IL’s Morning Recess #1 – The Changing Face of Retirement

IL’s Morning Recess #1 – The Changing Face of Retirement

On IL’s Morning Recess, Dan will have a cup of coffee or three while looking at the lighter side of expat life. He'll touch base with friends and correspondents from around the world, share highlights from International Living’s country Facebook pages, take note of current events impacting lifestyle and travel, and let you know how things look from his perspective.

New Economy Reshaping How Retirees (and others) Earn

New Economy Reshaping How Retirees (and others) Earn

The coronavirus pandemic is reshaping the way people earn—and is likely to have lasting structural effects not only on the way businesses function, but on the way people retire, as well. Earning remotely—already a good option for retirees eager to shore up their nest eggs—is likely to become the norm, ushering in a sea change in...

When is the best time to visit Costa Rica?

When is the best time to visit Costa Rica?

When is the best time to visit Costa Rica? It’s always the best time. Seriously. Depending on what you’re seeking and where you’re from, it affects your thinking on this subject. For example, almost all North Americans think to come to the beaches of Costa Rica during the dry season. But Europeans favor the mountains during rainy and dry seasons.

In Photos: 5 Best Places for a Lakeside Retirement Overseas

In Photos: 5 Best Places for a Lakeside Retirement Overseas

With lakeside living, you get the water and all the fun and beauty that comes with it, but without the downsides. Here are five good-value, fresh-water destinations where retirees can enjoy lakeside living—complete with great views, fishing, and boating—for a fraction of what a comparable lifestyle would cost in the States...

A California Beach Lifestyle for Less in Coronado

A California Beach Lifestyle for Less in Coronado

From the glittering lights of downtown Panama City, it’s an hour’s drive to the little beach hub of Coronado. In a matter of minutes, there’s a drastic change of view. Zip past the gleaming skyscrapers that line the half-moon of Panama Bay and over the historic Bridge of the Americas, and suddenly, you’re in the country...