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My talk from WordCamp Kota Kinabalu 2019

The Location Independent Developer

A talk about going remote, digital nomads, and being location independent.

Topics

  • Where to find remote work, how to convince your boss to go remote.
  • What is a digital nomad and why be location independent.
  • Tips tricks and lessons learnt after 5 years of being a digital nomad.

This is the talk I did at WordCamp Kota Kinabalu 2019

Here’s the slides from my talk on Slideshare

My Website

 

https://www.thetwopercent.co.uk

https://www.locationindependent.co.uk

How to find remote work

Your local job board – search “remote

https://pangian.com
https://weworkremotely.com
https://remoteok.io
https://jobspresso.co
https://remote.co

How to get experience

upwork.com
fiverr.com
codersclan.com
toptal.com

Useful Travel Tools

Big Pay

Transferwise

AirBNB

Free Coworking Day

Free coworking day lets you try out coworking spaces all over Asia for free – see more info

Becoming a Nomad checklist

Great Trello board of hints, tips and tricks

Places to go

With equivalent cost of living to Malaysia:

  • chiang mai, thailand
  • koh panghan, thailand
  • da nang, vietnam
  • hoi an, vietnam
  • siem reap, cambodia
  • bulgaria, europe
  • serbia, europe
  • goa, india

Any other questions, hit me up on Twitter