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Video: Discover History and Stunning Beauty in Split, Croatia

Video: Discover History and Stunning Beauty in Split, Croatia

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February 4, 2018

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

Thinking of Mexico? Check Out Progreso

Thinking of Mexico? Check Out Progreso

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February 3, 2018

The crystal-clear emerald surf rolls gently onto the white sandy beach. Combined with the pungent salty air and gentle sea breeze, it's nearly lulling me to sleep on my towel under one of the empty palapas on the oceanfront. Except for a local dog frolicking along the water, I'm the only one on this stretch of beach, as far as I can see. That's not because I'm here in "low" season. The town of Progreso, Mexico, is on the Gulf of Mexico, and it hardly matters when you go to the beach. With a yearly average high temperature of 83 F and average low of 73 F, there are no bad beach days in this paradise.