If you dream about a life where you have the freedom to "call the shots"… to pick up and head to a cottage on a sun-dappled beach and "retire" in the tropics… or rent a little getaway in a history-rich colonial town for the winter… or take an apartment for a few months a year in Paris or Buenos Aires… but you need the flexibility that would allow you to leave… and an income that could make it happen… In the right places abroad, you can live well for less. And if you're earning a nice income… you can afford to enjoy yourself.
If you’ve had enough of this lunatic political season in the U.S...and you’re not looking forward to another cold winter either, the news is good: You have some great-value coastal options today in nearby Latin America.
Hi IL, We are a couple in our 60’s and we really have our heart set on moving to a beautiful beach with a nice relaxed lifestyle. We have a reasonable social security and will not need to be spending money on a car and it’s running costs. We have been looking at all your Read more...: “Where can we live our dream by the beach on $2100 a month?”
Nicaragua is an economical paradise. Imagine your dream location, with your favorite views, the best weather you can imagine, plenty of things to do, lots of new friends, and all for only $1,500 a month. That works out at just $18,000 a year to live in this beautiful country including everything: a furnished place to live, food, WiFi, electricity, water, trash, entertainment—everything! And you can enjoy a higher quality of life to boot.
I am an IL subscriber, have attended a conference and have visited several countries. I need information on Mexican permanent visa. I know you can apply for permanent residence and skip temporary status. But what is required regarding how much time needs to be spent in Mexico? We stay for 13 weeks each year, plan Read more...: What is required in order to apply for the permanent residency visa in Mexico?
I am interested in finding a home or condo in Belize and wondered if the condos have elevators in them on Ambergris Caye. Also is it possible to find 2 bedroom 2 bath Condos for under $100,000 and is general day to day living affordable in this area? Caren Ann Kuffner – Belize Correspondent Caren, Read more...: Is it possible to find 2 bedroom 2 bath Condos for under $100,000 in Ambergris Caye, Belize?
What resources would you recommend to find short term rentals (1-3 months, furnished) in Arequipa, Peru? We are interested in exploring the area as a retirement possibility, but don’t know where to look. Where Can I Find Short Term Rentals in Arequipa, Peru? Thanks! Diane Steve LePoidevin – Peru Correspondent Hi Diane, This Steve LePoidevin, Read more...: Where Can I Find Short Term Rentals in Arequipa, Peru?
I’m a single, 72 year old woman living strictly on my Social Security income of $1,400.00 per month. I’m currently renting a Section 42 studio apartment for $443.00 per month. It’s a decent apartment that isn’t rundown but it’s decidedly very small and plain. Your literature indicates that one should be prepared to pay $650.00 Read more...: Are There Low Cost Apartments Available for Rent in Boquete, Panama?
Hello: I am interested in moving to Vietnam. I am looking for info on gaining my visa and residency for the country. Is the process difficult? What is the best way to get my move to Vietnam started? Thanks, Arnold Wendy Justice – Vietnam Correspondent Dear Arnold, Thanks so much for your question. It sounds Read more...: Is the Visa and Residency Process Difficult For Vietnam?
Known for its perfect beaches, low prices, and excellent scuba diving, Southeast Asia usually conjures up images of young globe-trotting backpackers and sultry nights spent at a beach bar.