Are There Good Assisted Living Facilities in Spain?

Are There Good Assisted Living Facilities in Spain?

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June 6, 2023

Families in Spain traditionally cared for elders at home, so assisted living facilities are a relatively recent development. However, since most women are now working and Spain’s population is aging, senior care residencies are proliferating rapidly. All along the Mediterranean coast, developers are responding to a growing market by building “senior resorts”...

What Assisted Living Options Are There in Costa Rica?

What Assisted Living Options Are There in Costa Rica?

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June 3, 2023

With the steady influx of expats, tourists, and foreign influence, some assisted living facilities have popped in Costa Rica, in and around the capital of San José in the Central Valley. It’s important to note the facilities themselves and the care available could be very different from a traditional assisted living facility you would be accustomed to finding back home.

Our Burgundy Vacation Home is the Stuff of Fiction

Our Burgundy Vacation Home is the Stuff of Fiction

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May 27, 2023

"I am going to live here someday," my sister Kelly said as we stepped off the train in the little town of Beaune, a picturesque walled town in the heart of Burgundy’s wine country. Kelly and I had visited France a lot over the years—it was a country we both loved. We’d come to Burgundy to meet our friend Tom who’d bought a cottage in the region...

Nafplio: A Little-Known Venetian Escape in Greece

Nafplio: A Little-Known Venetian Escape in Greece

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May 25, 2023

With a coffee in hand, I walk onto my sprawling terrace, where I can see the castle of Pelamidi on top of the cliffs. It imparts a mystical ambience over the romantic Venetian old town of Nafplio, the coastal Greek city I call home when I’m in Europe from spring to fall. It’s the beginning of May, the temperature is already in the 70s F, and the birds are chirping!