The ideal way to find the best country for your overseas adventure is to visit and fall in love. If you’ve been fortunate enough to spend time in other countries, you can use that experience to choose your spot — or at least whittle down your list … [Read more...] about Episode 1: Where’s the Best Place for YOU to Live?
Guest Post by Nick Ball Whether it’s the prospect of a new career or a life in sunnier climes, a move abroad can be an exciting and promising time for anyone upping sticks. With the unknown road ahead, it's easy to forget the most basic components … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons You Should Vacation in Your New Country First
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?
I admit, I'm not very good at juggling. No, I'm talking talking about the balls-or-clubs-in-the-air kind of juggling. I'm talking about the elusive work-life balancing act. Right now, I'm having a hard time staying on top of my normal business … [Read more...] about Your Portable Career — How Do You Keep it On Track when Life Gets In the Way
He's lurking behind the swings with a smile, offering to give you a big push. . . he's hiding under the slide. . . he's ready to knock you off the monkey bars. He's an internet predator and you need to protect your portable career abroad from him. . … [Read more...] about Staying Safe on the Online Playground
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
Nobody can completely take away the challenges of an overseas move. No matter how carefully you plan and prepare, life will invariably throw you some curves and you'll have to cope with the unexpected, unanticipated, or just plain frustrations that … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Perfect Country for Your Expat Retirement — without Spending a Fortune