I Cover My Costs in Spain Working Only 12 Hours a Week

When I came upon the opportunity to live in Ibiza, Spain, with the only obligation being to work 12 hours a week, it didn’t take me long to make up my mind… One of Spain’s four Balearic Islands, Ibiza is 220 square miles of end-of-the-world cliffs, remote valleys, and crescent-shaped callas tucked below rows of Read more...: I Cover My Costs in Spain Working Only 12 Hours a Week

Three Destinations for Easy Living Near Lisbon, Portugal

For low-cost living with First-World amenities, few countries in Europe can match Portugal. A couple can live comfortably there for as little as $2,200 a month. Throw in a generally mild climate, rich history, and friendly locals, and you have a country that offers a lot. There are plenty of great places to live in Portugal. Here are three I particularly like in and around Lisbon, Portugal’s lovely, historic capital. Just visiting? These are all great day trips from Lisbon, too.