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Guanajuato City

Why I Like Living Abroad

Over the past 25 years, I’ve had the great experience of living abroad in three different countries. The people, the food, the sounds, and the smells changed a lot. The questions from the people I knew back home did not. So…why
guided tour in Mexico

Where to Find Affordable Tours for $200 or Less a Day

If you are finding that the idea of planning your travels is stressing you out more than your budget is, it may be time to look for affordable tours on your next vacation. It might be worth letting someone else take
cost of living in Argentina

The Cost of Living in Argentina for Expats

Many a traveler has landed in Buenos Aires and within less than 24 hours started to ponder the question, “Could I find a way to live here?” Some don’t just ponder it; they actually move to Argentina. Author and book coach
Buddhist stupa in Patan Nepal

Why Travel Around the World? 5 Reasons to Spend a Year or More on the Road

  Back in 2003, the first year this blog existed, I wrote a lengthy (for the blogging standards of the time) called “Why Travel Around the World?” Back then it was kind of a radical question. This was long before the
splurges on a trip around the world

Build in Splurges for That Trip Around the World

There’s no such thing as an average travel budget for a trip around the world. Whether you’re going to circle the globe or just go backpacking through the Americas for a year, you need to give a calculator a workout and