A digital Nomad in Phuket

Thailand’s largest island Phuket is a Mecca for the beach enthusiasts and scuba fans alike. Visitors rave about the white sandy beaches and deep blue lagoons that grace this almost dream-line surreal coastline. The centre of the island reaches towards the sky with picturesque mountains adorned with waterfalls, palm trees and Buddhist temples. You will also find world class Hotels, Golf courses, Muay Thai boxing gyms and modern shopping centres that offer everything under the sun. A visit to Phuket can be a simply magical experience for backpackers and tourists, but how does…

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Internet and Mobile Internet in South East Asia

Are you a Digital Nomad and thinking about visiting Cambodia, Thailand or any other country in South East Asia? Would you like to know the internet or mobile broadband you can expect to find? Well here is a definitive guide to Broadband and Mobile internet per country,     Cambodia A popular destination with Backpackers and Nomads alike, Cambodia has 28 ISP’s (Internet Service Providers) who over broadband across the country and 5 MSP’s (Mobile service providers) offering a range of telecommunications services (lists below). Cambodia ranks 85th worldwide for broadband, with…

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Manage your travel money with Revolut

What is Revolut? According to the Revolut website (https://revolut.com/) “Revolut is working to build a fair and frictionless platform to use and manage money around the world. Revolut brings freedom to your money with our multi-currency card and mobile app. With Revolut you can now send, spend and exchange money instantly with intuitive ease.Using the Revolut App you can set up an account in 30 seconds, enabling you to instantly transfer money globally through SMS, WhatsApp and social media using the best possible exchange rates, the spot interbank rates.Once you’ve topped…

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Digital Nomad in Whistler

Whistler, first founded in 1966 is the largest ski resort in North America. Whistler draws people from all over the world to British Columbia’s stunning Fitzsimmons range of mountains and it’s no wonder. With 200 plus on-piste Ski runs it’s easily 50% bigger than its nearest competitor on this continent. Add to this a stunning village area that includes hotels, bars, restaurants and a variety of retail outlets, there is something to offer for everyone. If winter-sport isn’t your thing, then for a Summer destination Whistler also scores top marks…

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Digital Nomad TV Guide

Travelling the globe as a digital nomad and Missing TV from home? Here are some products that can help you get the TV you miss. Overplay Smart DNS– Twitter and Facebook from China, Netflix or iPlayer from your office – anywhere your internet access is filtered, SmartDNS can help! With overplay Smart DNS you can unblock regional content by simply changing your DNS device settings and choosing the localised options you require on the Overplay website. Because its not a VPN, it doesn’t suffer from the usual bandwidth restrictions and allows high…

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Spain for the Digital Nomad

With nearly 65 million visitors from all over the world every year, Spain is a destination of choice for holidaymakers worldwide. Attracted by its wealth of culture, beautiful sandy beaches and over 300 days of sunshine its no wonder so many choose to visit this unique country. Spain can also be a perfect destination to visit for any Digital Nomad, here’s why; Communications Network- Spain now has an extensive and reliable ADSL broadband network offering 20Mb across most of the country with Fibre connections available in major towns and Cities. 3g/4G LTE…

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Bahamas for the Digital Nomad

Fancy a Caribbean break? Try the Bahamas. Beautiful beaches and warm climate are two of the reasons why you wouldn’t regret a stay on one or more of the idyllic islands of the Bahamas. The Commonwealth of the Bahamas, is an island country of the Lucayan Archipelago consisting of more than 700 islands in the Atlantic Ocean to the east of the Florida coastline. The island of new providence has the highest population and the location of the capital, Nassau. Bahamas facts for the Digital Nomad Communications network – Clearly the most important…

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The first aid travel kit

Essential items that should be in your First Aid kit A well stocked first aid kit for travel should be an essential item in your bag, but what items should it contain? Well with the aid of The NHS “Travel health essentials” page and “How to Assemble the Perfect Travel First Aid Kit” from IAMAT I have put together my definitive list. The Basic Kit This should be the foundation of any travel first aid kit, if you intend to travel without checked luggage you may need to exclude certain items such…

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Essential computer tools for the freelance traveller

Whether you are freelancing across the globe, travelling for work or having to do a spot of work whilst on holiday, I recommend you look at the following tools to make your life easier. Speedify –  Combine your 3G/4G mobile network, WiFi and wired connections to get higher speeds. Using technology known as Channel bonding it combines all available internet connections for increased throughput and redundancy. Channel bonding makes it possible to spread individual packets amongst multiple Internet connections. By splitting all your web traffic at the packet-level even large single socket transfers such…

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Airport thefts on the rise, tips to secure your bags.

Tips to help you avoid becoming a victim           Bag security through airports is becoming more of an issue with news reports of thefts from overhead lockers in flight and bag security stealing from your checked in bags. With video’s surfacing like the baggage handlers in Miami airport below, its very important you don’t leave anything of value in your checked baggage. I myself suffered from the hands of these people losing a few hundred dollars worth of computer equipment. At first you think you have…

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