Why I Love My Friendly, Peaceful Panamanian Neighborhood

Why I Love My Friendly, Peaceful Panamanian Neighborhood

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October 10, 2017

I live in a community called Caimito, between Boquete and David, Panama. We are the only expats in the area, and all of my neighbors go out of their way to help in any way they can. They even watch over my house when I’m away. I find it a comfort to know, that there is a land as peaceful and accepting as Panama.

In Photos: An Exotic Paradise Island Home From $595 a Month

In Photos: An Exotic Paradise Island Home From $595 a Month

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October 9, 2017

The tropical island of Penang is a melting pot of cultures, religions, and food. Its easy-going lifestyle is increasingly attractive to expats, and so is the low cost of living there. Kirsten and Mark Raccuia chose to move to Penang for lots of reasons... It’s English-speaking, the locals are friendly and helpful, and the expat community is active and thriving.

Seeing the World Three Months at a Time: My Life as a Roving Retiree

Seeing the World Three Months at a Time: My Life as a Roving Retiree

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September 22, 2017

I look out my bedroom window to watch seagulls soaring below me; what an interesting perspective to view these graceful white birds from above. How my life has changed in the past year. My current apartment in Porto, Portugal, is located on the fourth floor of a building...

We Live on $2,000 a Month and Travel More Since Moving to Medellín

We Live on $2,000 a Month and Travel More Since Moving to Medellín

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September 20, 2017

“Honey, what color is my toothbrush?” You would think that after 36 years of marriage my husband, Mike, would know this. And yet…that is the first thing he asks me as we are unpacking after returning home from a trip. I´d like to blame it on him having a “senior moment.”...