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Penang: Top Five Base Of Operations For Digital Nomad

So good I didn’t want to leave. This doesn’t happen very often.

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Penang has it all:

Excellent weather;

Traditional culture;

Fast internet;

Modern whatever-you-want.

This is a place of historic buildings, superimposed layers of culture, and beaches, as well as modern infrastructure which allows me to work seamlessly. It has everything that’s required in a base of operations, and it’s definitely in my top five.

I spent two months here at the end of last year and then I recently went back for two weeks after a month in Thailand.

This is a difficult place to leave:


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Filed under: Digital Nomad, Malaysia, Vlog

About the Author:

I am the founder and editor of Vagabond Journey. I’ve been traveling the world since 1999, through 91 countries. I am the author of the book, Ghost Cities of China and have written for The Guardian, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Diplomat, the South China Morning Post, and other publications. has written 3719 posts on Vagabond Journey. Contact the author.

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