Part-Time Living on a Historic Greek Island for $1,000 a Month

Part-Time Living on a Historic Greek Island for $1,000 a Month

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May 27, 2017

Growing up in suburban Vancouver, I always wanted to live in a village. The kind of village where houses fit so snugly together that, if you’re on a hillside overlooking the sea, the adjoining staircases and tongue-and-grooved patios and eaves save you from tumbling headlong to the shore.

Own For $55,000 and Rent For $400 a Month in Loja, Ecuador

Own For $55,000 and Rent For $400 a Month in Loja, Ecuador

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May 22, 2017

I live on a sizeable quinta (a villa or small estate) near Loja—deep in southern Ecuador. Here the weather is so mild, I live in the open air year-round. Being so near the equator means the temperature never gets too cold, while the Andean elevation keeps the air from ever getting unbearably hot.

Live Life to the Fullest on Costa Rica’s Gold Coast

Live Life to the Fullest on Costa Rica’s Gold Coast

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May 15, 2017

“Gold Coast” is synonymous with an idyllic beach paradise. Among the few stretches of coastline on the planet that share this nickname is Costa Rica’s northern Pacific coast. And deservedly so. For me—and the thousands of expats who call this region home—this is beach living at its best.