“In July 2013, on my 65th birthday, I retired from my job with the Department of Labor and Employment in Denver, Colorado,” says Alan Worline. “I had planned the move to Panama during my last 10 years of employment, after doing much research.
Portugal’s Atlantic coast is often overlooked in favor of its neighbor’s more famous stretches of coastline. But one town in particular along Portugal’s coast charmed my family and I when we spent some time there.
Some people say adversity is a character builder. They think that struggle makes us better people. But if struggle and adversity were really character builders, does that mean not having to struggle makes us less noble and virtuous?
If you’re in the colonial city of Cuenca, Ecuador on a Wednesday night, pop over to the Inca—Cuenca’s iconic riverfront hamburger joint—and you’ll see me chilling out with my laptop, making a bit of extra money while I wait for the gig to start.
I've booked my flight to Las Vegas for the Fast Track Your Retirement Overseas Conference in October. I'm looking forward to chatting with attendees, along with my compañera Jessica Ramesch, about life in Panama.
"Our day starts relaxing with coffee outside while we watch our dogs run around," says Wayne Lebelle. "When we feel ready to start the day, I go to my workshop and Christine does some gardening. It's a pretty chill lifestyle."
The warmth of the sun on your face, gentle sea breezes blowing in your hair, the lovely aroma of warm salt air mixed with just a touch of fresh seafood, waves breaking on the sandy beaches and amazing sunsets…Santa Marta is a delight for all of your senses.
Over 10 years ago I quit my job as a nurse, sold almost all of my worldly goods, and set off on a global adventure with my husband. Our plan was to travel the world, but it was Southeast Asia that held us under its spell.
We started our cruising life in our early 40s. My husband, Jim, dreamed of sailing to exotic places in search of the perfect retirement spot. But we lived in Colorado, a tad landlocked for ocean adventures. So we learned to sail small boats on mountain lakes. When we grew tired of doing figure eights, we began researching online for blue-water cruising boats, and formulated a plan.
It’s Tuesday afternoon and my husband and I are sitting with a beer in our hands watching sports on TV. It’s hot outside, the sunshine is dazzling, but we’re kept cool by perfectly chilled beers and whirring wall fans, so much so I’m considering ordering a hot lunch.