Singapore woman shares what it takes to be a digital nomad in Bali, Lifestyle News
Less than $800 per month.
Yes, that’s what digital nomad Jane Tor reckons she spent a month in Bali. And that also includes the rent.
Talk about living a dream life.
In an Aug. 28 interview with Singapore-based content creator Edoardo “Eddie” Liotta, otherwise known on TikTok as Mozarellapapi, Jane revealed that she pays around $200 a month for a one-bedroom villa in the Amed region, which is generally less expensive. area than more popular localities such as Canggu.
@mozzarellapapi Are you a digital nomad? 👀 #digitalnomad #balilife #sgtiktok ♬ original sound – Eddie
Eddie shared his idea that for the Seminyak or Canggu area, it would cost around $600 per month.
Food-wise, it costs about $200 to $300 a month, Jane said. However, the 30-year-old added that she cooks a lot at home, which also contributes to the low cost.
Another $90 is for renting a scooter to take around the island. Eddie added that one could also take a GoJek ride rental option which would inflate the cost to around $120 a month – still not an extortionate amount.
And what is living in Bali without seeing and enjoying all it has to offer?
Jane, who is listed on her LinkedIn profile as a senior account manager at a Singapore-based marketing agency, said weekend trips, including ferry rides, accommodation and meals, are s averaged $200 per person.
This brings the total cost of living to less than $800 per person per month. Not bad at all.
According to Jane’s TikTok videos, she has been based in Bali for three months.
Her journey to becoming a digital nomad has been well documented on her social media platforms as well as in the media where she previously shared her departure from Singapore in 2020 to heal a broken heart after a failed marriage.
And she hasn’t looked back since.
In the comments section of Eddie’s video, netizens definitely had green eyes on the low cost of living that can be enjoyed in Bali.
He also gave some ideas on how to enjoy life without having to work.
And that has certainly made a number of commenters curious about what a digital nomad is.
However, several commentators added that other costs such as phone bills and taxes would still need to be included, even questioning the legality of the digital nomad lifestyle in Bali.
The flood of both curious and concerned comments on the video also caused Eddie to give up in apparent frustration.
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