Long-term travel Archive

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The Deal of a Lifetime is Coming in One Week

There are times in life you can point to where everything changed. You beat your head against the wall for years and then the wall broke. You pitched a great business idea to 19 people with no success and then person #20 said “I’m in!” You slogged away at a blog, a

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Why I Live Abroad

So…why did you decide to move there? It has become so predictable that I could just make a recording on my phone to play back when people ask. The question is always the same, their struggle to ask without seeming rude so clear on their face. Occasionally it’s a well-traveled person just

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Cusco, Peru on a Budget (Takes a Little Work)

Peru gets a lot of travelers, from budget backpackers to “money is no object” luxury travelers ticking off a box on their bucket list. Because of Machu Picchu being named one of the wonders of the world and Peru seemingly unable to stop milking that cash cow in all their marketing, an

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How to Find Local Accommodation for a Month or More

Finding a short-term apartment to rent is very easy these days. Finding a place to rent for a year isn’t all that hard either after arrival. The in-between option can be a little tougher. Here’s a question I seem to get at least once a month about where I live in Guanajuato,

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Don’t Hurry Through Peru

Sure, the famous citadel on a mountain is worth seeing sometime in your life and Cusco is a great city that still feels special despite the hordes of tourists. To really get how great Peru is though, you have to take some time to explore and soak it all in. A couple