Property Taxes of $50 a Year and a Tranquil Lifestyle in Ecuador

Property Taxes of $50 a Year and a Tranquil Lifestyle in Ecuador

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May 10, 2017

Kristin Simmon-Lowman has found she can live her life just as she desires in Ecuador. "I'm a routine person," she says. "I spend eight hours a week taking Spanish lessons and that's something I enjoy a lot. Also, I teach English twice a week to 11- and 12-year-olds through a local education program, Uno a Uno," she says.

Peaceful Living and a Bargain Home in Costa Rica’s Central Valley

Peaceful Living and a Bargain Home in Costa Rica’s Central Valley

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May 3, 2017

What I love best about living in Atenas, Costa Rica, is how peaceful it is. The capital city of San José is only an hour's drive to the east. But whenever I have to go there, like just the other day, I always breathe out a big sigh of contented happiness when I turn off the highway and onto the main road into Atenas where we live.