Just got myself a baller remote job and thinking about moving to Asia.

Just got myself a baller remote job and thinking about moving to Asia.

I utterly despise the West and the nightmarish rat race. I want to travel SEA and see at least Thailand, Vietnam, Bali, etc. I don't want much, just cheap tasty food and a nice apartment/hotel.
>the question

So how do I actually LIVE there? Everything I've read has contradictory information where some say you should pretend to be a student of Muay Thai, some say you need to do border runs every X days and depending on the country/how the immigration officer FEELS at that day you can be denied re-entry on a whim, some say you should just alternate countries, etc.

>Would it be feasible to just rent apartments for 30 days-a few months in various SEA countries and just alternate them or would immigration eventually screw my ass?

I REALLY don't want to return to the USA under any circumstances when I leave and I want to be able to get a stable, long-term living arrangement.

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  1. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    Same, I work remotely and despise modern Europe and shitty EU regulations. Considering a few Asian countries rn.

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >I REALLY don't want to return to the USA under any circumstances

      >Same, I work remotely and despise modern Europe and shitty EU regulations.

      So ... white culture and white people suck? And Asian culture / countries are more superior? You tell me.

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        What's wrong with renting a room for two or three weeks, then moving on to another place, another city, another country? The contrast between the ordeal of travel and the relaxed routine of my daily life is good; each helps me appreciate the other.
        >I want to be able to get a stable, long-term living arrangement
        If you absolutely insist on locking down a place of your own, then you need to look at countries where residency is feasible for your age, assets and income level, and forget about countries where this is not feasible.
        Chances are you have too much stuff, and that is why you cannot comprehend life without a permanent residence to store it all. Time to get some yard sales and craigslist ads going if you are serious about moving to Southeast Asia. What you fly out here with should be everything you own.

        Asian cultures are simply different. Notably absent here is a certain parasitic tribe which continually manipulates and undermines their host nations. Everything in the West is sooo computerized, homogenized, centralized, corporatized, globalized - yet it is so ridiculously expensive and closed-off to anyone without means. Here, everything is amazingly affordable, and everyone is free to live the life they choose, be it traditional or ultra-modern.
        The entirety of Thailand stands on the shoulders of the humble people who grow and prepare our food. We appreciate and respect them for their hard work and devotion.
        Whereas who the hell appreciates and respects some corporate grocery store or franchise restaurant selling megacorporate goyslop at prices which have arbitrarily risen to obscene heights?

        • 5 months ago
          Anonymous

          >you need to look at countries where residency is feasible for your age, assets and income level, and forget about countries where this is not feasible.
          Well one of the big factors is the insane COL in America now. You can't even afford to buy an average house in an average COL city on six figure income without a decade of poverty MINIMUM. Dual income or C-suite tier pay is basically required to escape the rat race.

          I know Thailand for example has 5 to 20 year-long "privilege visas" but those cost an absurd 30k to 145k USD and is still temporary. Others require some kind of assimilation in the country like working, marrying, learning the language, all of them seem to be extremely convoluted too and policies appear to change on a whim every few years.

          The only place I've heard being really consistent is the Philippines but even then you have to do border runs. I would be very anxious to buy/rent property and have the possibility of being stranded because some immigration officer was having a bad day/wanted a bigger bribe, etc.

          • 5 months ago
            Anonymous

            >I know Thailand for example has 5 to 20 year-long "privilege visas" but those cost an absurd 30k to 145k USD and is still temporary.

            To keep the broke white begpackers out. The rich Chinese buy Thai elite visas.

            • 5 months ago
              Anonymous

              >The rich Chinese buy Thai elite visas.
              >Yay more boring luxury shopping malls and durian fruit shops
              >Said no one ever

              China's economy is collapsing anyways. This is their last dash for the exit.

        • 5 months ago
          Anonymous

          >What's wrong with renting a room for two or three weeks, then moving on to another place, another city, another country?
          Moving constantly sucks and can disturb your workflow. It's especially bad if you pack too much luggage (important to pare things down to the bare essentials, but you inevitably collect too much shit anyways)
          Another place in the same city isn't too bad, and another nearby city is usually do-able, but country hopping tends to cost an entire day so hopefully you can get it done on the weekend or afford to take a sick day.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >Here, everything is amazingly affordable, and everyone is free to live the life they choose, be it traditional or ultra-modern.
          this is the point i make all the time. what se asia offers and thailand specifically is a completely customizable life without trade-offs. imagine that? living anywhere else and you'll be forced to make sharp trade-offs (latam for example). whether you want to ball out in a luxury condo in the city center, chill in the north, or be beach bum in the south; it can all be had affordably.

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            Everyone and their mother has the same idea as you, Thailand wont be cheaper for much longer, its already much pricier than just a few years ago.

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              > being so fricking dumb you can't imagine going anywhere else, not even literally 100km across the border
              Keep it up anon, I salute your single-minded dedication and keeping the good places cheap

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              >Thailand wont be cheaper for much longer, its already much pricier than just a few years ago
              yeah i know. what most twentysomething americans miss is the decline of the AUD&GBP vs thb over twenty years. while the USD has remained stable and even hit new recent highs. so those old hands suffered inflation and loss of purchasing power and are rightfully mournful. my hope is a global depression will make for a return of happier times and without the malign influence of globohomo.
              >so you'd wish a global depression just to bring back 20b pad thai?
              YES.

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous

                > global depression will make for a return of happier times and without the malign influence of globohomo.

                how old are you? have you never been in a depression before? trust me if shit gets bad enough that inflation is double what it is right now you'd wish you travelled earlier..

