When I signed up to produce a travel video of my hike to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro—followed by a luxury safari and a beach vacation—I had no idea how much people pay for this kind of adventure...and how truly life-changing it is.
A few years ago, shortly after my retirement, I stumbled across an online photography workshop and decided to give it a try. I learned a lot about photography from this course, but the breakthrough moment for me was when I learned how to use the video setting on my camera.
Hiking to the top of a volcano...scuba diving in crystal-clear turquoise waters...long walks on vast golden-sand beaches...these were the kind of adventures I would have almost every day while living in Fuerteventura, one of the seven Canary Islands off the western coast of Africa.
Imagine a place where sunshine is ubiquitous, a high-quality lifestyle won’t cost the earth, and as a retiree, you’re treated like a VIP…you’ll get a red-carpet welcome and be rewarded for your age and experience.
In International Living’s Annual Global Retirement Index 2017, we ranked and rated the 24 best retirement havens in the world. You can stretch your dollars in any of them and live better than you can back home—for less.
I never in my wildest dreams thought I'd see a real lion kill with my own eyes. And yet here I was, in the heart of Tanzania, watching as two lionesses pounced on two unlucky wildebeests.
One of the main concerns of any person looking to retire overseas is the quality of healthcare. Is it possible to get medical treatment as good as what’s available in the U.S. and Canada?
Of the hundreds of wealth-building strategies I’ve tried over the years, the best one was also the simplest: Make sure you get a little bit richer every day. This thought occurred to me more than 30 years ago.
For just over a quarter of a century, International Living has ranked, rated, and named the best retirement destinations in the world. Each year we’ve refined and improved the process, bringing new categories and considerations into play.
Did you know there is a little-known and legal strategy that can let you make tens of thousands more dollars in Social Security? This strategy, which most U.S. citizens don't know about, can dramatically increase your retirement income, letting you live a far more comfortable retirement at home or abroad.