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Remote Unveils Top 100 Global Destinations for Remote Work, Varanasi Ranks at 118

San Francisco: Remote in its latest report has unveiled the definitive list of the top 100 global destinations for remote work, with Varanasi making its mark at #118. This comprehensive ranking, informed by a thorough examination of various factors encompassing quality of life, safety, internet connectivity, economic conditions, and travel accessibility, aims to assist digital nomads and remote professionals in selecting destinations that align with their personal and professional preferences.

Originally introduced in 2021 during the early stages of remote work adoption and travel restrictions, Remote’s Best Destinations for Remote Work list gains renewed relevance as remote work evolves from a temporary solution to a lifestyle choice. Updated with fresh criteria to reflect this shift, such as inflation rates and the availability of digital nomad visas in over 50 countries, the list highlights India’s debut, spotlighting its growing allure for remote workers due to its vibrant culture, cost-effectiveness, and welcoming atmosphere.

Among the top 10 destinations identified for remote work are Madrid (Spain), Madeira (Portugal), Toronto (Canada), Auckland (New Zealand), Tokyo (Japan), Paris (France), Portland (Maine, USA), Taipei (Taiwan), Stockholm (Sweden), and Reykjavík (Iceland).

For individuals ready to embark on this lifestyle, Remote provides resources such as Remote Talent for securing remote positions with leading companies and the Remote Freelancer Hub for independent digital nomads to manage clients and invoicing. Additionally, Remote offers immigration and relocation services, streamlining the process for employers seeking to retain top talent interested in relocating internationally. Visit for the full list and an interactive tool tailored to individual preferences.

“Remote work enables professionals to maintain careers wherever they feel most inspired, productive, and balanced. This year’s list of the top global destinations for remote work reflects not just the best places to live and work remotely, but also the evolving landscape of what remote professionals need to thrive in a post-pandemic world,” said Job van der Voort, co-founder and CEO of Remote.