“Our Rent in Ireland is a Third of What We Paid in California”

“Our Rent in Ireland is a Third of What We Paid in California”

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October 14, 2016

Before moving to Ireland, my husband Joe and I knew we wanted to live an international lifestyle. But where? We researched all sorts of places: big cities, small towns, beaches, mountains, and deserts. The connection with my Irish ancestry finally became our turning point.

The Best Way to Choose Your Personal Overseas Paradise

The Best Way to Choose Your Personal Overseas Paradise

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October 10, 2016

In one sense, it’s a small world…instantaneous communication has made news and events from any corner of the globe instantly available to anyone with an internet connection. But in another sense, the world is still a big, big place…especially when you’re trying to decide where to live and retire.

My Knee Surgery Cost $2,000 in Penang, Malaysia

My Knee Surgery Cost $2,000 in Penang, Malaysia

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October 5, 2016

When my wife Lisa and I moved to Penang, Malaysia, we decided to join The Penang Sports Club, a five-star facility boasting more lawn tennis courts than any other club in Malaysia. The tennis players there are all levels and ages—a few weeks ago I had a match with a gentleman who is 82. What I love about the club is that most evenings you can turn up on your own, register for a game, and find yourself playing with strangers who soon become friends. It’s incredibly social and we’ve been greeted warmly as new members.