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Live Life to the Fullest on Costa Rica’s Gold Coast

Live Life to the Fullest on Costa Rica’s Gold Coast

“Gold Coast” is synonymous with an idyllic beach paradise. Among the few stretches of coastline on the planet that share this nickname is Costa Rica’s northern Pacific coast. And deservedly so. For me—and the thousands of expats who call this region home—this is beach living at its best.

I Thank My Lucky Stars That I Moved to Penang, Malaysia

I Thank My Lucky Stars That I Moved to Penang, Malaysia

I'm a very lucky guy to be doing what I'm doing, and there isn't a day that goes by when I don't remind myself of that. Sometimes I say it to my wife, too, but she already knows how lucky we are. My wife and I moved to the island of Penang in early 2010. A small island—15 miles long and 12 miles wide—on the west coast of Malaysia, Penang, which is connected to the mainland by a six-lane bridge, is just two hours' drive south of Thailand.

A Warm Welcome and a Caribbean View on Ambergris Caye

A Warm Welcome and a Caribbean View on Ambergris Caye

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April 2, 2017

I’ve lived on Ambergris Caye in Belize for nearly nine years, but have never tired of watching the Caribbean’s powerful waves crash on the offshore barrier reef, creating a continuous fanfare of exploding sea spray. After their tumultuous encounter with the reef line, the waves flow serenely towards the shoreline and eventually roll onto the soft sand beach.