I am very interested in living in Colombia but I would like to get away from big city living. Is Medellin my only option in Colombia or is there smaller towns that would still have reasonable levels of healthcare available? Thanks, Pat Nancy Kiernan – Colombia Correspondent Dear Pat, I am so excited to hear Read more...: Is Medellin my only option in Colombia or is there smaller towns that would still have reasonable levels of healthcare available?
Hi IL, My question to your experts is Where can I rent on a beach in South East Asia for $300 a month? Is this possible and would it be a nice place? Thanks for your help, Bill Wendy Justice – Vietnam Correspondent Hi Bill, You could easily find a modest serviced apartment within easy Read more...: “Where can I rent on a beach in South East Asia for $300 a month?”
Hi, Having read your magazine, we have decided to visit Panama for a few months before hopefully retiring there. Should be retire in one of the highland towns that you talk about or Panama City itself? We would just like a better idea of what it is like to live there. Which is it like Read more...: “Which is it like to live in the Highlands of Panama compared to Panama City?”
Hello International Living Experts, I would just like some information on healthcare in Costa Rica in specific towns or areas. I am not sure where I am going to retire there yet but the level of healthcare available will be a factor for me. I am in my mid 60’s and in reasonable health but Read more...: “Information on the level of healthcare available in different towns/areas in Costa Rica?”
Costa Rica has long been a popular retirement destination, and a favorite among International Living readers. Its affordability, laidback lifestyle, and wonderful scenery continue to draw in huge numbers of expats from the U.S. and beyond.
I am hoping to move to Asia this year due to the low cost of living and easy beach living. I would like to live in one of the many beautiful beach towns that IL talk about in your magazine. My question is Which Asian beach towns would be easiest for an English speaking expat Read more...: “Which Asian beach towns would be easiest for an English speaking expat to settle?”
With a low cost of living, picture-perfect white-sand beaches, friendly locals and fascinating culture, Southeast Asia are so much more than exotic vacation spots. Enticing expats and retirees from around the globe, they still beckon with the promise and rewards of an exciting life overseas. Imagine never having to buy a new coat or pay for home heating ever again. Untouched by our idea of “winter”, each of the countries in Southeast Asia delivers warm, tropical weather and the chance for beach-side relaxation all year round. For many expats, it’s paradise found.
Is it possible to live in Nicaragua on approx US$800 a month to start? I’m planning a couple of income generating projects but $800 is all I’ll have to begin. I’m hoping I can find a place with some English speaking expats although I do speak some Spanish. I plan to perfect my Spanish, but Read more...: “Can you give me more Information on Cost of living in Nicaragua?”
The five-island archipelago that makes up the nation of Malta offers a mix of historic Europe and modern international culture. Just south of Sicily and about 300 miles off the coast of Tunisia, these Mediterranean islands give visitors the very best in sunshine and cyan-hued waters. Expats in Malta enjoy a relaxed, low cost lifestyle, which is made even easier by the fact that most natives speak fluent English. They entertain themselves by attending the many festi (feasts) hosted on the islands, exploring the natural beauty of their home, or going out for a meal in one of the many diverse restaurants available to them.
What is the cost of moving household good to Nicaragua? Can I drive my car from the USA to Nicaragua? How can I find out what the rules are for buying land there in the mountainous region? Bonnie Hayman – Nicaragua Correspondent Hi Rosalie, Those are huge questions with complicated answers. As always, we recommend Read more...: “What are the costs involved in moving to Nicaragua?”