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Paul Immigrations Reviews: The Singapore PR Application Experts

Singapore is consistently ranked among the top places worldwide to live, work, or study. A recent study by HSBC, a global investment banking company, has found Singapore to be the best country for ex-pats worldwide in terms of career progression, work-life balance, healthcare and the ability to make new friends. About 47% of those who had moved to Singapore...

How to Bargain in Foreign Countries

The other day I received an email from a reader asking me to confirm the proper way to bargain in foreign countries. The ‘proper way’ that was mentioned is something that I’ve heard from travelers all the time. It’s the 50% rule. And to me, the rule is wrong. Bargaining is indeed a part of travel. And with more people traveling than ever before, questions...

How to Get Paid to Travel: Adventure Jobs with Room & Board

Guest post by long-term traveler Jacqueline Boss It’s easy to be dazzled by the romantic allure of a nomadic, no-roots lifestyle. But as with any path less taken, the way can seem hazier, scarier and more dangerous. I’m here to tell you, as someone who has been paid to travel for 10 years, that it’s not only simple to become a permanent wanderer, but...

Why You Should Visit South Caucasus

Mysterious and exotic, full of enigma and charm, Caucasus tours are filled with alluring landscapes and lovely people that are sure to take your breath away. Flanked by the Black Sea to the west and the Caspian Sea to the east, the Caucasus is home to the Caucasus Mountains, including the Greater Caucasus mountain range, where Mount Elbrus, Europe’s...

How To Get Rewarded For Every Mode of Transportation You Use

Whether we’re on a long-term trip overseas, enduring a busy work week or embarking on a weekend adventure, a lot of time is spent traveling between the places we visit. Although the actual ‘travel’ part of traveling can be a positive experience at times, it can also be extremely exhausting. But, what if you could get rewarded for your travels, no matter...

Using an Airalo eSIM to Stay Connected While Traveling

I remember the days when it was almost impossible to stay connected globally. Whenever I was traveling abroad, I had to either rely solely on Wi-fi, search for the best local SIM cards and then carry multiple SIM cards everywhere I went. Of course, this was not ideal. I had to keep track of all the cards, it all cost a decent amount of money and there...

20 Years of Travel: A Travel Lesson I Shall Never Forget

  Twenty years. On this coming Christmas Day, it will really be 20 years. It was December 25th, 1999 when I boarded a flight from the US to Bangkok and, without knowing it at the time, began my life of travel. Two crazy decades ago. Two unbelievable decades. I still have an extremely difficult time believing everything I’ve experienced in every...

An Interview with Nomadic Matt: Ten Years A Nomad

  If you read travel blogs, you’ve almost certainly come across Nomadic Matt at some point. He’s another member of the original travel blogger gang, having started, just like I did, well before there were millions of blogs out there. Recently, Matt published a new book, Ten Years A Nomad. So I decided to ask him some questions in order to get a better...

How to Obtain a Visa to Travel to Kenya?


 When preparing for a trip to Kenya, you will almost certainly need a visa. Different requirements exist for different countries, although there are some general requirements that apply to everyone. Therefore, you should always check exactly what you need to do before your trip, so there are no last-minute issues. Here is everything you need to know...

Spanish Residency Card (TIE): All You Need to Know

As mentioned before, the process to gather all of my documents and to apply for my Spanish non-lucrative visa was actually MUCH smoother and quicker than I anticipated. I got all my paperwork ready in one week and my visa was approved in only 10 days. You can read my detailed instructions on how to apply for the Spanish non-lucrative visa here:Non...

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