Citizens of the U.S. and Canada do not require a visa to enter Costa Rica. An immigration validation will be stamped into the passport upon entry, and this provides proof of legal status in the country. Your passport should be in good condition; Costa Rican authorities may deny entry if the passport is damaged.
Mexico is a welcoming and friendly haven for retirees and others from the U.S and beyond.
There are many appealing reasons that inspire expats to move to Italy. The country has given us Michaelangelo, Raphael, and Botticelli. Pizza, gondolas, and scarlet Ferraris. Opera, ice cream, and Prada handbags. OK, it's given us the Mafia, too, but who wouldn't want to move to Italy, Europe's most intriguing and seductive country?
Entry visas: A visa is not required for tourist visits to Portugal for a period of up to 90 days for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
Why would you want to move to Costa Rica? As thousands of expats will tell you, Costa Rica offers a fantastic lifestyle at a reasonable cost. Not to mention that Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with a modern capital city, long stretches of deserted tropical beaches, cool mountain getaways, and pristine lake regions.
Vietnam exempts the citizens of a few Western countries from visa requirements if they plan to be in the country for 15 days or less, but most visitors will need to prearrange a visa. All Westerners must have a visa for any stay longer than 15 days.
Information on visa and residency requirements for France.
Along the Guanacaste coast of Costa Rica, along the northern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, I am beginning to settle deeply into a much slower rhythm of life in a sleepy little surf town called Playa Grande. Surrounded by nationally protected beaches and bordering Las Baulas National Park, this seems perfectly natural in contrast to the hectic way of living so many have grown numb to back in the U.S.
If you’re looking for quality healthcare you can afford, Panama may well be for you. Clinics and hospitals are strategically located in hubs across the country. And since the country is so small, you’re unlikely to be more than an hour from a modern facility…no matter where you choose to live.
Malaysia, while exotic, is a friendly place to move to. The locals are kind and curious and will happily stop you at the market and ask where you’re from, and how you like living in your new home. And because it was under English rule until 1957, almost everyone, young and old alike, speaks English well, if not fluently. The weather is hot and tropical all year long.