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“I Created a Taxi Service for Expats and Visitors to Peru”

“I Created a Taxi Service for Expats and Visitors to Peru”

Profiles
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September 23, 2020

Visit any Peru online expat forum and you are bound to see Walter Clark’s name pop up repeatedly as the “go to” person for safe, reliable transport in Lima. Walter has found a successful business niche as one of the only, if not the only, English-speaking professional drivers in this vibrant seaside capital city of over 10 million people...

Enjoying the Simple Life in Bernay, France

Enjoying the Simple Life in Bernay, France

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August 24, 2020

My husband and I live in Bernay, a tiny town just an hour-and-a-half from Paris by train ($27 round trip). It’s nestled in the Charentonne river valley and has 23 separate waterways running through it. There are old bridges everywhere, gorgeous half-timbered buildings, and historic outbuildings that are protected by the government...

Portugal Itinerary: How to Spend 7 Days in Portugal

Portugal Itinerary: How to Spend 7 Days in Portugal

Editors Choice
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August 17, 2020

Cruise a river past the terraced landscape of one of Portugal’s finest wine-growing regions. View a Gothic church with 650 pounds of gold plating. Step back in time at Portugal’s best-preserved Roman ruins, and experience interactively the history of the nation’s capital...

Is Portugal a Safe Place to Live

Is Portugal a Safe Place to Live

Expat-Advice
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April 11, 2020

I’ve been living in various areas of Portugal for the last six years and find it incredibly safe. In fact, the Global Peace Index, which rates 163 countries for safety, ranks Portugal number three. The U.S. State Department rates Portugal a Level One, meaning take normal safety precautions. Some of this is obvious: don’t leave Read more...: Is Portugal a Safe Place to Live