Ciarán joined the team at International Living in September 2019 as the managing editor of The Savvy Retiree. He has a master’s degree in international relations and was a long-time resident of East Asia, working as a writer and editor for a daily broadsheet newspaper and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taiwan. A native Read more...: Ciarán Madden
Many Americans have found a better quality of life…for less…by moving to any number of prime locations around the globe, from Latin America to Europe to Asia, and everywhere in between. There are no shortage of spots where a retired couple can live well on $2,000 a month. You’ll find good quality medical care...
Your three-story home hugs the medieval wall of an Italian village. The settlement has an ancient origin, dating back to the Etruscan civilization. Your views are breathtaking. Far below are fields of vines and olive trees, and vast tracts of forest.
Costa Rica is among the safest and most stable countries anywhere on my beat. For many Americans and Europeans seeking a warm-weather escape, Costa Rica is a beacon of dependability.
Costa Rica has been a favorite retirement destination for three decades now. If you are not sure that Costa Rica checks all your boxes yet, this presentation will give you convincing reasons why this naturally beautiful country may be the right fit for the next phase of your life. With numerous personal photos and stories, Read more...: Costa Rica: An Eternal Favorite
Though Panama has much in common with its Latin American neighbors, its culture and history make it very different indeed. What do potential expats need to know and why do they continue to choose Panama? In this talk IL Panama Editor Jessica Ramesch answers these questions and more to give you a better understanding of Read more...: Panama: A Modern Rising Star With Unique Latin Flair
Are you considering retiring in some place warm and exotic without giving up life’s conveniences? Then you should definitely consider retiring in Mexico. The U.S.’s southern neighbor consistently makes International Living’s list of the 5 top countries to live in. Mexico boasts a great quality of life, natural beauty, modern infrastructure, and safety. You should also consider retirement in Mexico because it Read more...: Mexico: A Dream Retirement South of the Border
Imagine living just a 20-minute flight from a world-class island destination…a 45-minute ferry from a tiny haven called the Island of Flowers…or an hour’s drive from an expansive, uncrowded beach that is home to an exuberant expat community.