“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.

“Can you give me more Information on Cost of living in Nicaragua?”

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?”

In Pictures: The Top 3 Island Retirement Havens in Malta

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 are the costs involved in moving to Nicaragua?”

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?”

“Can you provide Information on health insurance in Mexico for those retiring there after age 65?”

I am 67 and my husband is 73 and we are thinking of retiring to Mexico. Someone told me we would be ineligible for private insurance in Mexico at our age. And, that public insurance would only allow me to see providers in public clinics which can be crowded and not provide the best service. Read more...: “Can you provide Information on health insurance in Mexico for those retiring there after age 65?”

“How much money would I need to travel comfortably around Mexico for a month?”

I’m traveling around Mexico for a month and I was hoping you could give me an idea of how much money that could cost. I want to stay in comfortable accommodation and eat well but I don’t want to break the bank :) Thanks guys Glynna Prentice – Mexico Correspondent Hi Kim, Wow, this is Read more...: “How much money would I need to travel comfortably around Mexico for a month?”