Going Solo: How and Where to Enjoy Life Abroad as a Single

Going Solo: How and Where to Enjoy Life Abroad as a Single

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October 12, 2020

There is no hard data on the number of singles abroad—for that matter, the U.S. doesn’t know how many of its citizens live abroad, period. But at International Living, we hear from our worldwide network of correspondents (of whom I am one), who tell us who’s coming and going in their countries.

A Second Passport Without Having to Buy or Inherit It

A Second Passport Without Having to Buy or Inherit It

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September 29, 2020

Second passports and residence in other countries have long been appealing to Americans for any number of reasons. These days, that interest is clearly rising—sharply. All over the internet you’ll find resources to help you with this process, whether that means buying a passport or tracing your genealogy...

Voting Overseas: Three Simple Steps for U.S. Citizens

Voting Overseas: Three Simple Steps for U.S. Citizens

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September 15, 2020

If you are a U.S. citizen who lives outside the United States, you have the right to vote in all federal elections for president and members of Congress no matter how long you have lived abroad, whether you maintain a residence in the U.S., or whether you ever intend to return to the U.S.

9 Countries Around the World Creating Community During the Pandemic

9 Countries Around the World Creating Community During the Pandemic

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May 6, 2020

The global pandemic is uniting communities around the world in some unique and astounding ways, including communities of expats living and retiring abroad. We’ve been following the experiences of our editors and correspondents as they deal with the pandemic as part of their adopted communities...

5 Unusual Ways to Make Money From Home

5 Unusual Ways to Make Money From Home

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April 29, 2020

Given the unprecedented times we find ourselves in, now is the perfect time to think about new ways to make money from home. To help you choose which income source might be best for you, we’ve put together a list of 5 unconventional ways retirees (or anybody stuck at home) can earn with skills they most likely already have...

The Cheapest Places in the World to Live in 2020

The Cheapest Places in the World to Live in 2020

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January 14, 2020

Affordability is one of the most important qualities of a great retirement destination, especially if you’re trying to stretch savings, pensions, and Social Security as far as possible. Here are the five countries that score highest in the Cost of Living category of the 2020 Annual Global Retirement Index.

9 Best Under the Radar Christmas Markets in Europe

9 Best Under the Radar Christmas Markets in Europe

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November 5, 2019

Instead of pointing you to a “best” that doesn’t exist, we’re going to point you toward European Christmas markets that are unheralded gems. They’re still popular, make no mistake. It’s just that they tend to be popular more at a local, in-the-know level since some of them are in secondary and tertiary cities.