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Managing Your Online Savings Accounts While Traveling

Generally speaking, your travel savings (in both accumulation and redemption modes) should be invested very conservatively, since you’ll have a relatively short time frame to needing the money, and can’t

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Forced contemplation

It wasn’t until a few months later when two bouts of bronchitis devolved into walking pneumonia that I was forced to stop everything for a spell. Shortly thereafter, the ball

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Imagin Amsterdam

Last weekend we decided to try out the special gin pop-up bar IMAGIN in Amsterdam. Gin is starting to become a big hype in Amsterdam and this bar, opened only

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Best hotspots in Istanbul

Where to stay? I would say avoid the touristic Sultanahmet area where the Blue mosque and Hagia Sofya is located. Some friends advised me to stay around the Galata tower

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HORROR STORIES ABOUT TRAVEL INSURANCE

Travel insurance is essential for those who plan to travel abroad or spend a sizable part of their budget on their trip. Travel insurance policies can protect against a number

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Tips to Stay Within a Strict Travel Budget

A reader once wrote me with the following question: I read an article you wrote about being able to travel for 1 year for $17,000. My idea is to do

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Success in Business – and Life?

In 2006, I was running a busy financial planning practice in Toronto, Canada. I was what you could call a “medium-sized fish in a big pond,” having achieved a certain

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Chapter 3: How to Handle Debt When You Want to Travel

I regularly get emails from readers who are eager to hit the road and travel full-time (or long-term), but are contending with various forms of debt, from student loans to

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Tales of Trains: Where the Journey is the Destination

This Isn’t a How-To Book Although you’ll get some tips on how to upgrade to sleeper class on Australian trains, what not to eat on the Trans-Siberian, and I share

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How to Conduct a Semi-Annual Financial Review

When I started traveling full-time, it was with a partner who was in a different financial situation to me. We managed our finances separately, but we each knew what the

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