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Off the Grid and Loving It in Belize

Off the Grid and Loving It in Belize

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December 21, 2012

When my husband and I first started dreaming about taking a six-month "family sabbatical" with our four young kids somewhere in Central America, we'd considered Costa Rica and Panama as well as Belize. But then I met a British couple who lived in southern Belize. We stayed in touch and they often gave me advice about our unfolding plans.

Buy in Quito, Ecuador from $46,000; or Rent for $400

Buy in Quito, Ecuador from $46,000; or Rent for $400

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December 2, 2012

Every time you turn around, another travel piece appears about Ecuador’s capital city, Quito. Mainstream travel writers, it seems, are just now discovering what we’ve known for years… that the city is a worthy destination that blends new and old in alluring ways. It doesn’t hurt that Quito is one of the world’s most affordable cities.