The Search is Over for The Best Colonial Town

The Search is Over for The Best Colonial Town

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June 30, 2018

Each morning I'm gently coaxed from a satisfying sleep by the resonant toll of church bells, accompanied by a chorus of twittering birds. This is one of many aspects of living in San Miguel de Allende that delights me each and every day. Over the years my husband and I visited a series of Spanish Colonial towns scattered throughout Central...

How Much is it to Buy Real Estate in Ojochal, Costa Rica

How Much is it to Buy Real Estate in Ojochal, Costa Rica

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June 28, 2018

On a clear day you can see all the way to Guanacaste province," says Overton Pratt when he describes the view from his home in Ojochal, Costa Rica. Overton is originally from southern California, and wife Michelle's origins are in Chicago. In 2006, they travelled to Costa Rica for a four-month visit...

“Our $175,000 Condo Close to Tulum Beach”

“Our $175,000 Condo Close to Tulum Beach”

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June 23, 2018

Just a few short years ago, Tulum, Mexico was a sleepy town on the Caribbean best known for its beaches and Mayan ruins. Overnight visitors were willing to go "rustic" since it lacked amenities like electricity. These days, Tulum is undergoing something of a "discovery" with an explosion of new condo developments and an...

In Pictures: A Walkable City Lifestyle for $100,000 in Under-the-Radar Bucaramanga

In Pictures: A Walkable City Lifestyle for $100,000 in Under-the-Radar Bucaramanga

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June 15, 2018

Wouldn't it be great to live in a city where every day is a walk in the park? Well, that is exactly what life is like in the beautiful Colombian city of Bucaramanga. It is a modern, moderate-sized city, with a population of about 1 million people, good public transportation...

For Tropical Beauty and Affordability Look to Uvita, Costa Rica

For Tropical Beauty and Affordability Look to Uvita, Costa Rica

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June 9, 2018

Nestled on the Southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica exists an idyllic slice of paradise called the Costa Ballena. Consisting of a 22-mile stretch of coastline, this part of the country is made up of three major towns: Dominical to the north, Ojochal to the south, and Uvita in the middle...

Pacific Coast Home For $139,000 In Hip and Laidback Todos Santos, Mexico

Pacific Coast Home For $139,000 In Hip and Laidback Todos Santos, Mexico

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June 1, 2018

With more than 350 days of sunshine a year the southern Baja California in Mexico is a favorite destination of vacationers and expats alike. Most head to the very tip, to Los Cabos—as the area in and around the towns of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo is called...