How to Take Your Dog to Europe

How to Take Your Dog to Europe

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November 29, 2019

You can take your pets from the U.S. to Europe. In fact, today I’m sitting in a cozy apartment overlooking a moody autumnal landscape in Riga, Latvia, with my dog, Luna, snuggled up on the couch next to me. Luna has been to 19 European countries, and we’ve already booked #20 (Lithuania) and started dreaming about #21 (Greece).

Salzburg: Visiting Austria’s Most Charming City

Salzburg: Visiting Austria’s Most Charming City

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November 20, 2019

Salzburg should be on every European holiday must-see list. This beautiful city is the birthplace of Mozart, the filming location for The Sound of Music, and a destination so full of attractions, cultural diversity, and exciting things to do that no matter how long you stay, you’ll barely scratch the surface of its many charms...

5 Best Caribbean Islands to Live On… and 2 to Avoid

5 Best Caribbean Islands to Live On… and 2 to Avoid

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November 19, 2019

Mention the word “Caribbean” and most people think of places like Aruba, the Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and other tourist-rich dollops of sand. The region conjures well-deserved images of crystal-clear waters and white-sand beaches. And there’s no question: If you like sun and san...

Property Bargains From $80,000 in These Three South of France Gems

Property Bargains From $80,000 in These Three South of France Gems

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November 18, 2019

You’ve already heard about the French Riviera and those beautiful places like Cannes or Nice. And you’ll know about Provence, which also carries a premium because of its pleasing Mediterranean climate and natural beauty. But I’m talking about the “other” South of France...

In Photos: 5 Best Places for a Lakeside Retirement Overseas

In Photos: 5 Best Places for a Lakeside Retirement Overseas

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November 17, 2019

With lakeside living, you get the water and all the fun and beauty that comes with it, but without the downsides. Here are five good-value, fresh-water destinations where retirees can enjoy lakeside living—complete with great views, fishing, and boating—for a fraction of what a comparable lifestyle would cost in the States...

A California Beach Lifestyle for Less in Coronado

A California Beach Lifestyle for Less in Coronado

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November 13, 2019

From the glittering lights of downtown Panama City, it’s an hour’s drive to the little beach hub of Coronado. In a matter of minutes, there’s a drastic change of view. Zip past the gleaming skyscrapers that line the half-moon of Panama Bay and over the historic Bridge of the Americas, and suddenly, you’re in the country...