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My Articles and Interviews (While I Finish A Book…)

I’ve got my head down trying to finish up a book called A Better Life for Half the Price,¬†about drastically cutting your expenses about moving abroad. The problem with running your own show though, being an entrepreneur, is that you don’t
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Osaka Monsters, Maldives Mantas, & an Amazon Shaman

It’s time for another collection of the best travel stories from wandering book authors. This month’s issue of Perceptive Travel (just crowned with another “best travel writing” award), journeys to Japan, the Maldives, and the Peruvian Amazon. We’re happy to have
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Admission Bargains and Admission Rip-offs at Famous Tourism Sites

So I was just at both Chichen Itza and Uxmal in the Yucatan state of Mexico this past weekend and noticed that the price had gone up since last time I was there. There were actually new numbers pasted over the
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Leave Wandering Time for Surprise Discoveries

“I like going on group tours because there are no surprises,” a traveler I met once told me. “I know the whole travel itinerary in advance and someone else is taking care of all the arrangements.” Oh, but how many things
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Travel on the Cheap in South America

A few years back I wrote an article for Transitions Abroad that I updated this month: Budget Travel in South America. It’s not meant to be a comprehensive country-by-country rundown, but rather a strategy guide to where your money will stretch