• About Me: Swig Meets World

    I am Swig. Welcome to my world.  Traveling, working, studying, writing and photographing all over the world is my passion! Originally I am from America and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. For two

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    I have compiled a list of the 15 BEST travel sites to Save Money. After traveling to over 50+ countries, these travel sites have saved me thousands of dollars over the years. All the companies

  • 5 Small Towns You Need to Visit in Europe

    Europe is always one of the most visited destinations for travelers of all walks. The Euro has recently been in a slump compared to the US dollar, which makes it a great time to

  • My Complicated Relationship with Paris

    Paris is the city of love, but to I have a complicated relationship with this bustling French metropolis. Over the years I have been to Paris five separate times and each one provided a

  • Relocating to a New Country with Under $5,000: 16 Essentials tips for moving to Australia

    This post is based on my experience of relocating to a new country with under $5,000.  I met one person who moved to Australia with just $1,000! There truly is no magic number of savings you need.

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    Solo travel is exhilarating. You can explore a new place and do exactly what you want to do! Often people forgo trips if they do not have family or friends to join them. I am

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    For anybody who is a travel addict, finding a way to get cheap airline tickets is something you are always keeping your eyes open for. Recently I came across a new service which is

  • Best Travel Gear 2017

    Over the years I have traveled quite a bit, over 60+ countries and still going strong. The majority of my travels have been to warmer climates, which can make packing a lot easier. I strongly

  • 5 Best Jobs for Travel

    If you want to get out and experience more of what the world has to offer, you are going to probably need a new job. More often than not, your job will actually stop

  • Ultimate Men’s Giveaway

    All long term travelers know the struggle of having your toiletry bag stay carry on compliant. Before most trips their is something that ends up in the trash can. That’s why I was stoked when

  • Moving to New Zealand with Under $3,000

    One of my most popular articles to date was about when I moved to Australia with under $5,000. The post achieved “trending” status on social media and had hundreds of thousands of views! I

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    Social media has certainly changed the travel industry. Hell it has changed A LOT of things. It has certainly made connecting with new people extremely easy and staying in touch with friends/family is no problem

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