I Can Write From Anywhere in the World…and I Chose Costa Rica

I Can Write From Anywhere in the World…and I Chose Costa Rica

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October 11, 2017

“If you can work from anywhere, why not stay in the U.S. and just go wherever you want?”I live in Costa Rica, and I get asked this question a lot. The short answer is…I love it here. But for those who really want to know, I can share a multitude of reasons.

The Good Life Comes With Little Cost in the “City of Lakes”

The Good Life Comes With Little Cost in the “City of Lakes”

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September 24, 2017

Fourteen months ago, my partner, Rachel, and I decided to realize our dream of living abroad. After a lot of research, we decided to try teaching English in Vietnam. Shortly after we made our decision we found jobs with an English center in Hanoi. And I can already say, that I love it...

No Experience Required to Make Money from a Blog in Paris

No Experience Required to Make Money from a Blog in Paris

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February 16, 2016

When I first moved to Paris in 2005, I took a year off to decide what I wanted to do next. I had retired from my catering business in New York and didn’t want to spend my life behind a hot stove working 60-plus hours a week anymore. That was the beginning of the blog boom and I thought—just for fun—I would start a blog about my adventures in Paris. I had no former writing or photography experience but gave it a whirl anyway.