Is a Roving Retirement Safe?

One of the things at the forefront of our minds as my husband Tim and I travel across the globe is our safety. After all, if you believed the TV and newspapers, just stepping out your front door is fraught with danger, let along travelling through many countries around the world. And yet after travelling to over 135 countries around including 34 in Africa, much of the Middle East...

Sri Lanka Visas

My husband Tim and I have been enjoying a part-time roving retirement for a few years now and the ease with which a country allows us to enter and then extend our stay always gives us an inkling of how welcome we’ll feel. Even though our Australian passports allow us into 157 countries visa-free or with a visa on arrival, extended stays, usually over a month...

Why We Moved to Vietnam

When my husband Tim and I first set our sights on a travel-rich life overseas, we knew we needed a place to base ourselves. Somewhere we could earn an income and where the low cost of living wouldn’t make a dent in our savings. Naturally, we looked to Southeast Asia and when it comes to big opportunity and low costs, it’s hard to look beyond Cambodia and Vietnam...

How Our Roving Retirement Unlocked a Richer, Better Life

The waiter, dressed in starched white livery, delivered our pot of tea and multi-tiered fine white porcelain platter—filled with scrumptious sandwiches, snacks and desserts—with a flourish. The stately Grand Hotel provided a magnificent backdrop for the manicured lawns scattered with decorative wrought iron chairs and umbrellas, gazebos and flower beds.

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