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 30 Mar '191d31 Mar '1931 Mar '19
30 Mar '19

Penang

31ยฐC
Malaysia
 23 Mar '191d24 Mar '1924 Mar '19
23 Mar '19

Canggu, Bali

30ยฐC
Indonesia
 
 28 Jan '192mo28 Mar '1928 Mar '19
28 Jan '19

Paris

6ยฐC
France
2018
 29 Dec '181mo28 Jan '1928 Jan '19
29 Dec '18

Ho Chi Minh City

31ยฐC
Vietnam
 
 3 Dec '1826d29 Dec '1829 Dec '18
3 Dec '18

Annecy

7ยฐC
France
 
 5 Nov '1828d3 Dec '183 Dec '18
5 Nov '18

Beirut

24ยฐC
Lebanon
 
 4 Oct '181mo4 Nov '184 Nov '18
4 Oct '18

Bodrum

26ยฐC
Turkey
 
 4 Sep '181mo4 Oct '184 Oct '18
4 Sep '18

Istanbul

25ยฐC
Turkey
 3 Sep '181d3 Sep '183 Sep '18
3 Sep '18

Lyon

22ยฐC
France
 31 Aug '182d2 Sep '182 Sep '18
31 Aug '18

Langres

France
 
 20 Jul '181mo30 Aug '1830 Aug '18
20 Jul '18

Madrid

31ยฐC
Spain
 
 20 May '182mo20 Jul '1820 Jul '18
20 May '18

Annecy

15ยฐC
France
 
 20 Apr '181mo20 May '1820 May '18
20 Apr '18

Troyes

France
 19 Apr '185d24 Apr '1824 Apr '18
19 Apr '18

Athens

18ยฐC
Greece
 
 20 Mar '1829d18 Apr '1818 Apr '18
20 Mar '18

Canggu, Bali

30ยฐC
Indonesia
2017
 2 Dec '174mo20 Mar '1820 Mar '18
2 Dec '17

Ho Chi Minh City

31ยฐC
Vietnam
 25 Nov '177d2 Dec '172 Dec '17
25 Nov '17

Siem Reap

30ยฐC
Cambodia
 
 30 Oct '1726d25 Nov '1725 Nov '17
30 Oct '17

Bangkok

33ยฐC
Thailand
 
 9 Oct '1721d30 Oct '1730 Oct '17
9 Oct '17

Tehran

24ยฐC
Iran
 5 Oct '174d9 Oct '179 Oct '17
5 Oct '17

London

14ยฐC
United Kingdom
 28 Sep '176d4 Oct '174 Oct '17
28 Sep '17

Paris

21ยฐC
France
 18 Sep '174d22 Sep '1722 Sep '17
18 Sep '17

Tallinn

14ยฐC
Estonia
 9 Sep '179d18 Sep '1718 Sep '17
9 Sep '17

Geneva

21ยฐC
Switzerland
 26 Aug '1714d9 Sep '179 Sep '17
26 Aug '17

Havana

31ยฐC
Cuba
2016
 31 Dec '168mo26 Aug '1726 Aug '17
31 Dec '16

Houston, TX

20ยฐC
United States
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Not a resident in any country - What are your experiences?


by @danielaf  | 17 comments

Hi nomads!

Is there anyone here whoโ€™s a perpetual traveller and therefore not a resident in any country? I know that many nomads have a home base somewhere, remaining either residents in their country of origin or choosing another country.

I was a resident in Portugal for about a year but for the last 4 months, Iโ€™ve been a perpetual traveller without residence. I have an Estonian e-residency card but at the moment, my whole income derives from teaching German online and it would be senseless to open a company for this.

Iโ€™d love to hear from people whoโ€™ve been living like this for a longer time already. What are your greatest challenges? Have you ever run into problems?

I know about all these offshore possibilities, flag theory etc but honestly, Iโ€™ve always had the impression that this is not a solution for people like me who just earn enough to live comfortably but donโ€™t have huge savings. Sure, you can and should aim for more but at the moment, the situation is like this.

