A few days ago, I posted the results of International Living's 2010 Annual Retirement Index. Topping this prestigious list are Ecuador Panama Mexico France Italy Today I'm looking at a very different list: this one includes the 10 Most … [Read more...] about 10 Best Expat Destinations
For a change of pace today, I thought I'd share with you some YouTube videos about expats and their new homes. A quick YouTube search of "expat" turns up over 4,000 videos. As you'd expect, some are good, some are terrible and most are in between. … [Read more...] about A Video Look at Some Expat Destinations
If you plan to start a business overseas -- and most of you indicated you'll have to generate some income to finance your overseas lifestyle -- Panama is the country to look at. According to Kathleen Peddicord, publisher of the Overseas Retirement … [Read more...] about Panama Hits the Sweet Spot for Life and Business
Writing for International Living today, Dan Prescher described a meeting he recently attended with "government officials, local entrepreneurs and international consultants" in Merida, Mexico a few days ago. I thought this was interesting enough that … [Read more...] about Yucatan, Mexico Prepared to Give US Retirees What They Want
Kathleen Peddicord of Live and Invest Overseas revisited Nicaragua recently, and had some interesting comparisons between Nicaragua and Panama. I can't help but draw comparisons between this place and the place I left early yesterday morning, Panama … [Read more...] about Are You A Boomer or A Hammock Swinging Adventurer?
Tied to concerns about health care, some expats and future expats are also looking into what would happen if they were to retire overseas and then become too ill to take care of themselves. Mexico is working on an answer. As the US population ages, … [Read more...] about Assisted Living in Mexico
In the Expat Web group on LinkedIn, a member asked recently, “As an Expat, which countries do you think have the best and worst health care systems?” Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, Canada, Malta and France all received positive comments. One poster … [Read more...] about Which Countries Have the Best Health Care?
Guest Post by Suzan Haskins, International Living Ah, Christmas in Mexico. There’s nothing better. Before Dan and I moved from the States, back when our son was a teenager, we always went on holiday for Christmas…one year to Belize, another year … [Read more...] about Christmas in Mexico
Live and Invest Overseas publisher Kathleen Peddicord has named the Top 10 Retirement Havens for 2010, and the list includes some surprises. Panama occupies the top spot, and Peddicord comments that "this country manages to become more appealing all … [Read more...] about Top 10 Retirement Havens
In Mexico, that is. That's the headline in today's email postcard from the Overseas Opportunity Letter. I thought I was done writing about health care, for a little while anyway. But this postcard caught my attention. Author Therese Lewis goes on to … [Read more...] about Save Up To 50% on Health Care Costs