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Preparing for Long-term Travel - 9 Essential Tasks

As you may have noticed, the world is opening up again, so preparing for long-term travel is not an exercise in futility anymore. For nearly two years, many countries were 0ff-limits to visitors, including Australia, New Zealand, and most of Southeast Asia. That last one was especially tough for digital nomads and round-the-world backpackers. Countries …

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Bring Good Ole Cash When You Visit Argentina Now

Here’s some advice you don’t hear very often in the travel world: when you fly into the country, bring as much cash as you can, preferably in $100 bills or €100 notes. That’s because we’re talking about the strategy to visit Argentina, where your money is worth twice as much than if you use a …

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Independent Travel Success Requires Lots of Flexibility

Sometimes the best advice can be distilled down to a one-word answer. My most common answer to how people can travel more for less money is one of those. Independent travel success and keeping the travel budget in check primarily rely on one key trait: “flexibility.” This was true for me this week—more on that …

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The Updated Mexico Visa Requirements for Long-term Stays

Mexico was already a popular destination for location-independent workers, digital nomads, snowbirds, and backpackers before the pandemic hit. With Mexico being one of the few low-priced countries that stayed open, it saw a flood of new visitors coming who wanted to stick around a while. It also got more interest from retirees and remote workers …

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