In Photos: Choose Your Lifestyle in These 3 Costa Rican Towns

In Photos: Choose Your Lifestyle in These 3 Costa Rican Towns

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April 4, 2019

Although only the size of West Virginia, Costa Rica offers you a lot of choice when it comes to places to live in terms of landscape, climate, amenities, and lifestyle. Quiet countryside with your own little homestead carved out of the jungle. A bustling beach town with a party every night....

Video: Discover History and Stunning Beauty in Split, Croatia

Video: Discover History and Stunning Beauty in Split, Croatia

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April 3, 2019

Sitting in a café next to the sparkling edge of the blue Adriatic, outside a palace built for a Roman emperor, I catch a glimpse of my ideal retirement lifestyle. With a rich, hot cup of coffee in my hands, golden sunshine filling my vision, and a stimulating conversation with other English-speaking expats, I can Read more...: Video: Discover History and Stunning Beauty in Split, Croatia

My 5 Favorite Seaside Towns in Spain

My 5 Favorite Seaside Towns in Spain

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March 28, 2019

Who doesn’t love a seaside ambience? The tang of salt on the air, the cries of seagulls, and sailboats rocking at their moorings… And in Spain, where seaside locations so often come with plentiful sunshine, sandy beaches, warm days, and sea breezes, they can be especially appealing. Here are five of my favorite seaside towns in Spain...

The Pleasures of Getting Lost in Montmartre, Paris

The Pleasures of Getting Lost in Montmartre, Paris

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March 24, 2019

There I was, sipping a lovely white wine from grapes grown within 100 yards of where I stood at a community wine festival. You might think I’d gone off the beaten track to some remote corner of France where timeless traditions still hold sway... but I was in fact, right bang in the middle of one of Paris’ popular tourist areas—the bohemian quarter of Montmartre.

Living My Passion in Mérida, Mexico With Rent from $250 a Month

Living My Passion in Mérida, Mexico With Rent from $250 a Month

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March 23, 2019

For the past seven years, since transplanting herself to the historic and beautiful city of Mérida (the capital of the state of Yucatán), Linda has immersed herself in the history of the area and of the indigenous Maya people who have inhabited this region for millennia.