I have already watched hours worth of YouTube videos and Netflix specials on Thailand, particularly the Northern city of Chiang Mai, where I will be living as an expat for at least six months. The area just seems so enchanting; there is a strong presence of Theravada Buddhism and prevalence of night markets, street vendors, and modern attractions. Thailand and the general region seems familiar to me.. after all, it should; I spent first and second grade in Myanmar, followed by third, fourth, and fifth in South Korea. Actually, I have lived half my life abroad (military family growing up). The sights and sounds of South East Asia particularly beckons my return.
Chiang Mai is one of the highest ranked destinations for individuals who earn a living through the Internet. It is clean with modern apartments and evidently is not short of restaurants and things to do and see.
|Chiang Mai, highly ranked on NomadList.com|