Long-term travel Archive

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How to Make Money When You Leave Your Home Country

“I’m all for sticking everything in storage and moving abroad to cut my expenses, but what I do for a living isn’t portable. What am I going to do for work if I go traveling or move to another country?” As the author of A Better Life for Half the Price and

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Backing up Your Data on the Road

Are you fully backed up if all your electronics get stolen or lost while you’re traveling? Or your hard drive crashes? When I first backpacked around the world in the 1990s, pre-internet, my back-up files were pieces of paper. Bank account numbers, passport copies, and an address book. All our music was

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These Cheap Countries Have the Fastest Internet

What if you want to travel in cheap countries or move to one of them to cut your expenses in half?  Can you still run an online business via Wi-Fi and do bandwidth-heavy activities like uploading videos? Yes…and no. When people ask me what I’ve missed from the USA while living in

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How to Travel Mexico on the Cheap

Mexico only gets an honorable mention in The World’s Cheapest Destinations because when the peso is not near record low levels—like it is right now—there are less expensive places to go in much of Central America. Plus the majority of visitors to the beach resort areas are on a short vacation budget,

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Where the Best Travel Deals Are in 2015

One of the greatest summers for travel in ages is upon us. Where are you going? If you’re an American and the answer is “nowhere,” you need a serious priority adjustment. If you can scrape together enough for a plane ticket and a week of travel expenses, you’ll find historically great values