Laidback Living…With a Wild Side in Dumaguete, Philippines

Laidback Living…With a Wild Side in Dumaguete, Philippines

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July 26, 2017

Right in the heart of the Philippines archipelago, on the Southwest corner of the island of Negros Oriental, lies Dumaguete. The name means to “snatch” and legend has it that pirates used to come to the island to abscond with not just the treasures of the land but all the beautiful unwed ladies living there.

5 Beautiful Caribbean Islands You Have to Visit

5 Beautiful Caribbean Islands You Have to Visit

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July 24, 2017

Sure, there are plenty of luxury and jet-set destinations in the Caribbean. Islands where bohemian chic, trust funds, and luxury shopping and dining combine to form the ultimate getaway for the ultra-wealthy. But there’s another side to the Caribbean as well—the more traditional side. Where life is lived much as it has been for decades, if not centuries, and with low prices to match.

How Do I Show My Reluctant Partner The Benefits of Retiring Overseas?

How Do I Show My Reluctant Partner The Benefits of Retiring Overseas?

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July 20, 2017

I have yet to decide where to move to yet so I am open to anywhere that you might recommend. My problem is my husband is still very reluctant to the idea and I am trying to show him the positives/pro’s of moving overseas for our retirement years.

Enjoy Low Costs and Low Rent in Portugal

Enjoy Low Costs and Low Rent in Portugal

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June 29, 2017

Internet research and guide books are useful for learning about new locales. But nothing compares to the experience of spending time in them. Sights like terracotta roofs topping white-washed cottages, aromas of fragrant wildflowers or your neighbor’s grilled chicken on an outdoor barbeque (churrasqueira), and the sounds of crashing ocean surf or the lilting trill of your local bird population are all characteristics of Portugal that you could never experience from reading a book.

Guanajuato Rentals…an Alternative to San Miguel de Allende

Guanajuato Rentals…an Alternative to San Miguel de Allende

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June 29, 2017

If you plan to spend time in Mexico’s Colonial Highlands and want to look beyond San Miguel de Allende, consider renting a property in Guanajuato, the state capital. This 16th-century Spanish-colonial city, a World Heritage site since 1988, is beautiful and lively, with a vibrant ambience.