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Another Cocktail Please: the Essential Guide to Long Term Vacationing - how to live an exotic lifestyle by [Janssen, Jack, Trip, Carrie]
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Have you ever had the notion that there is so much more to life than the normal every-day humdrum routine? There is.

Immerse yourself in Jack and Carrie’s exotic lifestyle as they guide you effortlessly towards a new way of vacationing in “Another Cocktail Please”.

While there are many destination specific and budget travel books there is no other essential guide to long term vacationing.

This inspirational, informative guide tugs on your heart strings and engages you to expand your horizons. Enjoy travel, leisure and exploration, each time somewhere new and intriguing, with their blueprint to creating the perfect holiday.

The authors approach to an extended vacation lifestyle offers readers a thought provoking and insightful, how-to anywhere, anytime. They ease the worries and frustrations of planning world-wide trips, eliminate any hesitation and leave their audience brimming with a renewed zest for life.

It’s a big wide world out there – so where do you start?

Known as “seasonal nomads” Jack and Carrie venture to a new destination and live abroad for five to six months every year. Still in their working years they describe how they have escaped the traditional work week and enjoy extensive, diverse holidaying.

Merging a conventional lifestyle with a nomadic twist, teeming with excitement and adventure, Jack and Carrie share their wealth of expertise with all would be travellers – whether your holiday is for one week, two months or longer.

You’ll learn how to:

Think outside the box to create more time for travel
Choose the perfect destination from which to live and explore your surroundings
Plan a hassle and disappointment-free vacation
Find the best holiday home for your budget
Negotiate vacation home and vehicle rentals to save money
Be fully prepared, packed and ready to go
Stay healthy and safe while assimilating into a new community
Set goals and record your memorable moments with an Evolving Bucket List
And so much more

Anyone who has ever felt trapped by the constraints of work and time yet can’t imagine the possibility of life outside the norm, will be intrigued by the perceptive tips and tales contained in this must-have, effective strategy of “how to live an exotic lifestyle”.

Jack and Carrie, are proof that living this lifestyle is attainable on most budgets – modest or luxury. Living the adage that life is short they urge you to not only discover what excites you - but to actually live it.

“Straightforward, practical advice on how to become seasonal nomads – with entertaining tales of Jack’s traveling experiences, plus exotic recipes that will surely kickstart your own longing for adventure.”— Audrey van Petegem, Contributor Huffington Post

“Reading this book is like spending a few hours over icy margaritas with new-found friends. Jack and Carrie delight, entertain and educate with an informative description of their amazing lifestyle. This is an inspiring book that will give you serious food for thought about how you live your life, and the world of possibilities available to you.” — Ian Usher, Author, permanent traveller. IanUsher.com

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 930 KB
  • Print Length: 238 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Thatch Roof Publishing (10 June 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01GX7YQ76
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
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A great read and guide to a lifestyle people dream about but seldom believe is attainable.

Shared by people with flair and a real zest for life. As much motivational as informative.
Highly recommended!
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Veteran Nomadic Travelers Verdict - A Nomadic Bible. Don't leave home without it! 23 June 2016
By j m wilkinson - Published on Amazon.com
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I have traveled extensively and would be considered a nomadic traveler. Yet I have learnt so much from this information read.
Highly recommended. Extremely well put together and enjoyable at the same time. I wish this book was around when I started my travels 15 years ago. It would have saved me a few mishaps.
5.0 out of 5 stars Must read for Int'l travel living! 21 August 2016
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Great book with helpful insights!
5.0 out of 5 stars Thorough, Practical, & Inspiring Guide to Navigating Long-term Rentals 1 August 2016
By Shannon - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition
This is a detailed and practical guide laced with great stories from the authors' experiences. It's laser focused on helping would-be travelers navigate the often confusing task of long-term rentals overseas. I'm a long-term traveler but have only occasionally navigated long-term rentals so I learned about the process and the best way to even begin looking at planning a long-term vacation rental.

The book is structured to guide you through the process, providing practical advice learned from their own years of experience in the process. It starts with how the authors were able to design this type of life. Then it walks readers through the process in a logical order from start to finish. Anytime there's a section that generates a lot of common fears or confusion for travelers, they offer solid advice and resources to overcome them. And with renting overseas, there's a lot that can go wrong throughout the process. Any time there's a potential place for glitches, they point it out and offer advice on clarifying and avoiding these areas.

This book is ideal for those travelers and retirees who are new to the long-term rental process, or overwhelmed with the options. Even as an experienced traveler, they presented some interesting ideas for how they navigate the joint task of both traveling and renting. This book teaches a lot of tips to ease the process and make sure you have a smooth transition overseas. It's clear, thorough, and an immensely helpful resource for those looking to set up a base for months out of every year.
5.0 out of 5 stars They Have Thought of Everything 15 November 2016
By The GypsyNesters - Published on Amazon.com
Jack and Carrie have made an art out of snowbirding. In Another Cocktail Please they share their expertise in escaping the harsh Canadian winters for warmer climes. Of course they cover the big stuff such as choosing a destination and finding a long term rental, health insurance, bank cards, and using your phone, but through their years of experience they have also learned to look for things most of us would never think of, like backing up your computer files, or finding your medication in a foreign land, or will you need to bring towels and bedding to your little slice of paradise?
This is the ultimate resource for anyone looking at long term travel, covering the home you are leaving behind and the home you are headed for. There are tips on ways to assimilate into your new temporary home, avoiding almost every headache that could arise, and even how to make a perfect Margarita. Handy check lists and helpful websites are included to make sure you don’t forget anything as you follow in their footsteps to becoming seasonal nomads.
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Cocktail Please - Essential for the Long-term Traveler 8 February 2017
By Pamela Mangene - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition
We found "Another Cocktail Please" just in the nick of time! My husband and I recently rented our house out for next winter with a plan to spend three months in Spain. That was the easy part. We had no idea what to do next, but Jack Janssen and Carrie Trip brought us this little gem of a book which answered all of our questions (and some we hadn't thought to ask). We now know where to start in the real estate search, how to negotiate the rent, what to do about transportation and telephones, and even what to pack! And much, much more - all related in an entertaining way with real-world examples and plenty of personal stories. This really is "The Essential Guide to Long Term Vacationing." I don't think there's any question I'll have that won't be covered by this well-crafted book. I'm hanging onto it for dear life and buying it for a couple of our friends who want to try out this inspiring lifestyle, too.

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