A Dream Home and an Easy Life on Portugal’s Silver Coast

A Dream Home and an Easy Life on Portugal’s Silver Coast

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February 6, 2022

Susan, 60, and her husband, Tom Englehart, 71, have immersed themselves in the culture of Portugal’s Silver Coast for over three years now. But Susan and Tom are no strangers to expat life since Portugal is not where their expat story begins. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Susan worked in the healthcare industry before giving it up to pursue...

Our Panama Dream Home: A Safe Village, a Nearby Beach, and No Mortgage

Our Panama Dream Home: A Safe Village, a Nearby Beach, and No Mortgage

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February 5, 2022

Pedasí is a small and very safe beach village located on the Azuero Peninsula, about 220 miles from Panama City. It’s home to around 300 expats. Within a few miles of the town center there are three beautiful and mostly deserted beaches. There are few homes; no pay to park your car lots, and you can enjoy miles of pristine beaches for long walks...

The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2022

The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2022

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January 1, 2022

If you’re considering retirement abroad, you need information, and you need lots of it. But more than that, you need guidance on how to interpret that information. That’s what we’re here for, and that’s why we’ve compiled the 2022 Annual Global Retirement Index: to help you with the exciting business of choosing where in the world will best suit your needs.

$200-a-Year Property Tax on a Portugal Village Home

$200-a-Year Property Tax on a Portugal Village Home

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December 26, 2021

“We decided to sell our Lisbon apartment and look for a house with some land, but we ended up buying a farm,” Bill says. In central Portugal, the quaint village of Figueiró dos Vinhos is where they found their dream home, casa da lomba. Situated on a large plot of land with fruit trees, vegetation, and even a bio pool, the property offers the couple...