A Great—and Affordable—Lifestyle in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

A Great—and Affordable—Lifestyle in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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June 29, 2017

San Miguel de Allende is arguably the best-known Spanish-colonial town in Mexico…and for good reason. It’s beautiful (and beautifully-preserved), it has great shopping for arts and crafts, fine dining, plenty of English-speaking locals, a huge expat community, and it’s relatively easy to reach.

Rent by the Italian Seaside for Less Than $400 a Month

Rent by the Italian Seaside for Less Than $400 a Month

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June 28, 2017

It might seem strange to say that I’m a beach person, having spent much of my adult life as a desert dweller. But every vacation during those years was to the ocean, because while I loved life in New Mexico, I craved the ocean and needed at least one week of soaking myself in salt water to regenerate.

Rent From $265 in the Orosi Valley, Costa Rica

Rent From $265 in the Orosi Valley, Costa Rica

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June 28, 2017

Day-Glo purple, tuscan yellow, lipstick red, and electric hues I don’t have names for—these are the colors that hug the roads of the Orosi Valley. They are housed in the stories-tall bougainvillea, pendent heliconias, and multi-shaped bromeliads that cover the region, owing to the year-round perfect climate.

Live in Caribbean Belize for $60 a Day or Less

Live in Caribbean Belize for $60 a Day or Less

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June 28, 2017

From sun-kissed islands surrounded by the crystal clear Caribbean Sea…to charming villages nestled in the foothills of the Maya mountains, surrounded by pristine rainforest jungle…Belize is a diverse country of natural wonders. Travel through it and all over you’ll meet content expats who are living their dream lifestyle.

Rent From $553 on the Caribbean Island of Roatán

Rent From $553 on the Caribbean Island of Roatán

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June 27, 2017

Imagine waking up each morning to the sound of gentle waves lapping up the shore of a white-sand beach. The warm Caribbean waters are clear, in shades of turquoise and azure. Down the road is a community with shops, restaurants, and, most importantly, lively beach bars. This is what it is like to live on the tropical island of Roatán.

The Benefits of Retiring in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

The Benefits of Retiring in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

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June 27, 2017

If you enjoy fabulous sunsets, the sound of the surf lulling you to sleep, a great choice of international restaurants, a laidback lifestyle and no stress, put San Juan del Sur on your list of places for retirement. Few beach locations are as charming, quirky or as fun as this town on Nicaragua's Pacific coast.

Rent in Antigua, Guatemala From $300 a Month

Rent in Antigua, Guatemala From $300 a Month

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June 20, 2017

The colonial city of Antigua in the Central highlands of Guatemala has a thriving expat community. It’s no surprise that foreigners choose to live here full- or part-time. They enjoy the history-steeped cobbled streets and a vibrant culture. Visitors often extend their stay, swapping family home stays or hotel accommodation for short or long-term rentals in Antigua.