On Caribbean Shores, But With Modest Prices

On Caribbean Shores, But With Modest Prices

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November 7, 2022

Tired of the direction the U.S. was (and still is) headed in, I traveled around for a couple months, and eventually found myself on Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast. An energy fell over me and whispered, “This is it.” The healing powers of Costa Rica’s lush rainforests, stunning beaches, and refreshing waterfalls provided me with the medicine I needed to heal.

7 Reasons Why I Chose Portugal as My New Home

7 Reasons Why I Chose Portugal as My New Home

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November 6, 2022

These are the ways I spend my time since moving to Porto, this welcoming coastal city in the northwest of Portugal. I’m a brand-new arrival, having moved here on October 12, but I’m already loving my decision. I began my overseas adventure five years ago. At the age of 56, I quit a perfectly good job, rented out my fully furnished apartment in Denver...

A Weekend in Puerto Viejo: Authentic Costa Rica with a Caribbean Twist

A Weekend in Puerto Viejo: Authentic Costa Rica with a Caribbean Twist

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November 3, 2022

Over a year ago, I left the U.S. on a one-way ticket to Costa Rica for $131. Having spent the prior 15 months locked away in a tiny room during the height of the pandemic, I had an invitation to come to Costa Rica and live for three months while overseeing rental properties for some friends in Playa Grande. My first thought was that it would be a nice change of experience...