I started blogging in the summer of 2012, and it was too late to arrange a visit to #FinCon12. The next year, I was on a bike trip around Europe. In 2014, I thought about it, but my inner introvert took over. In 2015, I was in the U.S. two weeks before, but just got… Read more
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Want to travel for free or at least on a very low budget? There are actually quite a lot of options available to see more of the world without having to spend too much. It will require a bit of planning and you might need to be willing to do the odd job here and… Read more
This post is part of a series about cheap travel to a variety of destinations. Check out my other cheap travel posts: Italy France UK Morocco USA I loooove Guatemala. I first visited in 2003, then lived there from 2004 to 2006, and have lived there since 2012. Cheap flights to Guatemala… Read more
If you are a regular reader of Reach Financial Independence, you will know that I love travelling, and I do it pretty often. So often, people ask me: “how do you do it?”, meaning how can I afford to spend a great deal of the year travelling around, while many households struggle to save enough… Read more
I’m able to make money my own way by starting a side hustle when I was working my full-time job as an engineer. This side hustle of mine is a frequent fly miles redemption service, which is helping clients redeem their own miles for air travel because it can be confusing or overwhelming for those… Read more
Last Sunday, my whole family just had our early summer getaway to Lala’s Eco Park. We decided to pick a place that is far away from our small city to have some quality time together. Since we don’t have a car, we only rode our motorcycle, which added more excitement to the trip. We noticed that the road was not fully asphaltedyet, almost all the roads that we drove on were rough… Read more
When it comes to holidays, I am a pretty spoiled girl. I live on the beach, in a spring-like weather country that many are dying to go on holidays to. My hometown is Paris, capital of the country that receives the most tourists in the whole world.
Since I graduated business school back in 2003 (how’s that for feeling old!), I have never held a job in France. I have worked legally in jobs loosely related to my administration degree in Guatemala, Spain and the UK, before I opted for location independent jobs and started freelancing from my laptop.
If you are planning to visit the Philippines, now is a good time! March is the first summer month here until mid May. We have lots of white sand beaches, like the famous Boracay, a small island in the Philippines, well-known for its white sand, beautiful sunset and various water activities. Another beach that is part of our top… Read more
I wrote a few months back about the cost of living in Guatemala, and today I asked my VA Clarisse to write in turn about the cost of living in the Philippines. If you are looking to relocate as an expat or considering early retirement in Asia, it sounds like a pretty good option. From… Read more