riverboat on the Danube at night

From Budapest to Bangkok

On September 26, I left Budapest after a wonderful three-month stay. I flew to Bangkok, where I stayed for a week, and then to Chiang Mai, in the north of Thailand.

Bangkok skyline
Bangkok is quite a contrast from Budapest — I’ll write about it in my next post.

I came to Budapest to lead a web redesign project for the Central European University Library. It was fun to be back in the website design business again after a few years of focusing on mobile apps. (I was web manager for the MIT Libraries for quite a few years). And I enjoyed working with my librarian colleagues at the CEU Library.
Librarian web team at CEU Library
Click on this and all images in this post for zoomed in view.

Now that it’s late October, I’m finally getting around to writing about what it was like in Budapest! Later I’ll write about my Thailand experiences — I’m also enjoying it here.

Budapest — what I found interesting

I had very little experience of Europe and surrounding regions before I came. Continue reading “From Budapest to Bangkok”

Budapest Parliament building from the Danube

Places I’ve lived as a digital nomad

People often ask me which of the places I’ve lived I like best — so I thought it would be fun to do a roundup. This is totally subjective. Some of these places I was only in for 10 days, others for six months — but I’ll give you my thoughts anyway.

(Prepare for a long post with lots of photos — you may want to take a break while the page loads, then come back to read it).

Things I look for when choosing a place: Continue reading “Places I’ve lived as a digital nomad”