Rent For $240 a Month in Colombia’s Affordable “White City”

Rent For $240 a Month in Colombia’s Affordable “White City”

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July 26, 2016

When I was young, just out of college, my life goal was to see as much of the world as I could. I wanted to find out what made other cultures tick; what they ate…how they celebrated their rites of passage…a little about their languages…and their overall philosophy and world views.

Rent in Belize From $350 a Month

Rent in Belize From $350 a Month

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July 25, 2016

Belize is a charming little country with one foot planted in the Caribbean, the other in Central America. In addition to an abundance of natural beauty, the offshore World Heritage Mesoamerican barrier reef, and a multitude of Maya ruins, Belize offers expats an outstanding residence program for retirees. Another plus, English is the country’s primary language. For these reasons—and others—an increasing number of expats are moving to this laidback, democratic country.

5 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy in Thailand

5 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy in Thailand

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July 25, 2016

Choosing a retirement destination is not always an easy decision. A warm climate, low cost of living, wonderful beaches, and friendly residents are just a few factors that bring joy to the faces of those seeking a new home in a foreign land. And a healthy lifestyle is a top priority for many. When it comes to healthy living, it is difficult to beat the tropical paradise of Thailand.

We Still Can’t Believe How Much Better Life in Costa Rica is

We Still Can’t Believe How Much Better Life in Costa Rica is

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July 22, 2016

“I can’t believe it!” That’s what every one of our friends say when they see where my partner Michael and I live. Instead of the urban sprawl that had engulfed our lives in Dallas, we now live in something that seems more like Shangri-La than the real world.

7 Things Expats Won’t Tell You Before Moving to Salinas, Ecuador

7 Things Expats Won’t Tell You Before Moving to Salinas, Ecuador

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July 19, 2016

I can’t stay silent any longer. There are some things that expats don’t warn you about before you make the decision to move to Salinas, on the Pacific Coast of Ecuador. In the interest of full disclosure, I feel you have the right to know these seven things that expats don’t like to mention, but will surely happen to you as a full-time resident.