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Where is the best place in the world to live doing IM?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Silversten, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. Silversten

    Silversten Junior Member

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    I'm looking for somewhere awesome to live while running an IM business.

    Here's what makes my dream location:

    - Good stable internet - this is a necessity since I will be using internet for ALL of my work.
    - Cheap living costs
    - Great weather/environment - eg on a great beach
    - Vibrant culture/party scene (very important to me!)

    I'm thinking somewhere like the tourist hot spots in Thailand, but unsure how the internet situation is there. I've lived in the Philippines before but it doesn't really fit my culture requirements. I love Vietnam but not sure how the internet infrastructure is.

    Does anyone have any specific towns or locations that are just perfect for this kind of lifestyle?

    Cheers!
     
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    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    New Delhi, India
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    Amsterdam

    Top places according to me
     
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    Don't forget to consider a country where its easy to get paid as well. For example, if you're cashing with adsense, I know a lot of people in India, Thailand, etc. (tier 3 countries) that have a hard time getting paid or keeping an account open just because of where they live and the high level of fraud associated with living there.

    If you want a nice country, with stable internet and that has nice beaches, try the Carribeans, Mexico, Panama.
     
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  5. Busrunner

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    Amsterdam ain't cheap bro.
     
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    Bangkok :D
     
  7. goodvery

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    Thailand, one of many lonely beaches. They have fast internet, cheap prices...
     
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    Where are u from, originally?

    From my experience, theres a big difference between living in N.America, S.America, Europe, Asia etc...the biggest is the mindset of the people around you...you seem to enjoy livin in Asia, I gather?
     
  9. Silversten

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    I'm in Australia currently so the Asian focus is really just because it's close and cheap to get to from Australia so I've traveled there a fair bit.

    I like the Mexico idea - I hadn't considered that.
     
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    Brazil
     
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    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    Hmm, Brazil is not cheap otherwise i would there already myself :)
     
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    1. Constanta
    2. Bucharest
    3. Iasi
    4. Cluj
    5. Brasov
     
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    Where you think ? xD
    carribean maybe Panama or something like that, also consider Eastern European countries :)
     
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    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    Its better to focus on your earnings,then are exactly where you are earning them.
     
  15. Silversten

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    Says who?

    I have absolutely no desire to be particularly wealthy. My number one goal is to have a high quality of life and be able to do the things I enjoy.

    As such, where I live is extremely important to me.
     
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    Go to a 3rd world country where everything is cheap!
     
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    Nepal would be the best place to be for IM people. Himalayas and Greenery will give more feel to your earnings.
     
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