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Live Well in Attractive Machala, Ecuador For $1,200 a Month

Live Well in Attractive Machala, Ecuador For $1,200 a Month

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January 3, 2020

If you’re someone who is looking for the conveniences of a good-sized city close to the beach and the mountains, I may have found the sweet spot for you. Especially if you are a trailblazer—someone who would enjoy the experience of immersing yourself in a new language and culture.

5 Best Caribbean Islands to Live On… and 2 to Avoid

5 Best Caribbean Islands to Live On… and 2 to Avoid

Beach Living
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November 19, 2019

Mention the word “Caribbean” and most people think of places like Aruba, the Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and other tourist-rich dollops of sand. The region conjures well-deserved images of crystal-clear waters and white-sand beaches. And there’s no question: If you like sun and san...

Mountains, Motorbikes, and a Luxury Rental for $870 a Month

Mountains, Motorbikes, and a Luxury Rental for $870 a Month

It’s been two years since Dean Kaufman took early retirement and set off overseas, and taking the time to visit and revisit his chosen spot—the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai—in the run-up to his move definitely paid off.“The number one thing that drew me to Thailand is the people,” says Dean, 48.