“What is the weather/climate like in the different areas of Ecuador?”

Hi, We are hoping to move to Ecuador in early 2017 and are happy with our budget planning, etc. Our question is about the Weather/Climate in Ecuador, we have been looking at all the places you write about such as Cuenca, Cotacachi and Salinas. The weather will be a big factor in our decision of Read more...: “What is the weather/climate like in the different areas of Ecuador?”

“Which country or area would allow a couple in their 60’s to live well on $1900 a month which also has an expat social scene?”

Hi IL Experts, We are looking for a country/town that we can live well in and we would also like to meet fellow expats that we feel would help us settle in better to our new location. My question is…which country or area would allow a couple in their 60’s to live well on $1900 Read more...: “Which country or area would allow a couple in their 60’s to live well on $1900 a month which also has an expat social scene?”

“What has been the best experience or encounter that you have had since moving overseas?”

Hi IL, I turned 57 this year and my dream is to live/retire overseas in the next few years. I have no specific country in mind but I would like to ask your experts “what has been the best experience or encounter that you have had since moving overseas?” I am just trying to get Read more...: “What has been the best experience or encounter that you have had since moving overseas?”

“Which Asian beach towns would be easiest for an English speaking expat to settle?”

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?”

5 Affordable Caribbean Islands to Live On… and 2 to Avoid

Mention the word “Caribbean” and most people think of places like Aruba, the Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and other tourist-rich dollops of sand. The region conjures well-deserved images of crystal-clear waters and white-sand beaches. And there’s no question: If you like sun and sand, these islands are great for a vacation. But move there? Most folks assume it’s just too expensive and don’t give it another thought.

“Can you recommend some of the best restaurants in Latin America?”

Hi IL, My wife and I are deciding on where to retire in Latin America. We are both ‘foodies’ so some good restaurants and local cuisine in the area would be a major factor for us. We will have a monthly income of roughly €2000 – €2300 a month and have no preferences for coastal Read more...: “Can you recommend some of the best restaurants in Latin America?”

5 of the Best Beach Towns in Southeast Asia to Retire on Your Social Security

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.