"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 need to work, or if, like me, you've developed a … [Read more...] about What are the Best Countries to Retire in 2017?
Our Top 6 Picks For Sunny Post-Election Living
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 Best Quality of Life in 2014 for Expat Retirees
Last week I wrote about the best places for expat quality of life in general. Today we're looking at the places that are best for retirees. By "retiree" I don't mean you have to be over 65 and not working. I just mean you're not employed full-time by a multinational company. You could be in … [Read more...] about Countries with the Best Quality of Life in 2014 for Expat Retirees
Expat Blogs to Enjoy
From time to time I share with you some of the blogs and websites I've found that are worth a look. It's been quite a while, so let's jump right in. Europe Enjoy Living Abroad - author Karen McCann has lived in Seville, Spain for about 10 years. She and her husband now divide their time … [Read more...] about Expat Blogs to Enjoy
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?
Win a Free Month in Ecuador! What International Living’s Contest Teaches Us About Portable Careers
International Living has just announced something absolutely brilliant. They are offering an all-expense-paid month in Cuenca, Ecuador for one lucky winner (or couple). I wanted to let you all know about it because, if Ecuador's a country you're considering, you may want to enter. Heck, I'm … [Read more...] about Win a Free Month in Ecuador! What International Living’s Contest Teaches Us About Portable Careers