The Benefits of Living in San José, Costa Rica

The Benefits of Living in San José, Costa Rica

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May 8, 2018

I have a pretty standard morning routine. I’m awakened very early by roosters but stay in bed for a while as the sunrise filters into the bedroom. I start the coffee, open the sliding doors, step out to my deck, and look down into the valley below. I usually see hummingbirds buzzing around my flowers, sometimes a blue-crowned mot-mot. Some mornings one of my neighbors, a farmer, has been up even earlier...

Traveling the World on a Social Security Budget of $2,200 a Month

Traveling the World on a Social Security Budget of $2,200 a Month

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February 25, 2018

A travel-and adventure-filled retirement might not be for everyone, but for Chip and his wife, Bonny, it has been a life-changing experience. Six years ago, they left the comfort and security of their home in Florida to explore the world and they haven’t looked back...

5 Reasons to Become a Travel Blogger

5 Reasons to Become a Travel Blogger

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October 17, 2017

I've been traveling non-stop for nearly four years now, blogging for almost two. In that time, I've seen more than 50 countries over four continents.Because of my blog I've been able to explore the nature of the Azores Islands of Portugal, trek the mountains of Nepal, watch the sunrise over the temples of Angkor Wat, and dive to sunken ship wrecks in the Philippines.

A Journey of Discovery, Travel Blogging, and a New Life in Florence

A Journey of Discovery, Travel Blogging, and a New Life in Florence

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October 16, 2017

For more than 12 years, my days were all about meeting the requests, and sometimes demands, of others. As a communications advisor to governments, I worked for up to 18 hours a day, six, or sometimes seven, days a week. It was a far cry from my background in visual communications.