10 Best Locations For Online Teachers [3 are in Europe]

10 Best Locations For Online Teachers [3 are in Europe]

There is no better time to become an online teacher.

Technology is growing and the possibilities to earn online income from your laptop are becoming frequently more prevalent.

So what are the best locations for an online teacher to set-up shop and live a life of simultaneous work and vacation?

Here are 10 of the best locations for online teachers:

1) Berlin, Germany – Best Locations For Online Teachers

Lifestyle

The German capital has become a hub for Europe's finest up-and-coming start-ups. Berlin attracts an unorthodox breed of creative people which allows for great networking opportunities…especially in the summer, when a whole heap of online teachers flock to the city's vibrant surroundings.

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Cost of living

For a European city, Berlin's living expenses and food are cheap…which is probably why Berliners have an infectious love for fun! This is notable by the buzz of the city.

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Perks

A great place to set-up shop, and with other European destinations just a short flight away, you are sure to find a great work-life balance. Last minute flight to Spain, anyone?

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2) Chiang Mai, Thailand  Best Locations For Online Teachers

Lifestyle

Chiang Mai has become popular as a winter location for Digital Nomads. Escape the cold for the Asian sun and as you lock yourself away on your laptop in one of the many cafes and co-working spaces.

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Cost of living

The cost of living is incredibly cheap…and when you combine this with the good Wi-Fi, even better weather and friendly locals, it's no wonder that the Thai city has the highest concentration of DigiNos anywhere in the world.

Perks

When you manage to peel yourself away from your laptop, Thailand has wondrous nature for you to experience, and it is incredibly tourist friendly country, so you should find it easy to get around and explore. Great for a someone at the beginning of their Nomad journey.

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3) Sofia, Bulgaria – Best Locations For Online Teachers

Lifestyle

Eastern Europe is on the rise. Sofia is the underdog of this list and is the perfect opportunity for an online teacher on the rise to come and build your empire in a creative metropolis that is reinventing itself.

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There is also wonderful co-working culture so you won't be short of other creatives to bounce ideas off of.

Sofia is a safe city and beautiful place with helpful locals. You cannot beat the combination of Southern Europe with a touch of the Balkans to provide a great quality of life.

Cost of living

Cheap rent and low cost of dining in restaurants – so that's food and shelter sorted!

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Perks

There is a great party culture to blow off some steam after a long day of key-bashing on your MacBook and making the most of the flourishing internet speed.

Or if partying isn't your thing, hit the slopes! Sofia is equipped with some of the most awesome skiing areas in the region.

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4) Bali, Indonesia – Best Locations For Online Teachers

Lifestyle

The high quality of life and low cost of living in Bali has turned it into somewhat of a haven for globe-trotting entrepreneurs. Its online teaching community is in a state of growth, so it might be time for you to jump on the wave.

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Cost of living in Bali

$1000 a month can see you living well in Bali. This cost ultimately depends on where you lay your hat on the island, but I'm sure you'll agree it is an incredibly affordable price – especially considering all of the perks…

Perks

There are plenty of co-working spaces with super-fast internet for all you work needs.

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And on your days off, you can explore through the lush natural terrain with glorious sights aided by tropical weather. You can hike and surf or even kickback in a spa.

The holistic vibe of the place is rife in both Ubud and Canggu also, so health-nuts and yogis will be sure to find their own personal zen in Indonesia.

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5) Buenos Aires, Argentina – Best Locations For Online Teachers

Lifestyle

Buenos Aires is one of the most popular locations for dynamic online teachers with its flourishing culture. Expect it to be busy between the months of October and April in the city's cafes and co-working spaces.

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Cost of living

Argentina attracts hordes of online teachers with its affordable costs of living.

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Perks

Tuck in to a mouth-watering steak to fuel you for an evening of scintillating tango.

Location independent online teachers should also check out Palermo valley, where the internet startup scene is really taking off!

