by Kathleen Peddicord Searches for “How can I move to Canada?” spiked during the just-finished U.S. presidential election cycle. Since the Vietnam War, Canada has been seen as a beacon of refuge among Americans. However, life in Canada comes with a significant drawback: Canadian winters look … [Read more...] about Our Top 6 Picks For Sunny Post-Election Living
Countries with the Highest Quality of Life in 2014
Where in this big, glorious world can you find the countries with the highest quality of life? There's no single answer to that question. Mark Twain famously said, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." Keep that in mind when you're reviewing "best of" and "worst … [Read more...] about Countries with the Highest Quality of Life in 2014
Where’s the Best Country to Retire Overseas in 2013?
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 sometimes asking "which country" isn't the right … [Read more...] about Where’s the Best Country to Retire Overseas in 2013?
11 Expat Blogs and Travel Sites to Enjoy
Every few months I try to give you an update on expat and travel websites and blogs I've been enjoying. I've been having so much fun in Panama that it's been four months since the last one, so here goes! Expat Sites Emma's House in Portugal tells the story of an American woman who decides to … [Read more...] about 11 Expat Blogs and Travel Sites to Enjoy
Best Quality of Life Cities and Countries in 2011
When you're considering moving to another country, one of the big things you think about (at least I do) is the quality of life you'll be leaving and what you'll find in your new home. As 2011 has drawn to a close, let's take a quick look back at the year's top picks in various expat-oriented "Best … [Read more...] about Best Quality of Life Cities and Countries in 2011
Twelve Prep the Move Tools
Here's the last in our 12 Days of Christmas series of gift-giving ideas for expats. Everything recommended in Days 1-12 will help you or someone near and dear to you plan and execute their overseas move. Now on the final day, we're focusing on books and products that will help you prepare for this … [Read more...] about Twelve Prep the Move Tools