Los Cabos: Mexico’s Gem of the Desert

Los Cabos: Mexico’s Gem of the Desert

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March 16, 2020

Growing up in Southern California in the ‘60s, the rumor was that if you wanted to catch a big marlin, it was easier and cheaper to go to Mexico than to take the usual expensive trip to Hawaii. It didn’t take long before word spread like wildfire that the tip of Baja California was the place to go. By the mid ‘70s, Cabo was born...

10 Best Restaurants in Bali

10 Best Restaurants in Bali

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February 12, 2020

Forty years ago, the island consisted of dirt roads and small beachside warungs, where locals cooked the favorites Nasi Goreng and Babi Guling, but oh-boy, has Bali evolved over the years. Now there are 5-star resorts dotted all over, and amongst the designer stores and local markets, you’ll find upscale restaurants serving the most amazing food.

Exploring the Mysterious and Beautiful Island of Vis, Croatia

Exploring the Mysterious and Beautiful Island of Vis, Croatia

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February 7, 2020

Waves rolled and crashed along the bay’s rocky slopes. The steady roar would crescendo when the waves hit the breakwater, throwing a fine mist into the air. Despite the thunderous cacophony, the waterfront town of Komiža was peaceful and quiet. It was late January on the Croatian island of Vis, and the tourist season was still a few months away...

Where to Take Advantage of Italy’s New Tax Breaks

Where to Take Advantage of Italy’s New Tax Breaks

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January 29, 2020

As if great wine, delicious food, picture-perfect towns brimming with history, and stunning beaches were not enough to make you want to move to Italy, now a low tax rate has been added to make the country even more irresistible. Earlier this year, the Italian government approved a new tax incentive for retired foreigners...

5 Places to Retire to With the World’s Best Climate

5 Places to Retire to With the World’s Best Climate

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January 28, 2020

Scoring a country on its climate is not an easy task, because everyone has their own ideas on what sort of weather they enjoy most. In looking for the countries with the best climate, we assessed not only the hard data—temperatures, rainfall, and humidity—but we also assessed the comfort level of each destination’s climate...

The Cheapest Places in the World to Live in 2020

The Cheapest Places in the World to Live in 2020

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January 14, 2020

Affordability is one of the most important qualities of a great retirement destination, especially if you’re trying to stretch savings, pensions, and Social Security as far as possible. Here are the five countries that score highest in the Cost of Living category of the 2020 Annual Global Retirement Index.