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Get to Know Nomad Series #1: the Ex-Corporate Nomad – Tyler Lai

Get to Know Nomad Series #1: the Ex-Corporate Nomad – Tyler Lai

Working and Living in Bangkok as a Digital Nomad

Hey! What’s your name?

Tyler Lai

How old are you ?

I am 29 years old.

Where do you come from ?

The United States.

What is your education background ?

Technology & Business.

What are your professional experiences?

Dell Technologies for over 5 years.

Why did you become a Digital Nomad ?

I quit my job and am working on becoming one right now and Bangkok is of the perfect places for it.

How do you make a living?

Freelance photography, run photography workshops, graphic design.

What apps do you use on a daily basis as a Digital Nomad?

OneNote, Google Drive, Slack, Chrome Remote, Google Hangouts.

Do you have an advice for anyone who aspires to be a Digital Nomad ?

Focus on one or two skill sets and create values for your clients by utilizing those skills.

Why did you decide to come to Thailand to start your Digital Nomad life ?

Cost of living, delicious food, and friendly people.

What is your typical day in Thailand as a Digital Nomad ?

Chip away at my projects and apply for a full-time job at a company to generate more income for these projects.

Can you give us some of your nice addresses like restaurants or co working space ?


Would you be interested in meRooms Services ?


How do you think meRooms can help you ?

Search and filter for the room you want. Make rental payment with credit card. Get other services related to a Digital Nomad lifestyle.

How much would you spend in your accommodation per month in thailand, based on your experience ?

12,000 baht per month.

What are the most important services you like to see on meRooms ?

Stable wifi, quiet, privacy, safety, Air Con.

Thanks a lot Tyler Lai 🙂


Tyler Lai from the U.S.

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