The Best Towns and Cities to Retire in Mexico and Central America

The Best Towns and Cities to Retire in Mexico and Central America

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September 9, 2020

Central America is a popular choice for retirement for many North Americans. This is not surprising when you consider the great qualities the region has to offer. First off there are the practical aspects, such as its proximity to North America, and its similar range of time zones.

Where are the Best Gay Friendly Countries to Retire/Move to?

Where are the Best Gay Friendly Countries to Retire/Move to?

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May 12, 2020

We’re often asked about racial/religious tolerance and about how accepting the locals are in various countries toward LGBT lifestyles. While you’ll typically find a warm welcome in any of the countries we suggest for expat living, here’s what our experts on the ground had to say about the countries they live in.

Things to Do in Vietnam

Things to Do in Vietnam

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April 11, 2020

One of the reasons why Vietnam has become such a popular destination for tourism is that there is so much to do. Whether you’re exploring unspoiled, hidden beaches, trekking in remote mountains, taking photos of ancient Cham ruins, or simply relaxing at a bia hoi with the locals over a glass of fresh-brewed beer, Vietnam has...

Three Friendly, Vibrant Beach Retreats on Ecuador’s Pacific

Three Friendly, Vibrant Beach Retreats on Ecuador’s Pacific

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April 6, 2020

Extremely affordable, warm all year, less than five hours’ flight time from the U.S.... we’ve been flying the Ecuador flag at International Living for decades. If you’ve been a subscriber for anything more than a few months, you’ll know that we rate the country high on our shortlist of locations worldwide...