"I had a taxi driver tell me you can have breakfast on the coast, lunch in the highlands, and dinner in the Amazon," says Joy Bittner. "That's one of the unique things about Ecuador. There are snow-covered volcanoes and in just five hours you're in the rainforest or at the coast. There's so much variety."
Five years ago Josh Apleton, his wife, Ohn, and their two daughters packed up their 800-square-foot apartment in lower Manhattan and moved to the small, mountainous region of Pak Chong in central Thailand's Nakhon Ratchasima province.
Teaching English offers you flexibility, the chance to meet people from around the world, and a sense of achievement as you watch your students gain confidence in English under your tutelage. There are numerous language schools both online, and in person, all around the world that are desperate for native English speakers to join their ranks...
I’m going to guess that you probably don’t know Carmen Herrera. She’s 104 years old. A Cuban-American living in New York. She’s my new idol. Her age has everything to do with this story. But not because she has pushed past the century mark. See, Carmen’s my idol because she sold her first painting at Read more...: Turning A Passion For Painting Into an Income at 104
M passion had re-emerged and I decided to take an introductory course to documentary filmmaking. I learned the basics of filming and editing, but still didn't see how I could make a living out of this field...
Tania and Keith Von Barkenhagen never meant to move to Italy. The California couple thought they'd spend a year, and then go back to southern California—Keith to his IT career and Tania to managing small businesses. That was 14 years ago, and their lives and jobs have evolved a lot since then.
Sue Atkins used to spend her days behind a desk solving accountancy problems. Today, you will find her behind trestle tables at village markets in the picturesque region of Gascony in southwestern France. After leaving the desk-bound chartered accounting profession behind, Sue moved to France
The Pedasí Love boutique market was launched three years ago in the town of Pedasí, on Panama’s Azuero Peninsula, to showcase locally produced clothing and household decorations. Within a few months, the site began hosting the Fresh Friday food market, further boosting its appeal. Located just off the main town square, the market is now Read more...: Expats Build Businesses and Share Their Passions at a Panama Food Market
Asparagus soup with tarragon and goat's cheese...roast turkey with oyster stuffing...delicate little pearl onions in cheddar cream. It's a Mid-Atlantic-style Thanksgiving feast. And it's being served up in Panama—a place where expats and locals enjoy coming together for this tradition from up north.
Many baby boomers presume that you need to have a talent for proofreading, authoring articles, or writing copy for websites to become an in-demand online freelancer. But the reality is that there are plenty of online freelancing opportunities out there beyond these fields...