Best locations for digital nomad lifestyle revealed
According to Instant Offices, there are currently 35 million digital nomads globally and it is predicted that one billion people could live and work as digital nomads by 2035.
A digital nomad is a remote worker who travels and works simultaneously. They can work from anywhere, allowing them to spend anything from a few months to years traveling. According to research, 80% of digital nomads prefer to stay in one location for 3-9 months.
The research found that 51% of digital nomads are in digital marketing, computer science, and creative industries.
In a list of the top 80 locations ranked according to factors such as affordability, weather, and broadband speed, popular tourist cities such as London, Paris, and Venice are relatively low on the list. The top 10 digital nomad locations are:
- Lisbon, Portugal
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Thessaloniki, Greece
- Dallas, USA
- San Antonio, USA
- Seville, Spain
- Seoul, South Korea
- Sydney, Australia
- Athens, Greece
- Budapest, Hungary
This trend is increasing, fuelled by advances in technology, remote working, and workplace culture.