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5 Lesser-Known Cities for Retirement in 3 Well-Known Countries

5 Lesser-Known Cities for Retirement in 3 Well-Known Countries

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September 23, 2022

If, like me, you are approaching the day when you can kiss the boss good-bye and run off into retirement (if a kiss is a bit much, maybe a hug or just a handshake) and you’ve been daydreaming about an exciting life abroad, then you’ve most certainly read about these three hotspots: Mexico, Ecuador and Spain.

Mallorca: Mediterranean Island Life at Half the Cost of the Caribbean

Mallorca: Mediterranean Island Life at Half the Cost of the Caribbean

When I first started learning Spanish, I could only speak in metaphors. I sat with my now-fiancée on a 1,000-year-old facade outside the Port of Valldemossa, while we watched the sun set over the Mediterranean. “I don’t want to get off this train,” I told her. I knew the vocabulary for trains because that’s how I got around...

A Furnished Costa Rica Home for $400 a Month

A Furnished Costa Rica Home for $400 a Month

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February 14, 2022

My first trip to Costa Rica was in 2013. Prior to that, it wasn’t somewhere I had ever considered visiting but when a friend invited me to stay at her family’s property along the northern Pacific coast in the beach town of Playas del Coco for a couple of weeks, I couldn’t refuse. Playas del Coco is a popular destination for expats, snowbirds, and vacationers...