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How to Find Health and Happiness on a Budget in Latin America

How to Find Health and Happiness on a Budget in Latin America

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June 30, 2018

Over the past year and a half of traveling in Latin America, my wife, Johanne, and I have found a way to live a very healthy lifestyle within a modest budget. Here are a few of our proven secrets. As full-time house- and pet-sitters, not only do we live rent-free, but our assignments usually provide us with a well-equipped kitchen...,

We Live a Millionaire’s Vacation for Less Than $2,000 a Month

We Live a Millionaire’s Vacation for Less Than $2,000 a Month

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June 22, 2018

The coastal town of Zaton in Croatia lies about five miles north of the ancient walled city of Dubrovnik, where tourists from the U.S. enjoy Game of Thrones tours. My husband, Jeff, and I are roving retirees. We travel the world in retirement, moving from one idyllic locale to the next as we feel. People in this beautiful...

Top 10 Things to Do in Madrid

Top 10 Things to Do in Madrid

Residents of Madrid call themselves “gatos,” Spanish for “cats,” perhaps because they nap in the afternoon and prowl the streets at night. Dinner is never served before 9 p.m. and is often enjoyed at midnight. Conversation, drinking, and dancing continue into the wee hours. If you’re early to bed, you will miss the vibrant spirit of this sophisticated city.

The Expat’s Guide to Meeting People and Making Connections

The Expat’s Guide to Meeting People and Making Connections

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June 19, 2018

Expats are a fortunate breed. Unlike back in the U.S., where making friends is often very difficult in adult life, people who live abroad have a built-in group of potential friends in their new country. It’s like being in seventh grade again, surrounded by classmates, or at camp. You won’t be drawn to everyone, of course...