Single, Happy, and Carefree on Caribbean Shores

Single, Happy, and Carefree on Caribbean Shores

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September 12, 2018

Marion Seaman first visited Roatán with friends in the early ’80s, with no intention of making it her permanent home. She recalls that it wasn’t long before Roatán worked its magic on her. “A few months after I returned to the States, I walked away from everything, including the love of my life. I went to Roatán with only my suitcase, and a dream to spend my days wiggling my toes in the sand...

Where should I retire to where English is spoken and is safe as a senior, single woman?

Where should I retire to where English is spoken and is safe as a senior, single woman?

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May 24, 2018

Ann Kuffner – IL Belize Correspondent There are actually quite a few single expats over 50 in Belize, women and men alike. That is especially true on Ambergris Caye, where there’s a lot to do. Many of my single women friends either are active volunteers, or own a business that keeps them busy.English is spoken Read more...: Where should I retire to where English is spoken and is safe as a senior, single woman?

Which country would best suit a single person retiring on $2000 a month?

Which country would best suit a single person retiring on $2000 a month?

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May 16, 2018

Which country would best suit a single person retiring on $2000 a month? I am a single woman aged 60 and I want to retire overseas in the next two years. I will require modest living requirements just somewhere where the crime rate is not high as general safety would be a concern...

Where could a single woman retire on $1300 a month?

Where could a single woman retire on $1300 a month?

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January 30, 2018

Suzan Haskins – IL Editor There are single women living in Ecuador on that amount. I’d suggest you look at the highlands area where you won’t need heat or air conditioning. (Electricity is expensive everywhere in Latin America so this will cut your expenses.) In Ecuador’s mountain towns, you should be able to rent a Read more...: Where could a single woman retire on $1300 a month?

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 23, 2017

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.

Where in Central America should a single woman retire to and why?

Where in Central America should a single woman retire to and why?

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January 23, 2017

It would be great if you published articles for those of us single women in our 60’s wanting to retire to places like Panama, Yucatan, Roatan, Belize. All your articles are for couples – what about the very large population of single women who want to retire to a sunny climate in central America? Where Read more...: Where in Central America should a single woman retire to and why?

A New Income in Uruguay Transformed This Single Mom’s Life

A New Income in Uruguay Transformed This Single Mom’s Life

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January 6, 2017

When people ask me what's so good about Uruguay, I often talk about the various income opportunities, the natural beauty of the land, or the ability to live a simpler and less complicated life. Just a while ago, I was trading notes about life in Uruguay with Karen Michele—a single mother from the U.S. who moved to Punta del Este, Uruguay with her 12-year-old daughter, Etanne.