We recently declared ourselves Financially Independent, which is definitely a weird and uncertain feeling. We’ll likely wait a couple more years to retire early, add to our FIREhouse (ha!) savings, and augment our early retirement travel budget a bit. Even though RE is a still a little ways out, we’ve been considering where “home” will be when the time comes. We always felt that we couldn’t retire early in France… until recently.
Living Abroad: Five Essential Survival Skills
Living abroad is as alluring as it is polarizing. Five skills that will make your life abroad a success.
Surgery in Thailand: Bumrungrad International Hospital
I seek treatment at Bumrungrad International Hospital for a growth in my chest. How did it go? Was it cost effective to travel to Thailand for medical care?
Semi-FIRE Abroad: Ordinary Days, Extraordinary Life
We’ve been living here in Spain for about four months now, so how is it going? Is it everything we’d hoped for? What do we miss most (and what do we not miss at all)? Just what are we doing with all that spare time?
Obtaining Your Spanish Residency Card (Tarjeta de Identidad de Extranjero)
How to get your Spanish Residency Card (Tarjeta de Identidad de Extranjero) once you’ve arrived in Spain. You got your residence visa, now it’s time to seal the deal!
How to Get a Spanish Non-Lucrative Residence Visa
How we were able to live abroad, and how you can too! How to get a Spanish Non-Lucrative Residence Visa and live legally in Spain for a year or more!
Our New Adventure Begins
A few days ago, we revealed that we’d be taking a sabbatical year to live abroad. It’s the culmination of years of dreaming and many months of planning, but in the very near future, we’ll be living abroad and exploring…
Massive News: We’re Moving Abroad!
We’re leaving the country, but to where? Who’s going? Are we FIRE, or is this something different? How did we get here, anyway?
On Having the Courage to Live
A popular quote by Mark Twain says that “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.” That has never been more true.
Braindead Easy Travel Hacking
A new tool brings braindead easy travel hacking to the masses! Learn how to travel the world for free without wasting a bunch of time deciphering airline rewards charts or finding the best credit card offers!