As I meet more and more people who are interested in moving here, I think back to the day in 2009 when I made the decision to move to Malaysia. It wasn’t that I was unhappy—in fact, far from it.
Whenever you hear about the Pacific Ocean beaches of Ecuador, often the focus is mostly on the two more populated cities on the coast—the port city of Manta and the resort town of Salinas.
Friends and family are sometimes surprised to hear me say it, but the truth is that life in Salinas on the Pacific coast of southern Ecuador is not for everyone. “Aren’t you happy there?” they ask.
Phnom Penh is known as the "Charming City" for good reason. Expats are increasingly attracted to Cambodia's capital city because of the low living costs, simple visa requirements, and foreigner-friendly local population.
The Mediterranean island of Malta has no shortage of charms, from its stunning architecture and landscapes to the glittering green-blue sea that surrounds it.
Although I live in the city of David, the capital of Chiriquí Province, it’s easy for me to get to the highland town of Boquete. I typically visit Boquete about twice a month to go to the Tuesday Morning Market, have lunch with friends, or attend a special event.
After living in Costa Rica for a year-and-a-half, I’ve learned a lot and answered many questions about the experience. Some people are enamored by the concept of picking up and leaving it all behind for a new life in paradise.
The Riviera Maya is a glorious stretch of perfect Caribbean coastline extending the length of the east coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Framed by the vibrant, turquoise-green waters of the Caribbean Sea, this 80-mile expanse of sugary sand and swaying coconut palms has made this area the number one vacation destination in the Caribbean.
When you move to Vietnam, you’ll likely find that the people are delightful, the standard of living is high, the cost of living is low, and there aren’t enough hours in the day to explore Vietnam’s many wonders. Below are a few tips to help you get started on your Vietnamese adventure.
A capuchin monkey is in a tree just a few steps from where I sit. I stay still for as long as I can—I am enjoying looking at him and don’t want to scare him away. Surrounded by lush rainforest, I could almost forget that I am in Panama City.