“Which country offers a high level of affordable healthcare and medical coverage for expats living there?”

Hi IL Experts, My husband and I are looking into retiring overseas in the next year. We have been looking at the countries that your experts cover but have not made our decision yet. A major factor for us is the level of healthcare available in the country and what medical coverage and insurance would Read more...: “Which country offers a high level of affordable healthcare and medical coverage for expats living there?”

How to Avoid U.S. Politics and Ditch the Winter Cold: 5 Top Snowbird Destinations on the Beach in Latin America

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.

“Where can we live our dream by the beach on $2100 a month?”

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?”

San Juan del Sur vs Matagalpa: Which Part of Nicaragua Should you Retire To?

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.

Is it possible to find 2 bedroom 2 bath Condos for under $100,000 in Ambergris Caye, Belize?

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?

Where Can I Find Short Term Rentals in Arequipa, Peru?

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?

Are There Low Cost Apartments Available for Rent in Boquete, Panama?

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?

Is the Visa and Residency Process Difficult For Vietnam?

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?