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I Never Dreamed I Could Stop Worrying About Money

I Never Dreamed I Could Stop Worrying About Money

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July 28, 2018

Max Davies still can’t believe the monthly fee for using the gym at the 4-star Hilton Hotel is only $63 a month. He can use the sauna, the pool, the weight room, the squash court, ping-pong tables, and a clean locker room scented with frangipani. Resort-quality amenities for locals. That’s one of the many benefits of retiring in Hua Hin...

Ascoli Piceno: A Livable Italian City With Homes From $180,000

Ascoli Piceno: A Livable Italian City With Homes From $180,000

I’ll see your town in Provence and raise you one splendid city built of travertine limestone in Italy. I’m sure the ingrained rumors of French indifference toward foreigners aren’t really true, especially in Provence, where warm smiles and genuine hospitality are the norm. But Italy—ah, la bella Italia...

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Moving to Italy

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Moving to Italy

With a fascinating combination of culture, history, geography, endless sights, historical attractions, and a unique leisurely enjoyment of life, Italy is commonly recognized as one of the most attractive countries in the world to live. If you’re considering moving to Italy, you probably already know you will experience plenty...

My 3 Favorite Coffee Shops in Lisbon

My 3 Favorite Coffee Shops in Lisbon

When you think of cities around the world for good coffee shops, places like Paris, London, and Melbourne probably spring to mind…but there’s a city you’re missing. Lisbon is famous for its smooth and delicious custard tarts, but this is a city that also takes pride in its coffee shops. You’ll find a café on every corner...

“Our Whole Lifestyle Changed for the Better”

“Our Whole Lifestyle Changed for the Better”

Exploring new and exotic places was something Patti and Bob Jackson had long loved to do, but the two-week breaks they were able to take off work just weren’t enough. “It would just barely expose us to the culture and lifestyle in the places we visited, not immerse us like we really wanted,” says Bob, 61...

7 Things to Do in Panama City That Will Surprise You

7 Things to Do in Panama City That Will Surprise You

Panama stands out among the world’s top expat destinations, due to its solid infrastructure, First World amenities, beautiful beaches, and proximity to the U.S. But, there is so much more to this country than meets the eye. Panama City for example offers every option, for the foodie, culture vulture, or tree hugger in all of us...