A Better Quality of Life in Costa Rica’s Central Valley

A Better Quality of Life in Costa Rica’s Central Valley

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September 24, 2016

The Central Valley is a popular retirement destination in Costa Rica. Over 70% of Costa Rica’s population lives here. They are drawn to it by the superb quality of life that the Central Valley offers. Here are five things that you can attribute to the better quality of life in Costa Rica’s Central Valley.

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.

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.

Relaxed Day-to-Day Living on the Riviera Maya

Relaxed Day-to-Day Living on the Riviera Maya

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August 27, 2016

Unless I’m catching an early flight, I never need an alarm clock. The sun rising over the Caribbean is perfectly framed in my oversized bedroom window and delivers its warm, penetrating rays directly onto my face. I merely have to open my eyes for a spectacular view of the languid, aquamarine waters grooming the powder-white sands only yards away. As I finish my first cup of coffee, I peer around gently swaying coconut palms to watch large, pouch-billed Pelicans fold their wings and splash into the gentle surf capturing their bright, wriggling breakfasts.