Best Places to Live in Thailand

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • This island is a total gem. It has everything one desires in a paradise island! There is a huge higher consciousness/yoga/meditation/vegetarian/vegan community plus epic full moon and half moon parties, omg totally worth checking out! And the internet connectivity and speed on the island is good too. I’ve had no problem doing work from my laptop as a Digital Marketing Specialist either.

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  • Living in Bangkok since 2015, I refused to go to Phuket longer than I could. I strongly believed in rumors that Phuket was all about prostitution and dirty beaches… oh, how I was wrong! Phuket is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! I’d say you can find the same conveniences you’re used in Bangkok, but with a beach — actually many of them, ofter pristine and desert if you rent a motorbike and explore by yourself. Forget about Patong and go to Karon, Surin, Kattatani, Paradise and Freedom Beach instead… you’

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  • People
    — People are generally friendly
    — Not too many scams like BKK
    — Scams are low here because the city doesn’t have the same attractions like BKK
    — Never ran in to a Digital Nomad here like Chiang Mai
    Language
    — English level is very low
    — If they can speak a little bit of English the people are shy to use it
    — Languages that you can use to get by are Thai, Cambodian and Lao
    Health
    — Hospitals have long line ups throughout the day.
    — Locals go in the morning to take a number, when their t

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  • I stuck here due COVID 19 quarantine. And it’s best place to be right now. There are no big diifference compare to normal life. Locals are still friendly. Goverment doesn’t pushes too much if you follow 2 simple rules: no partys due carantin and wear mask. Beaches are one of the best i’ve ever been and now they empty and even more clean. Food delivery works fine, Internet is good if you use your own line, and it’s cheap to do. Great place to be here!

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  • Unbelievably a great place to live! Forget Pattaya downtown and go for Jomtiem instead, with a more family-oriented enviroment, delicious street food and russian/scandinavian communities. You can live in great places with seaview paying less than you would pay for a regular place in Bangkok, with all the traffic and pollution. Also, Koh Larn island, an island 20 minutes far by boat is a gift, with pristine and clean beaches like the most famous islands in Thailand.

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  • Truly a crime that Ko Tao is rated so low on NL at the moment. Incredible place to chill and get work done. Great community at TAOHUB, beautiful island, good/cheap diving, fast internet, very affordable, what’s not to love?

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  • Ao Nang is a Good Hub for jumping into other beaches and islands.
    A few services are available for everyday use ( restaurants, bars, laundry, markets, shops, etc ).
    Still, I consider it quite underdevelop.
    Internet connectivity was quite intermittent on the two places I stayed. Also, not many places to get work done!
    I always worked from my villa room.
    Highly suggest staying by Nopparatthara beach rather than Ao Nang side.
    No many nomads in here aswell

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  • Spent 2 months in 2011 and 3 month in 2012, amazing chill place. Waterfalls, wildlife, white sand beaches, local authentic fishermen villages (on both sides of island). One of my favorite places in Thailand, miss it so much (been in Samui, Chiang Mai, Pai, BKK, Pattaya, Ranong, total 2 years). Pai and Koh Chang, and Pattaya, are my top favorite places in Thailand.

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  • It’s basically a party island — getting work done will require discipline. One who can accomplish that will be rewarded with a paradisiac cheerful enviroment where everyone wants to be happy and enjoy life. In long term, be careful with your emotional life, as new flows of people everyday going in and out might unbalance your way to see the world.

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  • Don’t go thinking it’s another Chiang Mai, because it doesn`t. Instead, Chiang Rai is much smaller and simple, not so much to see and do —forget about nighlife, just relax and get the work done. Food is amazing and you can have as much khao soi you can eat. Finding a condo with pool and gym is possible, but there are not much options available. Better book something in the middle of nature — rent a motorbike.

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  • I was skeptical but have really enjoyed it.
    It’s considered a growing ‘hipster capital’ of Thailand, after Chiang Mai, with its easy access to Bangkok for wealthy weekenders on breaks, and the opening of Seenspace, a massive hotel + food and drink emporium. Train to Bangkok is older and slower, but avoids traffic. There are plenty of mini-buses and taxis plying the route as well. Figure 4 hours door to door.
    It’s blissfully free of digital nomads (even though there is a coworking space and pl

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  • avoid going to the waterfalls with weed (or buying any on the way there)
    It’s a very old trick the cops stop & search bikes on their way back.
    (while the locals try to sell you stuff on the way there)

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