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,”

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.

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...

Colonial Secrets: Central Mexico’s Unknown Beautiful Cities

Colonial Secrets: Central Mexico’s Unknown Beautiful Cities

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April 7, 2019

If you know anything about colonial Mexico, you’ve probably heard of San Miguel and Guanajuato. But Central Mexico is dotted with numerous other flat-out gorgeous cities that tourists—and even expats—rarely visit. These gems are virtually unknown outside of Mexico...