Daniela

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๐ŸŒŽ Regions collected (5 of 9)

๐Ÿšฉ Flags collected (16 of 276)

๐ŸŒ Top countries

  • United States

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 34° 93° 30° 86°๐ŸฅตAQI 50
    8mo
    $3,400 / mo
    44Mbps
    ร—
  • France

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 25° 77° 25° 77°AQI 33
    6mo
    $3,303 / mo
    31Mbps
    ร—
  • Vietnam

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค Feels 40° 104° 31° 88°๐ŸฅตAQI 17
    5mo
    $988 / mo
    13Mbps
    ร—
  • Turkey

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 32° 90° 31° 87°๐ŸฅตAQI 48
    2mo
    $961 / mo
    12Mbps
    ร—
  • Spain

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 29° 84° 28° 83°AQI 41
    1mo
    $2,772 / mo
    29Mbps
    ร—
  • Indonesia

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ Cheap
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety good
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 33° 91° 29° 85°AQI 75
    1mo
    $805 / mo
    11Mbps
    ร—
  • Lebanon

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 33° 91° 29° 85°AQI 69
    28d
    $2,164 / mo
    4Mbps
    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 36° 96° 29° 85°AQI 50
    26d
    $1,276 / mo
    21Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›ฌ Most visits

  • Paris

    Paris is wonderful, and I love it here, but the stereotypes some real truth to them. I stepped off the plane to a protest, my airbnb host was incredibly stylish yet didn't wear deoderant, and I met the rudest waiter I've ever encountered in my entire life on day 3 (though most Parisians are super nice!)

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 24° 75° 24° 75°AQI 36
    2x
    $3,853 / mo
    32Mbps
    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Ž Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค Feels 42° 108° 31° 87°๐ŸฅตAQI 30
    2x
    $1,000 / mo
    14Mbps
    ร—
  • Annecy

    I spent a week in Annecy several years ago and found it to be a beautiful small city. The architecture is bright and cheerful and I love that water is all around. Lake Annecy is very clean and I didn't see litter anywhere. The train runs right into town, making it very easily accessible; the train station is walking distance to the car rental office. I loved the old section of town and being able to walk everywhere. I was surprised to see Annecy received a low rating for being family-friend

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 28° 82° 26° 78°AQI 44
    2x
    $6,446 / mo
    42Mbps
    ร—
  • Canggu

    Bali is amazing, but Canggu isn't really that great -- actually there are SO MANY better places, like Uluwatu, Gili Islands or even Ubud that I can't understand the hype. As almost everyone said below, beaches are crappy, roads are terrible, sidewalks are non-existent and having a motorbike is a must. On the other side, food is great and cafes are pretty reasonable with all those incredible bowls. Anyway I wouldn't recommend it for more than a week.

    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 33° 91° 29° 84°AQI 75
    2x
    $1,098 / mo
    22Mbps
    ร—
  • Houston

    In it's current iteration, Houston is a wide-spread, vehicle dependent city and would be a difficult place to exist as a Nomad without a vehicle. Downtown Houston was once a desolate cluster of office buildings that was abandoned at sundown. But now, downtown is currently undergoing a transformation and will soon (5~ years) make for an inhabitable and nomad friendly destination.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค Feels 46° 115° 33° 91°๐ŸฅตAQI 15
    1x
    $3,560 / mo
    58Mbps
    ร—
  • Beirut

    Beirut is a place where ideas are formed, and where art, culture, cuisine and an ardour for life thrive. Bars, restaurants and clubs come and go more frequently than the snow on the mountain peaks that form a backdrop to the city. But finding the new places - only to later realise they have vanished - is what makes for singular, memorable nights on these warm shores of the Mediterranean. Unlike in many other capitals in the region, there is a liberal attitude towards drinking in Beirut, where yo

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐Ÿ˜ก Slow
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 33° 91° 29° 85°AQI 69
    1x
    $2,164 / mo
    4Mbps
    ร—
  • Bodrum

    Bodrum is an overpriced (central) but quite beautiful (surrounding villages/quays) place, mainly made up of the retirement residences of educated rather educated, secular population. There are amazing quays in driving distance that wouldn't be any different than beautiful coasts of Bali or Thailand.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 34° 93° 31° 87°๐ŸฅตAQI 34
    1x
    $1,232 / mo
    11Mbps
    ร—
  • Istanbul

    I spent one year in Istanbul and it's absolutely amazing. The city is really safe, I went back home really late during the night, walking, without any problem. Parties are really fun and there are all kinds of spots to have fun (bars, nightclubs, restaurants...). The city has a lot of cafรฉs to work at and most of them have free and reliable wifi. Definitely recommend!

