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5 Places to Retire to With the World’s Best Climate

5 Places to Retire to With the World’s Best Climate

Best Places
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January 25, 2022

Scoring a country on its climate is not an easy task, because everyone has their own ideas on what sort of weather they enjoy most. In looking for the countries with the best climate, we assessed not only the hard data—temperatures, rainfall, and humidity—but we also assessed the comfort level of each destination’s climate...

$200-a-Year Property Tax on a Portugal Village Home

$200-a-Year Property Tax on a Portugal Village Home

Editors Choice
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December 26, 2021

“We decided to sell our Lisbon apartment and look for a house with some land, but we ended up buying a farm,” Bill says. In central Portugal, the quaint village of Figueiró dos Vinhos is where they found their dream home, casa da lomba. Situated on a large plot of land with fruit trees, vegetation, and even a bio pool, the property offers the couple...

20 Traditional Dishes to Try in Chile

20 Traditional Dishes to Try in Chile

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November 22, 2021

Traditional Chilean dishes reflect the country’s many cultural influences, such as Indigenous Mapuche culture and European cuisines, with hints of Arabic culture mixed in. Typical dishes from Chile feature unique species of fish and clams. Many recipes use beans, pumpkin, and corn as staple ingredients. As well, traditional Chilean food tends to include...