The Joy of Accidental Discoveries When You Live Overseas

The Joy of Accidental Discoveries When You Live Overseas

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September 7, 2016

One of the most rewarding aspects of living in a foreign country is discovering something new. It lends a certain excitement to your life to know that every day might bring a new experience. I especially like it when you find something new when you weren’t looking and least expected it.

Affordable Real Estate and Excellent Healthcare in Beach-Town Colombia

Affordable Real Estate and Excellent Healthcare in Beach-Town Colombia

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September 4, 2016

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.

Sailing Across the World in Search of the Perfect Retirement Spot

Sailing Across the World in Search of the Perfect Retirement Spot

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September 2, 2016

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.

5 Things That Still Make Me Smile in Penang, Malaysia

5 Things That Still Make Me Smile in Penang, Malaysia

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August 31, 2016

After living in Penang for over six years you’d think that I might be a little blasé about everything that blew me away when I first arrived. But that’s not the case. Things that pleasantly surprised me then, still manage to make me smile now. And when they happen I remember why I moved here.