Southeast Asia

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Taipei Digital Nomad Destination Guide

I used to think of Taipei and Taiwan as an extension of China. In my ignorance (before I visited) I expected an island version of mainland China. There is some truth in this, but that doesn‘t tell the whole story. The Taiwanese people are descendants of Chinese (there are indigenous tribes but I’ll leave that discussion to …

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The Best Digital Nomad-Friendly Coffee Shops In Bangkok

After a year and a half of living and working as a digital nomad in Bangkok, my curated list of the best coffee shops in Bangkok for working should help other digital nomads. It’s an opinionated list, of course. Coffee and workspace environments are subjective. Bangkok is one of the best cities in the world …

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The Best Treks in Nepal During Monsoon Season

Even the mere mention of “Nepal” is enough to make any trekker’s feet itch with excitement, which should come as no surprise. The South Asian country is one of the most attractive trekking destinations in the world due to the diversity in its terrain. However, any avid hiker or trekker should consider the weather before …

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Fun Facts About Bangkok That Will Impress Your Friends

Facts About Thailand’s Capital that you probably never heard before. The most visited city in the world is full of surprises. It’s a place that continues to surprise even long term residents, regular visitors, and locals. Here are some interesting facts about Bangkok you didn’t know. World’s Largest Weekend Market The world’s largest weekend market …

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How to Apply for a Thailand Visa at the Thai Embassy in Taipei

Looking for a great new destination for a Thai visa run? Run out of ideas for a short trip to get another 60-day tourist visa? Spending time in Thailand but want more than the 30-day visa on arrival? Travelling to a city that has a Thai embassy to apply for a two-month tourist visa is …

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Bangkok vs Hanoi – City Comparison

Thailand’s capital, Bangkok and the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi, are two popular destinations in South East Asia. They are separated by less than two hours of flying time and are often compared by food, culture, and livability. Which is the better city to visit and to live in long-term? If you search the internet for …

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