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous

                >if shit gets bad enough that inflation is double what it is right now you'd wish you travelled earlier..
                >F I A T going to Z E R O
                >he didnt buy???

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        >So ... white culture and white people suck? And Asian culture / countries are more superior? You tell me.
        It's all contextual anon. Asian culture and Asian countries could be 10 billion times worse for the locals but not for a white king like me. It's like when I went to college in a college town. That place sucked for the locals but was absolutely incredible for students. Asia is the same. In Thailand I have a lot of privileges I don't have at home (Australia) and also outprivilege the Thais while I'm there in certain ways.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >white king like me
          >Australian

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous
      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        white culture and people minus foreign immigrants is great

        • 5 months ago
          Anonymous

          >white culture and people minus foreign immigrants is great

          If whites complain about immigrants, whites are doing the same by migrating to non-white countries in South East Asia. A bit hypocritical, no?

          • 5 months ago
            Anonymous

            >baiting this hard
            Why the frick did the swede swipe right on the slampig?

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            the absolute state of white women

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous
      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Yes

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Tel Aviv exports aren't White.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Yep. You are 100% right about that. Are you trying to make any specific point or just making a general comment?

  2. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    I would do Visa runs, there’s a ton of YouTube videos from ebook nomad gays (don’t ever pay for any courses ever) that go over particular countries

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      I've done maybe 12 after 5 years of living in SEA.
      Don't do visa runs, it's the normie poorgay way and you get sick of it real quick.
      Get an actual visa, set up a place with a yearly lease and then just travel around the region as you want. Having to live out of a suitcase makes you a bum, some friends here do it and always come back complaining about immigration harassing them, one got rejected and had 7 days to clean out all their shit then leave, it's no way to live.

      The Asian Dream is over, its not the year 2000 anymore. You and the million other remote workers with the same unoriginal idea have ruined the place. In many ways it is actually worse than the West now, only thing going for it these days is safety and some affordability (though everywhere is becoming gentrified and globalized, so do not expect this to last forever). The long-term visa situation for every country except the Philippines is absolutely terrible too, unless you're willing to shell out some serious cash.

      > The long-term visa situation for every country except the Philippines is absolutely terrible too, unless you're willing to shell out some serious cash.
      Completely wrong, I've gotten multiple 12 month visas with little hassle now and for a few hundred bucks application fee. You're just a dumbfrick who shitposts on a Hungarian marmot farming forum and can't put in even the slightest effort to do some research.
      Likely you don't even work remotely and are just malding about others doing it.
      My rent hasn't gone up in 4 years, $500/month for a big 3 bed apartment by the ocean on the 38th floor.
      Petrol is $0.50c/L
      Monthly power bills are $15
      It's life on easy mode once you get it going, but you need the longer visas.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Are you allowed to work on that 12 month visa? Are you expected to pay taxes in PH?
        Do you have a fully remote job that are okay with this?

        If so you've found a very rare thing, these roles aren't easy to come by.

        My hands were shaking when I was writing stuff on the whiteboard on my first lesson. Years later, I'm confident and find the whole thing effortless, like nothing.

        I recommend doing the teaching.

        Based dude, nice progress.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          Every tourist visa has a STFU clause that allows you to do remote work if you STFU

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        >My rent hasn't gone up in 4 years, $500/month for a big 3 bed apartment by the ocean on the 38th floor.
        >Petrol is $0.50c/L
        >Monthly power bills are $15
        >It's life on easy mode once you get it going, but you need the longer visas.
        Nice, mind sharing the city?

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          I'm in Penang, KL is the same price wise but not a fan. Need my ocean and beaches, more nature rather than cyberpunk smog city.

          Are you allowed to work on that 12 month visa? Are you expected to pay taxes in PH?
          Do you have a fully remote job that are okay with this?

          If so you've found a very rare thing, these roles aren't easy to come by.

          [...]
          Based dude, nice progress.

          Im on the nomad visa, you literally have to prove you are working and will bring in money, don't think it is rare, was doing this before covid and there was a bunch of us here, same in Da Nang before that.
          Nowadays there's 10x more remote work it's great. Getting American dev wages and not even a burger.
          Zero income tax for foreign income too, in Australia they would be taking 35%

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            Wow, I've had the opposite experience to you. I'm a backend Java dev and to find a fully remote role that allows me to live in Asia was extremely hard to come by.

            I was basically limited to a few startups (which I'm fairly sure only okay'd this because they were ignorant to the visa / tax headaches) or places that I wasn't smart enough to pass the interview for (DuckDuckGo etc.)

            I've given up and I'm just going under the radar of my company now with a router VPN and an education visa in Thailand, if I get fired then so be it. Maybe you're in a different role or stack, but looking for this from companies in Europe is a pain.

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            Da Nang is my secret ride my motorbike illegal and chill by the beach place, don't you dare mention it in public

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              anon it's already mentioned 100 times per day on r/digitalnomad, it's OVER

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              How the hell is Da Nang secret? Its right next to one of the most touristy cities in the world

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            Try going out on your own with consulting? Took on side gigs and went from there originally. Nearly all my clients are American now because the price is right and Euros can't compete, got a few yearly contracts these days and know the codebase too well that renewal is inevitable unless they go bankrupt.

            anon it's already mentioned 100 times per day on r/digitalnomad, it's OVER

            Still consider Vietnam to be hard mode for anyone in the west who thinks they can just rock up and live a cruisy life for months on end with anglobucks
            Traffic is chaos with zero value for life, even being a pedestrian in small cities like Da Nang is life-threatening. English ability is low. Bizarrely overpriced shit like cheese for no reason. Low trust society where absolutely no one thinks twice about scamming you.
            Don't worry about your not-at-all-secret club mate, the average person couldn't live there for long, it takes a certain sort of weirdo to break on through to the other side and live that world.
            My An is the place to live in Da Nang if anyone else is wondering about where this gatekeeping fool is trying to protect. Spent nearly a year there and had to leave mainly because of drinking and smoking too much. Way too many late nights at Heaven.

