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Top 10 Things to Do in Madrid

Top 10 Things to Do in Madrid

Residents of Madrid call themselves “gatos,” Spanish for “cats,” perhaps because they nap in the afternoon and prowl the streets at night. Dinner is never served before 9 p.m. and is often enjoyed at midnight. Conversation, drinking, and dancing continue into the wee hours. If you’re early to bed, you will miss the vibrant spirit of this sophisticated city.

What Are Your Live-Overseas Deal-Breakers?

What Are Your Live-Overseas Deal-Breakers?

Will the wrong peanut butter ruin your life? This is a serious question, and the first one anybody thinking of moving abroad should ask themselves. It’s called profiling yourself. And I suggest you do it ruthlessly. Try this—get a piece of paper and a pencil. Now list all the things you think make your life worthwhile…

Where to Find the Best Beaches in Belize

Where to Find the Best Beaches in Belize

Belize is well-known for its famous Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, second only to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. For decades adventurous scuba divers and anglers have vacationed in Belize, in pursuit of their favorite marine sports. But this tiny country also has some fine beaches. But they aren't always obvious to the first-time tourist...