The future seems uncertain to me—economically, politically, socially. You might have that feeling, too. And you might be thinking of putting an escape plan in place…a way to secure a safe haven for yourself and your family that suits your budget, your interests, your preferences, and your timeline…a way for you to get out from under the cloud of uncertainty.
If you’re considering retirement abroad, you need information, and you need lots of it. But more than that, you need guidance on how to interpret that information. That’s what we’re here for, and that’s why we’ve compiled the 2022 Annual Global Retirement Index: to help you with the exciting business of choosing where in the world will best suit your needs.
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If this picture is your idea of an exciting afternoon, I suggest you save yourself some time and stop reading now. (If this isn’t your scene, continue on below…) So, why am I showing you a picture of a dull big-box storefront? Because it’s precisely not what you should expect from our Real Estate Trend Read more...: 3 Things NOT to Like About the Southern Zone
I’ve always had a place in my heart for Costa Rica’s Southern Zone. The natural beauty that surrounds you. The emerald-green mountains that rise into puffy white clouds. The many semi-deserted beaches fringed with swaying palms. I feel at peace…healthier in the Southern Zone…thanks to the fresh air, the fresh food, and a refreshing distance Read more...: Costa Rica’s Southern Zone Has Grown Up
I’m bringing a hot new deal to Real Estate Trend Alert members. In brief, RETA members have the chance to own one of 18 villas—each with a small pool—nestled close to “the Culinary Capital of Costa Rica.” This is an exclusive RETA deal. No one else gets this opportunity… We’re buying in a tropical paradise…a Read more...: Their Problem…Your Opportunity in Costa Rica
Over the millennia, Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, was ruled by Greeks, Romans, Phoenicians, the Spanish, the Vandals…just to name a few. Thanks to its strategic location, it was the ideal hub for trade all over the Med. And to this day, the island feels somehow apart and distinct from mainland Italy. This Read more...: Move-In-Ready Homes in Sicily from $84K
Jeez, the news is often weird. If your buddy told you over a beer that Nicaragua had a space program you’d wonder if he needed a lie down. Well, now you can tell him, because it’s true…kind of. Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega and his cronies have created a new National Ministry for Extraterrestrial Space Affairs, Read more...: Riviera Maya Tops America’s Most Searched Destinations For 2021
What’s the strangest thing ever found on a construction site? Mammoth tusks, ancient mummies, and time capsules have all shown up at one time or another. In 2015 an entire warship from the American Revolution was revealed on the site of a hotel in Virginia. A year later construction workers demolishing a house in Florida Read more...: Finding Hidden Treasures in Roatan
Cascais is a high-end resort town just outside Lisbon, and once a favored retreat for Portuguese royals. Now, it’s a fixture in my annual travel schedule… When I’m in Europe, I typically take a long weekend in Lisbon, then set up base in Cascais for a week, just before returning to Mexico. I get my Read more...: Noble Mansions in Portugal