When you think of German food, you probably think of steaks, sausage, and beer. Yes, this is a part of the tradition, but there's so much more. The most interesting thing I've found here is that a lot of the foods below will only be cooked/baked and eaten at certain times of the year...
Portugal has become one of the most popular destinations in Europe for retirees from North America, and for good reason. Boasting over 300 days of sunshine each year, affordable living and heath care, a large expat network, stunning scenery and beaches, an easy visa process and English is widely spoken. But where is the best place to live in Portugal?
Wondering what’s so good about Uruguay…? For a start, it’s a beautiful country with a small population (3.5 million). Its interior looks like an Iowa prairie…except its warmer, with areas of palm trees and flocks of parrots. Visiting its coastline of sandy beaches and rocky points with lighthouses is like stepping into a picture postcard…
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...
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.
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
The ins and outs of buying land in a foreign country are complex, and Chile is no exception. It took us almost three months of signing papers, consulting lawyers, and visiting the corresponding government offices before the land was officially under our name. But finally, in August of 2019, we stepped onto our land to envision the house we would soon build.
The buildings of Cuenca fascinated Jane and inspired her to become a “visual storyteller” using her photographs to capture the stories, both past and present, of the 16th-century Spanish colonial and 18th-century French Republican architectural structures in Cuenca.
A mix of friendly people, proximity to Bangkok’s international airport, and delicious cuisine are some reasons why John encourages retirees to come to his area of Thailand.
The charter business has been good to Tony and Claire. The income it generated allowed them to build a beautiful home in the hills surrounding Zihuatanejo Bay, where they raised their two daughters and realized the dream they had in 1982 to live a slower-paced, more rewarding life.