by Katy Beightol
Globalize your career.
As the world changes, so does the way we work. There are plenty of co-working hot spots to take advantage of around the world. So we created this list for you, digital nomad.
Many professionals in these areas have jumped on the remote work bandwagon, and their cities are proving it. So if you’re planning a long trip overseas or working abroad - use these urban hubs to route your map.
Valencia, Spain: Valencia is the third largest city in Spain and the biggest port on the Mediterranean Western coast. It is a mix of some very modern buildings and beautiful old architecture. Valencia also boasts some of the best cuisine in the world, namely paella! Euroace is a collaborative workspace connecting the community of professionals and those who want to learn Spanish in Valencia. Get in on the fun.
Chiang Mai, Thailand: From mountains beyond mountains to workspace beyond workspace. Ask any accomplished traveler why they love Chiang Mai, and they’ll ignite with excitement about this ancient temple town. This lush destination supplies vast mountain scenery, cool weather, peaceful vibes and affordable living. They excel in co-working spaces, too - check out PunSpace. Then cap off your days rafting along the water or hoping on an elephant.
Budapest, Hungary: Budapest is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities and is one of the most sought-after destinations in the world. Often described as the "Little Paris of Middle Europe,” it comes as no secret that this Central European land is packed with historic sights, heritage buildings, lakes, rivers, glorious countryside flavored with hidden gems, and great food. Network with locals at KAPTAR, KUBIK, LOFFICE and GreenSpaces.
Santiago, Chile: With sweeping views of peaks and viewpoints, Santiago offers inspiring vantage points from the Parque Metropolitano to keep the workday flowing. This town garners praise in the start-up community offering many places to bust out your business endeavors. Apply to Start-Up Chile, and the government can score you an equity free $40k grant. You’ll be able to live in Chile for six months.
Lisbon, Portugal: Lisbon is an illuminated city. The constant presence of sunshine and the River Tagus transforms the Portuguese capital into a mirror of a thousand colors - highlighting the city’s unique architecture and beauty. Spend your weekend's surfing, wine-tasting, indulging in fantastic cuisine, view fine tiled architecture, and greet happy folks everywhere. CoworkLisboa provides your professional needs.
Split, Croatia: The seaside beauty of Split supplies an abundance of restaurants and wine cellars to explore. Check off everything on your To Do list at CoCreative CoWorking and check out the nightlife when you're done.
Sofia, Bulgaria: Surrounded by sprawling parkland, Sofia is located at a strategic crossroads and lies on the lower slopes of Mount Vitosha. With a history that stretches over seven millennia, ruin-rich Sofia is one of Europe's oldest cities. Wide, cobblestone boulevards, charming boutiques and truly electrifying nightlife star in this town of 1.3 million. Trolleys, trams, and buses traverse the young & dynamic city. Salted Cafe serves vegan fare and offers plenty of plug-in points, a meeting room and is located downtown.
Bordeaux, France: The city of Bordeaux is one of France's most exciting and dynamic cities. It is classified as the "City of Art and History" and is home to 362 historical monuments, with some buildings dating back to Roman times. Bordeaux is home to one of Europe's biggest 18th-century architectural, urban areas and is considered the major wine industry capital of the world. Post up at Coolworking - a 24 hour co-working space.
Zagreb, Croatia: Precariously positioned between the Balkans and Central Europe, this town has been passed between competing empires and republics for millennia. If there's an upside to this recurrent dislocation, it's in the rich cultural legacy that each has left behind. Zagreb is truly a vibrant city with the ideal combination of "Middle European" and Mediterranean influences. Stop by Impact Hub to connect with fellow digital nomads.
Bangkok, Thailand: This capital city boasts porcelain-laid spires, floating markets, and golden palaces. In Phra Nakhon, you’ll find the Wat Pho temple of the Reclining Buddha. Eat juicy mango and plug into WiFi at HUBBA or Muchroom.
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