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Finding the Time to Relax, Live Better, and Make Music in Portugal

Finding the Time to Relax, Live Better, and Make Music in Portugal

I have to stop pinching myself… I’m getting little black and blue spots all over my body. That’s maybe stretching it a bit, but waking up in Lagos, Portugal, is pretty amazing for numerous reasons. About 20 years ago, I came down with a bad case of wanderlust. Luckily, it’s not life threatening…in fact, it’s life enhancing...

Celebrating Nature in Belize’s Rugged Toledo District

Celebrating Nature in Belize’s Rugged Toledo District

Belize offers expats the opportunity to live in picturesque ocean communities for a fraction of the cost they would pay back home. These locations house many expat communities and, as such, provide most of the amenities you’d expect to have in your hometown. Expats frequently live quite comfortably on a budget of $2,000 or more per month.

Where to Find the Best Beaches in Belize

Where to Find the Best Beaches in Belize

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November 27, 2018

Belize is well-known for its famous Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, second only to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. For decades adventurous scuba divers and anglers have vacationed in Belize, in pursuit of their favorite marine sports. But this tiny country also has some fine beaches. But they aren't always obvious to the first-time tourist...

Another Easy Day in Laidback Panama

Another Easy Day in Laidback Panama

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November 19, 2018

I am sitting enjoying the last of the rainy season with my cup of freshly ground Panama coffee looking out at all the greenery surrounding me. Looking back over the last six years in Panama, it has been a wild ride. Things have ebbed and flowed but I now feel like a local. I know the backroads around the city, know where to find bargains, and which restaurants are the best...