The 10 best destinations for remote workers around the world

The world has embraced remote and hybrid working wholeheartedly. And the more adventurous among us have taken things a step further. No longer tied to a physical office, digital nomads are taking their laptops, smartphones and video conferencing tools with them to work wherever their hearts desire. As long as there’s an internet connection, they’re in business.


If you’d like to learn where this new breed of worker is heading, check out a recent ranking of The 100 best destinations for remote workers around the world, as published by


Based on internet infrastructure, attractiveness, safety, quality of life, openness, cost of living and incentives for remote workers, the ranking serves up lots of surprises and a top ten that will make your mouth water, as follows:


  1. Toronto, Canada
  2. Madrid, Spain
  3. Auckland, New Zealand
  4. Madeira, Portugal
  5. Helsinki, Finland
  6. Svalbard, Norway
  7. Berlin, Germany
  8. Valparaiso, Chile
  9. Dublin, Ireland
  10. Sydney, Australia


Highlights of the study include:

– Svalbard, a tiny frozen island in the Arctic Circle, ranks higher than London, Warsaw and Budapest!

– Auckland, New Zealand; Honolulu, Hawaii; Sydney, Australia and Reykjavik, Iceland take the lead for the best quality of life for remote workers.

– Stockholm, Sweden; Toronto, Canada and Amsterdam, the Netherlands ranked the most open-minded places to work.


Food for thought? Whatever your requirements and policies on remote working, please get in touch with ABL, your trusted recruitment partner, to see how we can support your search for the perfect candidates.