Stone jars of all sizes were scattered among the low hills, rice paddies, and forest. Many were almost six-and-a-half feet high, others barely came up to our knees. How they got here is anybody’s guess; their origins and purpose are shrouded in mystery...
One of the best things about living in Hanoi, Vietnam, for the last five years is how perfect the city is as a base for exploring the north of the country. Along with vibrant, bustling cities, soaring mountains etched with ancient terraced rice paddies...
One of my favorite ways to start the day is with a stroll to my favorite patisserie, O’Douceurs. A pretty little spot, with comfortable couches, where a perfectly prepared, frothy latte and a flaky just-baked chocolate croissant, get my morning off to the best start.
Ron Piltzer’s house has a perfectly manicured front yard and patio. The 1,200-square-foot house has two large bedrooms, a large kitchen, a gorgeous tiled bathroom, and a large living room and dining room. The attractive, high-quality furnishings are rich with tropical hardwoods.
Vietnam stretches for more than 1,100 miles from north to south, and the climate ranges from cool-weather pine forests in the Central Highlands and the far north to steamy tropical jungles in the south. You’ll find that any time of the year is a good time to see all that this geographically diverse country has to offer.
Expat Judith Gold, 68, never runs out of places to explore on Bali, the tropical island she calls home. “I love to go to all the different waterfalls. It seems to be never-ending. I hear about new ones all the time,” she says.
Vietnam is one of the most scenic countries I have ever explored. No matter where I go, I’ll find something beautiful, odd, or just different than anything I’ve ever seen before.
One of my favorite ways to start the day here in Hanoi is to head over to the nearby French patisserie, where I can wake up with a perfectly prepared frothy latte and a flaky fresh-baked chocolate croissant or a warm baguette.
Randy and Swelaine Bartley moved to Johor Bahru in 2013, with an eye to opening a business. The couple had never been to Malaysia before, but they heard through the grapevine that there were opportunities for expat business there.
When my husband David and I decided to retire, we had no idea where we would end up. We purchased one-way tickets from the U.S. to Hong Kong and planned to travel, staying in each place until it wasn’t fun any longer.