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              I know everyone in Da Nang, you didn't spend a year there, but if you try to I will knock you out. When I fat American grotesque monster rocks up with his coding job if I see him down the beach where I am drinking a few I will straight one punch you without a word.

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous

                You are clearly moronic and have no reading comprehension skills if you can't work out my nationality.
                And yes in 2018-2019 if you were in My An you would definitely fricking know me you autist because it's a fricking tiny world of foreigners there and even moreso because there's basically none of my kind, it's all burgers and bongs.
                Only annoying boomers and their forever pissed off wives drink down the beach, I'm day-drinking and smoking bongs at Heaven or Simple Man(RIP), always made me laugh how Heaven would fill up with in the morning as everyone was waiting for Smokeys across the road to open up and start selling.
                If you aren't larping I bet you got assfricked good by the Viets during covid too, lol @ your life. I got out while it was damn good, lucky timing there.

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous

                stop posting this shit on all threads you moronic Black personbrained coomer

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous

                THIS. you lonely gays want attention? go start a blog. holy shit its like 4 clicks to do.

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous

                >seething this hard over a webm made to make people seethe

                THIS. you lonely gays want attention? go start a blog. holy shit its like 4 clicks to do.

                >not understanding what that anon was talking about at all

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous
            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              Meant for this anon:

              Wow, I've had the opposite experience to you. I'm a backend Java dev and to find a fully remote role that allows me to live in Asia was extremely hard to come by.

              I was basically limited to a few startups (which I'm fairly sure only okay'd this because they were ignorant to the visa / tax headaches) or places that I wasn't smart enough to pass the interview for (DuckDuckGo etc.)

              I've given up and I'm just going under the radar of my company now with a router VPN and an education visa in Thailand, if I get fired then so be it. Maybe you're in a different role or stack, but looking for this from companies in Europe is a pain.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Lol dumb frick, I hope you didn't waste your time and money getting a 12 month visa in Thailand when they start taxing foreign earned income this year for those who stay in the country over 6 months. Maybe you should do some fricking research. Dgaf about poorgay remote workers either, I have 6+ months off every year to do whatever the frick I want in whatever country I want, not being stuck in a condo and working all night at odd hours to stay in synch with some time zone on the other side of the planet.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >Dgaf about poorgay remote workers either, I have 6+ months off every year to do whatever the frick I want in whatever country I want, not being stuck in a condo and working all night at odd hours to stay in synch with some time zone on the other side of the planet.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >Lol dumb frick, I hope you didn't waste your time and money getting a 12 month visa in Thailand when they start taxing foreign earned income this year for those who stay in the country over 6 months. Maybe you should do some fricking research. Dgaf about poorgay remote workers either, I have 6+ months off every year to do whatever the frick I want in whatever country I want, not being stuck in a condo and working all night at odd hours to stay in synch with some time zone on the other side of the planet
          Hhhnnnnngggh
          I only come to SighSee for the DN envy porn

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >don't tell gov't about job
          >nothing happens

          wow, hardest shit in my life

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            This. How tf is a third world government gonna know that you're working or not. I've been remote working for years and like to change country every few months. Mostly work out of SEA and East Africa. The frick have they ever known or give a shit that I'm working.
            Could probably work out if any country in the world and not even try to hide that I'm working.

  3. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    Are you a Ameriblob? If so, move to Albania. You get 1 year visa free in a country that loves Americans and is super cheap. If you make US wages, you'll live like a king there and get a top shelf wife.

  4. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    what remote job are you working? If the company isn't okay with you living out the country, just get a good vpn. Be wary of some countries in SEA tho that are prone to power outages

  5. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    How are you fricking homosexual pieces of shit just getting remote jobs? Are you a coding dork homosexual?

    I’m so tired of reading how everyone “just gets” a remote job. Frick you all. Im rotting at my overnight security job

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >overnight security job
      At least you don't have to work hard or interact with normies

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >drop out of college
      >neet for a while
      >finally decide to get my shit together
      >learn front end
      >build portfolio
      >apply
      >get full time remote job with good salary and benefits
      >realistically only working ~15 hours a week
      It do really be like that

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        >dude just do all this really complicated dork homosexual bullshit in order to escape the west or you’re resigned to suffering every single day around gross dangerous brown people

        I hate this fricking world

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        I thought web development type jobs were all outsourced to third world countries?

        • 5 months ago
          Anonymous

          >outsourced
          This meme is a bit exaggerated. Me and couple of my friends all work in web dev and no one has had issues finding work. You get what you pay for and a lot of businesses don't want some punjab working on their product. Hence why facebook is still paying americans web devs 200k+.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          webdev used to be outsourced to urine and pooplands, now its only pooplands, its meme shit like microservices sire that get outsourced to poojeetlands

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >dude just do all this really complicated dork homosexual bullshit in order to escape the west or you’re resigned to suffering every single day around gross dangerous brown people

      I hate this fricking world

      Get good flunkie lmao. Put some effort into your life. You expect shit just happens? No wonder you're a brain dead night guard calling coders as dorks. Read a fricking book dumbass. Watch a YouTube video that isn't politics. You want a different life and all you do is whine. You get what you deserve b***h.

