Playa Caracol: Welcome to the Neighborhood

Playa Caracol: Welcome to the Neighborhood

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December 5, 2020

What will it be? Island hopping, fishing, paddle boarding…a trip to the city? Perhaps a hike up Cerro Chame mountain and chilling at a waterfall. Or scuba diving in the Pacific’s sparkling cerulean waters. You might allow the day to unfold naturally. Take a virgin Piña Colada under a coconut palm and watch the bronzed Read more...: Playa Caracol: Welcome to the Neighborhood

Everything You Need to Know About Medicare Overseas

Everything You Need to Know About Medicare Overseas

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December 2, 2020

A lot of people believe that Medicare coverage stops at the border. Happily, they're mistaken.Time and again, I get asked the question, “Can I take my U.S. Medicare coverage with me when I move overseas?” It’s a simple question, but the answer is a little more complex. In effect, the answer is: Yes...

Living the Ultimate Greek Lifestyle in Heraklion, Crete

Living the Ultimate Greek Lifestyle in Heraklion, Crete

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November 30, 2020

If you long to experience ‘the real Greece’, one of your best options is to head to Heraklion, an alluring small city on the island of Crete. Crete is a beautiful, down-to-earth place where you can take full advantage of the sunny, Mediterranean lifestyle. It’s the biggest of the Greek islands: rich in natural beauty, ancient history...

Meteora, Greece: Marvelous Monasteries and Otherworldly Geology

Meteora, Greece: Marvelous Monasteries and Otherworldly Geology

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November 28, 2020

As my husband, Shawn, and I hiked through Meteora’s verdant landscape, scarlet cherries, plump mulberries, and graceful butterflies vied for our attention. We almost stopped to pick a handful of the tempting fruit. However, we were persuaded to continue hiking when we caught our first glimpse of the St. Nicholas Monastery...

Six Pueblos Mágicos Where You Could Happily Retire

Six Pueblos Mágicos Where You Could Happily Retire

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November 27, 2020

It doesn’t take much Spanish to know that the phrase “pueblos mágicos” means “magic town.” In Mexico, the phrase pueblos mágicos refers to the governmental program launched in 2001 to promote tourism in towns that offer natural beauty, cultural richness, history, archeology, cuisine, and the arts...