Ecuador Coastal Itinerary: Driving the E15, Ecuador’s “Ruta del Sol”

Ecuador Coastal Itinerary: Driving the E15, Ecuador’s “Ruta del Sol”

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April 20, 2019

Under the leadership of former President Rafael Correa, the Ecuadorean government created the new coastal highway called the Ruta del Sol, or in English, the Route of the Sun. Thanks to that Herculean effort, we can now drive the entire coastline northward from Ecuador’s “Miami Beach,”

Popular Food in Spain

Popular Food in Spain

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April 19, 2019

One of the reasons why Spain is so high up on my list of possible retirement destinations is the food. Although perhaps not as famous as French cuisine, the Spanish have a very rich and delicious food culture.The Spanish eat their main meal at lunchtime and tend to have rather long lunch breaks...

Five Places to Live in Belize; Two to Avoid

Five Places to Live in Belize; Two to Avoid

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April 18, 2019

The English-speaking country of Belize has a lot going for it. For a tiny country, it packs a big wallop when it comes to charm and scenery. For the would-be expat—especially if you're looking for real value—there are many areas deserving of your attention. Places where you can live the laidback, Caribbean lifestyle of your dreams.

10 Things To Do In Italy…for that Uniquely Italian Experience

10 Things To Do In Italy…for that Uniquely Italian Experience

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April 17, 2019

Italy offers endless sights and historical attractions; I could list a hundred just in Rome alone. There’s so much to see no matter where you go. But part of the pleasure of “la dolce vita” is combining sightseeing, with unique only-in-Italy experiences. Here’s my 10 things to do...

Everything You Need to Know About Medicare Overseas

Everything You Need to Know About Medicare Overseas

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April 13, 2019

A lot of people believe that Medicare coverage stops at the border. Happily, they're mistaken.Time and again, I get asked the question, “Can I take my U.S. Medicare coverage with me when I move overseas?” It’s a simple question, but the answer is a little more complex. In effect, the answer is: Yes...