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Rent in Thailand from $400 a Month

Rent in Thailand from $400 a Month

Beach Living
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March 9, 2018

Thailand is one of Asia’s most popular countries for expats. It’s safe, women can travel alone without problems, the cost of living is low, and getting a retirement visa is simple. But buying property is tricky. Which is why so many expats in Asia rent instead of buy. Renting is easy, affordable, and sometimes the only way to live in a country. Plus, if you want to move on and try out a new place, you just pack up and hit the road.

5 Countries Where Life is Good on a Social Security Check

5 Countries Where Life is Good on a Social Security Check

If you’re of retirement age and you’ve decided to retire overseas, lucky you. And smart you. Not only are you about to embark on an adventure of a lifetime, but you’ve likely made a very wise decision. Because almost anywhere you might settle will surely cost less than living in the U.S. these days...

Travel to Croatia: One of the Most Beautiful Places in Europe

Travel to Croatia: One of the Most Beautiful Places in Europe

Daily Postcard
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February 27, 2018

Before I arrived in Croatia, people told me that it was one of the most beautiful places in Europe. "If you love Italy, you'll love Croatia," they said. "After all, the Croatian coast is where the Italians go to vacation." Most of Croatia's coast is along the historic Dalmatian region—a place that perfectly meshes Italian and Eastern European inspirations in architecture, food, and even language. I based myself in Split...

European-Style Living With a South American Twist in Montevideo

European-Style Living With a South American Twist in Montevideo

Daily Postcard
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February 27, 2018

The tranquilo lifestyle is what attracts most expats to Uruguay. It’s a healthy, stress-free approach to living. And in the capital, Montevideo, it’s evident almost everywhere I go. People sit on benches gazing out to sea, almost every block has a good coffee shop...