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European-Style Living With a South American Twist in Montevideo

European-Style Living With a South American Twist in Montevideo

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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...

From Sleepy Village to Lively Town: My Portuguese Adventure

From Sleepy Village to Lively Town: My Portuguese Adventure

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February 20, 2018

My backyard swimming pool has changed a bit. In 2010 my partner, Kevin, and I took a leap of faith and moved to central Portugal. Soon we were swimming in a dreamy lagoon filled with mineral-rich water instead of a tiled chemical hole-in-the-ground in Florida.

Lake Chapala: Easy, Fun, and Affordable Mexican Living

Lake Chapala: Easy, Fun, and Affordable Mexican Living

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February 15, 2018

When my husband, Rob, and I moved to Lake Chapala, Mexico, the first thing we noticed was how easy it is to be an expat here.Bordered by the largest freshwater lake in Mexico, two principal cities of Chapala and Ajijic form the area collectively referred to as Lake Chapala.