One of the challenges for US expats involves taxes. You see, good old Uncle Sam taxes its citizens and green-card holders on worldwide income. Yes, if you structure your financial life properly you can get an exemption for earnings abroad, up to $102,100 for an individual in 2017. But you … [Read more...] about Taxes for Expats
Pack Lighter: 10 Items to Leave Behind on Your Next Backpacking Adventure
Part of the art of packing light involves knowing what to bring for the trip you're on. If you're going on the road for fun -- not work -- you'll pack differently than when you're moving around as a digital nomad. Here are 10 things you should leave behind on a backpacking adventure or … [Read more...] about Pack Lighter: 10 Items to Leave Behind on Your Next Backpacking Adventure
Solo Travel – a Growing Phenomenon. Is it Right for You?
Guest Post by Lysha Solo travel is on the rise, especially among millennials and women. A recent estimate claims there've been 21 million solo travelers from the UK and the US. That's a lot of solo travel! When you’re travelling with someone else, you share each discovery, but when you are … [Read more...] about Solo Travel – a Growing Phenomenon. Is it Right for You?
Future Expats Named a Top Expat Blog
Here's a new award. . . We've just been named to the Top Expat Blogs list at Ranked Blogs! If you like us, click the link and vote us up! I don't know what they based the selection on (other than obvious good taste!), but I'm happy we were included. … [Read more...] about Future Expats Named a Top Expat Blog
How to Apply for a US Passport
Only about one third of all Americans have passports. Already got yours? then you’re probably good to go and you can skip this article. But if you don’t yet have a US passport, apply for one right away. If you're looking to get a passport for the first time, you must apply in person, using … [Read more...] about How to Apply for a US Passport
How Gary Arndt Built an Adventure-Based Portable Career
In 2007, Gary Arndt dropped everything for a life of travel, adventure, and photography. Today, that adventurous life also includes a booming business as a travel blogger, podcaster, and photographer. You'll find him online at https://everything-everywhere.com/, and on Instagram at … [Read more...] about How Gary Arndt Built an Adventure-Based Portable Career