There are lots of ways to travel. Some people travel fast -- and I'm not talking about fast jets. They cram as much as is humanly possible - sometimes more! - into the smallest time frame possible. These are the people who "do" Europe in 5 days. … [Read more...] about Is a Relocation Tour Right for You?
"What are the best countries to retire in 2017?" is a question I often see. The short answer is, "it depends." Are you moving abroad to work at a job, or to retire (or something in between)? The best place for a retiree might be lousy if you … [Read more...] about What are the Best Countries to Retire in 2017?
Granada, Nicaragua. It's a charming Colonial city on the shores of beautiful Lake Nicaragua. Home to the iconic yellow cathedral, it's a place expats like to call home. And you have a chance to spend a month there. Free. In fact, International … [Read more...] about Win a Free Month in Granada, Nicaragua
Where's the best country to retire overseas? I get that question a lot. I wish I had a simple answer, but as long as people are different -- with different hopes, wishes, dreams, likes and dislikes -- there's no one-size-fits-all answer. And … [Read more...] about Where’s the Best Country to Retire Overseas in 2013?
And the winners are. . . drumroll please. . . Yesterday evening the Live and invest Overseas Conference ended after a densely scheduled three-day smorgasbord of information for expats and plan-to-be expats. (I've decided that's a better phrase than … [Read more...] about Your Top 20 Country Choices for Overseas Retirement
Blogs by and about expats are a great place to find information, ideas, tips, and get a general feel for what it might be like to live elsewhere. Here are a dozen interesting expat blogs I've found recently. Europe Expat in Germany provides … [Read more...] about Best Places to Find Expat Life Information, Ideas and Tips
Every year International Living publishes its list of the top ten retirement havens. They've just sent out their September issue, and it includes their take on the best spots in the world to retire. I've been known to take issue with their findings … [Read more...] about Top 10 Spots to Retire Overseas in 2011
An organization called Nation Ranking recently released its 2011 Quality of Life Index. One hundred thirty-seven countries were ranked according to: "a nation's livability for its average inhabitant. It is a composite of six sub-indexes, each … [Read more...] about Best Countries for Quality of Life in 2011
It's been a while since I shared some of the expat-related blogs and websites I've been reading. Time for another roundup of interesting blogs by and about expats! Here are an even dozen for your enjoyment. Africa Africa Expat Wives, a UK citizen … [Read more...] about From Africa to Central America: 12 Expat Blogs Worth Watching
Interest in living overseas is exploding. How do I know this? Not from any government study. . . In the past few days, Live and Invest Overseas has announced their new conference schedule for the upcoming year, and to say it's jam-packed is an … [Read more...] about Higher Standard of Living. . .Same Budget