With a few exceptions for emergency or urgent care, Medicare plans will only cover you within the U.S. and its territories. But should you maintain your coverage when you move abroad? Expert Ron Elledge answers some common questions.
We want your opinion! Who do you think should spend a month enjoying a test-drive retirement in The Algarve, Portugal? From the thousands of entries we received, we’ve narrowed the field to 20, who have submitted a video on why they deserve to be chosen. And now we’d like your input. Watch the top entries and vote.
“This isn’t what I was hoping for,” my fiancée Yuliya grumped as we strolled a mundane street from the train station of Karlovy Vary, the 650-year-old Czech spa town founded by Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia, Charles IV. Five minutes later, as we approached the town center, she had drastically recalibrated: She was in love.
One country stood out and they returned time after time: Portugal. Ultimately it captured their hearts and they knew they wanted to make it home. “It was the Portuguese people that really sealed the deal for us,” David says. “They are so gracious and welcoming, even to those of us that don’t speak the language.
The lively coastal city of Benalmádena is situated on Spain’s Costa del Sol, sandwiched between Torremolinos and Fuengirola, just seven miles from the well-known city of Malaga. With a population of more than 61,000, visitors flock to its beaches that can easily be accessed by the tiled promenade lined with shops and restaurants.
As the world slowly opens up and we yearn to travel again, the first thing to consider before you book that getaway is your own health. With travel comes risk for exposure to the COVID-19 virus, and good underlying health means a safer journey. We asked Shane McCarthy D.O., who has over 20 years’ experience as a primary care physician, for advice and tips to help you travel safely in the future.
My old life, long days of loud alarms and being a first responder running fire drills daily in the Navy, is over. I love my new life and am thankful for my little slice of heaven on Cozumel Island off the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. No more sweating, adrenaline pumping, running around ships. Here, now, I can relax.
Today, the birthplace of democracy can still be a messy place—just as it increasingly is across the U.S., the United Kingdom, and elsewhere. But this, too, is Greece: A country so beautiful, calm, relaxing— and so relatively inexpensive—that it’s attracting retirees happily trading the messiness elsewhere for the messiness of a more fulfilling...
Dia de Muertos (day of the dead) is one of Mexico’s most famous religious traditions and takes place every year on November 1 and 2. It is not a “Mexican Halloween” as some may think, in fact, it has nothing to do with this American tradition...
We understand your concerns about accessibility. Having a disability is a unique characteristic with different people having different needs. Our experts are not making assumptions about anyone’s abilities. The question here is specifically about wheelchair accessibility. For that reason, these experts have submitted their observations about mobility accessibility in various countries.