One of the most pervasive myths about traveling is that everybody wants the US dollar. The fact is most people do not want the dollar. Most of the time when they do want the dollar, you will lose money on the transaction. The few times that people do want the dollar are discussed in this post as well.
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Unless you are careful, you will spend 7% more on foreign exchange conversion fees than you should. By making a few simple changes, I avoided these fees and saved myself $18,000 during my five-year, round-the-world journey.
My idea of travel hell is airport immigration and security. In this post, I present three useful tips that hopefully will help fellow Fifty-Plus Nomads avoid some of the problems I’ve had.
one of the biggest challenges for long-term travelers is dealing with problems that come up at airports. This post about getting to the airport tips is the first part of a series to help you avoid airport-related hassles
How to avoid problems finding ATMs, using ATMs, paying unnecessary ATM currency exchange fees, and making large ATM withdrawals abroad.
Find out the 2 most important tips to get the best foreign exchange rates and avoid paying unnecessary foreign currency exchange, ATM, and credit card fees while traveling around the world or living abroad.