A City in the Philippines Has Been Named One of the Best Places to Work Remotely

As the global shift to remote working shows no sign of switching back, workers across the world are leaving behind the traditional office setup to WFH permanently – and for many, that means relocating! The trend is only set to increase with data projections showing that 25% of all professional jobs in North America will be remote by the end of 2022.

What are the Best Places to Work Remotely?

Global travel sites Big 7 Travel and EnjoyTravel.com recently teamed up to officially release the 25 Best Cities for Digital Nomads.

The rankings took into account:
  1. Lower than average rent
  2. Lax visa regulations
  3. Availability of rental properties
  4. Reliable public transport and WIFI
  5. Co-working spaces
  6. Overall expatriate social life

And Cebu in the Philippines made it into the Top 17 spot!

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Photo from Big 7 Travel

According to the article, “digital nomads who work in the Philippines have access to fast Internet, affordable accommodation, and a vibrant startup community.” Apparently, Cebu is a great destination to work because it’s cheaper than Manila in terms of living costs while still providing world-class infrastructure, co-working communities, and many adventurous experiences. It’s really no wonder why so many people travel and work there.

According to the list, the top 5 places to work remotely are Lisbon, Portugal; Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam; Madeira, Portugal; Chiang Mai, Thailand; and Bali, Indonesia at the top spot.

See the full list of the best places to work remotely here.

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