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 26 Mar '184mo15 Jul '1815 Jul '18
26 Mar '18

Hoi An

29ยฐC
Vietnam
 16 Mar '189d25 Mar '1825 Mar '18
16 Mar '18

Da Nang

29ยฐC
Vietnam
2017
 22 Dec '1712d3 Jan '183 Jan '18
22 Dec '17

Sydney

25ยฐC
Australia
 
 2 Dec '1719d21 Dec '1721 Dec '17
2 Dec '17

Delhi

18ยฐC
India
 23 Nov '178d1 Dec '171 Dec '17
23 Nov '17

Sydney

24ยฐC
Australia
 
 22 Oct '171mo22 Nov '1722 Nov '17
22 Oct '17

Chiang Mai

31ยฐC
Thailand
 15 Oct '176d21 Oct '1721 Oct '17
15 Oct '17

Da Nang

29ยฐC
Vietnam
 5 Oct '179d14 Oct '1714 Oct '17
5 Oct '17

Ottawa

12ยฐC
Canada
 
 4 Sep '171mo4 Oct '174 Oct '17
4 Sep '17

Toronto

21ยฐC
Canada
 
 10 Aug '1724d3 Sep '173 Sep '17
10 Aug '17

Ottawa

24ยฐC
Canada
 6 Aug '173d9 Aug '179 Aug '17
6 Aug '17

Honolulu, Hawaii

30ยฐC
United States
 1 Aug '175d6 Aug '176 Aug '17
1 Aug '17

Nadi

Fiji
 28 Jul '174d1 Aug '171 Aug '17
28 Jul '17

Auckland

15ยฐC
New Zealand
 26 Jul '172d28 Jul '1728 Jul '17
26 Jul '17

Wellington

13ยฐC
New Zealand
 25 Jul '171d26 Jul '1726 Jul '17
25 Jul '17

Christchurch

12ยฐC
New Zealand
 24 Jul '171d25 Jul '1725 Jul '17
24 Jul '17

Timaru

New Zealand
 22 Jul '171d23 Jul '1723 Jul '17
22 Jul '17

Oamaru

New Zealand
 19 Jul '173d22 Jul '1722 Jul '17
19 Jul '17

Dunedin

11ยฐC
New Zealand
 17 Jul '172d19 Jul '1719 Jul '17
17 Jul '17

Queenstown

8ยฐC
New Zealand
 12 Jul '174d16 Jul '1716 Jul '17
12 Jul '17

Melbourne

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Australia
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Introduce yourself โ€” who are you, where are you and what do you do?

 

by @coffeeshopceo |  | 672 comments

tl;dr: introduce yourself in this thread.

We must all get sick of the same backpacker travel questions when we meet new friends, I know I do.

You know the ones - where are you from, whereโ€™ve you been, where are you going, what do you do, how long have you been doing it - etc.

The novelty of answering these questions wears off after maybe a week, but theyโ€™re nonetheless insightful and no matter how much we hate them, we find ourselves asking others.

So letโ€™s bring the dreaded backpacker questionnaire to NomadForum and introduce ourselves shall we?

**

  • whatโ€™s your name?
  • where are you from?
  • how long have you been away from home?
  • what do you do?
  • where are you currently?
  • where are you going?
  • what has been memorable for you so far?
  • will you go home anytime soon?
  • what have you learnt during your time as a nomad?
  • [insert your own question here]

**

No need to answer them all if you donโ€™t want to :smile:
But the more you shareโ€ฆ The merrier!

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๐ŸŒŽ Regions collected (3 of 9)

๐Ÿšฉ Flags collected (8 of 276)

๐ŸŒ Top countries

  • Vietnam

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 23° 73° 23° 74°AQI 80๐Ÿ˜ท
    4mo
    $989 / mo
    11Mbps
    ร—
  • Canada

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels -2° 27°  34°AQI 21
    2mo
    $2,791 / mo
    22Mbps
    ร—
  • Thailand

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 31° 87° 28° 82°AQI 71
    1mo
    $1,403 / mo
    18Mbps
    ร—
  • Australia

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 26° 79° 25° 77°AQI 21
    24d
    $3,672 / mo
    16Mbps
    ร—
  • India

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 27° 81° 27° 80°AQI 144๐Ÿ˜ท
    19d
    $923 / mo
    6Mbps
    ร—
  • New Zealand

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 20° 67° 20° 68°AQI 11
    14d
    $3,233 / mo
    26Mbps
    ร—
  • Fiji

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 38° 100° 30° 87°๐Ÿฅต
    5d
    $1,831 / mo
    4Mbps
    ร—
  • United States

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety very bad
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels  45°  47°AQI 28
    3d
    $3,216 / mo
    42Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Ottawa

