City Living, White-Sand Beaches and Low Costs in Cebu City, Philippines

City Living, White-Sand Beaches and Low Costs in Cebu City, Philippines

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July 8, 2016

Sailing into the sunset to start a new life in a tropical paradise is the stuff of many retirees' dreams. However, sometimes the fear that they'll also be leaving behind First World amenities holds them back. But there's a place where you can forget those worries...Cebu City, on the island of Cebu in the Philippines, is that place.

“Can you give me more Information on Cost of living in Nicaragua?”

“Can you give me more Information on Cost of living in Nicaragua?”

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July 4, 2016

Is it possible to live in Nicaragua on approx US$800 a month to start? I’m planning a couple of income generating projects but $800 is all I’ll have to begin. I’m hoping I can find a place with some English speaking expats although I do speak some Spanish. I plan to perfect my Spanish, but Read more...: “Can you give me more Information on Cost of living in Nicaragua?”

“Where could we meet U.S. expats already living in Costa Rica?”

“Where could we meet U.S. expats already living in Costa Rica?”

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June 24, 2016

My husband & I will be visiting Costa Rica beginning Sept 18th. We would like to meet with some US expats who have made the move. Our plan is to move within the next year. We will be in San Jose for 3 days then over to the Pacific coast. We’d love to meet some Read more...: “Where could we meet U.S. expats already living in Costa Rica?”

Low-Cost, Luxury Living in Medellín, Colombia

Low-Cost, Luxury Living in Medellín, Colombia

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December 26, 2015

My daily life has improved immensely since moving to the charming “City of Flowers” in Colombia. I feel calm and peaceful, unlike many of my friends living in U.S. cities. Every morning I wake up to the cheerful sound of birds. From my balcony I can hear the gentle trickle of the stream running past my apartment. I love to take these quiet mornings to practice yoga at a nearby studio and then head to my favorite coffee shop, Pergamino. It’s pleasantly quiet in the mornings when I go to read a book or write in my journal while I sip the best coffee in town for less than $1.

Country Living in a Low-Cost, Scenic Mountain Retreat in Panama

Country Living in a Low-Cost, Scenic Mountain Retreat in Panama

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December 22, 2015

“From our porch we can see down to the river, where we have our own little private beach and swimming hole,” says Albuquerque native Bob Caragol of his and his wife Irma’s new home. “We just fell in love with the area. There’s no crime and no pollution, and my asthma symptoms improved immediately.”