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Expats Enjoy a Sailing Retirement in the Med, Latin America and Asia from $1,000 a Month

“Plenty of everyday people are choosing to live on the water full-time—in their retirement,” says InternationalLiving.com editor Jason Holland, author of the publication’s new report. “After a bit of training and hands-on experience at home, they’re tying up beside mega-yachts in the Mediterranean, finding large floating communities of like-minded expat sailors in the Caribbean, and island hopping in the Gulf of Thailand, heading wherever their fancy takes them.”

How to Enjoy High-end Paris on a Budget – a France Insider Reveals the Secrets

“Paris thrives on its glamorous reputation, but discounts and deals are available here just as they are everywhere else,” reports Barbara Diggs, InternationalLiving.com’s France correspondent. “With a little inside knowledge you can enjoy the best of Paris for far less money than you’d think.” Diggs reveals the best places to eat and shop in the City of Light, as well as detailing cultural attractions from museums to the theater, all at a fraction of the price a tourist would expect to pay in a city like Paris.

New Audible Audio Edition Now Available of Best-Seller

After topping Amazon best-seller lists for New Releases, Retirement Planning, and Personal Finance, The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget, written by the senior editors at InternationalLiving.com, is now available in Audible audiobook format from Amazon.

Local Knowledge: Fun Things to do in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the World Cup

Insider Reveals Best Travel Picks for Rio De Janeiro, Brazil During the FIFA World Cup

InternationalLiving.com’s Brazil correspondent, John Clites, an American who has been living in the country since 2008, reveals his top insider picks for what to see and do in Rio de Janeiro during the FIFA World Cup. Visitors from all over the world will descend on Brazil for the event, which starts on June 12. Most will visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain, but Clites offers advice on activities not typically published in guidebooks.

IL editors Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins offer their expertise on retiring overseas in their new book.

InternationalLiving.com Editors Release New Book from Wiley: The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget

When authors Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher left Omaha, Nebraska, in 2001, they had no idea what the future would hold. Thirteen years later, they’ve lived in seven different locations in four Latin American countries and explored dozens more around the world. They’ve distilled those years of experience into this new, definitive guide to choosing, moving to, and living in good-value locales around the world, from Latin America to Southeast Asia to Europe.

Properties with stunning water views can now be bought for less than $150,000 in places like Mexico, Costa Rica, and Ecuador.

Best Places to Own Premium Water Views for Less than $150,000

In Mexico, Ecuador and Costa Rica properties with stunning views can be bought for as little as $119,000, according to a new report by InternationalLiving.com. “A great view usually translates into a premium price tag. But if a buyer knows the right places to look, he can find properties with world-class vistas for much, much less than you’d expect,” reports InternationalLiving.com’s property correspondent, Margaret Summerfield.

Would you be interested in winning a month-long dream retirement in Panama all expenses paid?

Test-Drive a Dream Retirement Overseas in 2014

The retire-overseas experts at InternationalLiving.com will send one winner (along with a friend or spouse) to Coronado, Panama—for a full month in 2014, free. The prize includes round-trip flights from the U.S. or Canada to Panama City, furnished accommodation in the beach-resort town of Coronado, Panama, plus a living-expense stipend of $1,500.

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Where to Go for the Best Health Care in the World

InternationalLiving.com’s annual Global Retirement Index reports that France, Uruguay and Malaysia provide the best and most affordable health care in the world. The Health Care category in the Index considers the cost of care and the quality. Also considered are the number of people per doctor, the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people, the percentage of the population with access to safe water, the infant mortality rate, life expectancy, and public-health expenditure as a percentage of a country’s GDP.

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Ecuador, Uruguay and Malta Boast Best Climates in the World

InternationalLiving.com’s annual Global Retirement Index names Ecuador, Uruguay and Malta as the best three countries in the world when it comes to climate. Their temperate weather throughout the year, moderate rainfall and little risk of natural disaster saw them rise to the top of the Climate category, one of eight categories in the Index, which details the top countries in the world for retirement in 2014.

Panama has taken the number one spot in this year's Global Retirement Index.

Panama: The Best Place in the World to Retire in 2014

Panama is the best place for North Americans to retire overseas, according to InternationalLiving.com’s newly released annual Global Retirement Index 2014. In putting together the Index, now in its 23rd year, InternationalLiving.com’s editors collated data from its team of experts on the ground in the most popular countries among U.S. and Canadian expat retirees.

