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We Live on $2,000 a Month and Travel More Since Moving to Medellín

We Live on $2,000 a Month and Travel More Since Moving to Medellín

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September 20, 2017

“Honey, what color is my toothbrush?” You would think that after 36 years of marriage my husband, Mike, would know this. And yet…that is the first thing he asks me as we are unpacking after returning home from a trip. I´d like to blame it on him having a “senior moment.”...

“My Cost of Living in Ecuador is One-Fourth What it Was in the U.S.”

“My Cost of Living in Ecuador is One-Fourth What it Was in the U.S.”

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September 19, 2017

"The time for a complete change was long overdue," says Gloria Gilbere, a single 70-year-old, who made her move to Ecuador in the summer of 2016. Even though previously thriving in large, action-packed cities, she now wanted to live in a small town…

Wintering on the French Riviera is Surprisingly Affordable

Wintering on the French Riviera is Surprisingly Affordable

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September 8, 2017

Nice, France is a place often considered synonymous with dazzling wealth and a lavish, champagne-soaked lifestyle—and there’s good reason for this. From the 19th century until about World War II, this was the legendary winter playground of well-to do expats.