The Pros and Cons of Living on a Caribbean Island in Belize

The Pros and Cons of Living on a Caribbean Island in Belize

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March 13, 2017

A popular question we receive from readers is, “What are the pros and cons of living on an island?” Since 2008 I have lived full-time on the island of Ambergris Caye, so I’m in a strong position to address this question. Here are a few pros and cons of living on one of Belize’s most Read more...: The Pros and Cons of Living on a Caribbean Island in Belize

Where in Central America should a single woman retire to and why?

Where in Central America should a single woman retire to and why?

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January 23, 2017

It would be great if you published articles for those of us single women in our 60’s wanting to retire to places like Panama, Yucatan, Roatan, Belize. All your articles are for couples – what about the very large population of single women who want to retire to a sunny climate in central America? Where Read more...: Where in Central America should a single woman retire to and why?

“Is it difficult to obtain a visa and/or residency for the countries in Asia that you cover?”

“Is it difficult to obtain a visa and/or residency for the countries in Asia that you cover?”

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January 12, 2017

I want to retire on a beach in Asia and have not fully committed to any one country yet and a lot will depend on the difficulty obtaining a visa. I will have an income of $1500 per month and want to live somewhere relatively close to the beach. Is it difficult to obtain a Read more...: “Is it difficult to obtain a visa and/or residency for the countries in Asia that you cover?”

“What tips would your experts give to me as I plan my retirement overseas?”

“What tips would your experts give to me as I plan my retirement overseas?”

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November 4, 2016

I  am starting my research into retiring overseas but I am still not sure what country I am going to move to. I am still finalising my budget and deciding what needs I have in relation to climate, healthcare, etc. My question is what tips would your experts give to me as I plan my Read more...: “What tips would your experts give to me as I plan my retirement overseas?”

Where can we live our dream by the beach on $2100 a month?

Where can we live our dream by the beach on $2100 a month?

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October 4, 2016

Hi IL, We are a couple in our 60’s and we really have our heart set on moving to a beautiful beach with a nice relaxed lifestyle. We have a reasonable social security and will not need to be spending money on a car and it’s running costs. We have been looking at all your Read more...: Where can we live our dream by the beach on $2100 a month?

Where Can I Find Short Term Rentals in Arequipa, Peru?

Where Can I Find Short Term Rentals in Arequipa, Peru?

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September 22, 2016

What resources would you recommend to find short term rentals (1-3 months, furnished) in Arequipa, Peru? We are interested in exploring the area as a retirement possibility, but don’t know where to look. Where Can I Find Short Term Rentals in Arequipa, Peru? Thanks! Diane Steve LePoidevin – Peru Correspondent Hi Diane, This Steve LePoidevin, Read more...: Where Can I Find Short Term Rentals in Arequipa, Peru?

Is the Visa and Residency Process Difficult For Vietnam?

Is the Visa and Residency Process Difficult For Vietnam?

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September 21, 2016

Hello: I am interested in moving to Vietnam. I am looking for info on gaining my visa and residency for the country. Is the process difficult? What is the best way to get my move to Vietnam started? Thanks, Arnold Wendy Justice – Vietnam Correspondent Dear Arnold, Thanks so much for your question. It sounds Read more...: Is the Visa and Residency Process Difficult For Vietnam?

“Where should we retire in the Ecuador Highlands?”

“Where should we retire in the Ecuador Highlands?”

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June 27, 2016

My wife and I have a pension of $1,400 and some savings. We are looking to retire in cooler highlands but also want to be within a couple hours away by bus to a nice beach area. Wish to rent not buy a house (with a garden) close to a mid size town. No kids. Also I am an English teacher - can I find work in an University or other - over the age of 65 in Ecuador?...