The biggest deciding factor for many people in choosing a retirement destination is climate. Retiring to a warm-weather paradise is infinitely preferable to spending your days shoveling snow and scraping windshields.
I have eaten my way around the world spending as little as $5 day on food—in Mexico...Barcelona...even Paris. If you follow a few simple tricks you can save a fortune on your daily expenses and get a real taste of the local culture.
Last Friday afternoon, as I feasted on a gooey piece of apple strudel, I watched as throngs of children armed with large water guns hoisted foam at passers-by.
This week I’m in Panama once again, a place near and dear to my heart for many reasons. My wife and I lived there happily back in the middle of the last decade, and we loved all the things about Panama that every other expat loves…
Uncertainty over the future of the Affordable Care Act has led Americans around the country to stock up on medications they fear they won’t be able to afford, should they lose their health insurance in a repeal of the ACA.
I never get tired of the view from my stone-walled terrace in Basilicata, Italy. My little 300-year-old casa is built on the edge of town and overlooks fields of grain and grazing sheep—their bells tinkling as they meander the hillside across from us.
As a consultant to large corporations, I work with clients who ask for and use my expert advice to make important decisions. My wife, Abbe, also is a consultant to people who use her help to move.
One of the biggest reasons expats move to Panama is the cost of living. I can include myself in that group. Most expats I know have moved to Panama because of the affordability of maintaining the lifestyle they want.
I’m going to be completely honest: I’m a little hesitant to write this. I’ve discovered a gem of a destination that has completely captured my soul…and I’m not sure I want to share it with the world.
In 2006, my husband, Bryan, and I decided we wanted a different lifestyle in a different locale. Italy had long been a favorite holiday spot and with each visit we imagined what it would be like to live there.