Why Puerto Escondido Draws Me Back Every Year

Why Puerto Escondido Draws Me Back Every Year

By |
March 12, 2018

As a part-time expat, I spend my winters in Mexico. And, while I have a home on the central Pacific coast, there’s another part of this vast, varied country that I’m drawn back to visit year after year, thanks to its affordability, beauty, cleanliness, people, and great vibe. It’s the town of Puerto Escondido in the state of Oaxaca.

The Trick to Buying Affordable Property in Punta del Este, Uruguay

The Trick to Buying Affordable Property in Punta del Este, Uruguay

By |
March 10, 2018

Punta del Este, less than two hours from Uruguay’s elegant capital of Montevideo, has long been the most fashionable beach resort in South America. An apartment sold here a few years back for $7.2 million… but believe it or not, you can still find a nice condo in a coveted Punta del Este neighborhood for less than $150,000. There’s a secret to buying affordably here. And it’s simple.

Top Beach Town Salinas or “Cultural Capital” Loja…Which Ecuadorian locale is Right for You?

Top Beach Town Salinas or “Cultural Capital” Loja…Which Ecuadorian locale is Right for You?

By |
March 9, 2018

Ecuador is an incredibly diverse country. Even though it is only about the size of Colorado, it has many distinct eco-systems, several cultural groups, and landscapes from beaches to some of the tallest mountains in the world…and everything in between

Rent in Thailand from $400 a Month

Rent in Thailand from $400 a Month

By |
March 9, 2018

Thailand is one of Asia’s most popular countries for expats. It’s safe, women can travel alone without problems, the cost of living is low, and getting a retirement visa is simple. But buying property is tricky. Which is why so many expats in Asia rent instead of buy. Renting is easy, affordable, and sometimes the only way to live in a country. Plus, if you want to move on and try out a new place, you just pack up and hit the road.

5 Countries Where Life is Good on a Social Security Check

5 Countries Where Life is Good on a Social Security Check

By |
March 8, 2018

If you’re of retirement age and you’ve decided to retire overseas, lucky you. And smart you. Not only are you about to embark on an adventure of a lifetime, but you’ve likely made a very wise decision. Because almost anywhere you might settle will surely cost less than living in the U.S. these days...