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Free city tours are hot

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There are a variety of ways of orienting yourself in a new, major city. We’ve found that free city tours, now proliferating around the globe for out-of-towners, can be the best way. You can do…

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Read more about the article Estonian Prison Blues: How We Nearly Ran Afoul of Europe’s Visa Rule
Schengen countries (Dark share common border; light have their own border; gold are future participants)

Estonian Prison Blues: How We Nearly Ran Afoul of Europe’s Visa Rule

We thought we had figured out a legitimate way to stay in Europe for six months, when a normal visa lasts just 90 days. We just discovered we were wrong...and so far wrong we could…

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Read more about the article The Move from Wellington to Melbourne: Uprooting and Replanting, Part 1
Forested hilltops and valley towns in Wellington

The Move from Wellington to Melbourne: Uprooting and Replanting, Part 1

Tree specialists know that uprooting and replanting a tree can put great stress on it, endangering its viability. We like to think of ourselves as more resilient than that, but the stresses are there when…

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