Digital Nomads
March 13, 2014 by Shoshana Deutschkron

If you’re a Digital Nomad, or if you dream of becoming one, you no doubt have a wishlist of places you’d like to go in the world.

In our Digital Nomad survey, we asked: “Which city do you most dream of visiting?” The results, from more than 600 responses, spanned from Drogheda, Ireland to Cape Town, South Africa. The collection of dream destinations paints quite a picture!


New York and Paris easily topped the list, with Tokyo, London and Rome rounding out the top five. Which other cities made the cut? Here’s a look at the top 15:

  1. New York, U.S. (11%)
  2. Paris, France (11%)
  3. Tokyo, Japan (5%)
  4. London, England (4%)
  5. Rome, Italy (4%)
  6. San Francisco, U.S. (4%)
  7. Sydney, Australia (3%)
  8. Venice, Italy (3%)
  9. Los Angeles, U.S. (2%)
  10. Barcelona, Spain (2%)
  11. Las Vegas, U.S. (1%)
  12. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1%)
  13. Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (1%)
  14. San Diego, U.S. (1%)
  15. Berlin, Germany (1%)

Here are the top 15 cities pinned on a world map.

Digital Nomads survey: “Which city do you most dream of visiting?” (map)

Where would you most like to go? Share your dream destination in the comments!

feature image by Jerry Ferguson (CC BY 2.0) 

Shoshana Deutschkron

Senior Director of Communications

As Senior Director of Communications, Shoshana brings to Elance-oDesk extensive experience in strategic communications for the technology industry. Her unique data-driven background helps uncover insights from Elance-oDesk’s online workplace data. Prior to Elance-oDesk, Shoshana was a Vice President at market research firm Penn Schoen Berland, where she provided research-based communications counsel for companies including Ernst & Young, HP, EA and eBay. Throughout her career, she… read more

  • Danniela Ramos

    I spent three months in London and I am aching to go back. I’ve lived in countless cities and I never felt more at home than I did there. Maybe I’ll go back in the future, but I’d need to cut back on expenses to be able to save enough to live comfortably :/

  • DanCarr

    I just want to know who in their right mind said Vegas! Of all the places you could go in the world…… ;)

  • faborio

    NY, Paris, Tokio, London, SF… all these cities are too expensive for digital nomads. My favorites from the list are Berlin and Barcelona, but I definitely recommend Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Not only because its amazing weather. Here are 8 reasons why:

  • hasanat003

    Paris is in the top of my list :-)

  • Cherrie C. Hibaya

    Ibiza and New York. These are my dream places.

  • Wordpress Assistant

    love you Shira and Shoshana are you both from New York ?

    • Shira S.

      No. But dreaming/wishing/hoping to visit NYC! ;)

  • Shira S.

    Who can resist the city that never sleep? Oh New York City! <3

    • Shoshana Deutschkron

      I agree Shira! New York is phenomenal :-)

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