Test-Driving Our Dream Retirement in Portugal — Part Three

Test-Driving Our Dream Retirement in Portugal — Part Three

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October 25, 2022

My husband, Chris, did not weep for joy when he proposed, on our wedding day, or when we won this contest—but he did in Lagos—over fish. As he wiped the tears from his eyes with the navy-blue paper napkin, a large oval plate with fish bones, and a few more remnants of our meal in front of him, “I’m in heaven,” he said. “I’m going to build a house right...

Breathing Deeper with a Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

Breathing Deeper with a Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

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October 22, 2022

“I was at a stage in life where I was looking to do something that was more meaningful,” says Mary Byerly about her decision to move to Costa Rica. “My career path was not my passion, and I had been living in Florida for a number of years. After experiencing a cool yoga retreat in Mexico, I started thinking that this was something I wanted to explore...

Test-Driving Our Dream Retirement in Portugal — Part Two

Test-Driving Our Dream Retirement in Portugal — Part Two

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October 18, 2022

I really thought this far into the 21st century we’d all have personal jet packs and be flying our way around town. Instead, I pretty much rely on my car. And I don’t love driving. One of the best things about being in Lagos, Portugal, is that we’ve been able to walk just about everywhere—supermarkets, produce markets, restaurants, and the beach.