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Why I travel the world

After 25 Years, I Travel Because…

There are lots of reasons people travel and those reasons can change over time. The motivations can also change according to how much time they have, or how much money they have. People who can enjoy slow travel may have very
Pros and cons of moving abroad

The Pros and Cons of Moving Abroad

Whether you want to work overseas, retire abroad, or just move abroad to cut your living expenses in half, there are pros and cons of moving abroad. There are a lot of major benefits to living in another country as an
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Answers to The Usual Objections About Moving Abroad to Save Money

If you bring up the idea that you’re thinking of moving abroad, be prepared for some resistance. Just as some people won’t support your year-long trip around the world, you’ll get lots of objections about living abroad, especially if you’re American.
Manizales cheap rent living in Colombia

How Much Does It Cost to Live in Colombia?

The country of Colombia is not in my World’s Cheapest Destinations book, but it is in my cheap living abroad book A Better Life for Half the Price. It has a whole lot going for it as a place to live.
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Paying for Medical Care While Traveling or Living Abroad

But… what do you do about health insurance when you leave the country? What do you do when you have to go to the doctor when you’re traveling or living abroad? I get variations on these questions more than most others,