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3 Factors You Need to Scope Out When Choosing Where to Live

If you’re going to move abroad by choice rather than for a job posting, it can seem overwhelming to view the sea of possibilities and narrow it down. The best countries to live in can vary a lot by person depending
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I Want to Move Abroad. Where Do I Start?

“When I do research about moving abroad, I get overwhelmed by all the information. Where do I start?” I used to get variations on this question every month when I wrote about international living on my blog and started reporting from
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A Few Solid Tips for Lowering Your Travel Budget

I’ve said many times on this blog that traveling on a budget is a mindset more than a collection of tips and tricks. If you just spend 10 bucks on my still-relevant Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune book and
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Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me That?!

You hear this phrase a lot among international travelers and see it a lot in comments online. “Why didn’t anyone tell me that?” In a way this blog started out as a way for me to give people a heads up
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Salvation Mountain, Lutherland Germany, and Looking for Yeti in Bhutan

It’s time for the April issue of the online magazine publishing the best travel stories online for more than 10 years: Perceptive Travel. Now that we’ve ditched the world music reviews and are putting out four narrative stories each month instead