5 Months on the Road Discovering Europe’s Best Culinary Delights

5 Months on the Road Discovering Europe’s Best Culinary Delights

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October 13, 2019

When we visit Europe, we naturally expect the kind of dining experiences we see in the movies: a quaint bistro, a warm welcome from a genial chef, plates piled high with chicken parmesan so good it makes us weep, and a check that's half what we’d pay for a fast-food burger back home...

France Itinerary: A Journey Through Southern France

France Itinerary: A Journey Through Southern France

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October 11, 2019

Over the years, my wife, Joni, and I had travelled throughout France, usually staying a couple of weeks looking for the right place for our retirement. Each time, realizing even more that our retirement would eventually lead us back to France. But where? We had looked at Paris, delightful and exciting, but ultimately too expensive...

Italy Itinerary: A Journey Through Southern Italy

Italy Itinerary: A Journey Through Southern Italy

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October 10, 2019

When my husband, Keith and I were invited to a wedding on the beach in Puglia, Italy—Margherita di Savoia, to be exact—we decided to make a road trip out of it. Our trip was an ambitious undertaking, including travel from Portugal, through Spain and France, visiting 23 cities in 21 days. But my aim is not to exhaust but entice you to explore...

Traveling Light: How to Travel for Months at a Time with One Small Bag

Traveling Light: How to Travel for Months at a Time with One Small Bag

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October 9, 2019

“When you travel light, your travel becomes more streamlined and flexible. You don’t wait for checked bags or contend with lost luggage. You don’t always need a taxi or other transportation to move your things. You can walk a kilometer or two with your bags,” explains Evelin...

Save Up to 80% on Your Dental Care and Take a Vacation

Save Up to 80% on Your Dental Care and Take a Vacation

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October 8, 2019

It’s no secret that the price of dental care in the U.S. is out of control. For many, dental insurance is quite limited in what it covers, meaning half or more of the cost for procedures is paid out of pocket. Yearly insurance limits are generally around $1,500—which doesn’t cover much when you get into serious treatments...

5 Expat-friendly Balkan Nations Ideal for Roving Retirees

5 Expat-friendly Balkan Nations Ideal for Roving Retirees

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October 6, 2019

North Americans are Discovering Whole New Worlds in Ultra-Affordable Eastern Europe. These days, ‘retiring abroad’ is no longer simply about (a) picking a country, (b) buying a property, and (c) shifting your family and belongings overseas. With the current surge in foreign housesitting opportunities, online freelancing work...