What do you do when your delightful location-independent arrangements are interrupted by illness or a travel injury? I found out the hard way on my recent Panama trip. In early February, I spent a delightful week traveling around Chiriqui … [Read more...] about How to Cope When a Travel Injury Interrupts Your Plans
Living an Anywhereist lifestyle can be complicated. Especially if your income is from a location-independent business. Here are five of my favorite tools for keeping my life and my business organized and on track. Using them helps me reduce stress … [Read more...] about 5 Tools for a Better Life as an Anywhereist
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?
One of the challenges for US expats involves taxes. You see, good old Uncle Sam taxes its citizens and green-card holders on worldwide income. Yes, if you structure your financial life properly you can get an exemption for earnings abroad, up to … [Read more...] about Filing US Taxes is a Pain -Taxes for Expats Will Ease Your Burden
You've done all the work of getting yourself to your new country, wrestled all those pesky details to the ground, and now you're ready to enjoy getting acquainted with your new home. You fire up your newly connected internet, and decide to check … [Read more...] about What Is a VPN and Why Do You Need One?
On September 10, Hurricane Irma blanketed the entire state of Florida with tropical-force winds and rain. Yes, the entire state. It was a B-I-G storm. Living near Orlando, we watched its path anxiously, and prepared as best we could. We've gone … [Read more...] about How Not to Let a Little Thing Like a Hurricane Stop You!
Every year, respected publications publish their "best of" indexes for living overseas. This year, Live & Invest Overseas has done a phenomenal job. The index is robust, at more than 300 pages, and it zeros in, not on countries, but on … [Read more...] about Why This is the Best Overseas Retirement Index I’ve Seen. . .
Numbeo has just released its mid-year cost of living report for 511 cities worldwide. If you're interested in how an area you're considering compares to the cost of living in New York City, read on. New York City is the baseline comparison, so if a … [Read more...] about Mid-2017 Cost of Living Update
In 2008, Eden and Denny owned two businesses in the US. One was an ice cream shop they opened in September. Talk about bad timing! Today, they live all over the world -- with no housing expenses. I talked with Eden recently, via Skype, about their … [Read more...] about How to Travel the World (and not Pay Rent!)
Here’s a list of the best countries to move to in 2017 if you’re retired, self employed, or plan to live the laptop lifestyle. In Part 1, we looked at the Americas. Now we'll move farther afield to Europe and … [Read more...] about What are the Best Countries to Retire in 2017 (Part 2)