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Temporary Import Permit for Mexico (TIP) Explained

In order to drive a foreign plated vehicle in Mexico, you may need to obtain a temporary import permit (TIP). Whether or not you need this document depends on where you plan to drive in Mexico. This guide outlines who needs a TIP explains and how to get one, step-by-step. I’ll also answer some frequently …

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How to Visit Ciudad del Este by Bus and Ferry

Traveling from Puerto Iguazu to Ciudad del Este is pretty straightforward. There are two ways to make this trip. You can take a ferry or take the bus. You can travel directly between Argentina and Paraguay by taking a ferry across the Paraná River. If you take the bus, you’ll have to travel through Foz …

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Cotton Vs Wool: Pros and Cons

Cotton and wool are both versatile natural fibers that can be used to make a wide range of clothing including jackets, sweaters, shirts, pants, socks, gloves, and more. Both fibers have their own benefits and drawbacks. The best type of fabric for your clothing depends on the weather conditions you expect, the type of activities …

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The FMM for Mexico Explained: How to Get a Tourist Permit

Mexico offers visa-free entry to those who hold passports from countries on its no visa required list. Instead of a visa, tourists must obtain an FMM tourist permit (Forma Migratoria Múltiple). This guide answers frequently asked questions about the FMM for Mexico. I’ll explain what the FMM tourist permit is, how to get it, how …

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25 Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

While out traveling, there are a number of sneaky ways that scammers will try to part you with your hard-earned money. Most common travel scams are more or less the same all over the world. They just vary slightly depending on where in the world you’re traveling. In this guide, we’ll outline 25 of the …

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Rolling Vs Folding Clothes When Packing: Pros and Cons

There are two ways you can go about packing your clothes for travel. You can roll them or you can fold them. The best way to pack depends on a number of factors including the material the clothing is made of, the type of clothing you wear, how much clothing you pack, and personal preference. …

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How to Become a Digital Nomad and Work from Anywhere

Do you dream of packing up your laptop and hitting the road to work from anywhere in the world? If so, you’re not alone! A growing number of people are ditching their traditional 9-5 jobs to become digital nomads. Digital nomads are a new breed of worker that is defined by their location independence. They …

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Are Packing Cubes Worth It? Pros and Cons

When you’re living out of a backpack or suitcase, it’s easy to get disorganized. Your luggage is always crammed full. You never seem to have enough room for everything you need. If you need to reach something in the bottom of your bag, you have to take everything else out. This is where packing cubes …

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Pros and Cons of Being a Digital Nomad

The idea of working from a laptop and living abroad is a dream for many. Being a digital nomad is a lifestyle full of adventure, culture, and opportunity. At the same time, it can be a lonely and stressful lifestyle full of compromises and sacrifices. This guide outlines, in an honest and realistic way, the …

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