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In Photos: Nicaragua’s Ometepe Island is a Magical Escape

In Photos: Nicaragua’s Ometepe Island is a Magical Escape

During high season in Nicaragua, “head for the hills” is the phrase of choice for many expats who live near the beach. Because the beach is where everyone else goes. When the sun is at its hottest, work-weary people from all over the country head for the beautiful waters to refresh, rejuvenate, and party.

A Full Life Living on Social Security of $1,000 a Month in Cotacachi

A Full Life Living on Social Security of $1,000 a Month in Cotacachi

Cotacachi is in the northern Andes mountains, just 45 minutes north of the country’s capital, Quito. Visitors enjoy magnificent mountain views while relishing spring-like weather year-round because of its proximity to the equator.