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Why I Waited Six Years to Buy a Vacuum Cleaner in Medellín

Why I Waited Six Years to Buy a Vacuum Cleaner in Medellín

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January 31, 2019

When I bought my new apartment in 2012, I was ecstatic that it didn’t have wall-to-wall carpeting. Instead, the floors were covered in beautiful, sleek, 24-inch-square, cream-colored, porcelain tiles. Having lived in the New England area of the U.S. my whole life, this was going to be a welcomed change. I realized that this is Read more...: Why I Waited Six Years to Buy a Vacuum Cleaner in Medellín

Nomadic Adventurers: Having the Time of Our Lives as Roving Retirees

Nomadic Adventurers: Having the Time of Our Lives as Roving Retirees

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January 18, 2019

Having read many successful stories in International Living magazine over the years about people seeking a better life while living abroad, my partner, Damon, and I chose to throw our hat in the ring and see if the life of roving retirees was for us. We set ourselves a budget of $1,800 a month to see if it was possible to establish a life of nomadic adventurers while living abroad. We sold everything and didn’t look back.