Nomadic News: November 10, 2013

Greetings from Saigon. I’m back in my default home base city where I will be based for the rest of the year. I have lots of great travel location independence articles this week, so here is this weeks Nomadic News links:

Location Independence

Make a fortune and work just four hours a week – Though you will still need to work to make a long lasting business.

A $225/Month Room in Chiang Mai, Thailand – Wes from reports that Chiang Mai is still good value.

Chasing Your Dream, Trusting Your Intuition, Making Big Moves and Having a Baby While Traveling

Want to move abroad? This map shows the best and worst countries to be an expatriate – I don’t agree with all the findings here but interesting to read.

How working remotely changed my life (and can change yours, too)

Curiosity and Ignorance (Or – Why expat life appeals to your inner child)


20 Lessons from 5 Years Traveling Around the World – by Shannon from A Little Adrift.

“Gringo Trails”: What Are Travelers Doing To The Places They Visit?

How Cheating (and Duffle Bags of Gold) Got Me a First-Class Flight to London – A travel hacker buying dollar coins to earn mileage points.

Top 7 cheapest travel destinations from IndieTraveller.

Why is the act of urban walking so revolutionary? – I’m an urban walker so I was pleased to read this (h/t @legalnomads)

Office Of The Week

[a] Cafe - Ho Chi Minh City
[[a] cafe, 15 Huynh Khuong Ninh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam]

This week I was shown a cafe in Saigon that does syphon coffee, so I of course had to check it out. Good coffee, and half the fun is the spectacle of watching the coffee being syphoned.

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  1. Brian Hill says

    James, sure would like a more complete description of siphon coffee . Nice picture but I cannot figure it out? By the way, are we both not coffee siphons?!?! I know I am! Brian.

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