      The Asian Dream is over, its not the year 2000 anymore. You and the million other remote workers with the same unoriginal idea have ruined the place. In many ways it is actually worse than the West now, only thing going for it these days is safety and some affordability (though everywhere is becoming gentrified and globalized, so do not expect this to last forever). The long-term visa situation for every country except the Philippines is absolutely terrible too, unless you're willing to shell out some serious cash.

      This boomer hasn't a fricking clue.

      In your case, just travel around for 6 months and find a place that's comfortable for you to stay longer. Don't listen to the cringe travel youtubers and explore things yourself
      Once you want to stay, just contact one of those small visa consultancy offices and see what construction they can come up with

      This^ otherwise it's easy to just make a company and pay yourself from the remote job as a client. For less than $100 you can make an anon llc in nm so it seems like you have foreign sourced income from someone who isn't yourself, that is, if you're going to paranoid about it. Long term visas for entrepreneurs exist in virtually every Asian country.

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >Frick you all. Im rotting at my overnight security job
      Aren't you the dork who always says how comfy your job is and you do nothing?

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        Yea but I’d rather be in Thailand you moron. The most excitement I have in my life right now is the anticipation of attempting to cook homemade hamburger helper and what new IPA I’m gonna choose to drink until I pass out this weekend. Yep…..

        Yep.

        • 5 months ago
          Anonymous

          Why don't you do your once a week food panda and your shower masturbation all in one day and be a special sausage
          Seriously though. Surely you can do better?

          • 5 months ago
            Anonymous

            No I really can’t dude. I got a brain injury when I was 16 and I struggle with the most basic shit related to any level of math

            • 5 months ago
              Anonymous

              Ok. Fair enough. Can you get a TEFL though?

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      You need to go into a field that allows you be remote first of all, moron. You can't work remotely as a security guard. Maybe get into cybersecurity.

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        Sorry bud, I’m gonna be a bump on a log and just not learn any skills. Like I said before, I’m just gonna whine and complain and call people “dork homosexuals” until the next time I feel like quitting my job. Can’t have it all in life!

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      I'm always glad I'm not alone in these threads with this guy. I dunno how old you are but seriously waiting around doing security just to blow all your savings to rinse and repeat isn't the way... At the very least just do a TEFL so you can move and live that life now. I know a guy who's 39 who did it from his 20s, then covid hit he lost his gf / job and had to move back in with his parents with no savings. Still got better memories than most though.

      Ah. Then maybe your security job is comfy. Surely you can be learning shit while you've got all that time? Have you got into crypto?
      I'm a SighSeeanon. Crypto has changed my life.

      Crypto with the exception of Bitcoin and possibly Ethereum is a game of convincing others to buy your worthless coins at a higher price than you paid. It's very much gambling and a highly volatile asset. I'd consider other investments or at least assign a very low percentage of your networth to it.

      *slack notification sound*
      Hey Anon!
      Hope this email finds you well. Happy new year! How'd the holidays go for you? I had a quiet one due to covid (oh noes!) , so I'm so happy to get back on the groove. To piggy back off that, I noticed you let a task go overdue. It's okay, just take a pic of your covid vaccine card ASAP for the mandatory booster and I'll ping D'shawna instead of boiling the whole ocean.

      I actually wanted to talk about frequent absences to the daily scrum meetings. As you know, we here at WeijiCorp are very flexible and future-foward when it comes to life events, but this has become a bit of a problem, unfortunately. This sucks because you are so smart at crunching all those numbers and would hate to clear out your desk!

      I see you forgot to mark and request PTO on your calendar ...hungover from the new year I bet! ROFL :^) It's okay, I'll go ahead and mark the PTO for today and yesterday and we can circle back to it when you get back tomorrow :^) The security team noticed some unusual activity from...Boyztown, Thailand it looks like. I'm hoping it's just the VPN acting all funky, or I'm guessing that's where you are at still. We will have to set up a meeting soon to discuss this with Brad about policy. Would be silly having to wake you up at 3 am every day :^) I cc'd Becky so you can get the training started about the new remote work policy, but you will have to attend in person. That will be next Monday at 2pm in Room 666. Zach who now goes by Zoey (she/they) is getting us Dunkin' Donuts; I know you are doing keto so you'll have to pack this time. Oof!

      See you there!

      Stacey H. Roastie
      she/her/hers

      10/10, saved, and slightly terrified for the same to happen to me.

      https://i.imgur.com/13joW4M.gif

      Just got myself a baller remote job and thinking about moving to Asia.

      I utterly despise the West and the nightmarish rat race. I want to travel SEA and see at least Thailand, Vietnam, Bali, etc. I don't want much, just cheap tasty food and a nice apartment/hotel.
      >the question

      So how do I actually LIVE there? Everything I've read has contradictory information where some say you should pretend to be a student of Muay Thai, some say you need to do border runs every X days and depending on the country/how the immigration officer FEELS at that day you can be denied re-entry on a whim, some say you should just alternate countries, etc.

      >Would it be feasible to just rent apartments for 30 days-a few months in various SEA countries and just alternate them or would immigration eventually screw my ass?

      I REALLY don't want to return to the USA under any circumstances when I leave and I want to be able to get a stable, long-term living arrangement.

      Okay OP, a few things to clear up first.

      Does your company allow fully remote globally or just within the US?

      If no, then there are quite a few hoops to jump through and you'll absolutely want to stick to one location for the first few months minimum to get this shit right.

      You will be working on tourist visas and then progressing to whichever more long term visa's are available but there is no long term solution for these locations in SEA. You might get 14 months but eventually without a valid work visa you're just delaying the inevitable.

