Springtime in the States meant garden planning. After enduring the winters of the Midwest, the ground was ready for new plantings—and we were ready for visits to the local nurseries and greenhouses for that perfect spark of annual cover...
With a spring-like climate all year round, tree-covered mountains sloping to the warm waters of the Pacific, and a great sense of community, Panama's Chiriquí region, and particularly the town of Boquete, has attracted savvy expats for decades...
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What are you looking for in your retirement? Jim Gault and his wife, Abbe, wanted a place with clean air and beautiful empty beaches for long walks… a place where, in just a few hours, they could escape to cool-climate mountains or get a "big city fix." In other words…they wanted it all. That’s exactly Read more...: Fast Track Panama: Lifestyle & Opportunity Conference 2018
If you’ve ever dreamed of owning your own beachside retreat, a private coastal hideaway with lush ocean views… or a lakeside home on a pristine tropical mountain lakeside surrounded by rolling hills of cool pine forests and fertile pastures… in a country with world-class health care, and affordable daily living… then you should turn your Read more...: Fast Track Costa Rica: Lifestyle & Opportunity Conference 2018
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"My little house in the middle of the jungle is serene and simple. I have mango and tamarind trees in my yard and more birds than I can count," says expat Carol Kandell, 49, who's lived full-time on the tropical island of Koh Samui, Thailand, for the past three years...
Betsy Anne Edmonds has lived full-time in Mexico for nearly 15 years and wouldn’t have it any other way. The native New Yorker’s connection to the country began way back in 1968 when she first visited Acapulco. Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Puerto Vallarta were added to her list in the early ‘70s. While she loved all those cities, when it came to choosing her retirement spot in 2003, Betsy Anne did her homework…
For many, the dream of someday retiring to their own home on a tropical island is just that; a dream. But for former Canadians, Lawrie and Lynda Lock, others’ dreams are their affordable reality.
Volcán has a lot to offer expats looking for a place to live in the Chiriquí highlands. The cooler days and nights, beautiful scenery, and laidback lifestyle are a great attraction. Located an hour from the main city of David and the Pacific Ocean...
When Shane and Bette Ortell decided it was time to leave the snowy mountains near Aspen, Colorado and move to a warmer climate, they started doing research and in 2013 attended an International Living conference...
There is a common thread in the conversation that many expats have when they first move to Belize and try to find long-term rentals—it is hard to do. There are many reasons for this, and I’ve experienced them while trying to rent in two of the most popular areas of Belize, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, and Placencia.
In the beach hub of Coronado—home to one of Panama’s most active expat communities—you can find apartments from about $190 per square foot and houses from as little as $150. In the cool, breezy mountain destination of Boquete, houses have historically been much more common, but these days apartments are coming online, both in Boquete and the neighboring city of David. I’ve seen prices as low as $83 per square foot in this region.
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