Affordable Living in Idyllic Cerro Azul, Panama

Affordable Living in Idyllic Cerro Azul, Panama

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September 30, 2016

My family and I hail from one of the sunniest cities in Canada; Calgary, Alberta. Set at the foot of the mighty Canadian Rockies, Calgary offers plenty of the outdoor enjoyment we love. But the season we enjoy the most, summer, lasts a short six weeks at best. The rest of the year is windy, soggy, and at times frigidly cold. Sunny just isn’t as much fun at 4 F.

San Juan del Sur vs Matagalpa: Which Part of Nicaragua Should you Retire To?

San Juan del Sur vs Matagalpa: Which Part of Nicaragua Should you Retire To?

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September 29, 2016

Nicaragua is an economical paradise. Imagine your dream location, with your favorite views, the best weather you can imagine, plenty of things to do, lots of new friends, and all for only $1,500 a month. That works out at just $18,000 a year to live in this beautiful country including everything: a furnished place to live, food, WiFi, electricity, water, trash, entertainment—everything! And you can enjoy a higher quality of life to boot.

Rent for $390 a Month in This Little-Known “Pearl of the Atlantic”

Rent for $390 a Month in This Little-Known “Pearl of the Atlantic”

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September 29, 2016

Little villages of colorful houses sit among the rocky, green hills of the island. Small farms, which grow fresh fruits and vegetables for the locals, spread out from the top of the hills on down to the sea shore creating a natural patchwork effect.

The Top 7 Expat Activities in Chiang Mai, Thailand

The Top 7 Expat Activities in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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September 28, 2016

Living in the tropics is a dream for many, and Chiang Mai, Thailand, is still a popular destination for those seeking a year-round hot climate, along with a low cost of living. Although far from any white sandy beaches, Chiang Mai still has plenty of activities to keep you busy, both in the city and the surrounding countryside.

Easy, Low-Cost Living on a Tropical Paradise Island in Thailand

Easy, Low-Cost Living on a Tropical Paradise Island in Thailand

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September 24, 2016

Turquoise waters lap the white-sand beach fringed with casuarina trees. There are no jet skis or banana boats here; just a few stand-up paddle boarders and a kayak or two. There’s not a beach lounger in sight, just some mats and towels strewn in the shade.