Buy in Quito, Ecuador from $46,000; or Rent for $400

Buy in Quito, Ecuador from $46,000; or Rent for $400

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December 2, 2012

Every time you turn around, another travel piece appears about Ecuador’s capital city, Quito. Mainstream travel writers, it seems, are just now discovering what we’ve known for years… that the city is a worthy destination that blends new and old in alluring ways. It doesn’t hurt that Quito is one of the world’s most affordable cities.

New Zealand: The Best Place to Find Sun All Winter

New Zealand: The Best Place to Find Sun All Winter

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November 29, 2012

I’m just back from New Zealand and the lazy days of early summer in the southern hemisphere. I’m wishing I could have stayed the entire season. No apologies for using capitals: This was The Best Trip Ever. Right now, I’m longing for another day on a fishing boat and lunch under a winery’s leafy trellis. I want to loll in a hot pool listening to the birdsong of the bush...

Five Reasons You Should Move to Uruguay

Five Reasons You Should Move to Uruguay

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October 20, 2012

Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital, intrigued me with its historic architecture, plazas, and café culture. Punta del Este, South America’s premier beach resort, awakened my senses, with its beautiful beaches and endless menu of activities. The Rocha region, with its palm tree-dotted prairies and pristine Atlantic beaches, filled me with primal wonder.