Oaxaca City lies in the southernmost part of Mexico on the Pacific coast, and is the capital of the state of the same name. As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Oaxaca City, founded in 1529 by the Zapotec Indians, offers postcard-worthy images of Colonial Mexico...
The department of Rocha is where you come to find Uruguay’s last, vast stretches of undeveloped beaches. The ocean here is clear and blue, the sand white, and the beach relatively deserted.
By Keith Hockton One of the most common questions I’m asked by expats considering a move to Malaysia is, “Is it a safe place to live?” My answer is always “Yes”. I feel very safe here, as safe or more so than I did in my hometown. But safety in Malaysia is a complex issue and Read more...: Is Malaysia Safe?
by Rachel Devlin There are two reasons why so many people get confused and feel anxious about getting visas to stay in Thailand. Plastered on visa type Facebook pages are conflicting views on where to go, what you need and what you might be eligible for. This is not surprising, and the first reason for Read more...: Thailand Visa Information
by Nancy Kiernan Salento is a quaint pueblo (town) in Colombia’s Andes mountain coffee region. With a population of only 8,000, the town covers just 12 by 10 blocks. Like many Colombian pueblos, life centers around the main square—Plaza de Bolívar. Our Lady of Carmen church is the main focal point and towers over the Read more...: Salento, Colombia
©iStock/supawat bursuk The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes. —Albert Einstein Einstein might have said the same about all taxes in Portugal. They are no different from anywhere else: multilayered, sometimes confusing, sometimes apparently unfair, and, in the words of taxpayers, “always too much.” It is advisable to seek competent accounting Read more...: Taxes in Portugal
By Steven King ©iStock/ David_Bokuchava If you long for an exotic, yet relaxed, and extremely affordable way of life then consider the provincial capital of Kampot right at the heart of Cambodia’s “Lost Riviera” along the country’s historic southern coastline. Situated only a mile or so from the ocean, Kampot is a relaxing riverside retreat Read more...: Kampot, Cambodia
Caye Caulker, a five-mile long island off the coast of mainland Belize, is a charming Caribbean island where “go slow” is the motto. This island is known for its stunning seascapes, diverse water sports, eco-tours, and friendly community. It takes only 30 minutes by water taxi to reach Caye Caulker from its big sister Ambergris Caye.
Cartagena is one of Colombia’s most popular tourist destinations thanks to its interesting history, excellent cuisine, and amazing shopping. Located on the Caribbean coast only 256 miles from the Panama Canal, Cartagena is a major seaport for both commercial shipping and vacationers on cruise ships.
Moving to Uruguay can transform a ho-hum retirement into an international adventure. To help you get started, the following is an introduction to taxes in Uruguay.