Starting over in a new country can be really expensive – emotionally, mentally, and financially. It can break your bank while it breaks your heart, as you get rid of all your “stuff” and break-up with your old life. So, if you’re considering moving to Taiwan, here’s a breakdown of … Read more
“I’m in Taipei at the moment. Wanna meet for coffee?” the message from the mysterious Backpackingman read.
Through the magic of social media, I recently connected with a travel blogging man who’s been on the road for almost 20 years, nearly half his life. I’ve met a lot of interesting … Read more
Travel blogger posts are becoming a vital tool for trip planning, getting insider’s tips that you just can’t get from a Lonely Planet or Fodor’s guidebook. And since it’s doubtful that a Lonely Planet writer has ever had the pleasure of exploring Zumbrota, Minnesota, “The Ultimate Travel Guide to Zumbrota, … Read more
“Aren’t you ever scared?” they ask me. (Those vague, mysterious expat fears…)
“Scared of what?” I reply. They can’t really answer that. They just have a sense that my expat lifestyle should be scary but no specific reasons why.
I recently spent a few weeks in my … Read more