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San Francisco Neighborhood of Panama City.

San Francisco Neighborhood of Panama City.

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September 28, 2018

To live the big city life for less and enjoy a world-class retirement look no farther than the San Francisco neighborhood of Panama City. I chose to live in San Francisco because of its walkability, its amenities, and just how close it is to the kind of action that makes for a great city life...and from gourmet delis to evenings at the opera, I enjoyed every minute.

Low Season in Belize is Chillout Time

Low Season in Belize is Chillout Time

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September 22, 2018

Here in Belize, the weather stays pretty constant all year round (it’s always hot, sunny, and humid), and there is tourism all year round…but there are some distinct differences between high season and low season in terms of day-to-day living. And at this time of year, it’s definitely more chilled. Low season (rainy season) runs Read more...: Low Season in Belize is Chillout Time

How I’m Living Each Day in my Personal Paradise

How I’m Living Each Day in my Personal Paradise

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September 20, 2018

Oh wow...it’s the start of another day in paradise. The smell of coffee wafts into the room, as do the first rays of daylight here in Lagos, Portugal. Retirement is a beautiful thing...but it hardly means sitting in the rocking chair as the day evaporates before your eyes. The day holds many adventures, and I start it off with a trip to the nearby gym, to get the gears rolling...

Be Sure of a Warm Welcome…Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Be Sure of a Warm Welcome…Where Everybody Knows Your Name

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September 11, 2018

When you move overseas, no matter where you go, food and shelter are the first things you’ve got to arrange. And when those things are looked after, you ask yourself: “Now, what is there to do?” That’s when entertainment comes to mind. Let me tell you a bit about nightlife in Dominical, my little corner of Costa Rica, down here in the Southern Zone of the country’s Pacific coast...

Living the Good Life…Like It Says in the Constitution

Living the Good Life…Like It Says in the Constitution

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September 11, 2018

My wife, Rita, and I have been living in Salinas on the Pacific coast of Ecuador for almost five years now, and we have started the process of applying for Ecuadorian citizenship. This isn’t a political statement, as we are still keeping our U.S. citizenship—it’s just that there are some real advantages to being a citizen of more than one country, and having a second passport...