Living Under Lockdown in Argentina

Living Under Lockdown in Argentina

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July 24, 2020

Raise your hand if you had ‘global pandemic’ on your things-that-might-happen-while-traveling-abroad checklist. We certainly didn’t. But here we are, idling in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina, since March 20, waiting for the planet to reboot. It has been especially challenging for us since our travel plan involves...

A Beachside Apartment That Pays Its Own Way

A Beachside Apartment That Pays Its Own Way

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July 22, 2020

I’d flown to Uruguay to meet several American expats who’d retired to the small South American country, and as part of that trip I arranged to meet a real estate friend I’ve known for years, Sancho Santayana, who runs 360 Terra International Realty. I wanted to spend a morning touring various apartments in Punta del Este...

How to Move Out of the U.S.

How to Move Out of the U.S.

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July 21, 2020

Many Americans have found a better quality of life…for less…by moving to any number of prime locations around the globe, from Latin America to Europe to Asia, and everywhere in between. There are no shortage of spots where a retired couple can live well on $2,000 a month. You’ll find good quality medical care...

Seven Places to Retire in Portugal for Under $30,000 per Year

Seven Places to Retire in Portugal for Under $30,000 per Year

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July 19, 2020

There is a magical undercurrent that pervades Portugal, a sense of a carefully preserved past. Golden beaches with sparkling clean waters line the western and southern coastlines. Flower-filled meadows stretch toward sloping hills, then rise to mountain bluffs crowned by a 12th-century castle...

How to Sail Croatia’s Adriatic Coast for Less

How to Sail Croatia’s Adriatic Coast for Less

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July 18, 2020

The island of Vis, off Croatia’s Dalmatian coast, isn’t as well-known as it deserves to be. The island’s main seaside town was first settled by Greek colonists from Sicily around 2,300 years ago. Since then, it has seen prominence as a harbor for both the Romans and the Venetians. Its elegant Venetian architecture is...