Traveling Safely Post-Pandemic

Traveling Safely Post-Pandemic

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November 9, 2021

As the world slowly opens up and we yearn to travel again, the first thing to consider before you book that getaway is your own health. With travel comes risk for exposure to the COVID-19 virus, and good underlying health means a safer journey. We asked Shane McCarthy D.O., who has over 20 years’ experience as a primary care physician, for advice and tips to help you travel safely in the future.

Crete and Corfu: For a Healthy, Simple, Greek Island Retirement

Crete and Corfu: For a Healthy, Simple, Greek Island Retirement

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November 5, 2021

Today, the birthplace of democracy can still be a messy place—just as it increasingly is across the U.S., the United Kingdom, and elsewhere. But this, too, is Greece: A country so beautiful, calm, relaxing— and so relatively inexpensive—that it’s attracting retirees happily trading the messiness elsewhere for the messiness of a more fulfilling...

Living Overseas with a Disability

Living Overseas with a Disability

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November 1, 2021

We understand your concerns about accessibility. Having a disability is a unique characteristic with different people having different needs. Our experts are not making assumptions about anyone’s abilities. The question here is specifically about wheelchair accessibility. For that reason, these experts have submitted their observations about mobility accessibility in various countries.

Do I Still Have to File Tax Returns as an Expat?

Do I Still Have to File Tax Returns as an Expat?

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October 31, 2021

I expected a lot of new experiences in my life when I moved from the U.S. to Mexico in 2018. I looked forward to meeting new people, discovering a new culture, and learning a new language. As a former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) attorney, however, one thing I didn’t anticipate was the number of U.S. expats I would meet who neglected to file their U.S. tax return.

Two Weeks in Ecuador: Touring Quito, Cuenca, and Salinas

Two Weeks in Ecuador: Touring Quito, Cuenca, and Salinas

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October 31, 2021

A lot has been written about Ecuador as a great retirement destination—and deservedly so. With mountains, beaches, and everything in between it is a land of an amazingly diverse range of comfortable climates and relaxed lifestyle opportunities. Perhaps overlooked in all of this is the fact that Ecuador is also a fantastic tourist destination...

Living the Ultimate Greek Lifestyle in Heraklion, Crete

Living the Ultimate Greek Lifestyle in Heraklion, Crete

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October 29, 2021

If you long to experience ‘the real Greece’, one of your best options is to head to Heraklion, an alluring small city on the island of Crete. Crete is a beautiful, down-to-earth place where you can take full advantage of the sunny, Mediterranean lifestyle. It’s the biggest of the Greek islands: rich in natural beauty, ancient history...