In 2012 Trevor and Tina visited Boquete, Panama, and fell in love with it. Both avid travellers, and with their two sons grown up, they were looking for a new adventure. They decided to stay.
"When my 2016 vacation plans with my girlfriend fell through at the last minute, I looked for the cheapest flight to go on a trip by myself," says 52-year-old Rob Abshear. "I was coming from Fort Lauderdale and I got a great price on a flight to Medellín, Colombia."
Sun warms my skin and a breeze drifts along, just as unhurried as my husband and I as we stroll through the early summer day. I am three months into my first year in France and finally starting to get the hang of the slower pace of living in the little town of Épinal...
Early retirement gave me the opportunity to fulfill a childhood dream: to move to the tropics as a full-time writer. Doing this alone was a bit of a gamble, but it paid off like a winning lottery ticket.
There have been a few points in Grace Torreggiani’s life when she had the very tangible option to pick up from Italy and go home to British Columbia, Canada, but something always made her stay. Over a cup of cappuccino, she tells me why Florence has remained her home for the past 34 years. “Italians Read more...: After 34 Years in Italy, I’m Still Euphoric to Be Here
Lisa and Eddy Koplin were not planning on starting a travel consultant business when they moved to Lima, Peru as missionaries back in 2010. “We just started this business on a kind of a whim,” says Lisa. “We bought a van…and we thought we could use it in the ministry, and that it would pay for itself if we used it for some little jobs on the side.”
Tomorrow is feria day in our Uruguay beach town. My wife, Lisa, and I will wander the closed-off street of over a hundred vendor stalls, hear “Hola vecino” from the sellers, meet friends, and pick up fresh fruits and cheese from local farms, homemade jams, and more. Maybe even some clothes, hardware, or the electronic Read more...: A Laidback South American Life…Fueled by My Travel Blog
For nomads like my wife Cristina and I, answers to questions like, “Where are you from?” are complicated. We recently moved to Playa del Carmen, Mexico via Costa Rica, but we’re from California via the Midwest.
It's not uncommon for travelers to fall in love with Italy on their first trip, but Matthew Daub took "love at first sight" to a new level: he was smitten before he'd even made it out of the airport.
It’s September...the perfect time to visit Paris. I land at Charles de Gaulle airport and take a taxi to my apartment rental in the 11th arrondissement (district). I haul my luggage up the narrow curvy stairs. Inside, I delight at the hammock and views onto the small square below.