Forget about Patong and go to Karon, Surin, Kattatani, Paradise and Freedom Beach instead... youโ€™

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค Feels 38° 100° 31° 88°๐ŸฅตAQI 47
    8mo
    $1,548 / mo
    21Mbps
    ร—
  • Barcelona

    During winter is quite safe plus much cheaper. Some nightclubs are free and yet there is still a lot of people. Great por lgbtq+ community.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 15° 59° 15° 59°AQI 62
    7mo
    $2,960 / mo
    30Mbps
    ร—
  • Bangkok

    Don't believe the prices on here for an apartment. 686 usd/month refers to an apartment in a high class condo, right in the city centre and seconds away from the BTS(train station). Just remember this, people working at supermarkets make 2 usd/per hour. If you want to live like a local, then you can save a lot of money. If you don't mind a 5-10 minute walk from the BTS, then you can easily get a one bedroom apartment for 300 USD per month, in a high class condo, plus with free golf cart ser

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 39° 102° 31° 88°๐ŸฅตAQI 74
    4mo
    $1,471 / mo
    23Mbps
    ร—
  • Osaka

    its very possible to be a digital nomad in japan - 3 months tourist visa on arrival. free wifi at starbucks. who's stopping you? lovely people, amazing food, and the worlds richest culture. just say you're a tourist. its not as if you are an immigrant.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels  45°  49°AQI 14
    3mo
    $2,366 / mo
    30Mbps
    ร—
  • Ho Chi Minh City

    Usually goes dead after one month. Polluted streets and antisocial locals. Itโ€™s okay for a few weeks, but the fun diminishes quickly and boredom sets in. You are left with high rent and no fun after about a month.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
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    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค Feels 40° 104° 33° 91°๐ŸฅตAQI 67
    2mo
    $958 / mo
    21Mbps
    ร—
  • Madrid

    I really enjoyed staying in Madrid. Reasonable coast of life, plenty of things to see/do and deliiiiicious food.

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    2mo
    $2,808 / mo
    31Mbps
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  • Porto

    I have been living in Porto since September. Portugal is currently in a hard covid lockdown so Porto is not at its best. But in better times the city is amazing. Beautiful, right near the beach, with excellent air and rail connectivity. English is widely spoken and the accommodations for visitors are diverse and excellent. Restaurants are also diverse and excellent. Prices for those used to northern Europe or USA will seem low. December, January are very rainy and can get cold, down to nearly 0

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    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 17° 63° 17° 63°AQI 53
    1mo
    $2,021 / mo
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  • Lisbon

    Lisbon and portugal reality its not a fairytale locals tell to expats and tourist only good things all good and nice but the reality is hiding like many portuguese try to do about expats and tourists, unfurnoly many locals dont want progress and evolution they always want be the same year by year

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