Destination reports Archive

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Where Can You Live More Than 3 Months on a Tourist Visa?

As I was getting close to launching the book A Better Life for Half the Price, I wanted to get interested people on an e-mail list. So I started giving away a document with a rundown on all the places you could stay for four months or more after arrival, no border

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Portuguese Food, Complicated Colombia, and a Ghost Town in Patagonia

A new month is here and it’s time for the latest issue of Perceptive Travel, featuring some of the best stories on the web from wandering book authors. You can get straight to the issue page here: online travel magazine. Tom Swick was a fellow instructor at the San Miguel de Allende

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Finding Authentic Food When You Travel

This week I got quoted in a USA Today article on how to find authentic local food when you travel. What we eat is important always, but it takes on a whole other level of importance when you’re traveling, especially internationally. Food is a window into a culture and as outsiders, it’s

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Planned Your Trip to Canada Yet?

As I’ve mentioned before, if you’re American you’re crazy to stay home this year. This currently strong U.S. dollar is an aligning of the stars that only happens every decade or two. There are two ways you can play this great gift from the gods as a traveler. 1) Go where the

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Argentina Drops Its Reciprocity Visa Fee

Argentina took another big step forward last month in attracting more American travelers. I’ve complained on multiple occasions about how Argentina was shooting itself in the gaucho-booted foot by charging Americans $160 each to enter the country. Then on March 6 the longtime author of Moon Handbooks for the region published this