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Consider This One Overlooked Health Factor When Moving Overseas

Consider This One Overlooked Health Factor When Moving Overseas

Are you a big-city person? If you’re an expat moving abroad with an unusual, chronic, or potentially serious health issue, you may want to be a big-city person. The U.S. hasn’t had the best healthcare system in the world for quite some time. By many measures, it doesn’t even...

Avoid the Crowds and Explore the World’s 5 Best Secret Beaches

Avoid the Crowds and Explore the World’s 5 Best Secret Beaches

A great beach can be one of the deciding factors when considering a move overseas. But, what constitutes a great beach is different for everybody. Some people are looking for quiet natural beauty, where the only sound is the breaking waves and the only other visitors are seagulls. Somewhere away from the crowded tourist spots Read more...: Avoid the Crowds and Explore the World’s 5 Best Secret Beaches

Exploring the Old World Chateaux of the Loire Valley, France

Exploring the Old World Chateaux of the Loire Valley, France

Byron and Kelly Harker had traveled internationally for many years. But one country ticked all the boxes as a retirement destination for the Canadian couple. “We’ve always loved France,” says Kelly, “and when we had a chance to move to Europe in 2004...

When is the best time to visit Costa Rica?

When is the best time to visit Costa Rica?

When is the best time to visit Costa Rica? It’s always the best time. Seriously. Depending on what you’re seeking and where you’re from, it affects your thinking on this subject. For example, almost all North Americans think to come to the beaches of Costa Rica during the dry season. But Europeans favor the mountains during rainy and dry seasons.