Italy Itinerary: A Journey Through Southern Italy

Italy Itinerary: A Journey Through Southern Italy

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March 27, 2021

When my husband, Keith and I were invited to a wedding on the beach in Puglia, Italy—Margherita di Savoia, to be exact—we decided to make a road trip out of it. Our trip was an ambitious undertaking, including travel from Portugal, through Spain and France, visiting 23 cities in 21 days. But my aim is not to exhaust but entice you to explore...

My Six Month Adventure in Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan

My Six Month Adventure in Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan

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March 22, 2021

Lake Atitlán at about 5,118 feet above sea level, is the deepest lake in Central America, reportedly reaching depths of up to 1,120 feet. Colorful, waterside towns and villages sprawl along the lakeshore, cling to the hillsides, or huddle in the shadow of the three towering volcanoes dominating the southern shoreline.

7 Long-Weekend Getaways From Montevideo, Uruguay

7 Long-Weekend Getaways From Montevideo, Uruguay

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March 21, 2021

Year after year, Mercer ranks Montevideo as the city offering the highest quality of life in South America. And after living here for several years it’s easy to see why. But besides all the interesting things to do in Montevideo, you also find interesting places to visit in its vicinity—many ideal for a long weekend.

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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March 20, 2021

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...

You’re Invited to “Meet” Our Editors March 27-28

You’re Invited to “Meet” Our Editors March 27-28

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March 17, 2021

“We could have retired comfortably in the US...but we live three to four times better down here.” So said one couple happily ensconced abroad. But, in truth, they speak for many. You CAN escape from America. Millions of folks like you already have. And you could follow in their footsteps—more easily and more affordably than...