“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question we all heard as children. For Toronto born Patrick Cooke, the answer came at age 12, when he picked up his first guitar. He was utterly captivated...
You might think that teaching in a South Korean elementary school would require some understanding of Korean, but you’d be wrong. Leaving my corporate job in the U.S. to...
I write custom itineraries for travelers throughout Italy. I charge by the hour and can offer as much or as little assistance as each client needs.
“You can’t dislike your job when you’re riding across the Ponte Vecchio on your bike with a Shitzu in the basket,” explains Maryanne Day, the founder and owner of TuscanHound.
Melinda first set foot in San Miguel 25 years ago. Today, she runs her own yoga spa, and enjoys all the benefits of living a low-cost life in a town that has it all.
In 2015 I was contacted by a friend who leads trips to Peru. She asked me to come on her next trip and be her official videographer. In exchange, she'd reduce my trip fee, pay for extra meals, and pay my intra-country airfare: a total of about $2,000.
While many people fantasize about moving to their vacation destination, Rebecca Lee did it. She went to the Dominican Republic for her birthday and fell in love with the culture and the people.
Several years ago, my wife and I decided to spend our retirement years in our second homeland, Costa Rica. So why did we choose Jacó? It's hard to give just one reason...
CC sums it up: "It's a different life down in Costa Rica. It's so much fun meeting people from all walks of life and building upon these experiences to create a new a path."
Housesitting gave me the opportunity to try out new destinations for long stretches of time. If I liked them, I could find another housesit and continue to live there practically cost free.