How We Visited a Country For Free

For three months, in 2010, we lived in the Chinese city of Zhuhai. We had our two eldest children with us and we (royal we) were pregnant with the third. We would often climb this mountain there which had an amazing lookout at the top of it. It was really magical. We could see the bright lights of Macau from there and thought we had to make a day trip there at some stage. We left earlyish in the morning […]

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Delayed Gratification Can Lead to Elimination

My son loves Lego. Actually, four of my kids do. I’m sure the fifth one will too when she is old enough to care. My son loves Batman as well. It’s his favourite of all the superheroes. So, when he saw a Batman Lego set that he didn’t have and almost could afford, he got really excited. He needed it. We were in Kmart at the time and he kept popping over to where we were to tell us about how […]

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You Can Always Afford a Holiday This Way

Imagine waking up whenever you want to the sounds of exotic birds and beautiful scenery. It’s wonderfully warm and you decide to take a quick dip in the pool before having breakfast including tropical fruit. This was our life in Fiji. We were there for around 3 months at a time over the last couple of years. It was great. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to take a holiday like that whenever you wanted? Well, you can.   […]

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About the Cossacks

Lots of people tell us they are amazed at how we are able to travel and live in many countries with young kids in tow (we have five of the things now). Most don’t know that we are retired or financially free. I think that those who know us believe we made loads of money through business, but to be honest, we didn’t make a huge amount. At times, we would have earned below the average wage. Mrs Cossack and […]

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