Gili Trawangan is a small tropical island North-East of Bali. Together with two other islands, Gili Air and Gili Meno, it forms a small archipelago commonly referred to as “Gilis.” Gili Trawangan is the biggest of these islands, but at only four-and-a-half miles in diameter, you can easily watch sunset and sunrise on the same day, without having to move around much.
Not surprisingly, Europe delivers strongly on healthcare; in each of our five picks, you’ll find healthcare professionals and facilities of a world-class standard. But perhaps more surprisingly, the care on offer in these countries won’t leave you counting pennies.
Uruguay is a food rich country—both in terms of its plentiful food supply and its tasty cuisine. Eighty percent of Uruguay’s land area is used for agriculture. It includes vast ranches of cows and sheep, poultry farms, and dairies. Crops grown in Uruguay include rice and other grains, a variety of vegetables, and fruit ranging from pears to tangerines.
In terms of numbers, Mexico is the most popular expat destination for North Americans in the world. And it’s no wonder why. With over 5,800 miles of coastline on the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and Pacific, there are no shortage of postcard worthy...
The trickiest thing when deciding where to live in France is to figure out where has the qualities you’re looking for. Some people are looking for wild, rocky shores, steeped in old customs and traditions…others cannot resist the allure of beautiful hill towns and lavender fields. The good news is France has it all.
If you’re like my husband John and me, after a year-plus of social distancing, masking, and hunkering down at home, you’re dreaming of a return to your globetrotting ways. Except—there’s a hesitancy. What will we find when we go to our favorite places or the locations we’ve planned for?
From the northern border with the United States all the way south (about 20 hour’s drive) to its tip, Mexico’s Baja California peninsula has many popular destinations for retirees and other expats. If you’re looking for a low-key life by the beach in a charming small town, Todos Santos is worth a closer look.
In Ecuador, you can golf on breathtaking courses where you never have to make a tee time. You can have a driver, a cook, or a maid for a fraction of the cost you'd pay back home. You can eat a gourmet meal in world-class restaurants of every cuisine at prices unheard of in Los Angeles, New York City, or London. Or you can cook for yourself using market-fresh fruits and vegetables only seen in specialty shops in North America.
Germany is located pretty much in the center of Europe making it a crossroads north-south and east-west. From north to south it's about 625-miles long, east to west about 450-miles wide. It borders nine other countries so if you live near one of them, there is a lot to see beyond just Germany in just a short drive.
Whenever I mention I live in Greece, people get a faraway look in their eyes and often share with me that they had a really amazing Greek holiday at some point in their past. They tell me about island hopping after college, a Santorini hotel they stayed at for their honeymoon...