airbnb tips to save money

One year living in Airbnb rentals. Yep. One year, seven countries, and twenty-two Airbnb’s! We’ve learned a lot of useful tips during the last year that can really help you to save money and find the best deals on your next Airbnb apartment. With Airbnb, we’ve been able to get our own private apartment everywhere […]

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Santiago de Chile - how to find and rent an apartment in Santiago

After more than 1 year living in Chile, we’ve gone through our fair share of apartments. In fact when I added it up, I realised we’ve lived in 8 different places during our time in Santiago. Why we moved around so often is a story for another day…. However, with so much experience in trying to […]

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Over the past few weeks I’ve been using a new travel towel while I’m here visiting California. I’ve been testing the antibacterial microfibre bamboo travel towel by Trespass and I’ve been very impressed. As someone with no fixed base, a ‘digital nomad’ if you will, I’m always looking for products that are practical, lightweight/compact, and […]

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Biking in Valle de la Muerte, Atacama Desert, Chile

The world is just not designed for wandering nomads. From 1-2 year phone contracts to yearly gym memberships, it’s hard to find anything tailored to the wandering traveler types who are constantly on the move. With the constant moving and upheaval of your life every few days or weeks, it can be extremely hard to […]

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Santiago Day Trips: Cajon Del Maipo in Late Autumn

by Stephanie Walsh May 19, 2014
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Ascending gradually up the steep, narrow cliff roads of Cajon del Maipo, or Maipo Canyon, is enough to put anyone on edge, especially when the gravelly ‘roads’ start to turn to icy snow. Just two hours drive outside of Santiago and you’re standing a few centimeters deep in the fluffy mountain snow of the El Yeso Reservoir; over 3000 meters […]

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Why It’s OK To Be Scared To Travel

by Stephanie Walsh April 14, 2014
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It’s OK to be scared to travel. Traveling, whether for the first or umpteenth time, can be very scary, especially if you haven’t done it for a while. I get scared before I travel, almost always. In fact, it seems like the more I travel, the more fear I have. I don’t know why. I […]

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Colombia

by Stephanie Walsh April 3, 2014
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Colombia is stunningly beautiful, great fun and an amazing place to visit as a traveller or backpacker. However, as it’s such a large country, planning a trip there can be overwhelming, with so many options for places to see and things to do. A lot of people have asked me what places I would recommend […]

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How to decide where to go on your next holiday?

by Stephanie Walsh March 17, 2014
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One of the things that can stress people out the most when it comes to holiday planning is trying to decide where to go. With so many options, it can be really overwhelming to pick somewhere suitable, without feeling like you’re missing out on other great options. If you live in a country that only […]

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Location Independent Working: 3 Useful Tools For More Efficient Time Management

by Stephanie Walsh March 13, 2014
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There’s no doubt about it; one of the biggest struggles I have as a location independent worker is trying to manage my time more efficiently. Working online is full of distractions. One minute you open up a new tab to check Facebook, and twenty minutes later, you emerge from a deep vortex of distractions, only […]

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How To Get A Chilean RUT/RUN in Santiago

by Stephanie Walsh March 10, 2014
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So, you’ve arrived to Santiago de Chile, either on a temporary resident visa, a student visa or working visa. You’ll be needing a RUT/RUN number as soon as possible, since almost everything you do in Chile will require you to present this number. There are a few steps required before getting your RUT number, so […]

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