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Thailand’s Phuket Sandbox Plan, Explained

It’s official. Beginning July 1st, Thailand will allow vaccinated travelers to enter the Kingdom, via Phuket, without having to quarantine for 14 days in a hotel room. In this article, we look at what we know so far about the Phuket Sandbox Plan.

Is It Legal to Work as a Digital Freelancer in Thailand?

If you are staying on a tourist visa, without a work permit, it is technically illegal to work in the Kingdom of Thailand. In order to be issued a Thai work permit, you will need to be sponsored by a local company who can help prepare the paperwork. But what about freelancers, who technically work for no one? Is it possible for the digitally self-employed to work legally in the eyes of the law?

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Shelter Can Be Your Employer of Record in Thailand

If you are a digital business owner or employee, relocating your operations to Thailand presents a unique opportunity for geo- and labor arbitrage.An EOR is a company that employs you or your team according to local labor laws and takes care of payroll, tax, social security, and immigration matters.

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10 Tips for Relocating to Chiang Mai (from 10 Digital Nomads)

It’s no secret that Chiang Mai is one of the top digital nomad hotspots in the world, which is why so many remote professionals choose to relocate here each year. For many people, however, simply taking the leap into the location independent lifestyle is the hardest part. That’s why we asked 12 seasoned expats a very simple question: If you had to offer one tip to someone relocating to Chiang Mai, what would it be?

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20 Reasons Chiang Mai Is the Digital Nomad Capital of the World

Chiang Mai has long been considered a kind of mecca for digital nomads across the world. Well before this status was broadcast to the world by Forbes in 2016, digital professionals and location independent entrepreneurs were flocking to the mountainous northern city of Thailand to settle down and get to work. What is it about Chiang Mai that attracts so many digital professionals?

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