Wayne has been in Ecuador for four years now, so he knows the country well but he’s still excited to get out and explore whenever he can. And from his home base in Quito, he’s in the perfect spot to do just that.
With the heady fragrance of fresh truffle wafting from the kitchen, my mouth waters as I await the plate of handmade tagliolini pasta that will soon be coming my way, while sunlight filters onto the patio. It’s easy to think that this is the perfect Italian hill town...
Most expats who consider moving to Belize dream of living near the Caribbean Sea on a beach. Fortunately for them, Belize offers several beach lifestyle options. Right now, the three most popular beach areas expats settle are Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker, and the Placencia Peninsula. Here's a quick peek at each of these popular beach retreats... Ambergris Caye is the island that I've called home for the past six years—and I'm not the only one who has discovered its charms.
While Cotacachi is a small Ecuadorian mountain town, with the low cost of living you would expect to come with that, it has a decidedly international feel you might not expect.
U.S. expat Paul swapped his stressful life back home for one of beautiful weather and low costs on the Brazilian coast.
Canadian expat Christine switched to a plant-based diet for health reasons, and she finds that it doesn’t impact her enjoyment of life in Lakeside, around Mexico’s Lake Chapala, one bit.
Mention the word “Caribbean” and most people think of places like Aruba, the Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and other tourist-rich dollops of sand. The region conjures well-deserved images of crystal-clear waters and white-sand beaches. And there’s no question: If you like sun and sand, these islands are great for a vacation. But move there? Most folks assume it’s just too expensive and don’t give it another thought.
Bob has had plenty of experience with the healthcare system in Costa Rica, and he’s found it to be not only much more affordable than back home, but of great quality too.
Honestly, there aren’t many places as vacation-perfect as Costa Rica. In only 45 minutes we can be on top of the highest volcano in the country—Volcán Irazú—so high that on a clear day you can see both the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east.
The lakes of Chile’s Zona Sur (Lake District), with their backdrop of snow-covered Andes Mountains, offer a beautifully tranquil setting for a rural retirement. South Carolina natives Lori and Jim chose the region for its beauty, peacefulness, and safety.