Which Golden Visa Is Right for You — Spain or Portugal?

Which Golden Visa Is Right for You — Spain or Portugal?

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September 29, 2022

Several European countries offer the option of obtaining legal residence through investment—often investment in real estate—in the country. These so-called “Golden Visa programs” aim at offering citizens of non-European Union countries a legal (and easy) way to gain residence and access to the EU. Here are the programs in two popular countries...

Two New Yorkers Find an Active, Fun Life in Malta

Two New Yorkers Find an Active, Fun Life in Malta

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September 26, 2022

“We were drawn particularly to Sliema,” Gail explains, “because it is just a five-minute ferry ride to Valletta. We heard that St. Julian’s (also popular for expats) is more touristy and clubby, and Sliema is more residential.” Once the apartment lease was signed, Gail and Saul returned to New York City and proceeded to sell everything or give it away.

Crete and Corfu: For a Healthy, Simple, Greek Island Retirement

Crete and Corfu: For a Healthy, Simple, Greek Island Retirement

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September 24, 2022

Today, the birthplace of democracy can still be a messy place—just as it increasingly is across the U.S., the United Kingdom, and elsewhere. But this, too, is Greece: A country so beautiful, calm, relaxing— and so relatively inexpensive—that it’s attracting retirees happily trading the messiness elsewhere for the messiness of a more fulfilling...