      You will also need to check your countries tax residency requirements and make sure you maintain this so you can continue paying as normal back home along with not flagging up in your new country that you are working and need to pay taxes there.

      Then you need to check for accommodation that will allow short term rents to people on tourist visas.

      In short: it's a risk, and it isn't a perfect permanent solution. If everything is set up perfectly and you keep your mouth shut and you can do your job well, you'll most likely be okay.

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        cont.

        I've been looking into this for months and even though my VPN set up at home is working perfectly undetected, I think it isn't wise to pull the trigger unless you are confident that you'd be able to find a new job if you are fired.

        I'm not there yet so I'm interview prepping for 3 months first. It really is fricked though because there isn't any other alternative. Local jobs pay like shit and work you like a dog and TEFL is a dead end career.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Kek, I remember this guy and it's been months since I've been on this board

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      You upgrade from security to cybersecurity.

      Idk. I have a fully remote job but I can’t leave the U.S. permanent for tax reasons. I’m a financial analyst at a non-profit.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      if youre a u.s citizen with a ss number, you can lie your way into a remote 100k/yr job

      and if you cant figure it out, youre a literal moron

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        This is total bullshit. Shut the frick up go make sure my swift code isn’t getting to buggy on my iPhone you little weasel dork b***h.

        Get to clacking that keyboard you frickin b***h. You digital plow horse homosexual. Fix my frickin code

  6. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    Someone is hiding from Johnny Law and his name is OP. I think we can guess the Asian "culture" you crave so desperately in SEA, you fricking perv.

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      It’s kind of weird man. I was initially pissed at the janny homosexual for banning coomers but there’s so many bottomfeeder, low effort homosexual losers that I realized it was for the best

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        >but there’s so many bottomfeeder, low effort homosexual losers that I realized it was for the best

        The LULZ homosexuals are all over the boards, posting demoralizing threads, trolling etc. Wish these never-travelled gays would go away.

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        we didn't need a janny until a few years ago. honestly if i seel the same way--i'm not a coomer, but it was annoying to see them getting banned. but except for morons like OP, the quality of this board has improved noticeably over the last few months tbqh

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          The Janny/GODerator here is a fricking king. Without them we would be swamped out by coomers, shitposters, repetitious threads, and... actually that's about it.
          Generally a higher quality board for their presence. In fact I'd go so far as to call them more a master of the house than a janitor, even if that is their official designation.
          They are the agent of TCD.
          (Total Coomer Death). Pretty based.

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            Barely anything changed, everyone discusses whatever they want and from time to time a janny wakes up to purge some coomers. The only difference is that now they also nuke coomers in the philippines general

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      It’s kind of weird man. I was initially pissed at the janny homosexual for banning coomers but there’s so many bottomfeeder, low effort homosexual losers that I realized it was for the best

      we didn't need a janny until a few years ago. honestly if i seel the same way--i'm not a coomer, but it was annoying to see them getting banned. but except for morons like OP, the quality of this board has improved noticeably over the last few months tbqh

      Projection: The Trilogy

  7. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    >I utterly despise the West and the nightmarish rat race.
    You unironically are going to HATE the east then, maybe some of it will be hidden since you aren't living the office life there but take all the shit you hate about the west, crank it to 11. Pretty much the only thing the east doesn't have is nogs, because you whitey are the nog. Asians always take whatever you think stacy and karen do annoying and praise that kind of shit.

    The time difference will kill a lot of the fun you probably take for granted

    >I REALLY don't want to return to the USA under any circumstances when I leave and I want to be able to get a stable, long-term living arrangement.
    How about you see if you can actually manage the upkeep of a remote job working on the 10-12 hour time difference while managing to enjoy it first?

  8. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    >Would it be feasible to alternate between SEA countries
    Yes. I live permanently in Vietnam, but I know a lot of people who do exactly that.
    Don't worry about immigration officers unless you specifically plan to same day visa run Thailand. Everything else is fine (for now)

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >I live permanently in Vietnam
      So you just border hop every 30 days? wtf why don't they just give expats residency this shit is weird.

      You have an apartment too then?

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        I don't have to, I have my own business here and I employ myself, giving myself temporary residence.
        But you definitely could. In most European countries the VISA is 90 days making it less shitty.
        I have a 6 month serviced apartment for $500, everything included. They clean and do my laundry every other day. Life is pretty sweet here anon

        • 5 months ago
          Anonymous

          What business are you in?

  9. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    In your case, just travel around for 6 months and find a place that's comfortable for you to stay longer. Don't listen to the cringe travel youtubers and explore things yourself
    Once you want to stay, just contact one of those small visa consultancy offices and see what construction they can come up with

  10. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    >I REALLY don't want to return to the USA under any circumstances when I leave
    You'll be back. A lot of young people go through this phase of rejecting the US and going off to Europe or Asia with its shiny public transportation and lack of fat people
    They do it for a while and then they come to realize all the things they took for granted about America and all the things they don't like about whatever place they're in. The US is still the best place to live in the world. That and it's home and there's no substitute for that

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >The US is still the best place to live in the world
      It's the best place to make and save money, but if you don't care about that or don't need to be there for the money there's little reason to stay. I only go back for Christmas and to see my family occasionally.

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        Yep. It’s literally only good for money. I’m making 60k sitting at an empty airport overnight as a security guard and then working OT when it’s still empty (4 more hours of sitting around). Can’t get paid that much to be a worthless piece of shit anywhere else in the world.

        But I can only enjoy my life outside of America

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        USA definitely doesn't beat every country at everything, for example Korean food mogs most american food. But put it this way, if you had to pick one country to live in for the rest of your life you would be a fool not to choose the US, and you know it. No other single country has as much going for it and as great a diversity of options. Hell just the second amendment by itself makes a strong case.

