When pursuing a nomadic life, the cost of living becomes one of a remote worker’s priorities. This is the reason why Mumbai is worth considering, along with the city’s growing coliving trend. Mumbai is India’s largest city. It’s the country’s main financial center and the heart of the Bollywood film industry. The city offers an affordable way to spend on daily essentials while still offering residents and tourists a way to live life to the fullest within its spirited locale. The three UNESCO World Heritage Sites it houses is a testament to this, with the Elephanta
Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and the Victorian and Art Deco buildings being the must-see tourist spots in the city. Also the city’s retail industry, nightlife and cuisine are worth exploring. Interacting with local civilians here is very easy as almost everyone can speak in English. For those who think that the freelance life can be a lonely path, reaching out to like-minded locals and non-locals is a huge possibility in the city’s numerous coworking spaces. Yes, internet speed can be a hit or miss but it mostly depends on which part of the city you are in. With Mumbai being a developed city in India, it wouldn’t be hard to find a coliving location that can cater to your workload.
Some fun facts about Mumbai:
- It was previously called Bombay
- India’s first train was built in Bombay in 1853
- The country’s biggest festival, the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi, takes place in Mumbai’s streets in September but the dates vary each year
- Mumbai was named after a temple called Mumba Devi Mandir (also located in the city)
- Mumbai’s trains can carry up to six million passengers on a daily basis
- The author of the Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling, was born in Mumbai
- Flamingos flock over to Mumbai during migration season India is thriving with hardworking individuals - something that you’ll witness when settling down as a remote worker in this city.
With its growing coliving scene it’s sure to be a popular destination for those looking to seek a digital nomad destination.