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Full-time co-founder of budget travel blog Thrifty Nomads, with more travel products in the works. Affiliate marketing, web and mobile coding. Canadian based in Sydney, Australia.
17

trips

43,699

km

3%

of the world

6

countries

15

cities



Near people All people 2019 2015
  14 Aug '19 8d 22 Aug '19 22 Aug '19
14 Aug '19

Sydney

18ยฐC 64ยฐF
Australia
  7 Aug '19 7d 14 Aug '19 14 Aug '19
7 Aug '19

Singapore

30ยฐC 86ยฐF
Singapore
  25 Jul '19 13d 7 Aug '19 7 Aug '19
25 Jul '19

Penang

31ยฐC 87ยฐF
Malaysia
  22 Jul '19 3d 25 Jul '19 25 Jul '19
22 Jul '19

Cameron Highlands

Malaysia
  11 Jul '19 11d 22 Jul '19 22 Jul '19
11 Jul '19

Penang

31ยฐC 87ยฐF
Malaysia
  9 Jul '19 2d 11 Jul '19 11 Jul '19
9 Jul '19

Malacca

30ยฐC 86ยฐF
Malaysia
  4 Jul '19 5d 9 Jul '19 9 Jul '19
4 Jul '19

Kuala Lumpur

31ยฐC 88ยฐF
Malaysia
 
 
  6 Jun '19 28d 4 Jul '19 4 Jul '19
6 Jun '19

Bangkok

34ยฐC 93ยฐF
Thailand
  31 May '19 6d 6 Jun '19 6 Jun '19
31 May '19

Hanoi

33ยฐC 91ยฐF
Vietnam
  29 May '19 2d 31 May '19 31 May '19
29 May '19

Hue

32ยฐC 90ยฐF
Vietnam
  25 May '19 4d 29 May '19 29 May '19
25 May '19

Da Nang

31ยฐC 88ยฐF
Vietnam
  21 May '19 4d 25 May '19 25 May '19
21 May '19

Hoi An

32ยฐC 90ยฐF
Vietnam
  18 May '19 3d 21 May '19 21 May '19
18 May '19

Nha Trang

32ยฐC 90ยฐF
Vietnam
  14 May '19 4d 18 May '19 18 May '19
14 May '19

Da Lat

23ยฐC 73ยฐF
Vietnam
  7 May '19 4d 11 May '19 11 May '19
7 May '19

Ho Chi Minh City

32ยฐC 90ยฐF
Vietnam
2015
  17 Nov '15 20d 7 Dec '15 7 Dec '15
17 Nov '15

Medellรญn

23ยฐC 73ยฐF
Colombia
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๐ŸŒŽ Regions collected (3 of 8)

๐Ÿšฉ Flags collected (6 of 275)

๐ŸŒ Top countries

  • Australia

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  28°  82°   26°  78° AQI 16
    1mo
    $5,359 / mo
    11 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  34°  93°   28°  82° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 26
    1mo
    $1,805 / mo
    11 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  34°  93°   29°  84° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 62
    28d
    $2,115 / mo
    27 Mbps
    ร—
  • 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  30°  86°   26°  78° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 55
    27d
    $1,157 / mo
    6 Mbps
    ร—
  • Colombia

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  very bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  26°  79°   26°  78° AQI 66
    20d
    $1,565 / mo
    5 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  33°  91°   28°  82° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 13
    7d
    $5,396 / mo
    102 Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Penang

    Penang is really, really hot and humid. It's pretty affordable but it's relatively small. Personally, I think traveling Penang is great because you have a mix of cultures but I couldn't stay here for a longer time because it is so unbelievable hot.

