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Can You Buy a PlayStation 4 Abroad?

Are you, say, an American living in Japan or Korea and looking to buy a PlayStation 4? Then I have good news! It’s easier than ever to get your own gaming console from abroad, given Sony’s decision to change their ...

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5 Things I’ll Miss About Oaxaca (and Some I Won’t)


I’m about to pack my backpack after living in the city of Oaxaca for eight months. Helene and I arrived here shortly before Día de Muertos in 2014, and initially settled in the Centro, before finding a cozy apartment a short walk ...

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How To: Border Run from Chiang Mai to Mae Sai

If you’re staying in Thailand for an extended length of time, there will come a day when you need to do a border run and refresh your Thai visa. If you’re based in Chiang Mai, the most convenient border crossing is ...

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How To: Extend Your Thai Tourist Visa in Chiang Mai

In addition to border runs and visa runs in neighboring countries, staying for an extended period of time in Thailand involves regular visits to the local immigration office. Good news, though: compared to applying for a tourist visa in Laos, ...

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5 Non-Violent Tricks to Deal with Stray Dogs

Stray dogs are so prevalent throughout the world that sooner or later, you’ll come face to face with a stray or two. 99% of the time strays will avoid confrontation with humans, but from time to time a dog might ...

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