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The Cheapest Places to Live in the World – 2019

Every year on this long-running blog I do a post on the cheapest places to live in the world. There are seldom drastic changes in the cost of living from year to year in different countries, but political changes and exchange
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What Do Americans Do About Taxes When They Live Abroad?

As the author of A Better Life for Half the Price, one of the questions I get from potential expats is, “What do I do about taxes after I move to another country?” Well, Americans abroad have to file U.S. taxes
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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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You Can Live in Thailand More Easily Thanks to New Visa Options

As a destination for expatriates looking to live abroad for less, Thailand has a lot going for it. There’s just been one major obstacle: it’s tough to legally live in Thailand on a long-term basis. That obstacle has been a big
Nicaragua beach

There are Better Options Than Moving to Canada

Canada’s immigration site crashed around 10:30 last night as it became clearer the angry orange one had a clear path to victory in the presidential election. I’m sure the site will be struggling with inquires from U.S. citizens and others for