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

I’ve lived for 6 months in Bangkok and 1 month in Pattaya as a digital nomad. Although these cities are only a couple hours’ bus ride apart, they really offer different things. Today, let’s discuss the differences and which is better. Keep in mind: I’m a single male American digital nomad in his 30s. I don’t … Read more

Pros and Cons of Living in Pattaya (What I Like and Dislike)

Last year, I spent about 1 month living in Pattaya as a digital nomad. I’ve also stayed in 15 other cities in Asia, including at least a month each in three other cities in Thailand. So, how does Pattaya compare? In this post, I’ll share everything I liked and disliked about staying in Pattaya—the “pros … Read more

Pros and Cons of Living in Bangkok (What I Like and Dislike)

I’ve lived about 5 months total in Bangkok as a digital nomad, spaced out across multiple stays. It’s become one of my favorite places to stay, almost a “home away from home” in Asia. I often describe Bangkok as “50% international mega city, 50% Thailand vibes.” You get all the convenience, amenities, and energy of … Read more

Pros and Cons of Living in Phuket (What I Like and Dislike)

Phuket will always hold a special place in my heart. It was my first-ever destination in Asia, and I got to experience it during COVID, when the beautiful beaches were nearly empty. As a digital nomad, I’ve returned to Phuket many times since then, staying in four different parts of the island—Patong, Karon, Rawai, and … Read more