Trading an Office Drone Life for Laidback Living in Ecuador

Trading an Office Drone Life for Laidback Living in Ecuador

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June 21, 2018

All that was missing was the pointy hair... My new boss seemed to have been lifted straight from a Dilbert comic strip. She had a vision for our team...but it didn't make any sense. Her conflicting priorities and sudden inspirations for projects had everyone stressed out and working late.

Pay Less and Stay Close to Home in This Mexican Expat Haven

Pay Less and Stay Close to Home in This Mexican Expat Haven

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June 18, 2018

I've wanted to live abroad ever since I lived in Brussels for two years when I was ten," says Sarah Grace Powers, a holistic entrepreneur who moved to San Miguel de Allende from Portland, Oregon three years ago. "I considered several different countries, but Mexico won out because of its close proximity to the U.S.,

I Used My “Backyard Photography” to Snatch the Trip of a Lifetime

I Used My “Backyard Photography” to Snatch the Trip of a Lifetime

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June 10, 2018

My love of photography began at the age of eight, when my Dad gave me a Kodak Instamatic camera for Christmas. Together, we composed photographs in the backyard. He shot images of his roses and sunflowers, while I preferred taking action adventure shots: photos of my friends falling off the tire swing, splashing into the pond below, or my neighbors' daredevil bike and skateboarding stunts.

Zip Lining, River Rafting, and Thermal Baths in “The Gateway to the Amazon”

Zip Lining, River Rafting, and Thermal Baths in “The Gateway to the Amazon”

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May 25, 2018

Several years ago, my partner, Gary, and I gave up our business and took an early retirement. Basing ourselves in the beach town of Salinas, we started traveling throughout Ecuador and documenting our journey along the way...