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Pacific Coast Home For $139,000 In Hip and Laidback Todos Santos, Mexico

Pacific Coast Home For $139,000 In Hip and Laidback Todos Santos, Mexico

With more than 350 days of sunshine a year the southern Baja California in Mexico is a favorite destination of vacationers and expats alike. Most head to the very tip, to Los Cabos—as the area in and around the towns of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo is called...

Rent in Koh Samui: Tropical Island Rentals From $200 a Month

Rent in Koh Samui: Tropical Island Rentals From $200 a Month

"My little house in the middle of the jungle is serene and simple. I have mango and tamarind trees in my yard and more birds than I can count," says expat Carol Kandell, 49, who's lived full-time on the tropical island of Koh Samui, Thailand, for the past three years...

My Life in Mexico Costs a Fraction of What it Would in U.S.

My Life in Mexico Costs a Fraction of What it Would in U.S.

Betsy Anne Edmonds has lived full-time in Mexico for nearly 15 years and wouldn’t have it any other way. The native New Yorker’s connection to the country began way back in 1968 when she first visited Acapulco. Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Puerto Vallarta were added to her list in the early ‘70s. While she loved all those cities, when it came to choosing her retirement spot in 2003, Betsy Anne did her homework…

3 Top Panama City Neighborhoods You’ll Want to Make Your Home

3 Top Panama City Neighborhoods You’ll Want to Make Your Home

Panama City has been my base since January 2007. Prior to that my shortlist included Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua, even Roatan, Honduras...but I chose Panama City. I made the right choice. It's safe and stable and the weather is tropical and gorgeously warm all year round...