Retire in Spain

Spain promises expats sunny weather, European sophistication, and first-world infrastructure at an affordable price. Although Mediterranean resorts are a popular choice, Spain’s diverse geography and climate offer many options from seaside living to mountain retreats to pastoral farms to exciting, culture-packed cities...

Le Marche, Italy

The Italian region of Le Marche is said to encapsulate all of Italy in one place. The hill towns, beaches, mountains, art and musical treasures, and idyllic landscapes certainly seem to prove it to be true. With medieval towns, Renaissance splendor, and postcard-worthy countryside staked out in grapevines, olive groves, and waves of sunflowers, Le Marche embodies what many of us expats envision for our lives in bella Italy...

Athens, Greece

Greece, the cradle of Western civilization, is where philosophy, democracy, literature, theater, and the Olympic Games were born. There are few places on earth so enriched with history and blessed with astonishing natural splendor… and there is no better city to begin your love affair with this amazing country than its exciting, ultra-livable capital: Athens...

Healthcare in Italy

Italy ranks among the World Health Organization’s top 10 countries for quality health services (by contrast, the U.S. only holds 37th place, despite being the highest spender.) However, although medical facilities are considered to be adequate for any emergencies, many public hospitals are overcrowded and under-funded. Read on to find out more.

Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital city. It’s the political hub of the country, and the cultural and historical center, too. Founded more than 1,000 years ago, the city remains steeped in tradition. Hanoi was occupied by the Chinese for much of its early history, and later by the French.