Where you should move if you're a digital nomad

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Digital nomadism isn't just about flexible working and travelling around the world. Some factors like the cost of living, access to coworking spaces, internet speed, as well as integration have to be considered. Have a look at some of the best destinations for digital nomads according to a recent study by Spotahome.

Belfast

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Belfast is world-famous for being the place where the Titanic was built, but there's much more to this city that explains why expats have found happiness there. As the capital city of Northern Ireland, Belfast has a lot of offer in terms of history, culture and nature. For digital nomads, it's a cosmopolitan and peaceful city with a warm and welcoming population and in a rapidly developing environment. Besides the modern coworking spaces where you can bring your laptop and benefit from fast internet, Belfast is also home to vast green areas where you can relax after a long working day or rejuvenate in the weekends. Regarding accommodation, it's worth noting that rents are much cheaper in Belfast than in many other major European cities

Lisbon

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Lisbon is known as a global cosmopolitan city with unique looks. With beautiful beaches on one side, Portugal's capital city is protected by hills – which makes it a prime destination for those looking to a change of scenery. Besides its historical heritage with beautiful architecture and monuments and museums, Lisbon also has a diverse culture you can learn more about during your stay. In this city, you can find affordable apartments in most areas. Also, Lisbon is renowned for its pubs and beer bars. So if you like the nightlife and craft beer, it's the place to be – a pint of beer costs less than one euro.

Barcelona

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With its diverse arts and architecture, Barcelona has become one of the top expat destinations for many years. As the second largest city in Spain in terms of population, economy and financial activity, Barcelona provides an excellent atmosphere and a wide range of leisure activities for all tastes. The cost of living in Barcelona is high compared to other Spanish cities, but you can still find apartments of different standings in most areas. For those looking for flexibility and a relaxed lifestyle, Barcelona has the ideal setting with many modern coworking spaces and good internet connection regardless of your budget.

Brisbane

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Brisbane – the capital of Queensland – might not be the city that will first come to your mind regarding moving to Australia. Located on the banks of Brisbane River, the city, however, offers an excellent quality of life with green spaces and the sun almost all year round, and a wide range of leisure activities for all tastes, including parks where you can relax after a long working day. Brisbane also has a rich cultural heritage which attracts visitors in large numbers, not to mention events taking place almost all year round. Its diversity makes it a great place to relocate to and adapt quickly, regardless of your origins. Brisbane also has a booming startup ecosystem with many quality coworking spaces.

Luxembourg

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Luxembourg city is the capital of the smallest country in Europe bearing the same name. Even though Luxembourg city is one of the largest financial hubs throughout the continent, it's also known as a green city with many parks and garden for those who wish to relax and take a deep breath of fresh air. Offering unparalleled quality of life to its inhabitants, Luxembourg can also boast its political stability and the level of transparency. It is also a safe city with a very low crime rate. Even though the cost of living in Luxembourg is high, expats enjoy a high standard of living with attractive wages. Digital nomads, on the other hand, get fast internet and a wide range of modern and comfortable working spaces.

Adelaide

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Located in the South of Australia, Adelaide is one of the greenest cities in the country with a rich and diverse fauna and flora, but that's not all. By moving to Adelaide, you will enjoy its pleasant climate, beautiful beaches, as well as lively streets and alleys in the city centre. As a rapidly growing city, no wonder why Adelaide has become such an attractive destination in recent years. Regardless of their origins, foreigners find it easy to adapt alongside a warm and welcoming population and within a relaxed atmosphere. Besides, in your free time, you can enjoy a wide range of bars and restaurants as well as artistic and cultural festivals and other events. Adelaide is also home to many coworking spaces for all tastes and budgets.