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Revealed: The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2014

InternationalLiving.com’s annual Global Retirement Index 2014 profiles the best destinations for good-value living around the world today. The Index considers not only a wealth of statistics, but—critically—more than three decades of expertise and current insights from a network of correspondents around the world.

In Costa Rica's Southern Zone property prices continue to change hands at a quarter of what comparable real estate would sell for in southern California.

Coastal Property in Costa Rica a Quarter the Price of Southern California

Despite increasing interest from investors and vacation-home owners, properties continue to change hands at a quarter of what comparable real estate would sell for in southern California. Officially known as the country’s Southern Zone, the area is one of the most biodiverse regions in Costa Rica—home to howler monkeys, toucans, sloths and hundreds of other species, as well as lush plant life that ranges from towering tropical hardwood trees to delicate orchids.

Living just outside Paris may be a more affordable and enjoyable option for those looking to live in France.

Five Historical Towns an Hour or Less from Paris Where Property and Living is More Affordable

“There are those who adore Paris but could think of nothing worse than living in the city center,” reports InternationalLiving.com’s France correspondent, Barbara Diggs. “Romanticism aside, Paris is a big city—and an intense one, at that. After living here awhile, you start to notice that the streets are endlessly thronged. And most reasonably-priced apartments are about the size of a walk-in closet,” says Diggs, based in Paris.

Thailand offers every type of lifestyle for expats to choose from—ranging from beach or mountain living to cosmopolitan cities.

Five Expat Havens in Thailand Offer Low Costs and a High Quality of Life

“Thailand is one of the world’s most popular locales for good living abroad,” says InternationalLiving.com writer Heather Van Deest, who has lived there with her family for the past eight years. “For pennies on the dollar expats gain a year-round tropical climate and access to modern comforts and conveniences, including affordable, high-quality medical care.”

Docking your boat in Panama offers many geographical advantages.

Panama Offers Boaters Overseas Big Savings on Yachts and Docking Fees

Based in Minnesota, Mike and Ann Roess bought their sailboat in Panama and saved at least 15% on the cost, reports InternationalLiving.com. They found Escapade—a Hylas 49 sailboat, which sleeps up to eight people—on Yachtworld.com, a website that connects boat sellers and buyers. A Spanish mariner owned the boat and docked it in Panama. The Roesses had a gut feeling that it was the right boat for them, so Mike flew to Panama.

The island of Caye Caulker in Belize sits in "dream-worthy, turquoise Caribbean waters.”

Seven of the World’s Best Islands for Good-Value Living

The Caribbean island of Roatan is great for good-value, laid-back living in the sun. It’s a good pick for anybody who likes to dive, snorkel, swing in a hammock or sit with feet in the sand. Thirty-five miles off the coast of Northern Honduras, English is widely spoken. That, along with an established expat community, makes it a relatively easy place to settle in.

Opportunity in Brazil with Huge Profit Potential

Opportunity in Brazil with Huge Profit Potential

A new world-class port is being built in the city of Pecém in northeast Brazil, and is set to become a major integrated-manufacturing hub, reports InternationalLiving.com. This project is already in the works and billions of dollars are being invested.

Burma—Now Opening Its Doors to Tourists

Burma—Now Opening Its Doors to Tourists

For almost half a century, Burma—also called Myanmar—was ruled by an oppressive military regime. As a result, this sprawling Southeast Asian nation is renowned for its raw beauty.

“Best Property Values in a Decade” in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

“Best Property Values in a Decade” in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

InternationalLiving.com has uncovered a range of properties in sought-after San Miguel de Allende—with price tags starting at $130,000. San Miguel de Allende is one of Mexico’s best-known Spanish-colonial towns and has been a top expat haven for decades. Its cobbled streets are lined with gaily-painted houses and the town attracts artists, writers, and musicians from […]

5 Top Expats Havens in Costa Rica

5 Top Expats Havens in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is becoming ever-more popular with North American expats and retirees. Today an estimated 20,000 Americans live there either full- or part-time.

InternationalLiving.com Highlights New Retirement Trend Among Expat Retirees

InternationalLiving.com Highlights New Retirement Trend Among Expat Retirees

A new InternationalLiving.com profile shares the story of trend-setting baby boomers Tim and Lynne Martin—senior nomads—who are “happier and healthier” since they sold their California home to roam the world and experience life in other cultures. The latest travel trend for boomers in England, the “Golden Gap Year” is an idea starting to take off […]

Winners of IL's Win a Dream Retirement Overseas Contest

Winners of IL’s Win a Dream Retirement Overseas Contest

Congratulations to Americans Barry and Denise Luckenbach who are the lucky winners of International Living’s Win A Dream Retirement Overseas competition. The couple will spend a month “test driving” an early retirement in Cuenca, Ecuador, all expenses paid. The prize includes round-trip airfare for two, a 4-week stay in a furnished apartment and $1,500 spending money.

