3 Reasons Why a Scouting Trip Makes Sense

3 Reasons Why a Scouting Trip Makes Sense

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September 18, 2021

Big questions for all soon-to-launch expats…Will I enjoy my destination of choice? Will I enjoy it upon arrival?...After several months?...In a few years? All very good questions. Before my husband Jon and I left the States on our extended travel journey, we first considered a long stay in Ecuador. We were excited about the idea of taking our remote jobs on the road...

Exploring Cuenca’s Backyard: An Expat’s Guide to Cajas National Park

Exploring Cuenca’s Backyard: An Expat’s Guide to Cajas National Park

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September 16, 2021

It’s true that many people visit or move to Cuenca because they are seduced by its UNESCO-recognized colonial center, its year-round pleasant climate, and its relatively low cost of living. But just outside the city limits, Cuenca’s backyard is one of dramatic mountains and stunning Andean páramo vistas, making the area an absolute mecca for outdoor enthusiasts.

Clash of the Titans: The Algarve v the French Riviera

Clash of the Titans: The Algarve v the French Riviera

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September 14, 2021

Each week for the past number of months I’ve been handing this e-letter over to my senior researcher, Margaret Summerfield, as she journeys through Europe is search of her ideal base… She started in the sunny Algarve; taking in Faro, the region’s capital; the wild party town of Albufeira; and the historic town of Lagos, Read more...: Clash of the Titans: The Algarve v the French Riviera