"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?
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
News Release from International Living Ecuador tops IL's Annual Retirement Index for the second year running For Kent and Christina Zimmerman, leaving Colorado for Cuenca, Ecuador felt like making a huge jump without a net. But after a year in the … [Read more...] about World’s 25 Best Retirement 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
I have a confession to make. I love chocolate. It's my drug of choice, my not-so-secret pleasure. That's why I was tickled recently to find that Ecuador, one of the countries we're considering as a place to live, is a good source of the luscious … [Read more...] about Let the Chocolate Decide!
International Living has just named Cuenca, Ecador its Best Retirement Haven for 2009. The cover story, in the September issue of the magazine, outlines why Cuenca beat out the competition as the best place for expat retirees. They describe the city, … [Read more...] about Cuenca, Ecuador Named Best Retirement Haven
First of all, let me state that I'm a big fan of International Living. Their magazine and their daily postcards are gold mines of information, and I've also bought several of their country books. But last week, they just floored me, and I've come to … [Read more...] about What Were They Thinking?