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Explore resources and guides to traveling in North America!

From taking a train trip across the Canadian Rockies, to relaxing on a romantic getaway to Mexico, the articles, stories, and guides you’ll find here are sure to help you plan your dream trip to North America. 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!

Not sure where to start? Check out the top post on traveling in North America this month: A Sophisticated Guide to Drinking Tequila—the National Liquor of Mexico

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May 20th, 2022|

If you can swim—ok, if you can float—then you can snorkel! And the best snorkeling in North America is at Dry Tortugas National Park right near Key West.

March 20th, 2022|

No one can predict when market downturns will happen and no one can predict when they will end. It is best to be prepared knowing that you will be able to ride them through.

February 2nd, 2022|

How many of America's beautiful National Parks have you had the chance to visit? Here are just a few ideas for your next adventure!

January 1st, 2022|

Ready to see the world and make a difference? Read our guide to volunteering abroad so you have the tools to choose the right program and travel SMART.

December 10th, 2021|

All over the world, you'll find comfort foods. They're diverse and delicious, and filled with love. Let's have a look at a few you can try on your travels!

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 20th, 2021|

This is the second in a series of articles on my semi-retired travels with my wife, Robin, who is not retired, but works remotely. Read about our visit to the new St. Pete pier, the Salvador Dalí Museum, a Rays game at Tropicana Field, and more.

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 14th, 2021|

What's it like to travel on the Amtrak Auto Train? Read this story from a semi-retiree and frequent traveler who knows all about it!

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.

March 3rd, 2021|

A work sabbatical offers you time to explore, learn, and think more about what you want from life. Here are 8 places to consider for yours.

September 19th, 2020|

COVID travel is changing day-to-day. Read this interview with world traveler Dale Knight for info about where you can go right now, and how.

September 10th, 2020|

Traveling during the COVID pandemic is possible - but you have to be flexible, as seen in this account of traveling between the US and Mexico!

September 4th, 2020|

The perfect time for retirement doesn't exist. Things change, and sometimes radically - let's look at eight basics to keep you on track to achieving your semi-retirement or early retirement dreams.

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.

June 26th, 2020|

In this travel guide, we’ll go over the 10 most vegan friendly countries. See which destination catches your eye, and go off on a vegan adventure!

February 3rd, 2020|

In this article, we’ll look at Anthony Bourdain’s 10 best episodes of Parts Unknown. Take time to watch them, and you’ll be hungry for more than just food.

January 27th, 2020|

If you're a craft beer aficionado, Quebec is a wonderful place to check out new brews. Here are our picks for the best breweries in Quebec City!