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Vietnam-lovin' VoIP man's 50-nation tally couldn't hold him back
Every single journey's got a story to tell
The eXpat Files In this instalment of The eXpat Files, we meet Joshua Puckett – a native of Maryland, USA – who, at 23, has managed to work in 50 countries, with extended stays in Switzerland and Hungary.
How did this half-man-half-Boeing pull it off? Read on to learn about his very mobile lifestyle, the best bars in the world and how to blag a motorbike in Vietnam.
The Register: What kind of work do you do and with which technologies?
The Register: You've worked in 50 countries? Why? And How?
How? I got hired for an internship in a small manufacturing company out of Maryland that had 75 per cent of their sales overseas. Moving up in the company enabled me to get positions and chances to travel. Despite a lower pay grade than was common in my industry, I jumped at the chance for educational and travelling prospects.
The Register: You stopped for long periods in Hungary and Switzerland: why?
The Register: Where's the best country to work?
The Register: Pay: up or down?
The Register: Which country offered the most different workplace experience?