If you’re someone who is looking for the conveniences of a good-sized city close to the beach and the mountains, I may have found the sweet spot for you. Especially if you are a trailblazer—someone who would enjoy the experience of immersing yourself in a new language and culture.
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Traditionally a quiet, unassuming beach town, Hopkins, in southern Belize has in recent years become a must-visit place for many visitors to the country. There are many reasons for this growth in popularity, from its ideal location to many southern mainland tours...
Mention the word “Caribbean” and most people think of places like Aruba, the Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and other tourist-rich dollops of sand. The region conjures well-deserved images of crystal-clear waters and white-sand beaches. And there’s no question: If you like sun and sand, these islands are great for a vacation. But move there? Most folks assume it’s just too expensive and don’t give it another thought.
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.