Rent from $350 in Cambodia Leaves Plenty of Money for Expat Activities

Rent from $350 in Cambodia Leaves Plenty of Money for Expat Activities

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June 25, 2017

Wherever you are in the world, rent tends to fall into two categories; either an outrageous burden or a relative joy. In Cambodia paying rent is definitely not a burden thanks in no small part to the reasonably priced properties that are available for expats in places like Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville.

A Laidback Life in Coastal Costa Rica for $1,500 a Month

A Laidback Life in Coastal Costa Rica for $1,500 a Month

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June 24, 2017

I have been living happily in the town of Quepos on Costa Rica’s South Central Pacific Coast for almost nine years. I retired in 2008 at the age of 65 after visiting Costa Rica eight times in the previous five years, always ending up in Quepos and getting more and more comfortable with the lifestyle here.

We Slashed Our Living Expenses in Beautiful, Beachside Jacó

We Slashed Our Living Expenses in Beautiful, Beachside Jacó

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June 22, 2017

My wife, Brenda, and I love our second home in Jacó, Costa Rica. With the beach a block away, and all the amenities we need within walking distance, it is a wonderful place to enjoy the beautiful weather, the exotic tropical plants, and the engaging and vibrant people of Costa Rica.

“If I Had Stayed in the U.S., I’d be Dead Now”

“If I Had Stayed in the U.S., I’d be Dead Now”

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June 20, 2017

“I’m in better shape now than I’ve been in many years,” says Warren Sklar, reflecting on his new life in Ecuador. “I was 140 pounds heavier, I was having a very difficult time controlling my blood pressure with three medications, and my diabetes was pretty much out of control… If I had stayed in the U.S., I’d be dead now.”

3 Unique Towns for Beachside Living on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast

3 Unique Towns for Beachside Living on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast

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June 17, 2017

Among the 2.6 million visitors who come to Costa Rica each year, a big percentage (maybe even the majority) head to the Pacific coast. For good reason: the country’s beaches are among the most beautiful in the world. And there is a large variety of types of beaches and beach communities too.