Snowbirding: Swapping Winter in Wisconsin for Vibrant Isla

Names: Gary and MaryBeth Vanlankvelt Ages: 68 and 65 From: Wisconsin, U.S. Snowbirding in: Isla Mujeres, Mexico When the frigid winds and wet, heavy snows of winter threaten the northern state of Wisconsin, Gary and MaryBeth Vanlankvelt head south… All the way south to the small, tropical island of Isla Mujeres, off Mexico’s Caribbean coast. Read more...: Snowbirding: Swapping Winter in Wisconsin for Vibrant Isla

Find Your Affordable Beach Getaway in Los Cabos, Mexico

Sitting at the far southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, Los Cabos, Mexico is one of the country's top beach destinations. With top-notch boating, world-class sport fishing (especially for billfish), championship golf courses, excellent restaurants, and warm weather year-round to enjoy it all, it's no wonder it's so popular.

In Pictures: 5 Reasons to Move to Lake Arenal, Costa Rica

Located about three hours northwest of San José, Costa Rica's capital, the Arenal region has been drawing eco-minded travelers in search of opportunities in wildlife watching, jungle hiking, water sports, and other activities for decades. But in recent years it's become much more than a tourist destination, attracting an increasing number of expats interested in making permanent homes here. The area is dominated by the 33-square-mile Lake Arenal. Also, looming above the landscape at the east end of the lake, is the 5,479-foot Volcan Arenal, a cone-shaped volcano that is active but not dangerous