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
It's a great big world out there. If you want to retire -- or just live -- overseas, where's the best place to go? Naturally there's no one-size-fits-all answer. You can start with a list of questions to ask yourself about what quality of life … [Read more...] about Where’s the Best Place in the World to Retire?
Residency is what lets you live in a country for as long as you want, and usually lets you enter and leave the country whenever you choose to. It's not the same as citizenship, although it can lead to becoming a citizen. Some countries are easier … [Read more...] about Overseas Residency — What’s the Best Country?
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?
Dancing in the Fountain: How to Enjoy Life Abroad recounts the adventures of an American couple who moved from Cleveland, Ohio to Seville, Spain. Of all the expat books I've read, I have to say this is one of the best, rivaling only Peter Mayle's … [Read more...] about Dancing In the Fountain: An Expat Book Review
You've read everything you could get your hands on about the country you'd like to move to, you've checked into their cost of living, investigated what you have to do to become a resident, maybe even taken some language classes. Before you move … [Read more...] about How to Live Like a Local While Visiting
Every plan-to-be expat has a different idea about their overseas retirement paradise. For you, it might be a high-rise condo in a bustling metropolis with world-class shopping and nightlife. For someone else it might be a country ranch, or a … [Read more...] about How to Choose Your Retire Overseas Paradise
Last week I wrote an installment about how to choose the best country for your overseas adventure. It's a complicated process because there are so many factors that come into play. I suggested you begin with some soul searching and serious … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Best Country for Your Overseas Adventure, Part II
Once you're bitten by the expat, overseas bug, how do you go about choosing your best country for overseas retirement? At the risk of stating the obvious, it's a vital part of your relocation process. In fact, it's so obvious I needed to be reminded … [Read more...] about How To Choose the Best Country for your Overseas Retirement
It's time for another list of helpful web sites, blogs and resources for expats and travelers. Here are 11 for your edification and enjoyment. Expat Sites AngloInfo Panama. AngloInfo has been providing English-language information for expats in a … [Read more...] about More Expat Info from the Interwebs