Insider Reveals Best Travel Picks for Rio De Janeiro, Brazil During the FIFA World Cup

Insider Reveals Best Travel Picks for Rio De Janeiro, Brazil During the FIFA World Cup

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May 27, 2014

InternationalLiving.com’s Brazil correspondent, John Clites, an American who has been living in the country since 2008, reveals his top insider picks for what to see and do in Rio de Janeiro during the FIFA World Cup. Visitors from all over the world will descend on Brazil for the event, which starts on June 12. Most will visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain, but Clites offers advice on activities not typically published in guidebooks.

Rental Demand in Business-Friendly Malta Offers Investment Opportunities in the Property Market

Rental Demand in Business-Friendly Malta Offers Investment Opportunities in the Property Market

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May 22, 2014

Malta is a safe place to put your real estate dollars, reports InternationalLiving.com’s property expert, Ronan McMahon. Though economic crisis has plagued much of Europe over the last six years, this stable and peaceful haven in the Mediterranean has escaped untouched.

Offshore Retirement Guide Sells More Than 14,000 Copies in Just Three Weeks

Offshore Retirement Guide Sells More Than 14,000 Copies in Just Three Weeks

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April 29, 2014

Just three weeks after its official release on March 17, "The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget"—the definitive guide to living a happier, healthier, more affordable life abroad— has sold more than 14,000 copies.

The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget tops Amazon Best-seller Lists for Retirement Planning and Personal Finance

The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget tops Amazon Best-seller Lists for Retirement Planning and Personal Finance

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March 21, 2014

Less than a week after its official release, The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget—the definitive guide to living a happier, healthier, more affordable life abroad— has claimed top rankings in two of Amazon’s financial book categories—Retirement Planning and Personal Finance.

InternationalLiving.com Editors Release New Book from Wiley: The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget

InternationalLiving.com Editors Release New Book from Wiley: The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget

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March 21, 2014

When authors Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher left Omaha, Nebraska, in 2001, they had no idea what the future would hold. Thirteen years later, they’ve lived in seven different locations in four Latin American countries and explored dozens more around the world. They’ve distilled those years of experience into this new, definitive guide to choosing, moving to, and living in good-value locales around the world, from Latin America to Southeast Asia to Europe.

Best Places to Own Premium Water Views for Less than $150,000

Best Places to Own Premium Water Views for Less than $150,000

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March 11, 2014

In Mexico, Ecuador and Costa Rica properties with stunning views can be bought for as little as $119,000, according to a new report by InternationalLiving.com. “A great view usually translates into a premium price tag. But if a buyer knows the right places to look, he can find properties with world-class vistas for much, much less than you’d expect,” reports InternationalLiving.com’s property correspondent, Margaret Summerfield.

Test-Drive a Dream Retirement Overseas in 2014

Test-Drive a Dream Retirement Overseas in 2014

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February 24, 2014

The retire-overseas experts at InternationalLiving.com will send one winner (along with a friend or spouse) to Coronado, Panama—for a full month in 2014, free. The prize includes round-trip flights from the U.S. or Canada to Panama City, furnished accommodation in the beach-resort town of Coronado, Panama, plus a living-expense stipend of $1,500.

These Top Three Countries Offer the World’s Best Benefits and Incentives for Retirees

These Top Three Countries Offer the World’s Best Benefits and Incentives for Retirees

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January 23, 2014

Panama, Costa Rica and Ecuador offer the most attractive programs in the world for retirees—wooing foreign pensioners with special visas and significant discounts on everything from airfare to health care, reports InternationalLiving.com.

Panama: The Best Place in the World to Retire in 2014

Panama: The Best Place in the World to Retire in 2014

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January 23, 2014

Panama is the best place for North Americans to retire overseas, according to InternationalLiving.com’s newly released annual Global Retirement Index 2014. In putting together the Index, now in its 23rd year, InternationalLiving.com’s editors collated data from its team of experts on the ground in the most popular countries among U.S. and Canadian expat retirees.

Coastal Property in Costa Rica a Quarter the Price of Southern California

Coastal Property in Costa Rica a Quarter the Price of Southern California

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January 6, 2014

Despite increasing interest from investors and vacation-home owners, properties continue to change hands at a quarter of what comparable real estate would sell for in southern California. Officially known as the country’s Southern Zone, the area is one of the most biodiverse regions in Costa Rica—home to howler monkeys, toucans, sloths and hundreds of other species, as well as lush plant life that ranges from towering tropical hardwood trees to delicate orchids.