HANOI (Vietnam News/Asia News Network): Vietnam has been ranked among the top 10 global destinations for digital nomads by Canadian magazine The Travel.
Vietnam is numbered eighth in the list and is one of three Southeast Asian countries along with Indonesia No.9 and Thailand No.10.
There are four Asian countries in total, with Sri Lanka No. 5.
“Although Vietanm is not a developed country, it still offers a great environment for digital nomads. The country is peaceful and very welcoming to foreigners, has a low crime rate, good weather and easy travel. ‘balancing work life and fun,’ the magazine said.
“Vietnam is also a country that has many untouched natural features, which makes it very attractive and quiet. The country is growing rapidly, with good infrastructure coming up. It also has a very affordable lifestyle, which makes it ideal for a digital nomad.
“Food and adventure are things a digital nomad will enjoy in this country. It is estimated that one can live in a one bedroom apartment in the city and take care of food for just 420 USD per month .”
Digital nomads are people who travel to different places and use technology to do their work. Many people who love to travel become digital nomads because they can earn money online to fund their lifestyle.
They work online so they can live in different countries as long as they have access to electricity, internet and other amenities.
Currently with Covid-19 the world has become a much more connected place and working and earning a living while traveling the world has become a very realistic proposition for many.
“The benefit of being a digital nomad is discovering new places all the time. However, there are certain things that affect the life of a digital nomad. One of them, and a challenge for many, is choosing a country to go to.
“When one chooses a good country, it affects things such as peace, cost of living, people, technology, living conditions, entertainment and other things crucial for the life of a digital nomad. “, reported The Travel.
At the top of the list is Serbia, followed by Colombia and Germany. The others are Estonia, Iceland and Mexico.
In recent years, the government has started promoting digital transformation in the tourism industry, to create more favorable conditions for international tourists to visit Việt Nam.
A reasonable cost of living is also one of the factors that make the country an ideal destination for digital nomads.