When the frigid winds and wet, heavy snows of winter threaten the northern state of Wisconsin, Gary and Mary Beth Vanlankvelt head south… All the way south to the small, tropical island of Isla Mujeres, off Mexico’s Caribbean coast...
Meandering through the streets of this ancient, historic city provides a colorful feast for your eyes as indigenous women, draped in colorful hand-woven fabrics, tend their small stores and go about their daily lives.
“No matter what the day, there are many beautiful beaches or cenotes (underground, fresh-water springs perfect for swimming) I can visit after a day of work. The weather is always warm and there is always something fun to do—more cenotes to discover or another snorkeling adventure to experience.
“We have been traveling to Belize since 1997 and have never found a country with more caring, welcoming, and positive people,” says Lisa Cyrier. “And it’s gorgeous, too.
My wife, Diane, and I are completing our fifth year living outside the U.S. We began our expat lives in a tiny village on Ecuador’s northern coast. It was a great place for us to start but, after a couple of years, it was time to try something else.
The small country of Belize lies at the northern tip of Central America where it borders the southern part of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Bathed by the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea...
As International Living's correspondent (I prefer the term, Tequila Marshal) for Mexico's Riviera Maya, I'm primarily tasked with reporting on the Peninsula's stunning Caribbean coast from Cancún, south to Tulum.
Mexico, didn’t become the most popular expat retirement destination for U.S. citizens by accident.
Along Mexico’s Caribbean coast, on the eastern shore of the Yucatán Peninsula, lies an 80-mile stretch of stunning, palm-studded, sugar-sand beach known as the Riviera Maya. Kissed by the warm, tropical waters of the Caribbean Sea, this stretch of...
With temperatures in the mid-80s F, habitually warm Caribbean waters on all sides, and a perpetual sea breeze accompanied by the trills of soaring sea birds, Mexico’s Isla Mujeres maintains a loyal complement of full-time residents and seasonal snowbirds.