In our new world of working remotely, a freelancer or entrepreneur can easily work while traveling and have the best of both worlds while running their business. The key to really enjoying your workcation is that you need to find one of the best places to visit in the world that also has an extraordinary coworking space. This is the best way to get important work done while also meeting new friends and peers that can give you local advice or even show you around town.
SOHO 3Q - Shanghai, China
China’s most exciting city, Shanghai is overflowing with innovation. On the streets of Shanghai is where you'll want to be, where everyday life provides fun and excitement around every corner. Make sure you start your Shanghai vacation by taking their bullet train from the airport to the city center. It travels at 267 miles per hour and will get you to the city center in eight minutes. This will give you the perfect preview of the fast paced city that awaits you.
SOHO 3Q offers modern shared office spaces. It is not a traditional office, but the office for the mobile generation. At SOHO 3Q you can rent a desk or an office for just a week or a month. You can make an appointment and complete payment on your mobile phone at any time. They have fast wifi, copy & printing machines, coffee and other services. Just bring your smartphone and laptop.
The Hive - Hong Kong, China
One of Asia's most cosmopolitan cities, Hong Kong has everything an independent worker could ask for. Once you arrive you should go up to Victoria Peak, the highest mountain on Hong Kong, and look out over the towering city skyline. Also, make sure you schedule a time to party on a junk boat while sailing through Hong Kong Harbor. Take advantage of brushing up on your negotiating skills at the Temple Street Night Market, a bustling market where you can buy clothes, jewelry, or grab a late night bite at a food stand.
Set over five floors, the Hive is Hong Kong's most stylish coworking space. As a friendly business center, their Wan Chai location boasts two floors of dedicated desks and hot desks, and three floors of private offices. Becoming a member of the Hive gives you a great place to work surrounded by like-minded people and access to their weekly events.
The Working Capital - Singapore
Singapore is a bustling metropolis, the world's only island city-state. Singapore's famed Marina Bay is the place to go to see the city's most spectacular side. Also, make sure you make time for Gardens by the Bay. A huge, colorful, futuristic park in the bay area of Singapore. The famous structures offer an impressive skywalk over the gardens, over-sized seashell-shaped greenhouses recreate chilly mountain climates and there are hundreds of trees and plants to discover.
The Working Capitol is a community workspace redefined. A hybrid of open coworking spaces, private offices, events space, and a cafe, it is a multifaceted destination targeting the burgeoning trend of knowledge-based entrepreneurs looking for environments that reflect new ways of how they want to work and develop their businesses.
With its members operating at the intersection of creativity, technology, and business, the coworking space is designed to challenge the traditional notion of what an office is by providing new ways in which communities can interact and work together in meaningful ways.
PAX Coworking - Tokyo, Japan
Japan’s bustling capital, mixes the ultra modern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers and anime shops to cherry trees and temples. Tokyo is famed for its vibrant food scene, and its Shibuya and Harajuku districts are the heart of its trendy teen fashion scene. October is the best time to visit with the hot summer temperatures cooling down while the busy tourist crowds go away. It's also the perfect time of year to visit Mt. Fuji with fall colors in and around the majestic mountain in full bloom.
PAX Coworking is an English friendly coworking space with a fantastic entrepreneurial community in Tokyo and offers a free day pass if you call and reserve your desk in advance.
MTRL KYOTO - Kyoto, Japan
A refined city with thousands of classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses. It’s also known for formal traditions such as kaiseki dining, and geisha, female entertainers often found in the Gion district.
Material Kyoto is a drop-in coworking space open for anyone to use their creative lounge. A welcoming atmosphere to use a hot desk or coordinate a meeting, they offer premium coffee and craft beer. They also have many entrepreneurial events every week to meet new people and network in Kyoto.