Having read many successful stories in International Living magazine over the years about people seeking a better life while living abroad, my partner, Damon, and I chose to throw our hat in the ring and see if the life of roving retirees was for us. We set ourselves a budget of $1,800 a month to see if it was possible to establish a life of nomadic adventurers while living abroad. We sold everything and didn’t look back.
Having dedicated 30 years of their lives to enriching the education of children in Southern Arizona, Allison and Jeff Spencer knew the time was right to make a change for themselves and enrich their own lives. They decided to do this in the beautifully lush and green countryside of Nuevo Arenal, in the Guanacaste Province of Costa Rica...
Arriving in Salinas, Ecuador, one of the first things you can’t help but notice is the dazzling array of colors that paint the waters lining this relaxing coastal community.
When my partner, Damon, and I decided to call it quits and start living our lives as roaming retirees, our friends and family thought we were crazy. We decided to sell everything and head out into the world on the journey of a lifetime. We didn’t have much except some smart investments to fund our Read more...: Living a Retired Life is Easy and Affordable in Cuenca, Ecuador
My partner Damon and I recently challenged ourselves with the notion of a life where we could live more simply and affordably. We had come to realize that the ongoing race to keep up with the Joneses was not only tiring, but also never ending.
Jillian Feibusch knew early on that there was a better life to be had other than living in the craziness of the San Francisco Bay Area. "I was working as a makeup artist for Chanel. Because of the high cost of living, daily commute, health issues, and the intense desire to do something more with my life, I moved to Costa Rica so I could breathe," she says.