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Financial Travel Tip #118: How to File Taxes From Abroad

If you travel long-term, you'll need to file taxes from abroad. Here is a five-step process to file taxes from abroad easily. The post Financial Travel Tip #118: How to File Taxes From A...


Nearness, Public Art in Times Square

Normally when I’m rushing through Times Square, it’s the viewers – mostly from out-of-town – I have to watch out for. They gather in groups outside the ABC televis...


Holding Pattern: Airport Runway Art

It’s no secret that I love airports and airplanes. I get to the airport several hours before any given flight… and I fly a lot. That’s why it was easy for me to also lov...


The North Face Verbera Lite Mid GTX Boots ~ WanderGear Wednesday

To call these “Lite” is an understatement. The North Face Verbera Lite Mid GTX Boots are about a pound per shoe (size 8.5). You may never have thought of weighing your shoes b...


Meeting our Spotters in Manchester

So nice being in Manchester again, to meet our Spotters Gareth, Ioana and Roisin! Unfortunately Paul and Kirsty were unable to meet us, but fortunately we have met them both before! Garet...


Boy, did I take a wrong turn getting to Switzerland

Travel can be tough.   Just ask that 80-year old guy going down the ramp at the Montreux train station in Switzerland, last week. But, more on that in a moment.   The cliché goe...


Iftar at Radisson Blu Deira Creek Hotel

Another week and the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end. Have you tried the best Iftars in the city? We were guests at the grand Iftar at Radisson Blu Deira Creek Hotel – one of ...


The Feeling of Being Unsettled Won’t Just Go Away

From my inbox: “I have a sneaking suspicion this feeling of being unsettled won’t go away until I control my freedom.” A common theme in the emails I receive is one of r...


Thoughts on Working from the Drugstore

The drugstore in my neighborhood has a deliberate policy of wasting every customer’s time. If you arrive to pick up a prescription, you’ll wait a minimum of 20 minutes, guaranteed. It doe...


Should Travelers Give to Kids Who Beg?

By Audrey ScottWe paused along the side of the road in what seemed like the middle of nowhere for a view over the hills outside of the Ethiopian town of Lalibela. Moments later, a boy of ...


A Free-Range Life: On the Road with Pam Mandel

I met Pam Mandel at an event in Seattle. I was interested in how she’d made travel not just part of her life, but also part of her lifestyle. "I'm a free-range human," she said.


Coconut Drops

At the end of a birthday dinner a few weeks ago, the servers distributed small parcels containing coconut drops. Since we’d already had dessert, I decided to take mine home but having it ...



“It’s nice to get to a point in life where you can be comfortable with yourself”

"Do you ever see those people who sit around and bitch about something that happened 20, 30 years ago? I could have sued, but I didn’t want to bother with that ... I’m going to concentrat...


Managing Your Time as a New Freelancer

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” This series poses questions from readers. You’re invited to answer! You can also send in a question for a future post. Today’s question com...



Florida Keys Stories Through Photos

Here are a bunch of photos (and a thousand or so words) to describe the feeling and stories behind the Florida Keys. The post Florida Keys Stories Through Photos appeared first on The Pr...


This week only: free #Milan iPhone app!

Are you a Milan local, or planning to go there some time soon? Milan is our City of the week – the iPhone app is free from July 21st to July 27th (regular price: €3.59)! The Milan c...



Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse: London Heathrow Airport

I love airline lounges and regularly spend four or more hours at a time working from them. This series explores some of my favorites from around the world. Way back in 2007, one of my ver...


New Story in the SF Chronicle

To convert the cargo pod – the penthouse – into a bedroom, you push a button. The lid tilts open like a giant clamshell. In the San Leandro lot, I eyed the ladder and the ten...


Thrillable Hours: Michelle Lin, Stationary Designer

Q&A with the founder of Chelleline Cards The post Thrillable Hours: Michelle Lin, Stationary Designer appeared first on Legal Nomads.


Sumidero Canyon

I have to admit it’s been a while since we featured a purely natural attraction on the blog. Clearly, we’ve been enjoying colonial city life a little too much. To mix it up, w...



6 Discoveries From Near and Far, Volume II

Things I found on long walks in foreign cities, or perhaps when someone posted them on Twitter.