Uruguay: “More First World than the U.S.”

Uruguay: “More First World than the U.S.”

Journalists carrying out research in Uruguay on behalf of InternationalLiving.com found high-quality real estate at prices lower than in the U.S., low taxes, a varied climate, and excellent and very affordable healthcare in modern hospitals.

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Irish Real Estate: Prices Now “80% Off-Peak”

Irish property prices have been in free fall since 2008 and so-called “fire sale” auctions, in which real estate is put on the market with price tags that are a fraction of previous valuations, have become a regular occurrence.

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Americans Retire Overseas “From 600 per Month”

U.S. citizens can retire overseas for as little as $600 a month per couple, according to the live-abroad experts at InternationalLiving.com. An article in InternationalLiving.com’s latest magazine issue highlights the world’s five best low-cost, high-value retirement destinations outside the U.S.

IL in the News

The Motley Fool quotes International Living on their article about boomers moving overseas.

WealthManagement.com interview Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins about living overseas.

About.com run a review of International Living's new retirement book: The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget.

The Chicago Tribune interview IL editors Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins about living in Ecuador.

International Living's Asia Correspondent, Keith Hockton, was interviewed by Channel News Asia about living in Malaysia. Watch the video interview here.

ExpatHealth.org quote IL on an article about health care in France.

Think Advisor and LifeHealthPro picks up IL's article on a sailing retirement.

Bankrate interviews senior IL editors Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins about retiring overseas for less.

Miami Herald interviews IL editors Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins about why retiring abroad is growing in popularity.

Yahoo Finance interview IL's Dan Prescher on great places to retire overseas.

ABC News quotes IL's executive editor, Jen Stevens, on an article they featured about reasons expats are moving to Ecuador.

Major news publications interview senior IL editors Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins and review their new book: The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget wallstreetdaily.com; moneymorning.com; nextavenue.org; forbes.com.

Major news publications feature International Living's Annual Global Retirement Index 2014: Forbes; finance.yahoo.com; thinkadvisor.com;  Yahoo News; Business Insider; Justice News; TheStar.com; NY Daily News; Huffington Post; Malaysia Sun; Yahoo Finance Canada; The Star Online (Malaysia); The Chicago Tribune; Advisor.ca; Latin America Current Events; Daily News Travel; The Costa Rica News; AsiaOne Business; Malaysia Insider News; Marketwatch.com.

IL Special Projects Editor, Dan Prescher, speaks to James Paris at christianmoney.com about living overseas.

CNBC interviews IL's executive editor, Jen Stevens about U.S. retirees living the American Dream abroad.

Bankrate.com interviews IL editor's Glynna Prentice and Dan Prescher about rental homes overseas for retirees. 

Forbes.com references International Living on an article about a working retirement overseas.

International Living is quoted on our top 10 places to retire by Investmentnews.com

Bankrate.com interviews IL editor Dan Prescher about buying property overseas.

International Living is quoted in an article about the best places to retire overseas by Nextavenue.org

The Wall Street Journal interviews IL editor Steenie Harvey about retiring in New Zealand.

IL's Costa Rica Editor, Jason Holland, is interviewed by WSJ Market Watch on living in Costa Rica.

International Business Times interviews IL editor Dan Prescher on how expats spend the 4th of July.

Kiplinger.com interview IL editors Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins about retiring overseas.

Reuters interview IL editor Dan Prescher about moving abroad.

Nextavenue.org features International Living in article about retiring overseas.

IL Ecuador correspondents, Edd and Cynthia Staton, feature in ABC News on expats living in Ecuador.

International Living features in New York Times article on expats working overseas.

Reuters and MSN Money features International Living's retirement contest.

WSJ Marketwatch  interviews IL editor Dan Prescher on living in Ecuador.

Huffington Post features International Living on an article about retirement in Latin America.

New York Times interviews IL Panama Editor Jessica Ramesch on travel in Panama.

Boomercafe.com features IL's article on living in Nicaragua.

Investors.com interview IL editors Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins about moving abroad.

Marketwatch.com features IL's top 10 retirement havens

CNBC news  Nextavenue.org and Forbes.com feature International Living's Retirement Contest.

