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.

The Best Beaches in Panama From a World Traveler’s Perspective

The Best Beaches in Panama From a World Traveler’s Perspective

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August 25, 2016

White sand beaches with bright green palms, ringed by turquoise waters… Glittering swirls of volcanic sand, slender white sea birds soaring above, and dramatic coastlines… Tiny islands that look like little pearls against a backdrop of deepest sapphire blue…

How We’re Enjoying a Jet-Set, Travel-the-World Retirement

How We’re Enjoying a Jet-Set, Travel-the-World Retirement

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July 27, 2016

Tall street lamps with hanging lanterns light up the Santo Domingo square in Oaxaca, south-east Mexico. Home to Mexico’s most vibrant art and crafts scene, some outstandingly colorful festivals, and diverse natural riches, this is where my wife Erica and I currently call home.

5 Expat Activities on the Beautiful Riviera Maya

5 Expat Activities on the Beautiful Riviera Maya

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July 25, 2016

For some 80 miles, extending south from Cancún, the warm turquoise-green Caribbean Sea gently bathes the sugar-sand beaches of Mexico’s eastern shore. This spectacular stretch of bleached-white coastline is known as the Riviera Maya and has become the Caribbean’s most popular vacation destination. With year-round temperatures typically in the 80s F, plenty of sunshine, modern infrastructure, and first class healthcare, the Riviera Maya is also home to those who have discovered their retirement paradise here.