A Road Trip and Artisan Furniture…Adventures in Learning Spanish

A Road Trip and Artisan Furniture…Adventures in Learning Spanish

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August 18, 2017

You want to move abroad. You want to retire, buy a second home, or expose your grandchildren to a different environment, or start a business overseas. But...but...the language. How will you ever get a job, run a business, or make friends if you can't speak the language?

“A Luxurious Life Without Having to Empty My Bank Account”

“A Luxurious Life Without Having to Empty My Bank Account”

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August 18, 2017

"I had only planned on living in Santa Marta for a year to improve my Spanish," explains Lisa Anderson, "but seven years and two daughters later I am loving my life here." It´s easy to understand why Lisa loves living in Colombia's up-and-coming Caribbean coastal city.

I Can Write From Anywhere in the World…and I Chose Costa Rica

I Can Write From Anywhere in the World…and I Chose Costa Rica

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August 17, 2017

“If you can work from anywhere, why not stay in the U.S. and just go wherever you want?" I live in Costa Rica and I get asked this question a lot. The short answer is...I love it here. But for those who really want to know, I can share a multitude of reasons.

Finding “Tranquilo” in a Secluded Panamanian Town

Finding “Tranquilo” in a Secluded Panamanian Town

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August 15, 2017

From Spanish, tranquilo roughly translates to "be calm," and in the beautiful town of Boquete...it's hard not to be. Boquete is a haven for expats, with magnificent scenery, an affordable cost of living, and a climate that's never too hot or never too cold. When asked by friends in the U.S. to describe it, only one word comes to mind...

Why Panama is a Clear Winner For Easy Fund Your Life Opportunities

Why Panama is a Clear Winner For Easy Fund Your Life Opportunities

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August 13, 2017

What a beautiful moment. Humpback whales weave through the crystal water as I tap away on my laptop. My friend takes a more ecstatic approach and jumps up and down, beckoning for my attention. I'm on Contadora Island, a one hour, 45-minute ferry-ride (or 20-minute flight) from Panama City.