The Ups and Downs of Living in Paradise

The Ups and Downs of Living in Paradise

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July 7, 2018

You’ve probably heard that living in Costa Rica is like living in Paradise, Nirvana, Utopia; heck, I’ve even said it myself. And living in Costa Rica is awesome—but living here is not like vacationing here. It’s not all drinks on the beach and the high-life at the pool. I mean, real life has to go on, right? So what are some of the things...

How Blogging Works and How to Make Money From Blogging

How Blogging Works and How to Make Money From Blogging

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July 3, 2018

Do you dream of ditching the boss...enjoying more freedom in life...and not being ruled by the clock? Do you want the freedom to travel...to take a lazy lunch on a hillside...to savor fine wine and fresh olives in an outdoor café...to spend weeks exploring warm, white-sand beaches? If you answered yes to those questions...

A Life Worth Living for $1,100 a Month in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

A Life Worth Living for $1,100 a Month in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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July 2, 2018

Retiree Alan Read says Playa del Carmen, Mexico is “the easiest place in the world to live.” The Texas transplant spent his financial career traveling the world, before retiring to work with nonprofits in East Texas. His off hours found him playing golf and tennis. Life was good. But something was missing.

How to Find Health and Happiness on a Budget in Latin America

How to Find Health and Happiness on a Budget in Latin America

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June 30, 2018

Over the past year and a half of traveling in Latin America, my wife, Johanne, and I have found a way to live a very healthy lifestyle within a modest budget. Here are a few of our proven secrets. As full-time house- and pet-sitters, not only do we live rent-free, but our assignments usually provide us with a well-equipped kitchen...,

Teaching English in Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam

Teaching English in Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam

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June 28, 2018

With more than one billion people learning English worldwide today, there are huge opportunities for English teachers. In fact, demand for native English teachers and those with experience and/or qualifications is as high as ever. And, these jobs are available in virtually all countries where English is not the first language...