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5 Costs That Get Drastically Cheaper in Other Countries

I did a radio podcast interview last week where I got a question that comes up a lot when talking about living abroad. Why would your expenses drop if half by moving overseas? Specifically, which expenses drop so much that you
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The Difference Between Poverty and Prosperity for Travelers and Nomads

Here’s a question whose answer will say a lot about you: If you had to double your disposable income within 12 months, what would be the best way to do it? It’s kind of a trick question because there’s not one
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Who’s the Guy Behind This Blog?

December is shaping up to be a record traffic month for this cheap travel blog, a mere 11 years after I launched it. More than 50,000 readers a month land here normally, which is more readers than a lot of magazines
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Ready to Cut Your Living Expenses in Half?

  Are you happy with your finances? Are you content with how much you’re paying for your basic expenses each month? Does the future look cheery and bright where you are in the USA, Canada, the UK, or Australia? I’ve been
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You Want to Move Abroad? Do Some Soul-searching

“I’m a ____ from _____ who makes $_____ and I want to move abroad. Where do you suggest?” I get some variation on this question every week in e-mails and blog post comments, which is a big reason I’m putting out