Following in a more experienced person's footsteps is a great way to learn something new, or to take the fear factor away from a scary new undertaking. Sharing an expat's experience with the process of relocating, or their life overseas, can teach some very useful lessons. Here's a list of expat … [Read more...] about 21 More Expat and Travel Blogs to Watch
Recently I promised to find out more about how travel writers balance their lives between work and travel. To that end, I spoke with Gary Arndt. Gary is a travel blogger, which is a slightly different -- but equally portable -- career. Gary explained the difference between being a travel … [Read more...] about He Writes about Everything, Everywhere — and So Can You!
So you're a location-independent blogger. Sooner or later, you'll have to deal with blogging and travel at the same time. It can be done, but it requires a much higher level of organization and planning than you might be used to. Do It Ahead Do everything you possibly can before you leave. … [Read more...] about Blogging and Travel — Making Them Both Work
By the time you read this, I'll be tossing the last few items into my suitcase and heading for the airport. Today I fly to Panama to attend the Live & Invest in Panama conference, followed by a week exploring the country. This is the culmination of a decision made in January, just a couple of … [Read more...] about On My Way to Panama
My husband and I are going to Panama in a couple months to see whether it's someplace we'd like to live, so I've been spending a lot of time planning our scouting trip. Not surprisingly, not every little hotel in the country has a website (at least, not in English). Since we don't want to stay in … [Read more...] about Let Total Strangers Plan Your Trip
(Continued from How Do You Plan for the Unknown?) So you've decided to move to another country, you've done tons of research, and you've narrowed down your country choices. The next step is a big one -- scouting out your country of choice. Ideally, you'll be able to spend two weeks to a month … [Read more...] about How to Plan Your First Expat Scouting Trip