Dia de Muertos (day of the dead) is one of Mexico’s most famous religious traditions and takes place every year on November 1 and 2. It is not a “Mexican Halloween” as some may think, in fact, it has nothing to do with this American tradition...
Not surprisingly, Europe delivers strongly on healthcare; in each of our five picks, you’ll find healthcare professionals and facilities of a world-class standard. But perhaps more surprisingly, the care on offer in these countries won’t leave you counting pennies.
Cruise a river past the terraced landscape of one of Portugal’s finest wine-growing regions. View a Gothic church with 650 pounds of gold plating. Step back in time at Portugal’s best-preserved Roman ruins, and experience interactively the history of the nation’s capital...
It’s been two years since Dean Kaufman took early retirement and set off overseas, and taking the time to visit and revisit his chosen spot—the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai—in the run-up to his move definitely paid off.“The number one thing that drew me to Thailand is the people,” says Dean, 48.
Steven King says the cost of having his entire wardrobe tailor-made for him in Cambodia has set him back far less than the price of a single off-the-rack, brand-name suit back home.
“I can live like a king here,” says 82-year-old veteran Joe Martin of his adopted hometown of Sanur on the island of Bali. “The cost of living is marvelous, especially for someone like me who is here on a pension.”
When Bel was looking for a spot to settle in overseas, top of her essential criteria list was safety. When she landed in Cozumel, she knew she had found the expat safe haven of her dreams. It's just one of the reasons she calls this picture-perfect island home.
Kacie Crisp lives in Cayo, the Belizean district on the western edge of this very narrow country, 60 miles and several light-years from the coast and islands, and 10 miles or less from the Guatemalan border.
Surrounded by the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea and only eight miles off the coast of Cancún, Isla (as the locals call it) enjoys traditional Caribbean weather, with plenty of sunshine.
Gozo enjoys around 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, one of the highest figures in Europe. Plus, the expat community is tight-knit and welcoming, and everyone speaks English.