Guatemala Beaches: In Search of Better Beaches on Guatemala’s Trio of Lakes

Guatemala Beaches: In Search of Better Beaches on Guatemala’s Trio of Lakes

By |
October 31, 2020

The beaches in the Central American country of Guatemala are not as well known for their beauty as those of its neighbors. Its Pacific coast is rugged, with a definite rustic charm, but lacks infrastructure. On the other side of the country, Guatemala’s small frontage on the Caribbean Sea is treasured as...

Two Weeks in Ecuador: Touring Quito, Cuenca, and Salinas

Two Weeks in Ecuador: Touring Quito, Cuenca, and Salinas

By |
October 30, 2020

A lot has been written about Ecuador as a great retirement destination—and deservedly so. With mountains, beaches, and everything in between it is a land of an amazingly diverse range of comfortable climates and relaxed lifestyle opportunities. Perhaps overlooked in all of this is the fact that Ecuador is also a fantastic tourist destination...

Top 10 Things To Do in Belize

Top 10 Things To Do in Belize

By |
October 29, 2020

If you’re planning your first trip to Belize it can be hard to decide what to do, given there are so many choices. Here’s a list of the top 10 activities to consider when planning your trip: 1. Visit a Mayan Ruin. Remnants of the amazing Mayan civilization have been found throughout Belize. After all, Belize was the center of the Mundo Maya. It’s a special treat to explore one of the unique ruins and step back in time. In the Cayo you have a choice of touring Xunantunich, Cahal Pech, or Caracol. If in Corozal, check out Santa Rita or Cerros. Even if you stay on Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker you can take a boat trip and tour of Lamanai or Altun Ha.

How to Move Out of the U.S.

How to Move Out of the U.S.

By |
October 27, 2020

Many Americans have found a better quality of life…for less…by moving to any number of prime locations around the globe, from Latin America to Europe to Asia, and everywhere in between. There are no shortage of spots where a retired couple can live well on $2,000 a month. You’ll find good quality medical care...

My 5 Favorite Seaside Towns in Spain

My 5 Favorite Seaside Towns in Spain

By |
October 25, 2020

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...

10 Foods to Try in Bali

10 Foods to Try in Bali

By |
October 24, 2020

Eating local food in Bali is inexpensive. For a truly local experience choose a warung, which is a basic restaurant serving traditional foods and mixture of basic western meals. Or visit one of the many local food markets and you’ll be surprised how little your meal will cost...

Blaxit: 5 Black American Expats Share Their Experiences Living Overseas

Blaxit: 5 Black American Expats Share Their Experiences Living Overseas

By |
October 22, 2020

For a growing number of frustrated Black Americans, the biggest issue is race, and how they are treated as a person of color at home and abroad. If you aren’t sure about where you should go or what to expect when you get there, we’re here to help. We’ve reached out to our network of correspondents and contributors...