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Find a Cheap Flight, Then Go Elsewhere

Is there another way to get where you’re going other than the most obvious route? Can you find a cheap flight to somewhere nearby instead? Often the answer is yes, and it can save you a small fortune if you’re a
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The Cheapest Way to Travel Europe: 11 Budget Vacation Tips

  Would you like to travel Europe but you’re afraid you can’t afford it?  Does a “cheap Europe trip” sound like an oxymoron? Well it can be if you pick the wrong places, travel at the worst time, and spend indiscriminately.
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What It Costs to Live in Portugal

  What are the costs to live in Portugal? Lower than most of the rest of Europe, actually. I’ve sung the praises of traveling for cheap in Portugal before. But what is the cost of living in Portugal like there as
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Germans in Texas, a New Home in Portugal, and Swimming with an Elephant

You know what it means when an eclectic headline like that pops up: time for a new issue of Perceptive Travel! This time we spin the globe and land in Texas, Portugal, and Laos. We welcome two new writers this time.
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One Expat’s Experience Buying a House in Portugal

I interviewed a couple people who had bought a home in Portugal when I was doing the research for A Better Life for Half the Price, but this week I caught up with Suitcase Entrepreneur Natalie Sisson when I heard she