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Getting a Cheap Haircut in a Foreign Country

“I make it a policy to not get my hair cut until I can do it for a dollar or less.” That’s what one American traveler told me in 1993 when I was early along in my first backpacking trip around
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Get Your Ticket to Location Independence

Sorry everyone, the pack is GONE! You’ll have to come back next May to get in on the action again with a new Paradise Pack. If you could take your job with you in a laptop case and go live anywhere

How Do Location Independent People Live Anywhere They Want?

Want to transition to a location independent lifestyle but you’re not sure what the options are? Here’s a free e-book that will get you started: Behind the Laptop  This is a profile of 10 location independent people who have found a
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Which Are the Most Polluted Cities in the World?

If you have respiratory problems or don’t want to foul your lungs too much when you travel, you may want to avoid India, the Middle East, and China. This will probably not surprise anyone who has been to the countries listed
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Living Abroad: If It’s All Over the News, You’re Probably Too Late

One of the most frequent questions I’ll get about A Better Life for Half the Price is, “Why did you leave out Costa Rica?” Not far behind is, “Why did you leave out Spain?” Then “I noticed that Belize isn’t in