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Australia

Population: 22,507,617

Capital City: Canberra

Climate: Generally arid to semiarid; temperate in south and east; tropical in north

Time Zone: GMT+10

Language: English

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Abundant Australia: Good Living, Down Under

 

Australia is famous for its large beaches and temperate climate. Across the continent, Aussies, and those who’ve chosen to emigrate there, have access to an active and healthy lifestyle. But urban dwellers will find plenty of great culture and excellent food in Sydney and Melbourne, and a cost of living below that of some of the world’s other great cities.

 

If Australia is on your list of possible retirement destinations, you’ll find that few English-speaking countries with quality health care and good infrastructure will benefit as much as Australia from the economic booms in Asia and China.

 

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The Secret to Making Good Money from Almost Any Country You Choose

The Secret to Making Good Money from Almost Any Country You Choose

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Imagine living in Europe, Africa, or Australia and earning a living while traveling around and discovering the continent. Sounds too good to be true? Well this is exactly what I have been doing for about six years now. I started off in Africa because I had always wanted to go on a safari but could never afford it.

In Pictures: The 5 Most Charming Colonial Cities of Latin America

In Pictures: The 5 Most Charming Colonial Cities of Latin America

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June 15, 2016

As they conquered and colonized Latin America, the Spanish conquistadors—and later settlers—certainly left their mark. Using the old cities of Spain as a model, they built imposing cathedrals, well-tended public squares, large homes, and other structures. Throughout the region, from Mexico to Argentina, and everywhere in between, you can find these historic districts often covering dozens of city blocks, full of ornate buildings.

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