When my wife, Nancy, and I decided to move to Peru, we didn’t have a lot of interest in seeking out those places where huge expat communities were already thriving. Maybe we are pioneers at heart.
It has been my experience that retiring after years of hard work, as well as raising a family and running a home, requires a huge change of mindset. Too often new retirees, especially those who retire overseas, find themselves at loose ends...
Scoring a country on its climate is difficult, because everyone has their own ideas on what sort of weather they enjoy most. In the 2019 Annual Global Retirement Index, the countries that claim the best climate in the world all offer a variety of options to retirees...
Connecticut native Beth is a prime example of someone who left her expensive life in the U.S. behind for a more affordable one in Panama that saved her a total of $15,000 a year.
Panama is one such place where there is rivalry in politics, sure, but where, in general, life goes on pretty uninterrupted from election to election.
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.