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      What the frick would you take for granted about the good ol' USA? Rampant violence? Bankruptcy from any medical issue worse than a broken arm? Fat fricks that eat themselves into XXL coffins clogging up supermarket aisles everywhere? Walmart? What's so great about 'Murica?

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        >Bankruptcy from any medical issue worse than a broken arm?
        Being so bad with money that you can’t earn and save enough to take care of yourself when something bad happens is going to frick over anywhere you go dude.

  11. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    The Asian Dream is over, its not the year 2000 anymore. You and the million other remote workers with the same unoriginal idea have ruined the place. In many ways it is actually worse than the West now, only thing going for it these days is safety and some affordability (though everywhere is becoming gentrified and globalized, so do not expect this to last forever). The long-term visa situation for every country except the Philippines is absolutely terrible too, unless you're willing to shell out some serious cash.

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >The long-term visa situation for every country except the Philippines

      You nailed it. Thailand is sick of farangs, they clamped down on border runs. Vietnam had 1 month visa, then they brought back the 3-month visa. Asia is tired of stinky fat white people.

  12. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    All this talk about "muh affordability" and "muh weather" and not a single post about culture, people, assimilation, language, etc. And people wonder why these countries all are going to shit and getting pozzed by Western culture (and ironically getting more expensive). They're all being flooded by fricking parasites. I can't wait for the locals to pushback against this shit, it's already happening in Colombia thankfully (they're literally drugging, kidnapping or killing them lol).

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >Colombia thankfully (they're literally drugging, kidnapping or killing them lol).

      based. but colombians kill each other anyways.

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >muh culture
      >muh people
      >muh assimilation
      >muh language

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        t. culture is instagram and the latest "thing" parroted by the media

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >assimilation
      you will never assimilate in an ethnonationalist asian country moron

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        That's not the point you fricking moron, the point is you're bringing your shit, trash culture and habits from the West into a (formerly) nice and laid back country with no attempt to change your behavior.

        • 5 months ago
          Anonymous

          Western whites bring their degenerate culture, such as fat acceptance, tipping and sense of entitlement. They should ban whites from entering Asia.

          • 5 months ago
            Anonymous

            These countries should just stop constantly pining after this nearly mythical Digital Nomad meme bullshit. Most are con-artists and tax dodgers, and unlike actual expats have no appreciation for local customs or culture, and most do not support local businesses and instead prefer to do all their eating and shopping at "comfortable" big global chain brans that they have at home. All posts here have been about tax-dodging, visa run schemes, weather and cheap affordability, nothing about what country or culture is a good fit for my personality or tastes or what country has the friendliest people, etc etc. These people are just parasites who will milk a country dry, they will gentrify and Westernize the culture and raise the price of everything, and then move on like locusts to the next country with "muh nice weather and cheap prices" to ruin that too.

            • 5 months ago
              Anonymous

              Hard agree.

              Whites should stay in their containment country. Picrel.

              • 5 months ago
                Anonymous

                Jesus, Vietnam pre-COVID was paradise, never saw a single one of these parasites during my entire stay there outside of Bui Vien street.

              • 5 months ago
                Anonymous

                >never saw a single one of these parasites during my entire stay there outside of Bui Vien street.

                Western sexpests and socially undesirables are moving to Vietnam.

              • 5 months ago
                Anonymous

                Nobody is moving to vietnam,
                It takes literally just 20 minutes into researching "how to move to vietnam" to find out how fricked their visa requirements and their failed state of real state.

              • 5 months ago
                Anonymous

                >Nobody is moving to vietnam,

                Vietnam has 100K expats living in Vietnam:

                https://itourvn.com/blog/statistics-about-expats-in-vietnam/

                Vietnam has the fastest growing GDP year by year:

                https://www.macrotrends.net/countries/VNM/vietnam/gdp-growth-rate

                >It takes literally just 20 minutes into researching "how to move to vietnam" to find out how fricked their visa requirements and their failed state of real state.

                So they doing good as a state, AND they have expats living there.

                They have a tough visa situation to keep smelly white begpackers like you out.

              • 5 months ago
                Anonymous

                >Picrel
                That pic is interesting, I used to work in that area in Hanoi scamming rich Vietnamese women, never saw many people like her/them in that part of west lake back then

              • 5 months ago
                Anonymous

                >I used to work in that area in Hanoi scamming rich Vietnamese women

                How did you scam them? Tell me more.

                Many whites around Ho Tay, mostly smelly poor South African ""english"" teachers.

            • 5 months ago
              Anonymous

              I make 6 figures as a DM in Asia. I unironically just jerk offd to your anti-DM, anti white envy porn

              • 5 months ago
                Anonymous

                What is a DM? Digital Madlad?

            • 5 months ago
              Anonymous

              Can you show me a picture if your dirt hole while telling me DNs don't actually exist and I'm poor? Tell me I don't exist, daddy

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              I partly agree. I met so many "digintal nomads" complaining about 100b Phad Thai on an Island. Mate,if a 4 dollarydoo noodle dish is a pain point, you aren't rich anywhere.

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous

                it used to be 20b. its still the same noodle dish. will it still be a value at 250b?

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous

                >you aren't rich anywhere
                which isnt the point. the point is 4 x 3 =12 x 30 = $360 USD. which is like half of the average thai monthly income. so yeah you're paying a premium and fror what? and what if you dont want to eat street food everyday? so you see the issue? is it still worth it? yes. but it not cheap. still a decent value but not so cheap that your monthly food expenditure is less than $100 USD.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          Thailand and Vietnam stopped being nice and laid back the minute the americans invaded Vietnam and expats flooded the region after out of curiosity, prostitution and widespread drug availability.

