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Our High-Spec Ecuador Penthouse Cost $500,000 Less Than it Would in the U.S.

Our High-Spec Ecuador Penthouse Cost $500,000 Less Than it Would in the U.S.

Ecuador had been on our radar as a potential home overseas for a while… My wife Barbara and I had read articles in International living about it, but a chance encounter with a lady who’d lived in Cuenca pushed us over the edge.

Live La Dolce Vita in Italy Without Breaking the Bank

Live La Dolce Vita in Italy Without Breaking the Bank

Guardia Sanframondi is a typical medieval Italian hilltop town, with a formidable ancient castle, pretty squares…beautiful frescoed churches…flower-bedecked old palaces…and friendly locals saying "hello" to strangers. Situated in a lesser-known part of Italy's...

“Indulging Our Wanderlust and an Early Retirement in Ecuador”

“Indulging Our Wanderlust and an Early Retirement in Ecuador”

Travel and adventure have been part of Tina and Keith Paul's 32-year marriage from the beginning. "I was fortunate to get a lot of vacation time each year, so our family traveled a lot," says Keith. "We owned a large RV and traveled all but three states in the U.S."...