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How to Weigh Luggage Without a Scale (Travelers Guide) 7 Ways

We’ve all been there. Frantically moving stuff between bags at the airport to meet their weight limits. Learn how to weigh luggage without a scale. There are many places you can check your luggage before checking in for your flight. And you might even have something at home that will do the trick. And with …

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What to Write in a Graduation Card (78 Messages, Wishes, Quotes, and Congratulations)

Picking the gift can be the easy part. What should you write in the graduation card? In this post, you’ll find 78 ready to use wishes, messages, quotes, and sentiments, plus tips for customizing what to write in a graduation card. Plus some tips about what to avoid. Let’s get started! What to Write in …

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What to Write in a Retirement Card (72 Wishes, Quotes, Sentiments and Messages)

So you picked you the best retirement gift and now it’s time to write the card. In this post, you’ll find 72 ready to use messages, wishes, and quotes, plus tips for customizing what to write in a retirement card. Plus 5 things to never write in a retirement card. What to Write in a …

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Get Cheaper Flights with this Trick: Beat the Airlines

In this post, you’ll learn how to get cheaper flights by beating the airlines at their own game. And yes. Cookies are involved. The airlines are playing a game. An unfair one. And it all comes down to cookies. How Airlines Use Cookies to Charge You More All online businesses have tools in place to offer …

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Being a Bad Host: Treating Parasites and Amoebas

Are you concerned about parasites and amoebas? When we first moved, we were too. And since then we’ve been sick many times. But don’t worry – it wasn’t as bad as it sounds. We have used a number of different concoctions – including some super strong anti-parasite meds. They were brutally strong; we were exhausted …

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How to Load Balance Two Connections (Get Better Internet Abroad)

Stable internet is always a concern. While the internet would go out once in a while in Canada, it was rare and for short periods of time. Living in Ecuador means that internet isn’t as stable as we were used to. In the past few years, we’ve had the internet cut for days at a …

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17 Best Expat Books About Moving Abroad (Family, Retire, Work Abroad, Travel Blogging…)

Thinking about a move abroad? In this post, you’ll learn about the best books about moving abroad. When we relocated for the first time, the set of expat books we purchased helped us make a smooth transition. 17 Best Expat Books About Moving Abroad As we began planning our move abroad, we didn’t have much …

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How to Make Money While Traveling: Blogging, Web Design, Photography

In this post, you’ll learn how we became location independent. And how to make money while traveling and living abroad. I’ll cover the specific ways we make money while traveling and living abroad, including blogging, web design, and photography.   How to Make Money While Traveling Last week, a reader wanted to know how we …

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123 Papiamento Phrases: How to Speak Papiamento (Word List and Resources)

Planning a trip to the Dutch Caribbean islands? You might want to learn a few Papiamento phrases. In this post, you’ll get key Papiamento phrases (123 word list) and get the resources you need to improve your skills. How to Speak Papiamento: Word List / Resources The first words you’ll probably hear when you arrive …

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