          Americans today change absolutely frickall to a country that's been fundamentally changed already 50 years ago.

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            In case you couldn't tell, Americans and American culture today are not the same as Americans and American culture from 50 years ago you dumb fricking moron. KYS you fricking low IQ mouth breather.

  13. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    There so much seething and sneeding whenever anyone mentions remote working on this board. Most SighSeeers work as cashiers or stacking shelves and have two weeks per year of ladyboys. The idea that other anons are smashing ladyboys, laughing on white sand beaches and cheersing the plane flying overhead with a tearful seething fat anon going home makes SighSee giga seethe and sneed.
    >pic rel

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      >larps as a remote worker

      Lol go frick yourself. I’m gonna keep whining and complaining for the next 200 days. Strap in you fricking homosexual

      • 5 months ago
        Anonymous

        Holy God man. Its not that hard to remote work. Get a fricking TEFL and work for Italki for $22 an hour if you have to. Better than stacking shelves in Ohio and crying into a cheese burger in the parking lot every night

        • 5 months ago
          Anonymous

          I have too much social anxiety dude. I got a TEFL and almost had a mental breakdown during the 2 class practicum at the end. I can’t do it. Even if it’s online. Can’t do face to face shit at all

          • 5 months ago
            Anonymous

            Just let me whine and complain. I’ll never have to be trapped working for more than 2 years at a time between coomfests. That’s fine, I’ll take it. It could be worse, like having an unplanned pregnancy

          • 5 months ago
            Anonymous

            Ah. Then maybe your security job is comfy. Surely you can be learning shit while you've got all that time? Have you got into crypto?
            I'm a SighSeeanon. Crypto has changed my life.

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            My hands were shaking when I was writing stuff on the whiteboard on my first lesson. Years later, I'm confident and find the whole thing effortless, like nothing.

            I recommend doing the teaching.

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      *slack notification sound*
      Hey Anon!
      Hope this email finds you well. Happy new year! How'd the holidays go for you? I had a quiet one due to covid (oh noes!) , so I'm so happy to get back on the groove. To piggy back off that, I noticed you let a task go overdue. It's okay, just take a pic of your covid vaccine card ASAP for the mandatory booster and I'll ping D'shawna instead of boiling the whole ocean.

      I actually wanted to talk about frequent absences to the daily scrum meetings. As you know, we here at WeijiCorp are very flexible and future-foward when it comes to life events, but this has become a bit of a problem, unfortunately. This sucks because you are so smart at crunching all those numbers and would hate to clear out your desk!

      I see you forgot to mark and request PTO on your calendar ...hungover from the new year I bet! ROFL :^) It's okay, I'll go ahead and mark the PTO for today and yesterday and we can circle back to it when you get back tomorrow :^) The security team noticed some unusual activity from...Boyztown, Thailand it looks like. I'm hoping it's just the VPN acting all funky, or I'm guessing that's where you are at still. We will have to set up a meeting soon to discuss this with Brad about policy. Would be silly having to wake you up at 3 am every day :^) I cc'd Becky so you can get the training started about the new remote work policy, but you will have to attend in person. That will be next Monday at 2pm in Room 666. Zach who now goes by Zoey (she/they) is getting us Dunkin' Donuts; I know you are doing keto so you'll have to pack this time. Oof!

      See you there!

      Stacey H. Roastie
      she/her/hers

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Because when you land a remote gig, you have that sudden moment of realization that you can now leave the hellhole you have been complaining about for years. While at the same time you know frickall about everywhere else because you were trapped in a hellhole for too many years. So the people that don't know shit come to the place where people talk about all the other cities and countries they have been to, to find out where is a good place to go.

      It's not hard to connect all the dots.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        ...that is exactly why I am on SighSee right now

        My job is going remote in a couple months and I just had the realization I can actually leave this shithole town and go anywhere..but I have absolutely no idea where to go. I've been to a lot of places but only lived in a small few spots around the southeast US and I want out of that corner of the country so fricking bad.

        I was actually thinking pacific northwest but the Seattle thread makes it sound like shit. I fricking hate the upper east coast, it's not great for any length of time and I cannot stand that much urban sprawl.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          This is my fricking dream. As a train engineer, probably not going to happen for me any time soon (though I'm sure the tech exists).

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          Cool now stay in your shithole corner homosexual.

  14. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    Get yourself a place somewhere with good quality accomodations and reliable internet connectivity. Philippines is moderately expensive for below average accomodations for price for example.

  15. 5 months ago
    Anonymous

    Vietnam kicking out dirty begpackers

    picrel

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      More examples of Vietnam rejecting the begpackers.

    • 5 months ago
      Anonymous

      https://i.imgur.com/eTWRPHW.png

      More examples of Vietnam rejecting the begpackers.

      Cool. Poor people shouldn’t be allowed to perpetually stay in the same country. At the very least move the frick around.

      The idea of perpetually staying in a country on tourist visas is so cringe and brokemaxxed
      >but I built a life there on shaky foundations!

      LOL the schandenfreude is delightful

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        >Poor people shouldn’t be allowed to perpetually stay in the same country.
        It's not just poor people. Idiots with money are in on it as well.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          Too many white dorks in Asia.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          https://i.imgur.com/JK1F9Hq.jpg

          Too many white dorks in Asia.

