Top 10 Cities of Peru

Top 10 Cities of Peru

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October 22, 2018

Peru has long been a popular tourist destination thanks to the popularity of the ancient mountaintop citadel of Machu Picchu, and its other fascinating archaeological sites. The growing reputation of its diverse cuisine is also attracting foodies from around the globe to sample a wide variety of ingredients from the sea, jungle, and mountains...

Bologna, Italy: 5 Free Things to do While Visiting This Historic City

Bologna, Italy: 5 Free Things to do While Visiting This Historic City

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October 18, 2018

In recent years Bologna, the lively historic capital of northern Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, has welcomed a record number of visitors and has become firmly fixed on the map as an expat destination. It boasts the oldest university in the world...

Is Roatán Safe?

Is Roatán Safe?

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October 16, 2018

Having now lived outside the U.S. for nearly seven years, I am frequently asked by my friends back in the States if living outside the U.S. is safe. That prompts an internal chuckle that I find tough to stifle...

What is the Meaning of Pura Vida?

What is the Meaning of Pura Vida?

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October 4, 2018

We’ve had a lot of questions about the meaning and origins of the Costa Rican phrase Pura Vida. Our Costa Rica country correspondents give their thoughts on Pura Vida and what it means to them. The Meaning of Pura Vida If there were only one Spanish phrase to learn before coming to Costa Rica, it Read more...: What is the Meaning of Pura Vida?