Saving Money, Escaping Winter: Expats Living Part-Time Overseas

Saving Money, Escaping Winter: Expats Living Part-Time Overseas

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October 16, 2022

Imagine rice fields in various shades of happy green sectioned off into neat squares. Add a cluster of Thai people, standing in the water with their pants rolled up. All of them are wearing wonky straw hats to shade them from the glorious sunshine. It’s a postcard image. This is exactly where Bonny Mayer found herself on her first trip to Chiang Mai, Thailand.

The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2022

The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2022

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October 12, 2022

If you’re considering retirement abroad, you need information, and you need lots of it. But more than that, you need guidance on how to interpret that information. That’s what we’re here for, and that’s why we’ve compiled the 2022 Annual Global Retirement Index: to help you with the exciting business of choosing where in the world will best suit your needs.

Test-Driving Our Dream Retirement in Portugal — Part One

Test-Driving Our Dream Retirement in Portugal — Part One

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October 11, 2022

We were the lucky winners of a contest sponsored by International Living magazine last year, to spend a month in Portugal as a trial retirement, and report on what it would be like to retire in the Algarve area along the southern coast. Our home base for the month of October is in Lagos, a city of around 22,000 people about 187 miles from Lisbon.

Red Sea Villas to Canadian Cabins…All for Free

Red Sea Villas to Canadian Cabins…All for Free

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October 8, 2022

We recently celebrated our 10th "lifestyle" anniversary in complete luxury. The spacious four-bedroom villa in St Vincent had an infinity pool with stunning views of Bequia (our current home here in the Caribbean). Our favorite spot was the airy upper balcony with its 180-degree views of the island, the ocean and some of the other islands of the Grenadines.