The 7 Most Fluent English Speaking Countries in Asia

Traveling in Asia as someone who only speaks English, you’re bound to face some language barriers. Granted, most tourist areas will have a decent amount of English. But outside of those spots, it depends a lot on the country. Personally, I’ve been living as a digital nomad in Asia for over two years, and I’ve … Read more

Top 7 Safest Cities to Live in Thailand as a Foreigner

Thailand is one of the safest-feeling countries I’ve traveled to in Asia. In fact, the “Safety Index” rating for Thailand is ~61/100. That’s better than many western countries like the U.S., Canada, Australia, the U.K., Ireland, and France. However, Thailand still has some safety issues—including one category in which it ranks as the #1 most … Read more

What Is Considered Tall in Thailand?

I remember one day in a busy 7-Eleven in Thailand, I looked around and I noticed I was clearly the tallest person in the whole store. I’m 5’9″ (175 cm), which is only average height for men in America, so this was surprising. But sure enough, many more such moments would follow during my life … Read more

What Is Considered Rich in Thailand?

I remember when I first moved to Thailand in 2021, I felt I had become “rich” overnight. I could instantly afford such a better lifestyle. I was staying in Airbnbs that honestly seemed “baller,” for the price of dirty old motel rooms in America. And you may have heard other expats say similar, about how … Read more

Phuket vs Pattaya: Which Is Better for Expats and Nomads?

I’ve lived for 3 months in Phuket and 1 month in Pattaya as a digital nomad. In Phuket, I also tried living in many different parts of the island. Today I’d like to share the main differences I noticed, and which would I recommend more. Keep in mind: I’m a single American male digital nomad in … Read more