Gary and Julie discovered that learning how to sail, buying a sailboat, and cruising from island to island isn’t as difficult – or expensive - as they once believed. In fact, they wound up spending eight full years sailing the Caribbean on their own boat, without any major problems, and spent only $1,000 a month to do it.
96% of readers surveyed in an online poll said they disagreed with a new provision in the "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act," which would allow the State Department to revoke, restrict, refuse to grant, or to deny renewal of the passports of U.S. citizens who the I.R.S. alleges owe back taxes.
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.
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.
U.S. citizens planning on investing in property should focus on booming emerging markets overseas, new research has found. InternationalLiving.com’s Global Real Estate Index 2012 highlights the world’s 27 most attractive—and potentially lucrative—real estate hotspots outside the U.S.
Panama is the most business-friendly country for expatriates anywhere in the Americas, a major new study in the International Living November issue reveals. When compiling our Business Index 2011, IL's researchers examined factors such as visa requirements, ﬁnancing, how easy it is to set up a bank account, local taxes, business expenses, infrastructure and the local business culture in seven business-friendly countries.
In the June 2011 issue of International Living Magazine, editor Suzan Haskins talks with several expats embracing a more self-sufficient life outside the U.S. in her article, “Farms and Gardens: The Freedom of Self-Sufficiency.”
Checking emails, making phone calls, texting friends, and surfing the web with your mobile phone overseas can be a pricey proposition. But it’s easy to stay in touch from abroad – on the cheap – if you know how best to use the technology available to you these days.