During my career my wife, children, and I had the good fortune to live and work overseas fourteen different times–Australia to Zimbabwe, Mauritius to Mongolia–for periods of 1 to 8 months, all without reaching into my own wallet and without ever giving up my day job.
In this blog I share some of these adventures as well as demonstrate how you and your family can achieve the same thing I have been able to do–to live and work overseas, become part of a different culture, and have adventures that most people will only view on the Discovery Channel or read about in National Geographic. And, best of all, I will teach you how to do all this on “The Other Guy’s Dime.\\\"
(The following is a guest post written by Ms. Carol Green of San Diego, CA, describing her own working vacations and their impact on her family. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org) When we began our working travels more than … Continu
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