Since getting married in Montego Bay, Jamaica, vacation has almost always meant a Caribbean destination for me and my wife Annette. And one year, while on the island of Cozumel, I looked at Annette and said, “It’s costing us less to stay in this all-inclusive resort than it costs to live at home.” That began Read more...: An Affordable Caribbean Retirement in English-Speaking Belize
A little over a year ago, Canadian Kathy Wayland, along with her husband Tony, moved from California to the small town of Platanillo, close to the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. They had lived in the U.S. from 2003 to 2016; the last seven years in Monterey. But unfortunately, their life there was becoming uninspiring, stagnant, Read more...: Trading Fast Paced California for Platanillo, Costa Rica
Though Joey Bonura never had any intention of moving to Panama, that’s exactly what he did. The Louisville, Kentucky native now runs a successful business in Panama City and he has no intention of returning home. “I decided to go on a vacation to Panama with some friends in 2009. After that I caught the Read more...: This Opportunity Fell into My Lap in Panama
When it comes to breaking out of stressful routines, overcoming fear, and achieving goals, Theresa Conti knows a thing or two. Not only has she counseled on these topics for 25 years...
Jo Fulton was 18 the first time she visited Spain. She had gone to Mallorca, the largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands to work as an au pair for the summer, prior to starting university.
Each morning when I wake up in my three-bedroom home in Toluca, Mexico, I have to stop and pinch myself. Before I make my coffee, before I walk my dog around the neighborhood, before I go shopping for fresh produce for the day, I have to make sure I’m actually awake.
When my husband Dan’s mother passed away, we realized that we had entered a new phase of our lives. We had no more parents to take care of, and as two career educators from Texas...
Being downsized from my job as a medical rep for a pharmaceutical company...
My friend and I visited Fiji in November 2015, taking in the sights and sounds of the Suncoast, meeting wonderful people, going on adventures…and taking pictures. I'd bought an underwater camera, specifically for this trip.
“No matter what the day, there are many beautiful beaches or cenotes (underground, fresh-water springs perfect for swimming) I can visit after a day of work. The weather is always warm and there is always something fun to do—more cenotes to discover or another snorkeling adventure to experience.