There are 101 Places in Asia With Fast Internet like Taipei, Canggu and Bangkok with an average cost of living of $1,342/month, internet speeds up to 90 Mbps and temperatures ranging from 2°C to 36°C36.4°F to 97.276°F.
Definitely check out The Key (on near Zhong Xiao Dun Hua station) if living here for more than a month. Cafe + Gym + Bar all in one, monthly membership about $50 USD. English-friendly, no contracts. Made my 3 month stay here immensely better with fast wifi in the cafe and it's a great feeling to be able to work out immediately after working.
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun mediocre👮 Safety goodTap to open🌥Feels 22°72°22°71°AQI431$2,037 / mo20Mbps×
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.
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun good👮 Safety goodTap to open🌧Feels 37°99°30°86°🥵AQI43$1,342 / mo22Mbps×
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
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun good👮 Safety goodTap to open🌧Feels 39°102°32°90°🥵AQI563$1,424 / mo27Mbps×
Chiang Mai used to be N.1 for the digital nomad life. It is still great and you can find really cheap apartments (300-400$) 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.
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun good👮 Safety goodTap to open🌥Feels 37°99°30°85°🥵AQI554$1,103 / mo18Mbps×
They say you get what you pay for. After having traveled the previous 4 months in India, Cambodia, VietNam, Myanmar and Thailand, Singapore was so easy! The subway system is a marvel, streets signs were easy to read, everyone speaks English (that just makes it easy for me as an English speaker) it is safe, clean, and parks are gorgeous. I was there as COVID 19 was breaking out fairly fast and that put a damper on my time but I was so happy to be there anyway and plan to go back. For digital
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 🙂 Okay📡 Internet 🚀 Super fast😀 Fun good👮 Safety mediocreTap to open🌥Feels 36°97°30°87°🥵AQI425$2,894 / mo86Mbps×
The noise pollution here is insane. The prayer calls from the mosques seem to reverberate throughout Penang. Seems like they are competing for who can be the loudest. This really ruined Penang for me and I cut my time short.
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun mediocre👮 Safety goodTap to open🌧Feels 37°99°30°87°🥵AQI456$1,092 / mo19Mbps×
Seoul is an amazing experience. Even though it's a massive city, it's thoroughly Korean rather than cosmopolitan and overflowing with authentic local culture. It's extremely clean, modern and futuristic with neon lights and flashing screens everywhere. The modern architecture in this city is impressive and beautiful. It wouldn't take much to convince yourself that you've travelled 100 years into the future. The food is amazing and you have to try Korean barbecue at least once if you visit this
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun good👮 Safety mediocreTap to open☀️Feels 14°57°14°57°AQI537$2,366 / mo20Mbps×
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
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😝 Cheap📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun mediocre👮 Safety mediocreTap to open🌤Feels 37°99°30°85°🥵AQI54$982 / mo14Mbps×
Honestly, this is an awesome place to be if you're actually trying to get work done. It's a bit of an older vibe than Canggu, and there's certainly a big chunk of yogi's kicking around — but I liked it much better than Canggu and found it less pretentious. Plus, you can drive down there in 45mins whenever you want some beach or party vibes. As others mentioned, there's some great coworking spaces, cheap warungs, some really nice spots to stay cheaply if you go just outside of the mad tourist
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun mediocre👮 Safety goodTap to open🌧Feels 32°90°28°83°🥵AQI439$1,782 / mo17Mbps×
I have been staying on this island for about 2 years, and would like to remind everybody something : working remotely is illegal in Thailand, and can get you in serious troubles if you do any kind of work without a work permit. There has been in the past reported cases of arrests in so called "co-working spaces". I think it is only a fair warning to people who plan to come here and hang in co-working spaces. 2 years ago koh phangan did not have a good rating on nomad list, not much as changed si
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun good👮 Safety goodTap to open🌧Feels 31°88°27°81°AQI6510$1,175 / mo21Mbps×
First time I was in KL was in 2015 as a backpacking student. I stayed for 2 weeks at an airbnb in Bangsar South and I loved it. Met up with Uni friends, made new friends and I really like the relaxed atmosphere, despite being in a huge city. Fast forward, 3 years later, I went by myself to KL for a 3 days stay on a visa run from Chiang Mai. I stayed in a hotel near Bukit Bintang. I actually really didn't like it - I think because I was by myself, in a fairly wild part of the city and got so us
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😙 Affordable📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun mediocre👮 Safety mediocreTap to open🌤Feels 38°100°30°87°🥵AQI6011$1,294 / mo27Mbps×
Bengaluru, January 4-9, and 13-13, 2020. Had a good time in Bengaluru ( formerly Bangalore). At first I stayed at the Parijatha Gateway Hotel, Near Soap Factory Metro, which was ideal for my purposes. Transit & shopping was nearby, and there was a mall and good food. The Metro in BLR is VERY modern and smooth- be prepared to be patted down (women and men separately) to get into the station, and you can but a metrocard at the ticket window. In Bangalore the internet is VERY fast (it is India
⭐️ Overall Score💵 Cost 😝 Cheap📡 Internet 🏎 Fast😀 Fun bad👮 Safety goodTap to open🌥Feels 33°91°31°88°🥵AQI85😷12$721 / mo22Mbps×
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