Long-term travel Archive

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It’s Finally Going to Get Easier to Visit Indonesia

Indonesia has long been near the top of the list of the cheapest places to live in the world, having a starring role in all four editions of The World’s Cheapest Destinations. The visa policy there has always been baffling to me though. You have to buy a visa on arrival, which

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Are Your Electronics Ready for the Rigors of the Road?

In my travels and moves abroad, I’ve witnessed many deaths. Not many human ones, actually, but scores of electronic ones. In my own family there’s been a cracked laptop screen (bunched-up x-ray machine in the airport), a broken smartphone screen (dropped on a hotel bathroom floor), a failed hard drive (daughter’s laptop

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Cut Your Living Expenses in Half for $20

One Andrew Jackson could be all it takes to get you on the path of living well for half what you’re spending now. The paperback version of A Better Life for Half the Price is out now at Amazon. The list price is $21.95, but you can get it on the U.S.

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The Cheapest Places to Live in the World – 2015

If you’ve been following this Cheapest Destinations Blog for a while, you know that every year I do a post on the cheapest places to live in the world. It’s not that things change so drastically from year to year, but there are political and exchange rate changes that can make some

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Talking Cheap Travel Spots and Living Abroad

Want to give your eyes a rest and hear some audio chats about traveling on a budget and international living? I’m preparing my long annual post on the cheapest places to live in the world, so that’ll be next up. Meanwhile here are a couple recent podcast appearances. Nathaniel Boyle is the