Though known for its Olympic ski routes and Christmas markets, summer in Tirol is just as beautiful as winter. With long days and fields blooming with wildflowers, there’s no shortage of outdoor activities, so whether you’re a nature or culture lover or a foodie, Tirol has plenty to offer.
When thinking of a spot to live in France, it’s tempting to consider the fabled coastline of the Côte d'Azur or the romantic towns and villages of the southern region of Provence. Others might be drawn to the cities of Montpellier, Toulouse, or Perpignan, with their abundance of sunny terraces and joie de vivre attitude.
If you are researching the best places to live (or visit) in Costa Rica, with just a few keystrokes of an online search you’ll be presented with hundreds of suggestions. But on the flip side, there is not much warning about places to avoid. General safety? Yes. But you will find few suggestions of places not to live or even visit.
Every year, an increasing number of expats decide to move to Peru for the long term. They are attracted by the inexpensive cost of living, the rich culture, and the array of wonderful traditional foods. Many expats are married to Peruvians and are relocating back to the country after living in the U.S. for years.
As we come out of the pandemic many doors have closed. Many businesses, non-profits, and government organizations are out of business, or a mere shadow of their former selves and will never again be what they once were.Their employees won't be going back to the “office.”
Portugal has become one of the most popular destinations in Europe for retirees from North America, and for good reason. Boasting over 300 days of sunshine each year, affordable living and heath care, a large expat network, stunning scenery and beaches, an easy visa process and English is widely spoken. But where is the best place to live in Portugal?
Rye, in East Sussex, is one of those places that just drips with history and interesting sites to see from tales of smugglers and shipwrecks to writers and wars. The town itself is just over an hour by train from London. But you should plan on at least two days here as there is so much to see and do.
Spain boasts an affordable cost of living, but it also offers options for every budget with no scarcity of luxuries for those with the wherewithal to splurge. From ocean view penthouses to urban studios, from Michelin-star restaurants to $12 menús del dia, Spain has something to fit every retirement plan.
Cologne is the fourth-largest city in Germany with over 1 million inhabitants. It is also one of the oldest, founded 2,000 years ago by the Romans as Colonia Agrippina. Cologne gave its name to "cologne" as it is famous for a scented water known as Cologne Water 4711 (Kölnisch Wasser), which was most popular during the 18th and 19th centuries...
When distant friends ask what's new in Albania, I laughingly tell them that most days are wonderfully the same, with three or four basic 'templates' that repeat blissfully. And no matter what I'm doing, every day includes a good dose of chatting with friends, good food, and new experiences in this land that I've come to call home.