    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  35°  95°   29°  84° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 42
    2x
    $1,060 / mo
    13 Mbps
    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 OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  24°  75°   24°  76° AQI 17
    2x
    $5,752 / mo
    11 Mbps
    ร—
  • Medellรญn

    ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ Malls are fucking awesome, free wifi + free coworking spaces, toilets cleaner than Europe/ASEAN ๐Ÿ‘ Public transport is pretty good ๐Ÿ‘Ž Foods are a bit bland compared to ASEAN and Mexico ๐Ÿ‘Ž ๐Ÿ‘Ž Safety, lots of racist/xenophobic catcalling on the street especially when I am an Asian. "Oi Chino Chino!" -- something I didn't get in other latam countries

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  24°  75°   24°  75° AQI 102 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    1x
    $1,582 / mo
    5 Mbps
    ร—
  • 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°   31°  88° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 55
    1x
    $1,386 / mo
    8 Mbps
    ร—
  • Da Lat

    Da Lat is not a great place. I came here for fresh air (after 1 year in Chiang Mai) but unfortunately that is an illusion. They are burning in the mountains and you can see the smoke going up to the sky. And in the city it is not much better, the air is very much polluted there as well. I tried many restaurants but mostly the food is not very good and the service is depressingly bad. Combine that with the rubbish you see everywhere (especially around the center) and Da Lat makes not a happy pl

    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  22°  72°   22°  71° AQI 55
    1x
    $1,068 / mo
    6 Mbps
    ร—
  • Nha Trang

    City was cheap and pretty but there's not that many cafes to work from, plenty of tourists and it was hard to make friends. If you go here make sure to rent a motorbike and check out the nature but there are better places to live at in Vietnam.

    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  33°  91°   28°  82° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 55
    1x
    $1,222 / mo
    8 Mbps
    ร—
  • Hoi An

    Cool little town to live in and work from, I was there for 3 weeks in low season. Lots of great restaurants, cafes etc. Nice easy access to the beach, riverside and countryside. Nightlife is quieter, but if you don't care about that, it's great. The Hub coworking there is run by some super friendly people and the new location they are building looks like it should be fantastic..

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  30°  86°   26°  78° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 46
    1x
    $996 / 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
    ๐ŸŒฅ  Feels  25°  77°   25°  78° AQI 46
    1x
    $1,167 / mo
    2 Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • 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 OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  good
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ  Feels  24°  75°   24°  76° AQI 17
    1mo
    $5,752 / mo
    11 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  37°  99°   30°  87° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 70
    28d
    $2,158 / mo
    27 Mbps
    ร—
  • Penang

    Penang is really, really hot and humid. It's pretty affordable but it's relatively small. Personally, I think traveling Penang is great because you have a mix of cultures but I couldn't stay here for a longer time because it is so unbelievable hot.

    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  35°  95°   29°  84° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 42
    24d
    $1,060 / mo
    13 Mbps
    ร—
  • Medellรญn

    ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘ Malls are fucking awesome, free wifi + free coworking spaces, toilets cleaner than Europe/ASEAN ๐Ÿ‘ Public transport is pretty good ๐Ÿ‘Ž Foods are a bit bland compared to ASEAN and Mexico ๐Ÿ‘Ž ๐Ÿ‘Ž Safety, lots of racist/xenophobic catcalling on the street especially when I am an Asian. "Oi Chino Chino!" -- something I didn't get in other latam countries

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  bad
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  24°  75°   24°  75° AQI 102 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    20d
    $1,582 / mo
    5 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  33°  91°   28°  82° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 13
    7d
    $5,396 / 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
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  22°  72°   22°  72° AQI 82 ๐Ÿ˜ท
    6d
    $1,146 / mo
    5 Mbps
    ร—
  • Kuala Lumpur

    Just arrived in KL, we are 30/35yrs+, a married couple and digital nomads, and wow.. What a city! This is the New York City of Asia. These appartments are epic. Grand views, very affordable, luxurious! You would pay 10-fold for the same deal in NYC or Tokyo or Dubai. And the food is fantastic. Indian, Malay, Indo, Chinese, American, European. The world is here!

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost  ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi  ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun  bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety  mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง  Feels  33°  91°   27°  81° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 4
    5d
    $1,816 / mo
    11 Mbps
    ร—
  • 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°   31°  88° ๐Ÿฅต AQI 55
    4d
    $1,386 / mo
    8 Mbps
    ร—
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