Leave the Rat Race Behind on Sumptuous Bali

Leave the Rat Race Behind on Sumptuous Bali

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December 10, 2018

There was a time when Mondays meant returning to a workplace I despised. Never-ending phone calls, meetings, and workdays that began at 6 a.m. and ended 12 hours later. Fast-forward just over two years, and along with my husband, Rob, I’m living the dream in Bali. We sold our house, our two cars, and most of our belongings to run away from home...

Finding the Time to Relax, Live Better, and Make Music in Portugal

Finding the Time to Relax, Live Better, and Make Music in Portugal

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December 8, 2018

I have to stop pinching myself… I’m getting little black and blue spots all over my body. That’s maybe stretching it a bit, but waking up in Lagos, Portugal, is pretty amazing for numerous reasons. About 20 years ago, I came down with a bad case of wanderlust. Luckily, it’s not life threatening…in fact, it’s life enhancing...

Good Value and Easy: Overlooked Lima

Good Value and Easy: Overlooked Lima

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December 5, 2018

Few tourists stay in Lima, Peru, for long. For most, the capital city is where you spend a few hours at the airport or bus terminal, waiting for your connection to more rural and picturesque parts of the country. The best-known temptations of this ancient land are farther south: Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco, or the Spanish colonial city of Arequipa...

Celebrating Nature in Belize’s Rugged Toledo District

Celebrating Nature in Belize’s Rugged Toledo District

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November 27, 2018

Belize offers expats the opportunity to live in picturesque ocean communities for a fraction of the cost they would pay back home. These locations house many expat communities and, as such, provide most of the amenities you’d expect to have in your hometown. Expats frequently live quite comfortably on a budget of $2,000 or more per month.

Where to Find the Best Beaches in Belize

Where to Find the Best Beaches in Belize

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November 27, 2018

Belize is well-known for its famous Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, second only to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. For decades adventurous scuba divers and anglers have vacationed in Belize, in pursuit of their favorite marine sports. But this tiny country also has some fine beaches. But they aren't always obvious to the first-time tourist...