 

6) Southern Thai Islands, Koh Phangan and Koh Lanta -Best Locations For Online Teachers

Lifestyle

Koh Phangan (East coast) and Koh Lanta (West Coast) are rife with co-working spaces. However, these spaces stand-out as they are set amongst tropical gardens and white sand beaches…and the internet speed is as hot as the weather!

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Cost of living

The cost of living in the southern Thai islands is ultimately dependent on the season, but in general they are low.

Perks

Koh Lanta is home to fantastic white beaches, incredible diving spots and friendly vibe throughout the community.

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Koh Phangan is all about that relaxed vibe, entrepreneurial scene and infamous nightlife.

You can also find a lot of classroom teaching opportunities in Thailand with a teaching certificate if you fancy a longer stay.

 

You can keep fit on both of the stunning islands with plenty of yoga, crossfit and the fresh fruits of nature.

There are many other opportunities for classroom teaching in Asia, such as the JET Program in Japan.

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7) Ho Chi Minh City (Formerly Saigon), Vietnam – Best Locations For Online Teachers

Lifestyle

The great weather and frequent use of the English language has helped Vietnam experience a rapid increase in tourism – yet Ho Chi Minh City still remains a top pic for location independent online teachers.

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Cost of living

The internet speeds are soaring in Ho Chi Minh City…but that doesn't mean the prices are! The affordable cost of living and great networking and business opportunities makes this city a winner.

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Perks

High season business booms in Chiang Mai are also felt in Ho Chi Minh City!

The networking opportunities are a real bonus with digital nomad communities hosting regular meet-ups in the Vietnamese city.

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8) Medellín, Colombia – Best Locations For Online Teachers

Lifestyle

Medellín is new on to the illustrious list of must-live Digital Nomad locations. Colombia is regarded as one of the more creative countries in South America, which explains the current rise in its digital scene.

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With this digital innovation, comes a reform in reputation for the once capital of cocaine. The Colombian city is now a safe place with an expansive DigiNo community – basking in the stability of the internet and quality of the working spaces of course!

Cost of living

The cost of living is affordable, the temperature is warm and locals are friendly. You don't have to break the bank to live amongst vibrancy!

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Perks

Medellín's size should ensure that you don't get lost in your new home. However there are plenty of pass-times for you to get lost in, such as outdoor activities and awesome nightlife venues.

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 9) Lisbon, Portugal – Best Locations For Online Teachers

Lifestyle

Lisbon is fiercely becoming one of the best online teacher capitals in Europe. Fast internet speeds keep the travelling entrepreneurs ticking, and unique co-working spaces allow for inspirational levels of productivity and a flux of networking opportunities.

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Cost of living

Despite Lisbon being a Western capital, the cost of living is still affordable, with good deals on housing available.

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Perks

Lisbon is rich in tradition as well as modern bohemia. You can explore through the hidden paths of the cosmopolitan streets,  witness a stunning sunset shining across the city or join the buzz of the nightlife in the world-class bars and restaurants.

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10) San Diego, USA Best Locations For Online Teachers

Lifestyle

San Diego is essentially the ‘final boss' of online teacher destinations. It is perfect for escaping the soaring prices of San Francisco, yet still being exposed to the infamous entrepreneurial and creative vibe of California.

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You can also expose yourself to the best rated weather in the USA, with sunny weather across summer and winter. This is sure to put a spring in your step as you collaborate with other high-flying entrepreneurs in co-working spaces.

Cost of living

It is much more affordable than San Francisco, but we are obviously no longer in the pricing territories of Chiang Mai or Bali, so not ideal for beginner travelling teachers.

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Perks

Surf spots for all skill levels, along with awesome beaches and thriving bars, San Diego is somewhat of a paradise for a hard-working online teachers on their days off.

Take advantage of San Francisco and Mexico being in close proximity…and why not pay a visit to Silicon valley for some real entrepreneurial inspiration if you wish to build upon your online teaching income!

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