October and November in Chiang Mai as a digital nomad

If you’re a digital nomad, you know that Chiang Mai is one of the most popular destinations for nomads to work and live. A very low cost of living, combined with modern amenities and tasty Thai food are some of the reasons digital nomads come here. And because it’s so popular, many groups have formed for socializing and networking. Continue reading “October and November in Chiang Mai as a digital nomad”

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”

A unique place to see street art in Mexico City

One thing I enjoy is taking photos of street art. During my stay in Oaxaca I found many interesting examples. Since I was living there for several months, I was able to collect quite a few photos that I took whenever I happened to walk by a wall with interesting art.

Street art in Oaxaca.
Street art in Oaxaca.

I was only in Mexico City for a week, so it was more difficult to just happen across something. I had heard that there were many great examples there, but how would I find them? Continue reading “A unique place to see street art in Mexico City”