Ascoli Piceno: A Livable Italian City With Homes From $180,000

Ascoli Piceno: A Livable Italian City With Homes From $180,000

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July 24, 2018

I’ll see your town in Provence and raise you one splendid city built of travertine limestone in Italy. I’m sure the ingrained rumors of French indifference toward foreigners aren’t really true, especially in Provence, where warm smiles and genuine hospitality are the norm. But Italy—ah, la bella Italia...

The Best Cities in Panama

The Best Cities in Panama

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July 24, 2018

Some expats come to Panama in search of adventure, or a quality retirement destination, others seek to take advantage of Panama as a business destination. Whatever you are looking for, you will find it here in Panama, and most likely in one of its cities. In Panama, cities are mainly positioned along the Pan-American Highway...

This Isn’t Retirement, This is a Whole New Life in Italy

This Isn’t Retirement, This is a Whole New Life in Italy

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July 16, 2018

Have you ever wondered what you are going to do in retirement? Where you might want to live? What your days will be like? We began our “Retirement Journey” in 2015 at the IL Conference in Cancun, Mexico. My wife, Shonna, and I had been reading International Living for over four years by then, and the IL conference not only spurred our desire to move overseas...

7 Things to Do in Panama City That Will Surprise You

7 Things to Do in Panama City That Will Surprise You

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July 13, 2018

Panama stands out among the world’s top expat destinations, due to its solid infrastructure, First World amenities, beautiful beaches, and proximity to the U.S. But, there is so much more to this country than meets the eye. Panama City for example offers every option, for the foodie, culture vulture, or tree hugger in all of us...

“What countries offer the best tax benefits for potential retirees/expats that reside there?”

“What countries offer the best tax benefits for potential retirees/expats that reside there?”

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June 27, 2018

Are there any countries that I should look at or any that I should avoid in relation to incentives/packages for retirees? What countries offer the best tax benefits for potential retirees/expats that reside there? In many countries all over the world you can live better for less. But as well as offering a lower cost of Read more...: “What countries offer the best tax benefits for potential retirees/expats that reside there?”

Affordable Italy: 3 Best Retirement Regions

Affordable Italy: 3 Best Retirement Regions

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June 26, 2018

Who wouldn’t want to live in Italy, Europe’s most intriguing and seductive country? Just think of its warmth, style, and wonderful food...its excitable people and their zest for life...its art treasures and the architectural glories of its magnificent past. Even if you’ve never been there, Italy is one of those...

Should we retire in Costa Rica or Panama?

Should we retire in Costa Rica or Panama?

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June 8, 2018

My husband and I are starting to consider seriously retiring in either of Costa Rica or Panama in the next couple of years. We need a country with easily accessible and excellent healthcare, plus one to which our Canadian pensions are easily portable. Our combined retirement income would amount to approximately $2100.00 net per month. Read more...: Should we retire in Costa Rica or Panama?