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Hi, I’m Carlos, also known as "A Brother Abroad"

I help aspiring wanderers go abroad and build lives as global slow travelers, nomads, and digital expats.

After 10 years of travel and living abroad in 60+ countries, I now share the essential advice nomads and digital expats need on the destinations and places to live, visas & residencies, taxes, income ideas, and news about living abroad - to make the most of your experience as a global nomad or digital expat.

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Medellin!! + I'm bringing you traveling with me + New episodes of "The Abroadcast"

Hey Reader! Carlos here, writing you from Medellin, Colombia, with some fun travel updates and thoughts for your chill Saturday. Being here in the green and beautiful El Pobaldo neighborhood (which I call the Beverly Hills of Medellin)and Medellin in general, also known as the “city of eternal spring,” have me in an amazing mood! If there is one place you need to visit that’s insanely underrated (even with the great reputation it already has) it’s Colombia. Plus, if you are considering moving...

about 1 month ago • 3 min read

Hey Reader! Good morning from Santiago, Chile! Today, as I sit in the old European architecture-lined streets of the Bellas Artes and Lastarria neighborhoods of Chile's capital, I want to share with you how Mendoza, Argentina has the best travel & wine experience** you’ve never heard of, and how I realized that, potentially, the wine and nature in Mendoza make the best nomad escape you’ve never heard of**, for focused work and a low cost of living in Argentina. But first, back to Chile… It’s...

about 2 months ago • 4 min read

I’m sitting in the hostel courtyard of a comfy spot in the Argentine wine country of Mendoza, soaking up the last few days in the city, and I have to tell you, I love this place. You may have heard in the news that Argentina is supposedly going through a crisis right now. Funny thing…it seems no one told the Argentines that because they’re still living their best lives in a way that people back home haven’t mastered in the best of times. This Saturday morning, I want to share some beautiful...

about 2 months ago • 1 min read

Hey! This email comes from the Palermo neighborhood, in Buenos Aires, Argentina - one of my favorite neighborhoods and cities in the world for long stays. Cobblestone streets lined with 50+ year old trees, corner cafes with sidewalk seating perfect for an afternoon of wine, and live music and Argentine BBQ spots tucked on every block, and more fun bars than you could visit in a month. For about $1600 per month, I've been living my best life. If you have the time and are in South America, add...

2 months ago • 3 min read

Hey thereReader! Sorry, it's been a while! I feel like a reintroduction is in order! I'm Carlos, that guy from A Brother Abroad who promised to help you travel better. Remember me? Well, it's been 7 years since I boarded that one-way plane to Bangkok for "just one year of travel" and I'm still here, wandering the world! Although I have to admit, I've changed a lot, travel has changed, a lot, and how I help you better is going to change a lot! First off, let me apologize for leaving your email...

2 months ago • 3 min read
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