BBC – Travel – Living in… the best cities for digital nomads

The best cities for digital nomads.

A laptop and an internet connection are all that’s required for some jobs these days – and many globetrotters are making the most of it, the best cities for digital nomads.

Source: BBC – Travel – Living in… the best cities for digital nomads

Awesome article that exposes the few great places around the globe to land as a digital nomad aka Vagabond.  As digital nomads the opportunity to live and work in cities across the world is by far one of the best attractors of this lifestyle design. Because as a digital nomad we often only stay in a place for a few weeks or months at a time, these vagabond lifestyle have some unique needs when seeking out a place to call home, including reliable internet, flexible visas and good co-working spaces (and/or coffee shops).  I call it living simply at best!

Boats and houses on canal, Fishing village, Barra da Lagoa, Florianopolis
Boats and houses on canal, Fishing village, Barra da Lagoa, Florianopolis

So without further do here are some of those places;

  1.  Chiang Mai, Thailand – No Surprise Here!
    Affordability and 24/7 cafe availability make this northern Thai city a hub for digital nomads in Southeast Asia.
  2. Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica – Lovely and Isolated!
    Though it doesn’t have co-working spaces in the traditional sense, this community in southeastern Costa Rica has plenty of nomad-friendly coffee shops, restaurants and bars.
  3. Miami, United States – Quickly Becoming a Hot Spot for the Nomads.
    Miami’s constantly beautiful weather is usually the first thing that draws nomads to this south Florida city.
  4. Florianópolis, Brazil – Beach and Zamba
    With an abundance of beautiful beaches and rent at half the price of that in Rio, Florianópolis in southern Brazil has attracted a growing number of nomads to its burgeoning tech and start-up scene.
  5. Budapest, Hungary – Cheap and Beautiful!
    One of Europe’s cheapest capitals, Budapest attracts nomads with free wi-fi in cafes, efficient public transportation and famous underground bars.

To read the full story checkout BBC – Travel – Living in… the best cities for digital nomads

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