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How to get a 3-year Russian Visa
There is a unique program that allows U.S. citizens to EASILY get a 3-year tourist visa to Russia. An little-known option for extended travel or expat and digital nomad living.
Working in the Canadian Oil Sands: 6 figures in 6 months!
"I wish someone told me when I was 18 that if I took a trade, I'd be making 100K by the time I was 20 and likely be my own boss by 25."
How to open a bank account in Russia
How a foreigner can open a basic checking account that includes a debit/ATM card, mobile, and online banking.
Ah, is this not happiness?
Thirty-three happy moments written by 17th century Chinese poet Chin Shengtan. They resonate 400 years later.
Free Mongolian Food Guide
This reference details all popular Mongolian dishes with photos, Mongolian and English descriptions, and reference prices.
12 Reasons Why I Travel With TWO Smartphones
I cut every ounce of unnecessary gear, yet still carry TWO smartphones. You'll be thinking, "Why didn't I think of that?"...
Columbus thought he would find “Blemmyes” and “monstrous races”
Sailing off the edge of the flat earth wasn't the only thing Columbus had to worry about.
Bikini Airlines – Making Flying Great Again
If you needed another reason to travel outside of the overly "fun policed" West, here you go...
The Only Motorbikes You Should Buy In Cambodia
Cambodia is rough on motorcycles and spare parts can be impossible to source. Stick to these six time-tested workhorses.
A Tale of Two Prostitutes
"Take me your hotel room and we can take a shoooweer..."