Sample Articlesfrom the magazine

Wine Fountains in Europe and Egg Theme Parks in Vietnam

Wine Fountains in Europe and Egg Theme Parks in Vietnam

How would you like to have a chance to own a 7-acre Scottish island estate? The cost: $75. The estate is located on the Island of Arran, a land of castles and ruins that date back millennia, as well as towering mountains, home to eagles, and wild coastal waters full of seals.

Fund Your Life Overseas

Easy Living as a Freelancer in Spain’s Lively Capital

Easy Living as a Freelancer in Spain’s Lively Capital

Life is easy in Madrid. Each day begins at the local coffee shop for a steaming cup of espresso with a dash of milk. The owner knows just how much milk to add, and always does so with a smile. My coffee costs just $1.30—a small price to pay for starting my morning off right.

Locations Best For

With more than three decades of expertise at our disposal, we strive to find the overseas destinations that are right for you. Look below to find the retirement havens that best fit your needs.

Upcoming Conferences

Fast Track Your Retirement Overseas Conference (All New for 2017)

Fast Track Your Retirement Overseas Conference (All New for 2017)

May 4th-6th 2017

Every so often, events transpire in just such a way that a window of opportunity slides open somewhere in the world. Most people won’t notice. They’ll walk right by. But when you know where to look… and have the foresight to act… you could find yourself living better than ever before, even while you spend less…

Fast-Track Ecuador: Lifestyle and Opportunity Conference

Fast-Track Ecuador: Lifestyle and Opportunity Conference

June 22nd-24th 2017

Every so often, events transpire in just such a way that a window of opportunity slides open somewhere in the world. Most people won’t notice. They’ll walk right by. But when you know where to look… and have the foresight to act… you could find yourself living better than ever before, even while you spend less…

Your Own Home Overseas

Your Own Home in Mexico’s Up-and-Coming Beach Town For $90,000

Your Own Home in Mexico’s Up-and-Coming Beach Town For $90,000

Dozens of white-sand beaches...the clear azure Caribbean stretching to the horizon...and warm weather (and water) year-round... Mexico's Riviera Maya is certainly a haven for beach lovers. And this stretch of coast on the Yucatán Peninsula welcomes millions of vacationers seeking to soak up the sun every year.

3 Mexican Expat Havens; 3 Different Investment Strategies

3 Mexican Expat Havens; 3 Different Investment Strategies

Flick open my passport and you'll find stamps from countries all over the world. Look a bit closer and there's one country stamp that's in there more than any other...and that's Mexico. I've spent a lot of time scouting real estate in Mexico because of the real estate opportunities it offers. Here are three different destinations in Mexico that are on my radar right now.

Editor's Choice

Caribbean or Pacific: Choose Your Paradise in Costa Rica

Idyllic Small-Town Living With Great-Value Real Estate in Pedasí, Panama

Low Prices and Living Like a Local with Ecuador’s Markets

The Top 3 Climates to Retire to in Southeast Asia

Eat Well on $5 a Day Anywhere in the World

Ask the Experts

Can I still claim my social security if I move to Mexico?

Can I still claim my social security if I move to Mexico?

I will be moving to Mexico in the coming months but I still have reservations about claiming my social security while residing in Mexico. Can I still claim my social security if I move to Mexico? Do I need to return to the states every few months? Do I need to keep an address in <a class="more-link" href="https://internationalliving.com/can-i-still-claim-my-social-security-if-i-move-to-mexico-qa/">Read more...<span class="screen-reader-text">: Can I still claim my social security if I move to Mexico?</span></a>

“Should we retire in Colombia or Ecuador?”

“Should we retire in Colombia or Ecuador?”

Hi IL Experts, We have decided to retire in South America and have narrowed it down to either Colombia or Ecuador. Our monthly income will be in the $2000 a month bracket. We would like access to a reasonable level of healthcare an area safe for expats. Is this possible in either country? Should we <a class="more-link" href="https://internationalliving.com/should-we-retire-in-colombia-or-ecuador-qa/">Read more...<span class="screen-reader-text">: “Should we retire in Colombia or Ecuador?”</span></a>

Video Gallery

A Fun Day Out in Cancún’s Parque de las Palapas
Enjoy the Best of the Caribbean on West Bay Beach, Roatán
The White-Sand Beach of Paamul, on Mexico’s Riviera Maya
Crafting Traditional Textiles High in Peru’s Andes Mountains
The 3 Best Highland Cities in Bolivia