In this month’s edition of Real Estate Trend Alert Insider, exclusive to RETA Lifetime members, Ronan talks to his key Panama contact, Alfredo Aleman, one of Panama City’s most influential and experienced developers.
"I think commuting is a waste of time. And I don't like fluorescent lights or uncomfortable business socks," says Jon Anderson, who works remotely in the field of IT. "The internet came around when I was first starting my career.
Paula has been in love with San Miguel, an artsy town in Mexico’s Colonial Highlands, ever since she first visited in 2012. The town’s vibrant arts scene, colonial architecture, and temperate climate kept her coming back for years before she moved down permanently last year.
Nicaragua opened up a whole new world for Paul, Marisa, their two kids Owen, 11, and Abigail, 8, and their three dogs…not least in slashing their cost of living. “Comparing our expenses in the U.S. with Nicaragua is pretty comical,” says Marisa.
Before my recent visit, I'd heard a lot about the "small-town" feel of Pedasí, Panama. You hear that about a lot of places...and I've gotten skeptical over the years.
From Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai in the mountainous north, to the white-sand beaches of the tourist hot spots in the south, Thailand has much to offer. After an initial visit, many travelers return for long-term stays, and some never leave.
One great thing about Mexico is its incredible diversity. In the 10 years I’ve made Mexico my home, I’ve lived in two very different cities and traveled to many more, all across the country.
In 2013, Lisa and Sam Chiodo, along with their two children, Carina and Luca, came to the tiny medieval hamlet of Borgata Malpertus, nestled at the foot of the Italian Alps, in search of a simple and affordable life.
You won’t find a lot of expats along the northern coast of Peru, but it’s probably only a matter of time before more people begin to discover the great weather, incredible cuisine, and low cost of living.
Meetings can be the bane of a writer’s existence. Or, they can actually help. I was privileged to experience the latter kind of meeting recently, just after our last International Living conference in Panama.