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.”...

“My Cost of Living in Ecuador is One-Fourth What it Was in the U.S.”

“My Cost of Living in Ecuador is One-Fourth What it Was in the U.S.”

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September 19, 2017

"The time for a complete change was long overdue," says Gloria Gilbere, a single 70-year-old, who made her move to Ecuador in the summer of 2016. Even though previously thriving in large, action-packed cities, she now wanted to live in a small town…

A Cool Retirement and Mountain Tranquility in Panama’s Highlands

A Cool Retirement and Mountain Tranquility in Panama’s Highlands

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September 14, 2017

"It's important to feel good in your house…to have the feel of sanctuary," say Mike Devries and his wife Bernie Verhoeven. Four years ago, the couple moved to a gated community in Boquete, Panama from St. Maarten…and have found many reasons to love their new home.