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How Dollar Strength or Weakness Impacts Your Travels

Back when Obama first took over from George W. Bush, we were all crying the blues about a weak dollar and a crappy economy. It wasn’t a very good time to travel abroad with American currency. Steadily things got better though
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What You Were Reading This Past Year

What articles on cheap travel places, budget travel tips, and living abroad were you checking out the past 12 months? On the sidebar of this Cheapest Destinations Blog (at the bottom on mobile), you can always see the most popular posts
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The Cheapest Places to Live in the World – 2018

Each year I do an updated rundown of the cheapest places to live in the world. If you move abroad from a supposed rich country to any of them on this list, you should be able to cut your expenses in
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What it Costs to Live in Thailand: Expats and Nomads Speak

  Despite all the visa hassles of trying to live full-time in Thailand, it’s one of the most popular destinations in Asia for expatriates and digital nomads. Thailand has a lot going for it: good food, cheap prices, lots of beaches,
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Travel Prices in Kyrgyzstan – Updated

Back in 2013 I published a guest post from Kyrgyzstan resident Stephen Lioy and he ran down the prices in this mountainous central Asian country. Most of that is still accurate and his descriptions are more authoritative than mine, so you