Potholes in Paradise: The Downsides of Driving in Mexico’s Riviera Maya

Potholes in Paradise: The Downsides of Driving in Mexico’s Riviera Maya

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June 27, 2017

As we begin our fourth year living in a beautiful condo steps from a sparkling Caribbean beach in Cancún, Mexico, we are incredibly grateful. Life here is truly wonderful and we are mindful of the fact that we live in a place that many call paradise.

How We Travel the World and Save $30,000 a Year in Accommodation Costs

How We Travel the World and Save $30,000 a Year in Accommodation Costs

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June 23, 2017

My husband Michael and I just celebrated a big "travel" anniversary. After traveling full time for over five years, we are neither broke, nor burnt out. The reason that we still love our nomadic life is because we've figured out a way to travel that saves us up to $30,000 a year in accommodation costs and has helped keep us sane.

I Took My Job on the Road and Searched for My Overseas Home

I Took My Job on the Road and Searched for My Overseas Home

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June 22, 2017

My husband Tom and I have adventurous spirits. So, last March, we decided to embark on a new adventure, having lived in Puerto Rico for two years. We'd always dreamed of living in Mexico so we packed up everything, put ourselves and our dog on a plane to Miami, picked up a car there, and started driving south.

Living in Cuenca, Spain: An Affordable Medieval City Close to Madrid

Living in Cuenca, Spain: An Affordable Medieval City Close to Madrid

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June 8, 2017

Madrid, like most of Europe’s big capital cities, offers plenty of excitement and culture, but these thrills tend to come with a sizeable price tag. So why not head out of the big city? If you live in Cuenca, Spain (the provincial capital) you can enjoy affordable, convenient small-town living…yet you’re as little as 55 minutes from central Madrid and its big-city action.