A word of warning about traveling in Thailand: unless you are very lucky indeed, you will end up having to listen to someone telling you, at length, about how much nicer it was 10, 20, or even 30 years ago. Those stories should be taken with the proverbial grain of salt.
Five minutes after I had rented a little Kawasaki 175 enduro bike for about $20 per day, the police stopped me for cutting a yellow light a bit too closely for their liking. I thought the 200,000 Kip ($21) fine was a bit heavy for not actually violating any law, but the police in the Laotian capital of Vientiane weren’t giving me any breaks.
I’m rooting around in one of my cantinas looking for my harvest clothes. We have three of these rock-built rooms that were essentially wine cellars. One we still use for that purpose, a just-the-right-temperature space with brick ceilings and bottle racks to hold our vino. Another, below the terrace, is our woodshed.
I am thinking of a retiring and am researching destinations. As Belize is an English speaking country and it rated in your top 10 I was pleased. However when I researched the crime rate in Belize I was shocked to discover how bad crime is in Belize.
Eventually, planes will fly again—making all sorts of beautiful corners of the world accessible once more. Among them will be these 21 great-value beaches. They’re all spots where it’s possible to live with the sand and surf steps from the front door—and that luxury won’t cost a fortune.
All over the world, people of all ages are turning their backs on the traditional nine-to-five grind and setting off for travel, fun, adventure, and profit...
Europe has so much to offer a potential expat…great food, a diverse choice of cultures, the stunning countryside where life is quiet and relaxed and the buzz of the rat race seems a million miles away, awe-inspiring mountains for skiing, and soft, sandy beaches for wiling away summer days…
The English-speaking country of Belize has a lot going for it. For a tiny country, it packs a big wallop when it comes to charm and scenery. For the would-be expat—especially if you're looking for real value—there are many areas deserving of your attention. Places where you can live the laidback, Caribbean lifestyle of your dreams.
The thought of moving overseas (and how you’re going to pay for it) can be overwhelming at times. It can even prevent you from taking any action at all. But we’re here to help you get your dream life moving forward. No matter your skill set, no matter what you do now or did in the past, there is an option in that will align with your own skills...
As COVID-19 shows some signs of abating countries around the world are lifting restrictions and reopening businesses. We look at 11 countries on our beat and see what measures are being implemented and when.