Tag Archive | "Germany"

How To Write A Killer Travel Article

Tuesday, July 3, 2007


I am not Bill Bryson or Earnest Hemingway, but I’ve written a fair chunk of travel articles that have been published and I’ve been paid, thus inspiring and funding more madcap world adventures. My First Travel Article My first travel article was written and published in 2000. It was about my experiences living in Berlin […]

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How To Find A Job Overseas

Wednesday, June 27, 2007


First, you need to be eligible to work there, probably through a valid work visa or a company sponsorship. 1. Figure out what your options are Do you need to learn another language? What is there a demand for in that country? What skills and qualifications do you have, and will they translate well in […]

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Living In A Foreign Country: How To Find And Apply For Visas

Sunday, June 24, 2007

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If you’re under 30 and a citizen of a western country then you have a reasonable chance of being eligible for working holiday visas in other countries. (If you have multiple citizenship then, well, I’m jealous!) I can only speak from the position of a Kiwi, but many Kiwis head to the UK on the […]

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How To Beat Homesickness

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

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If you’re traveling for a long time, you’re likely to get homesick at some point. It usually happens around the three-month point in a new country, when the glow of being somewhere new wears off a bit but you haven’t got close friends yet. You start missing friends, familiar places, food from your home country, […]

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