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Perspectives from the RV’ing PT

Perspectives from the RV’ing PT
No matter how you do it, living the PT life means a lot of travel. That usually means planes, trains, automobiles or a combination of the three. Or, you could try something a little different - RVing.

On the Ground in Colombia (Part 3)

Over the course of the last two weeks we've followed frequent traveler Mark Svoboda as he shared his findings on Colombia. Today Mark wraps up his report with the different residency options available in the country.

On the Ground in Colombia (Part 2)

On the Ground in Colombia (Part 2)
Last week Mark Svoboda introduced us to Colombia, a country he toured last year as part of the search for his next perfect homeland. Today Mark continues with his comments on the country, including lifestyle in Bogotá and Medellín, transportation, as well as the most common concern for Colombia: safety.

On the Ground in Colombia (Part 1)

On the Ground in Colombia (Part 1)
Over the last several months we've had the opportunity to meet Mark Svoboda, a Russian-by-birth and current American resident looking for his next "Shangri-La" around the world. So far he has reported on Malaysia, Singapore, and Tanzania. Today Mark heads to South America for his findings on Colombia...

Someone actually took Doug’s advice!

Someone actually took Doug’s advice!
Many of our readers will know that best-selling author and renowned speculator Doug Casey inspired this project (in fact, it's based on his International Man book by the same name first published in the late 70s). Doug was one of the earliest modern advocates of internationalization - both as a way to generate wealth but also to enjoy a more interesting life. It's a point he has made many times over the years whenever someone complains that there aren't enough opportunities around him. It's a lesson that especially applies to young people as they are in the unique position of having limited connections or commitments at home.

Touching Down in Kilimanjaro

Touching Down in Kilimanjaro
Last week we featured part 1 of native-Russian Mark Svoboda's recent trip to Tanzania as he looks around for his next Shangri-la. We discovered that, in addition to its friendly people and their celebrity-like acceptance of foreigners, the Sub-Saharan African country seems poised for a big economic boom. Today Mark continues with his "on the ground" notes as he touches down in Kilimanjaro...

On the Ground in Tanzania

On the Ground in Tanzania
Over the past few months we've followed the journey of Mark Svoboda, a Russian-turned US expat, as he travels the world to find his own Shangri-la. Today Mark tells us about his recent trip to the African nation of Tanzania.

A Glimpse at Thai Culture

A Glimpse at Thai Culture
One of the more popular expat spots on the planet is Thailand, even with the dramatic cultural differences between the Thai people and Farang (the Thai term for Westerners). However, one fellow very knowledgeable about the differences is Bill Drake, a former member of the Peace Corps who spent much of his professional life traveling and training Western personnel for big corporations on how to manage living and doing business in foreign lands.

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