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This Unheard-Of City In Spain Is The Top Destination For Expats Worldwide

Move aside, Barcelona. A lesser-known city in Spain many visitors are not even aware exists has peaked at number one on this year’s Expat City Ranking, published by the Expat Insider. In general, foreign residents have praised how easy it is to settle in and the excellent quality of life, with over 85% of them …

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Two Popular European Destinations Are Changing Entry Rules For Americans In The Near Future

Two popular destinations in Europe will change entry rules for American travelers in a way that’s unrelated to the recent health crisis. In the near future, it is likely they will ascend to the Schengen Area, a pan-European treaty that promotes the movement of people and goods and abolishes checks between signatory countries. U.S. passport …

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EU Issues Warning For American Travelers About Fake ETIAS Travel Permit Websites

Amid preparations for the launch of its new ETIAS travel permit, set to come into effect next year, the European Union (EU) has issued a warning for Americans about fake websites claiming to participate in the application process or even encouraging travelers to submit their personal information and credit card details. The ETIAS will apply …

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Greece Is Asking Tourists To Explore Off Path Destinations To Prevent Overtourism

Now that Greece has fully reopened and normality has been reinstated, a surging crowd is taking over the narrow streets of Mykonos and Santorini once again. Fearing a re-enactment of 2019’s disruptive overtourism, authorities are reminding tourists it is not all about ‘sun and beach’, and asking them to explore other off-path destinations instead. A …

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This Beautiful Coastal Destination In Turkey Is The World’s Top City Break This Year

Surpassing household names like Miami, Rio, and Cancun, a beautiful coastal gem in Turkey has been confirmed as this year’s top city break. Already incredibly popular among Europeans, who form a majority of incoming guests, this emerging Mediterranean hub is yet to be discovered by the Americans. Turkey (now renamed Turkyie) is one of the …

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Travel Between These European Cities Is Much Faster By Train Than By Plane

Travel in Europe has many advantages – with so many different countries in close proximity to each other, it is easy to experience countless varied cultures, activities, and cuisines all in one trip. Europe’s major cities are well connected with inexpensive short-haul flights, major highways, affordable bus routes, and a comprehensive rail network, which all …

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Spain Is Now Europe’s Rail Capital: Here’s How To Get Around On Its Train Network

The world’s most populated country, China, holds the title for the world’s largest network of high-speed railways (around 23,500 miles), but you might be surprised by which country takes the second spot – Spain. Representing over 10% of China’s network, the country has just added a third fast train operator to its system, which has …

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Greece Has Launched A Digital Nomad Visa, But Is It Worth Applying?

Greece is the latest European country to introduce its own Digital Nomad Visa (DNV), aimed at opening up a migration route for remote workers – but how easy is it to apply? What is the financial threshold? Are they realistic to meet? And most importantly, is a three-month, visa-free stay enough time to experience Greece …

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Europe Admits Waiting Times At Airports Will Increase Massively Once Fingerprinting System Is In Place

Even though we’re still some months away from the highly anticipated border reforms of Europe, authorities are already predicting a ‘massive increase’ in wait times at entry points from 2023. Next year, newcomers who do not need a visa will need to apply for a new travel permit, as well as be fingerprinted when crossing …

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More Americans Are Applying For EU Passports, Are You Eligible For One?

There are many reasons why people seek citizenship and passports from other countries – be it political preferences, financial opportunities, to evade travel restrictions, or just to have more flexibility for tourism and work. Citizenship to an EU country is particularly valuable because it allows the freedom to travel, study, and work in any of …

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Airbnb Partners With This Beautiful Sunny Destination To Attract Digital Nomads

Following in the footsteps of Los Cabos and Mexico City, yet another sunny destination is joining Airbnb’s ‘Live and Work Anywhere’ program to attract more digital nomads in 2023. As Airbnb itself describes it, their latest addition is perfect for slow travelers and remote workers seeking some ‘sea, sun and adventure’. Digital nomadism is, arguably, …

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Americans Will Not Have To Buy Ticket To Enter Venice – For Now

Heavily affected by overtourism, the Italian port of Venice infamously decided to introduce a ticketing system for visitors in recent years in hopes of mitigating the impacts of the crowds. Originally due to come into effect on January 16, it has now been delayed, which means Americans will not have to buy a ticket to …

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