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.
While most people in Canada are bundling up against the cold right now…and preparing for or enduring heavy snowfall and treacherous ice…Canadians Brian and Janette Sullivan are enjoying the temperate, weather of Cotacachi, Ecuador.
On Costa Rica’s central Pacific coast is one of the country’s most visited tourist destinations. And it’s popular with expats too. It’s called Manuel Antonio, and its white-sand beaches, wildlife-filled jungle, and dramatic scenery of mountains looming over the blue ocean is the stuff of postcards.
I love living in David, the capital of the Chiriquí province, so much so that I have never considered moving anywhere else. David has a population of 164,000, making it feel like a small city with nice friendly locals that’s easy to get around, but also with all the amenities of a larger city.
Beautiful Arequipa… This 500-year-old city is steeped in magnificent colonial architecture, built from glistening white volcanic rock and bathed in sunshine for more than 300 days every year.
In the February edition of Real Estate Trend Alert Insider, Ronan chats to his contact on the ground in the Caribbean beach town of Placencia, Boris Mannsfeld. Boris talks about his past investments here, how he has profited, and how he intends on investing here in the future.
My wife Diane and I are far from wealthy. Yet, as I was paying my bills online recently, I glanced out the window of my condo at the beautiful colors of the Caribbean Sea only a few steps away.
Whether you are looking for a full-time retirement haven or want to escape the winter up north, Mexico has a lot to offer in the way of weather, culture, and cost of living.
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.
“I’ve just gotten residence in Ecuador. That means I don’t have to file my U.S. taxes anymore, doesn’t it?” This is the type of question I hear regularly. There are many misconceptions about Americans living overseas, a common one being that once you move overseas, you are no longer required to file a tax return.