Spanish Tapas, Flamenco Dancing…and an Easy Income

Spanish Tapas, Flamenco Dancing…and an Easy Income

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January 3, 2017

Stomping my feet as hard as I could, I twirled around in a frenzy, flailing my arms and yelling before coming to a standstill next to the dark haired woman in front of me. "Bien." She clapped her hands once and then left the room. I smiled as the guitar player and other students picked up water bottles and wiped down their foreheads with small towels. I was in Seville, Spain, and having the time of my life learning to dance flamenco.

Rent in Cambodia: Live in a Mansion for $100 a Month

Rent in Cambodia: Live in a Mansion for $100 a Month

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January 3, 2017

Making a living as a freelance copywriter definitely has its merits. When you’re in my line of work, you choose your own hours, you don’t have a boss to answer to and you can work from anywhere there’s an Internet connection. There’s also a lot of money to be made. The more financially motivated freelance copywriters can command as much...

Build a Portable Career that Allows You to Live Anywhere

Build a Portable Career that Allows You to Live Anywhere

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January 3, 2017

Six weeks ago, I left my luxurious, sea-view condo in Costa Rica (my second home) to return to my first home—Malta, a Mediterranean island, surrounded by turquoise waters. Relaxing with a glass of champagne in First Class on the way over to London, I knew I was going to miss the long, sandy beaches, stunning sunsets each night after playing beach volleyball, and the amazing wildlife and postcard-perfect scenery.

Clever Incomes Mean More Leisure Time in Belize

Clever Incomes Mean More Leisure Time in Belize

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January 3, 2017

Diana Snyder first visited Belize as an anthropology student. "My first thought as I exited the plane was that someday I would live in a place as beautiful as this," she says. Today she does. Her home is on Ambergris Caye—the country's largest island, set amid the blue Caribbean waters. "I don't know which I value more—the slower pace of life or the spectacular beauty of living on a tropical island," says Diana, who spends about two hours a day running her online business...and the rest having fun.

Stuck for a Business Idea? Here’s the Answer

Stuck for a Business Idea? Here’s the Answer

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January 2, 2017

For several years, former mortgage broker Michael Mack had a successful business flipping houses in Florida. When the bargains began disappearing, he decided to take a break and head to the Dominican Republic to figure out his next venture. He rented a place on the beach, and after soaking up the sun and the lifestyle for several weeks, decided he wanted to stay.

This Couple Chased Their Dream to Panama

This Couple Chased Their Dream to Panama

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January 2, 2017

People come to live in Panama for lots of reasons. It’s one of the world’s best destinations for retirees, and if you’re keen on running your own business, it’s got much to offer. But if your dream is to establish a winery, then most folks will tell you to look elsewhere. David Feinstein and Kersti Landeck are not most folks.

A New, Stress-free Life in Cozumel, Mexico

A New, Stress-free Life in Cozumel, Mexico

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January 2, 2017

Like so many other baby boomers, my husband and I had been dreaming about and planning our retirement for several years. Life in Nacogdoches, TX was becoming more stressful each year — maintaining 21 acres, a house, jobs becoming increasingly demanding with longer hours. There was no time left for us. The stress reached a breaking point...