Southern Germany: Where Alpine Vistas, Romantic Castles, and Bavarian Traditions Meet

Southern Germany: Where Alpine Vistas, Romantic Castles, and Bavarian Traditions Meet

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April 5, 2022

Standing on a path overlooking the Neuschwanstein Castle, we could hear the clip-clop of horses’ hooves. A pair of chestnut-colored horses stomped past me and my husband, pulling a carriage carrying visitors. While the animals were a handsome pair, it was the scene of the medieval-style castle...

16 Spanish National Parks: A Guide to Spain’s Beauty

16 Spanish National Parks: A Guide to Spain’s Beauty

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April 4, 2022

Spain is blessed with natural beauty, and nowhere is this more evident than in its 16 national parks. Spanning the Iberian Peninsula, the Canary Islands, and the Balearic Islands, these parks protect some of the most stunning landscapes in the country. There is something for everyone in Spain's national parks, from snow-capped mountains to pristine coastal...

Video: A Fully Furnished Rental for $800 a Month—Bills Included

Video: A Fully Furnished Rental for $800 a Month—Bills Included

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April 1, 2022

My husband David and I are renting a one-bedroom house in the Los Arcos area, with a full view of the 18th-century aqueduct that stretches from the hills in the east to the center of town. We pay $800 a month for our one-bedroom duplex, which is fully furnished and includes all utilities and the occasional homemade dinner that our landlord brings to us (he's awesome!).

From a Hectic Classroom to Afternoon Siestas and Live Music in Mexico City

From a Hectic Classroom to Afternoon Siestas and Live Music in Mexico City

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March 30, 2022

Imagine making the decision to leave your teaching job in a Canadian high school and get on a plane to Mexico. That’s what Nadia McLean did, and she never regretted her decision. A Canadian by birth, Nadia began her teaching career in 2000 and worked for 22 years before deciding to move to Mexico.