Boston is a city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. From what I’ve read so far, it seems that most laid back and progressive locations with some startup community can be found in the north side of Europe, which is a shame as the south is so beautiful and much warmer. Food expenses for an adult with no children living in California would account for US$3,573 per month, according to the MIT Living Wage Calculator. However average Cost of living in Los Angeles for family and couple is $5128 for students is $2709 and for bachelor is $2109. Rent has crept up but still far better value than where I came from. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Banana. @twaldorf is from Boulder and has visited few places in Europe, maybe he can give some mindful answer. I think it’s still a little too big and messy for me, I really wanted something smaller. Servers are curt and it's hard to find a decent restaurant. 7-day money-back guarantee. Cancel anytime, Save 83% vs monthly. Meanw, London is the best city in the world - you just can't do it on a budget. If you don't want to live in a tech / expat mono-culture then it's for you. Large green energy research and implementation from the universities there. Six wee. Are they out every night and it’s just a matter of cloud cover, or are they like once a week? You won’t have to contend with the same issues as far north Norway. It's quite a transient city, so probably pretty easy to make connections! But I’d have to add that it’s not a great place for IT/nomading if you care to meet other people with similar interests. Please set a real profile photo of just your face. Rome has tourist fatigue. They even have a few food trucks. How about 4 out of 5? http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/12/brighton-leading-tech-startupshttp://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/south-downs-wayhttp://northlaine.co.uk/. Although I gotta say, the outdoors in England are quite repetitive and the sea is not very enjoyable. Early summer can be gloomy and a bit cold. People are generally open-minded and friendly. It’s one of my favorite places. Great por lgbtq+ community. But I’d have to add that it’s not a great place for IT/nomading if you care to meet other people with similar interests. Or what areas to stay away from? Have had Tmobile for 2.5 years, with about 60 total days in the US that entire time, and a couple of months ago in Ireland I got an explicit warning text from them that I was not spending enough time in US. Los Angelenos pay slightly less for internet than New Yorkers do. You can also use your Twitter, Slack or Instagram username if it's connected to your Nomad List account. Cambridge in the UK is the closest town to Boulder that I’ve seen thus far, but it fails rather miserably when it comes to outdoor adventure opportunities. Can even suggest some cafés to work from. However, some folks have said suggested this might be because I’ve had service with them for so long. Agree with @gianluca_trombetta - would be nice to find somewhere hotter! Dinner for two never less than $50, unless it's fast food (+20% tips are expected) and if you want actually something good it's at least $100 for two. close in proximity, simple travel arrangements, maybe a body of water as well. I am traveling to the Canton fair where I will be for 16 days from April 18th to May 4th. 1-bdr in center is $3,500-$4,000 + $200-$300 for parking + $100-$200 for utilities. Duh. (Informative, not a sales pitch). Compare the Cost of Living in LA with any other city in the world. Im going to book a room there right now. It is called, “City of Gold” and if you want to know LA, just watch this film. Plus I’ve had some problems with voicemail and receiving calls. ✅ Many Nomad List members here all year round. How about 4 out of 5? Cancel anytime, One-time-payment: $74.99 once BLACK FRIDAY 50% off. It’s more personal than anything else, after 5 years of UK I’d rather go somewhere else! Food is cheap and everywhere, easy to go out and have fun/meet for business. There is noticeable and toxic mix of pedestrians, cyclists and car drivers. Best places to meet people interested in Tech and the outdoor activities. I find Parisians are actually very patient and warm if you at least attempt to speak French; in my experience, most people who complain that they're rude are the ones making zero effort to speak the language. Apart from the small IT faculty, there is barely any IT industry to talk of. -Cloudy winters The city very clean with a stunning mix of modern and historic architecture, and arguably has Europe's best public transit in terms of signage, availability, cleanliness and general efficiency. One giant tourist trap. We used T-Mobile for about a year outside of the US before they gave us notice and cut us off. I wouldn’t say the tech scene is thriving but better than average. Nonetheless, the vibes are awesome there and I’m sure they will broaden your horizon when you get to know them. It's got an amazing tech scene but ALSO world class media, fashion, finance, art industries and many others. service quality at restaurants - not that people are rude, but they don't seem to particular. For accommodation, if you aren’t staying at a hotel, Lazy Gaga Hostel is amazing. Cancel anytime, One-time-payment: $14.99 once BLACK FRIDAY 50% off, Save 72% vs monthly. All assuming you want to be near some action. @travelmore thanks! Read the review that starts "I live here and I can tell you that many of the stats listed are wrong" - its spot on accurate There will be a couple 3 day gaps between working for mini excursions. Reviews with URLs or emails are removed. During winter is quite safe plus much cheaper. It even has a large metropolis 40m away. Vancouverites generally are a cold bunch making it difficult for newcomers. Hi Norway folks—I’m planning a February trip to Tromsø hoping to see the northern lights, but honestly I can’t find anything about how likely I am to see them.