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 29° 84° 27° 81°AQI 23
    1x
    $1,092 / mo
    13Mbps
    ร—
  • ๐Ÿ›Œ Most time spent

  • Houston

    In it's current iteration, Houston is a wide-spread, vehicle dependent city and would be a difficult place to exist as a Nomad without a vehicle. Downtown Houston was once a desolate cluster of office buildings that was abandoned at sundown. But now, downtown is currently undergoing a transformation and will soon (5~ years) make for an inhabitable and nomad friendly destination.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐Ÿš€ Super fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค Feels 46° 115° 33° 91°๐ŸฅตAQI 15
    8mo
    $3,560 / mo
    58Mbps
    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Ž Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒค Feels 42° 108° 31° 87°๐ŸฅตAQI 30
    5mo
    $1,000 / mo
    14Mbps
    ร—
  • Annecy

    I spent a week in Annecy several years ago and found it to be a beautiful small city. The architecture is bright and cheerful and I love that water is all around. Lake Annecy is very clean and I didn't see litter anywhere. The train runs right into town, making it very easily accessible; the train station is walking distance to the car rental office. I loved the old section of town and being able to walk everywhere. I was surprised to see Annecy received a low rating for being family-friend

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜ณ Way too expensive
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun mediocre
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 28° 82° 26° 78°AQI 44
    3mo
    $6,446 / mo
    42Mbps
    ร—
  • Paris

    Paris is wonderful, and I love it here, but the stereotypes some real truth to them. I stepped off the plane to a protest, my airbnb host was incredibly stylish yet didn't wear deoderant, and I met the rudest waiter I've ever encountered in my entire life on day 3 (though most Parisians are super nice!)

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿง Pricey
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒง Feels 24° 75° 24° 75°AQI 36
    2mo
    $3,853 / mo
    32Mbps
    ร—
  • Madrid

    Initially I didn't like Madrid. People don't speak english well and people seem very dry. After spending a month there, my opinion changed. People in Madrid are more formal and it reminds me of the wrong impression people get of Parisians. The dining scene is very developed with a ton of options. The only complaint I have had over the years with Madrid is how late people eat. It's truly absurd and I hope COVID might help to change that for good. Centro is a great area to stay and everything is w

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun great
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 28° 82° 29° 83°AQI 45
    1mo
    $2,772 / mo
    31Mbps
    ร—
  • Bodrum

    Bodrum is an overpriced (central) but quite beautiful (surrounding villages/quays) place, mainly made up of the retirement residences of educated rather educated, secular population. There are amazing quays in driving distance that wouldn't be any different than beautiful coasts of Bali or Thailand.

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun bad
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    โ˜€๏ธ Feels 34° 93° 31° 87°๐ŸฅตAQI 34
    1mo
    $1,232 / mo
    11Mbps
    ร—
  • Canggu

    Bali is amazing, but Canggu isn't really that great -- actually there are SO MANY better places, like Uluwatu, Gili Islands or even Ubud that I can't understand the hype. As almost everyone said below, beaches are crappy, roads are terrible, sidewalks are non-existent and having a motorbike is a must. On the other side, food is great and cafes are pretty reasonable with all those incredible bowls. Anyway I wouldn't recommend it for more than a week.

    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 33° 91° 29° 84°AQI 75
    1mo
    $1,098 / mo
    22Mbps
    ร—
  • Istanbul

    I spent one year in Istanbul and it's absolutely amazing. The city is really safe, I went back home really late during the night, walking, without any problem. Parties are really fun and there are all kinds of spots to have fun (bars, nightclubs, restaurants...). The city has a lot of cafรฉs to work at and most of them have free and reliable wifi. Definitely recommend!

    โญ๏ธ OverallAll 
    ๐Ÿ’ต Cost ๐Ÿ˜™ Affordable
    ๐Ÿ“ก InternetWiFi ๐ŸŽ Fast
    ๐Ÿ˜€ Fun good
    ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Safety mediocre
    Tap to open
    ๐ŸŒฅ Feels 29° 84° 27° 81°AQI 23
    1mo
    $1,092 / mo
    13Mbps
    ร—
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