Kiplinger.com and Yahoo Finance features IL's annual Global Retirement Index

Ronan McMahon is interviewed by Kiplinger.com about the best property deals in Europe.

Newsday.com picks up IL's article on Nicaragua being the cheapest place to retire.

CNBC News features International Living's annual Global Retirement Index 2013.

Huffington Post features IL's Healthiest Places to Live and Retire article.

Chicago Tribune features IL's real estate article on Greece.

MarketWatch runs an article about retiring overseas, featuring International Living.

IL editor Dan Prescher is interviewed by Business Insider about retiring overseas.

Thestreet.com runs an article on retiring overseas and quotes IL.

MSN features IL's article on Uruguay.

SFgate.com quotes IL editor Suzan Haskins on living in Merida, Mexico.

AARP features International Living's Global Retirement Index 2012.

Huffington Post publishes IL's 5 Affordable Retirement Cities.

Nuwireinvestor publishes IL's Cheapest Places to Retire in 2012 article.

Morningstar.com published IL's article on the World's Top Real Estate Markets in 2012.

The following publications have highlighted International Living's Global Real Estate Index: Easier.com World Property Channel; PropertyCommunity.com; PropertyShowrooms.com; Dominicantoday.com; OverseasPropertyProfessionalAlternativeAssetAnalysis.com and gayapolis.com.

Investor's Business Daily links to International Living in a recent retirement article.

The Telegraph quotes International Living's Global Retirement Index 2012.

The Orlando Sentinel picks up International Living's Win a Dream Retirement Overseas contest.

The San Francisco Gate cites International Living as one of the top resources for information on retiring overseas.

Yahoo Finance  and the Fiscal Times quote International Living magazine's 2012 Global Retirement Index.

IL editor Dan Prescher is interviewed by WSPA 7 On Your Side about the benefits of retiring overseas.

IL Panama Editor, Jessica Ramesch, is interviewed by KSTP about retiring in Panama.

The Financial Times refers to International Living's Quality of Life Index.

The UK Telegraph quotes International Living magazine.

MSN feature International Living's Annual Global Retirement Index.

Major news publications feature International Living's Win a Dream Test-Drive Retirement Overseas--All Expenses Paid: Reuters; MSN; USA Today; The New York Times Today; Lonely PlanetThe Columbus Dispatch (Ohio); TimesColonist.com; Canada.comSympatico.ca; OttawaCitizen.com; The Star PhoenixThe Daily ReckoningFuture Expats; The Calgary Herald; Vancouver Sun; Yahoo News; Toronto Sun; Chicago Tribune; San Francisco Chronicle; Hindustan TimesRetirement-living.com; SmarterTravel.com; The Victoria Times.

IL's Jen Stevens talks to CNBC about retiring overseas and how you could win a test-drive retirement in Cuenca, Ecuador

CNBC features a slideshow of International Living's top retirement havens

Ecuador’s retirement capital: International Living quoted in The Economist

The world’s top 10 retirement havens: Market Watch

Why Ecuador is a great place to retire: Money Ville

The Best Place to Retire Abroad Is… The Wall Street Journal

Dan Prescher talks to Travel Talk Radio about the advantages of International Living. You can listen to the radio interview here.

IL editor Dan Prescher is interviewed by Matt Davio of eMisstrade.com on living full and part-time overseas. You can watch the interview here.

Property expert Ronan McMahon is interviewed by Michael Patrick Shiels on Michigan's Morning Show on why you should look at buying that quaint cottage in Ireland right now. You can listen to the interview here.

IL executive editor Jennifer Stevens is interviewed by Kiplinger for an article on 8 Great Places To Retire Abroad.

IL editor Dan Prescher is interviewed by Bankrate.com for an article entitled: 7 Financial Considerations for Future Expats

IL executive editor, Jennifer Stevens, is interviewed by the hosts of My Carolina Today about how you can earn a living in a developed world currency, but live in a country where the cost of living is much lower.

IL names Ecuador the best retirement haven.

IL editor Dan Prescher is interviewed by CNBC. You can read the interview here: Retiring Outside the U.S. No Longer a Foreign Concept

How to Live to be 100: Dan Prescher is interviewed on BBC Radio Ulster about the healthiest places in the world to live. You can listen to the interview here. Read IL's full report on the world's healthiest places to live here

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ABC News Interviews International Living’s Dan Prescher on the Best Places to Retire

O'Reilly Factor Interview Debates International Living's 2010 Quality of Life Index January 2010

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