$500 a Month Rent and a Quiet Life in a Pacific Coast Beach Town

$500 a Month Rent and a Quiet Life in a Pacific Coast Beach Town

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March 16, 2018

I’m in San Pancho. It’s a quiet late morning in this little seaside community on Mexico’s central Pacific coast, about an hour’s drive north of the tourist hub of Puerto Vallarta. Shops are just opening up. Most restaurants are still closed. And as I walk the beach, all the chairs are empty...

The 7 Greatest Challenges of Moving Overseas And How to Resolve Them

The 7 Greatest Challenges of Moving Overseas And How to Resolve Them

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March 15, 2018

Exchanging your existing life for a brand-new life, in another country, is a really big deal. For many, moving overseas provides a grand and wonderful adventure while significantly reducing living expenses and offering an overall improvement in lifestyle.

Why Puerto Escondido Draws Me Back Every Year

Why Puerto Escondido Draws Me Back Every Year

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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.

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?

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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

5 Countries Where Life is Good on a Social Security Check

5 Countries Where Life is Good on a Social Security Check

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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...