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Why I travel the world

After 25 Years, I Travel Because…

There are lots of reasons people travel and those reasons can change over time. The motivations can also change according to how much time they have, or how much money they have. People who can enjoy slow travel may have very
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Paying for Medical Care While Traveling or Living Abroad

But… what do you do about health insurance when you leave the country? What do you do when you have to go to the doctor when you’re traveling or living abroad? I get variations on these questions more than most others,
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The Four Things You Need for International Travel

“There are only three essential things you need for an international trip: a passport, money, and time.” I’ve seen this quote attributed to a lot of people over several decades and have no idea who really said it first. It was
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When Traveling Abroad, What’s Your Backup Plan?

This week Google announced that on July 1 it is shutting down the most popular RSS stream blog reader in the world, Google Reader. A whole bunch of you probably get to this blog from there. I’m sure most people who

Travel Scams to Watch Out For

Travel long enough and you’re bound to end up with at least one story about getting ripped off, scammed, or cheated. After all, your day is filled with multiple transactions in an unfamiliar place where you don’t know anybody, so even