    Very clean city. Internet varies from medium fast to high speed. Public transport is improving greatly. Personal liberties are high, very safe for women and LGBT folk, not that expensive. Winters can be tough.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค Feels -6° 21° -2° 29°AQI 9
    2x
    $2,306 / mo
    29Mbps
    ร—
  • Sydney

    Amazing city. Absolutely loved it. Yes, expensive sooooo worth it! I was only here for 5 days but absolutely hooked and will be coming back.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 23° 73° 23° 73°AQI 70
    2x
    $3,931 / mo
    19Mbps
    ร—
  • Da Nang

    After having lived here for two months, I've got to say that this must be one of the worst places in Asia. The only reason I am still here is because I'm stuck due to the covid-19 situation. There is nothing to do here, except going for a walk at the beach. No events, no social life, no activities. Mind you, this has nothing to do with the current situation, it was the same before things got shut down because of the virus. The locals don't really like foreigners and you can feel that often, eve

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 23° 73° 23° 74°AQI 68
    2x
    $1,014 / mo
    19Mbps
    ร—
  • Melbourne

    Not cheap, but you get what you're paying for. Really nice, comfortable city, not too dirty or crowded, awesome food, and lots to do

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 19° 66° 19° 67°AQI 17
    1x
    $3,283 / mo
    14Mbps
    ร—
  • Queenstown

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 16° 61° 15° 60°AQI 11
    1x
    $3,539 / mo
    27Mbps
    ร—
  • Dunedin

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 21° 70° 21° 69°AQI 9
    1x
    $3,209 / mo
    23Mbps
    ร—
  • Christchurch

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 23° 73° 23° 73°AQI 15
    1x
    $2,606 / mo
    25Mbps
    ร—
  • Wellington

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 18° 64° 19° 67°AQI 11
    1x
    $3,010 / mo
    30Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Hoi An

    I stayed in Hoi An much longer than I planned (10 days) because it was so pleasant. Yes, tourists everywhere. But my hotel was gorgeous and cheap and the wifi was plenty fast for work. When not working I biked out to the beach or through the paddies or into town (too crowded for a bike most times but functional if needed) or just around the countryside. Had some of my friendliest encounters here and as a single woman, always felt safe - night or day.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 23° 73° 23° 73°AQI 68
    4mo
    $1,038 / mo
    10Mbps
    ร—
  • Ottawa

    Very clean city. Internet varies from medium fast to high speed. Public transport is improving greatly. Personal liberties are high, very safe for women and LGBT folk, not that expensive. Winters can be tough.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค Feels -6° 21° -2° 29°AQI 9
    1mo
    $2,306 / mo
    29Mbps
    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 Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 29° 84° 27° 81°AQI 84๐Ÿ˜ท
    1mo
    $1,106 / mo
    22Mbps
    ร—
  • Toronto

    Literally the worst traffic in North America, 6th worst in the world, grotesquely expensive, Horrible weather much of the year, Cold and distant people. Possibly the most Anti-American people In the world. Surging crime and homelessness since Orwellian government lockdown On a good note, decent waterfront in the summer and fall, if you dig around You can't find decent food though very expensive. Overall you're much better off in NYC or elsewhere. Trying to defect from here as asap.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels -1° 30°  35°AQI 25
    1mo
    $3,113 / mo
    21Mbps
    ร—
  • Sydney

    Amazing city. Absolutely loved it. Yes, expensive sooooo worth it! I was only here for 5 days but absolutely hooked and will be coming back.

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 23° 73° 23° 73°AQI 70
    20d
    $3,931 / mo
    19Mbps
    ร—
  • Delhi

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐Ÿ™‚ Good
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 20° 68° 19° 67°AQI 258๐Ÿ˜ท
    19d
    $1,015 / mo
    9Mbps
    ร—
  • Da Nang

    After having lived here for two months, I've got to say that this must be one of the worst places in Asia. The only reason I am still here is because I'm stuck due to the covid-19 situation. There is nothing to do here, except going for a walk at the beach. No events, no social life, no activities. Mind you, this has nothing to do with the current situation, it was the same before things got shut down because of the virus. The locals don't really like foreigners and you can feel that often, eve

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun okay
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 23° 73° 23° 74°AQI 68
    15d
    $1,014 / mo
    19Mbps
    ร—
  • Melbourne

    Not cheap, but you get what you're paying for. Really nice, comfortable city, not too dirty or crowded, awesome food, and lots to do

    โญ๏ธ Overall Score 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก Internet ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety okay
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 19° 66° 19° 67°AQI 17
    4d
    $3,283 / mo
    14Mbps
    ร—
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