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Visas on arrival - tentative good news

I’ve just heard from two reliable local sources, one working in tourism and the other with the government, that according to the immigration department, a 3-month single-entry visa should be available on arrival at US$70 (as opposed to US$50 for the 30-day visa) starting today (28 Jan 2015). 47 more words

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Why visas suck

With just a week until I leave Guilin and start my epic journey back home, we are currently still waiting on R’s visa application result back from the UK Border Agency, so that we can finally book his flight to come and visit me and the new baby (and hopefully, although I’m not holding my breath, be present for the birth). 663 more words


Finding a Job in Japan: A Brief Overview (part 2)

In my previous post, I wrote about the minimum requirements to work in Japan and where you can start applying. In this post, let’s dive into what type of positions you should apply to if you’re living abroad, the process of obtaining a work visa, how to prepare an awesome resume in English or Japanese, and how to practice for the interview! 1,184 more words


10 steps to prep your move abroad

So you’re doing it, I applaud you! It’s not as easy as it looks, committing to such a big experience. Adventure calls in all shapes and sizes, if you’re going somewhere for just a few weeks or making a grande choice for a few months to a year this list might push you to get organized and start your motors working towards getting yourself ready. 1,942 more words


Types of Visas in Brazil

I’ve never needed a visa to go to Brazil, but I did some research in case someone stumbles upon this cute blog of mine.

A few notes taken straight from the Brazilian’s consulate website: 385 more words


Mrs. Merkel resorts to 2003 proposal to lure Russia

Media reported the German chancellor has just offered the Russian government ‘negotiations’ with the EU to establish a common trade area ‘from Lisbon to Vladivostok’ in exchange for complying with the Minsk agreement on the conflict at Russia’s doorstep. 220 more words


Visa Requirements for Thailand (Important for Those Planning on Staying)

For US (and Canadian) citizens, you do not need a visa to visit Thailand if you are staying less than 30 days. All you need is a valid US passport that will not expire within 6 months of the planned departure date. 365 more words

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