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Living Comfortably in Ecuador on $1,100 a Month

Living Comfortably in Ecuador on $1,100 a Month

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April 21, 2019

My journey to overseas retirement started about 10 years prior to actually retiring. Although I have traveled a fair amount both domestically and internationally for work and pleasure over the years, I never thought much about retiring abroad. I tried living in some nice retirement communities in Florida and Arizona but found that lifestyle a bit limiting....

What I Learned About Ambergris Caye in 6 Wonderful Years

What I Learned About Ambergris Caye in 6 Wonderful Years

My husband, Marcos, and I arrived on Ambergris Caye with our three dogs in March of 2013 with the intention of getting to know the island slowly and steadily. We rented a house in San Pedro, the largest town on the largest of 200 Cayes that dot the Caribbean Sea around the mainland of Belize. Ambergris Caye is actually 38 miles from mainland Belize....

In Photos: Choose Your Lifestyle in These 3 Costa Rican Towns

In Photos: Choose Your Lifestyle in These 3 Costa Rican Towns

Although only the size of West Virginia, Costa Rica offers you a lot of choice when it comes to places to live in terms of landscape, climate, amenities, and lifestyle. Quiet countryside with your own little homestead carved out of the jungle. A bustling beach town with a party every night....

Video: Discover History and Stunning Beauty in Split, Croatia

Video: Discover History and Stunning Beauty in Split, Croatia

Sitting in a café next to the sparkling edge of the blue Adriatic, outside a palace built for a Roman emperor, I catch a glimpse of my ideal retirement lifestyle. With a rich, hot cup of coffee in my hands, golden sunshine filling my vision, and a stimulating conversation with other English-speaking expats, I can Read more...: Video: Discover History and Stunning Beauty in Split, Croatia