          Yep it’s always a fricking DORK white guy in their late 20s early 30s with the most mid, bland Asian dog as a gf.
          >”I just wanted to come check out Asia bro”
          No you didn’t, no fricking white guy goes to Asia to explore. They go to arbitrate jbw and their western salary and STILL,STILL go for mega mid bland as frick dogs because the dorks self esteem is THAT FRICKING LOW

          I have more respect for coomers

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            Are you aware that other men don't care what you think? Here you are though, seething and squeezing out tears of outrage and jealousy over the men you are desperate to portray as lower status than you.

            Lol. Pitiful.

            Chances are you lack the nuts to do it yourself, or simply can't due to your life choices. Classic case of sour grapes. Yeah bro keep on enjoying your 'awesome' life though. It's so good you spend part of it sobbing and tearing your hair out over the idea of other guys leaving you behind.

  16. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    None of the people here know how to emigrate permanently and legitimately from the USA, Europe, or the Anglozone.

    You need to consult an actual travel agency, perhaps one that specializes in retirees.

    The people here are at best medium-term planners who have no concept of the future 5 years from now.

  17. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    what happens when your ballboy job poofs and now you're stuck with no money in a country full of people who hate you

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Have you heard of savings or is that not something you ever think of in your cashier job? If my remote job disappeared today I have several years to find a new one without leaving SEA or adjusting my spending

  18. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    [...]

    You're paying $50 to have sex with a SEAmonkey which is arguably a high percentage of your take home post tax salary. I'm not envious of this.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      enjoy the ever blue coloured tinge your balls are taking on while you screech about """feminism"""" and how all women including Asians don't put out or will marry you.

  19. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    I am 35, how can I begin to transition to remote job...What can I learn. I just want out man

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Transitioning now is rough because remote jobs are in high demand and companies are still slowly nudging everyone back into the office. Realistically you need to already have some experience in said job to be able to find remote work. But me and most of my friends are remote and our jobs range from web dev, hr, data analyst, pm roles, and general administrative work.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        I've noticed that where I live, WFH is gone and the new word in it's place is 'Hybrid' work which remains ambiguous which presumably means 3 days in and 2 days home.

        What's your field / what experience do you have for work? I can tell you what you need to do to get a cushy bullshit remote job.

        I have a degree in business and have previously worked in real estate but right now, I drive a crane. I am paid 120,000AUD it's just like that here so I don't stop because money is money.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          project manager

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >the new word in it's place is 'Hybrid'

          This is what my friend does back in the States. The week is split between the office and home. These companies do not want their workers living overseas or even in another state.

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            >These companies do not want their workers living overseas or even in another state.
            Not all companies are the same though. Some benefit from not paying for expensive real estate and finding that their employees are more productive when they're happier.
            I took on a project a couple of years ago where I worked 12 hours a day straight for 6 weeks. Huge pay reward. Was in Uganda at the time. Not even in Kampala. Was probably the most productive I've ever been in my life for that period

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              I dream of getting everything right and going into hyperproductivity mode in some distant location, surprised you pulled it off in Africa tho

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              What's the point of digital nomading if you are working 12 hours a day, let alone in a place with a lot of infrastructure issues and instability?

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous

                >What's the point of digital nomading if you are working 12 hours a day, let alone in a place with a lot of infrastructure issues and instability?
                It was my choice. I can take a little work or a lot of work. I'd been in Africa a few months then and just thought
                >wow. If I just work really hard for 6 weeks, that pays for me living here for the rest of the year
                So I got a really nice airbnb, got my workout regime really disciplined and asked to take all the work they had to offer

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              >I took on a project a couple of years ago where I worked 12 hours a day straight for 6 weeks.

              What sort of project?

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      What's your field / what experience do you have for work? I can tell you what you need to do to get a cushy bullshit remote job.

  20. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    How's working remotely in Bangkok compare to Buenos Aires? Thinking of visiting both soon, but wondering which is safer and more worth it

    Also, is Bangkok a solid spot or would it be better to live by the beach? I just need a good internet connection

  21. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    ANYONE HERE LIVING IN MEXICO? OR COLOMBIA?

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      I live in Mexico, frick off we are full. jk man if I know something i would gladly answer

  22. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    flights between countries are dirt cheap and you can stay at least a month without visa, so rather than planning go there and see what you like.

  23. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    I cannot wait for immigration or ur employer find out you I've been cheating and you get fired and stuck in some SEA shithole. Enjoy being homeless moron.

  24. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    you need to earn above average

  25. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Just get a visa to TEFL part time or something

  26. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Just got there youll figure it out in the first couple of days. Its really not that hard. Stop being a pussy and do it.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Stop speaking the truth, SighSee would die.

  27. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Does anybody know of Digital Nomad jobs or a remote online income stream that pays poverty wages for an American? I already work a great paying job in the US where I work contractually for 4 to 6 months out of the year (non-tech related stuff) and then can take the rest of the year off to travel and ball out, but the caveat is that I have to physically return to the US for work every year but the good news is I can technically can come and go as I please, its just a matter of how I much I can stretch my savings during my time off. I wouldn't mind a stupid remote job or online income stream that pays perhaps $2k/month or $1k/month during my time off to supplement my real contractual gig jobs back in the US so I can extend my time off even longer, hell even $500/month would be better than nothing. Is there anything within this realm of possibility that I can dedicate a few hours per day to achieve? Thanks.

  28. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    If you want to be in one place long term, just pay for a longer visa somewhere. I would only rely on the renewed tourist visa thing if I were bouncing around from country to country, e.g., a month in Thailand then the Philippines, then Malaysia, etc.

  29. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    SighSee was better 10 years ago mainly because most of you weren't grown up, embittered souls.

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