World’s Best Places for “Digital Nomads” Over 50

World’s Best Places for “Digital Nomads” Over 50

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June 22, 2022

It’s our list of the world’s best places to go if you’ve got the flexibility of a laptop job and you’re ready to relax, take it easy, and start earning from a beautiful, interesting, lower-cost spot overseas. In this report, we give you our picks for the top 10 places in the world to earn a portable income. We compare them across a list of categories that includes cost of living...

Surfers, Templars, and €170,000 Homes on Portugal’s Silver Coast

Surfers, Templars, and €170,000 Homes on Portugal’s Silver Coast

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June 20, 2022

Peniche on Portugal’s Silver Coast has the best waves I’ve ever seen. Huge waves. Fast, barreling waves. The kind that will whip you off your feet. Tube waves that surfers travel half-way across the world to find. Indeed, surfers are everywhere. Tall, bronzed, with chiseled good looks. Barefoot and bare-chested. But I didn’t come here to surf. For the past few days, I’ve been...

Profit in France’s “Second Cities”

Profit in France’s “Second Cities”

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June 19, 2022

There are many incredible cities that can offer an alternative for Northern Europeans and North Americans weary of the crowds and seeking something more authentic. I call these "second cities." They're not the first port of call for first time visitors, but they are destinations that can offer just as much to see and do, without the crowds, and also a lot cheaper than...

Peaceful, Perfect-Weather Algarve in Olhão, Portugal

Peaceful, Perfect-Weather Algarve in Olhão, Portugal

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June 18, 2022

Olhão is in the eastern Algarve, between Faro and the Spanish border. It's a proper working town, with a historic center that has a charm all of its own…and hints of north Africa at its core. The old town is a warren of small streets with square white-washed homes and flat roof terraces. With my lunch companion's words ringing in my head, I set off to explore this "nice place."

What I Learned From the Worst Café in Lisbon

What I Learned From the Worst Café in Lisbon

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June 13, 2022

This is Lisbon in June and the busy summer tourist season is in full swing. That means that if you don't want to wait in a queue or put your name on a waitlist, you need to compromise. (It took me a good 30 minutes to find my Pollock jewel.) Ten years ago, an establishment like this would have been far more commonplace. But today it's the exception. A relic from Lisbon's...