Posts tagged with “travel”

I’ve spent 2 years living abroad in Airbnbs. Here’s what I’ve learned.

In 2014, I claimed travel is not only possible, but cheaper, healthier, & more productive than living at home. 2 years & 13 countries later — was I right?

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1 Year Abroad: What a Year Without a Country Has Taught Me

A year ago I sold everything and left the country. Since then, I’ve realized I had quite a few things wrong about the world. And one or two things right.

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Navigating the Tourist Trap

In which our hero grapples with his inner tourist and what that means to his outer hipster. Sort of. This is a story about self-loathing and sight-seeing.

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How to Use Airbnb Like a Pro: Save Money & Avoid Surprises

With a couple simple tricks, you can find the perfect place for long stays on Airbnb: one that feels like home and probably costs a lot less than you think.

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How to Avoid Paying Foreign Transaction Fees While Traveling

If you’re new to travel, you may not know that banks can charge fees for using your money outside the United States. They can. And those fees add up fast.

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How to Tell Your Loved Ones You’re Leaving

If you’re planning to leave the country, it’s not just yourself you have to consider. How do you prepare your family and friends for your departure?

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Travel Essentials: Understanding How Visas Work

If you’re planning travel outside your home country, you’re going to have to know what visas are and how they work. Here’s a crash-course on travel visas.

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Travel Essentials: How to Set Up a Mobile Phone Abroad

If you’re traveling outside your home country for an extended period, you’ll need to set up a mobile phone. Fortunately, it’s not hard. (Or expensive.)

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Ditch the Desk Job: How to Become Location-Independent

Working remotely (location independence) allows you to work on your own terms and your own schedule — from anywhere in the world. Here’s how to get there.

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The Best Way to Save Money: World Travel

It sounds completely counterintuitive, but it’s true: you can save a ton of money by giving up your lease and renting apartments around the world.

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