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From saving money on airfare, to packing like a pro, to finding the best housing for your vacation and so much more, these stories and guides will make planning travel so much easier. Frayed Passport is community-driven, so if you have a story or post you’d like to share, have a look at the editorial guidelines and get in touch!

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November 28th, 2021|

It’s no secret that we live on $30,000 per year, and in our 31st year of financial independence we see no need to lower our spending. Here's how we do it, and how you can too.

October 5th, 2021|

Geoarbitrage is moving to a place with a low cost of living while maintaining or increasing your current income. Learn more in this comprehensive guide.

September 17th, 2021|

Ramping up to the launch of our monthly feature for those who'd like to become digital nomads and semi-retired travelers, I'm sharing this interview I did as a longtime nomad myself, with some thoughts in particular about being less-than-social along the way.

September 15th, 2021|

What should you get that friend or family member that loves to travel? While you’d love to give them a vacation to one of their favorite travel destinations, that may be a bit too pricey. We have a great alternative: travel subscription boxes designed to fuel wanderlust. 

September 1st, 2021|

While the high cost of travel may have you feeling down, don’t frown. We’ve put together this handy guide to travel price inflation.

August 3rd, 2021|

Is working abroad a thing of the past? The answer is no! Let's look at three different ways you can find jobs overseas.

July 14th, 2021|

We write a lot about the FIRE lifestyle, semi-retirement, and more, all with an important underlying message: Live and work the way you wish, and make the most of your time on this planet.

May 28th, 2021|

In this article, we’ll cover the 10 most lucrative freelance writing topics, niches, and styles for this decade and beyond.

August 4th, 2020|

You don’t need a traditional work visa or business visa to live and work abroad. Read this guide to digital nomad visas, freelancer visas, and more!

July 6th, 2020|

This guide covers all you need to know about traveling during COVID-19: the best destinations and activities during Coronavirus, and how to stay safe.

May 21st, 2020|

Digital nomad housing options abound. You can find places in any destination in minutes - the tricky part is finding the right place. Read on for our guide!

March 23rd, 2020|

In this article, we’ll put a digital nomad spin on three popular budget methods: we’ll cover zero-sum budgeting, 50/30/20 budgeting, and envelope budgeting.

March 21st, 2020|

Death and taxes. Even as a digital nomad, these things remain certain. But how exactly do you pay taxes as a digital nomad? Read this guide to learn how!

February 2nd, 2020|

If you're a solo female traveler, feeling safe while on the road is tricky. To help put your mind at ease, here are some basic hotel and hostel safety tips!

January 27th, 2020|

Belize offers a tropical paradise complete with beautiful islands surrounded by the Caribbean Sea. Let's look at what to expect when moving to Caye Caulker!

December 13th, 2019|

If you're ready to ditch the 9-to-5 and semi-retire, make your money work for you! Let's have a look at these commmon investments for semi-retirement.

December 12th, 2019|

Articles constantly note reasons “women have it harder” than men when saving for retirement. But there's more to it than can be summed up in bullet points.

September 25th, 2019|

Instead of totally pursuing financial independence, retire early (FIRE), make money and live life on your terms. Read on for the best semi-retirement jobs!

September 25th, 2019|

From the scenic Northeast to the sunny Southwest, here are our recommendations for an absolutely stunning and adventurous fall road trip with your partner!

September 25th, 2019|

Add a twist to your fall activities and visit one of these corn mazes! An adventure for the whole family, these farms offer great food and tons of fun.

September 25th, 2019|

Are you visiting London for the first time? Could you use some advice from an expert? We're here to help guide you and make your London trip worthwhile!