Climate will be roughly the same of course. No mountains though…. There will be a couple 3 day gaps between working for mini excursions. Let me know if you want a connection - I know a number of people with cabins about 3 hours north of Tromso and I know they sometimes rent them out. We've narrowed it down to North Carolina - though still deciding between Charlotte and Raleigh - and Austin, TX. Archive - Questions? Already a member? Less prestigious university and slightly light on on the start-up scene but growing. Hi Norway folks—I’m planning a February trip to Tromsø hoping to see the northern lights, but honestly I can’t find anything about how likely I am to see them. They have a quiet shady beergarden with free wifi, and nobody cares if you don’t order something for hours. Overall, a pretty great place. Meanw, Amazing nightlife and possibly the best overall food scene in the states (lots of michelin-level restaurants at far lower prices than NYC/SF). First, please go to your email and click the confirm link first to verify your email address (check your spam folder if you can't find it). - Montreal has 2 English universities: McGill and Concordia both of which are centrall, -Very well situated between the ocean and mountains We switched over to Google Fi and it’s working out well. Log in. Janet: I went back to the website you linked and looked at all the charts, not just the first one, which talks about average lows in Charlotte and says only January has a low average of 30F. But I’d have to add that it’s not a great place for IT/nomading if you care to meet other people with similar interests. Usually spend about 10 months out of the year outside of the US (returning back for month stints twice/year), and have not had any issues. Raleigh is a city in North Carolina with a population of 457,159. -Not much snow Worth remembering that lows happen usually overnight, when people are not out and about. After registering, I can manage my newsletter subscriptions by visiting my Profile Settings page. It's a city of neighborhoods, so do some research to find which area suits you best. If you book flights early enough, you could go to Bangkok, Shanghai, Beijing, etc for pretty cheap. I have visited California, but only in short busts. And there were 10 days where it got below 20. I'd say the OP has the correct plan in terms of actually spending time in both places but even then and with all the very subjective opinions offered, deciding where to live involves so many different factors and can be a difficult decision. NC's heat is very humid and goes on for 5-6 months. Im going to book a room there right now. It's a lot more expensive now (2020) than posted. It's got an amazing tech scene but ALSO world class media, fashion, finance, art industries and many others. If you don't want to live in a tech / expat mono-culture then it's for you. But lots of lakes around, very bike friendly and very good kayaking in and around the city. Currently my husband has job prospects in all 3 cities and we're looking to make the move in time to get settled in before the new school starts. Ljubljana, Slovenia might be a good bet. -LGBTQ+ friendly Airbnb is $1, Having spent a total of two weeks in London on two separate occasions and having lived in NYC for two years, both are among my favorite cities in the world. Siebengebirge just around the corner is beautiful, Bonn is progressive with a good mix of nationalities (DPDHL, Telekom and NGOs means many Expats), smaller and less hectic than Berlin, more affordable than Munich and better weather than Hamburg.Drawbacks include rising cost of living and the next startup community (small but growing) being in Cologne (30min by train). Agree with @gianluca_trombetta - would be nice to find somewhere hotter! Buy memberships as a perk for your entire team. -1 of the best education systems in the USA If you find a bug, or have feedback, please write it here. Fast forward, 3 years later, I went by myself to KL for a 3 days stay on a visa run from Chiang Mai. Moving there was one of my best decisions so far. The most beautiful big city I have ever visited! I was there as COVID 19 was breaking out fairly fast and that put a damper on my time but I was so happy to be there anyway and plan to go back. There are literally thousands of small cafes and bars that have free, fast WiFi, cheap coffee and good kebabs. I have a strong connection with the mediterranean sea and I feel happy just by smelling the vegetations and seeing the warm colours. If you're writing about data being wrong, please don't do it here as it'll be removed but leave feedback in the bottom right of the frontpage. Londoners are quite internationally and ethnically diverse, and seemingly better educated and more intellectual than New Yorkers in aggregate. -Large Asian minority Rigid requirement? 1-bdr in center is $3,500-$4,000 + $200-$300 for parking + $100-$200 for utilities. I will also mention that there are wonderful neighborhoods that are close to the city center--15 minutes. To increase honesty, reviews are anonymous. So it's crunch time! http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/12/brighton-leading-tech-startups, http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/south-downs-way, https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Banana, Get unlimited members-only access to 1,352+ cities, Ask questions and learn from thousands of others, Organizations that might be interested in a presentation on “Your website is more than a Brochure”. The hostel looks fun and a great spot. I wouldn’t say the tech scene is thriving but better than average. It is a genuine melting pot with a huge range of nationalities and cultures living together (the US has a large number of nationalities but there seems to be hard segregations between them geographically, economically, culturally - so they. Well, no, not what they sell for but what they could market for or in the case of Charlotte, the tax value which is the full value of the appraisal. Nonetheless, the vibes are awesome there and I’m sure they will broaden your horizon when you get to know them. After having traveled the previous 4 months in India, Cambodia, VietNam, Myanmar and Thailand, Singapore was so easy! Boston is a city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. I’ve been a T-Mobile customer for many years, a nomad for a few of those, and haven’t had any issues, including the year I was out of the U.S. for 11 out of 12 months. - English is harder to come by outside Montreal and certain parts of south shore but very common in the west end of Montreal https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Banana. Any info would help me decide whether to pull the trigger. If you have access to cabins in the northern fjords, that would be great as well. Why isn't Nomad List free? Food is cheap and everywhere, easy to go out and have fun/meet for business. Dinner for two never less than $50, unless it's fast food (+20% tips are expected) and if you want actually something good it's at least $100 for two. Privacy Statement - They say you get what you pay for. It's a buyers' market and you'll do well pretty much anywhere you want to be. After you confirm your email we'll send you an email with more info.