Before 2009, I had never heard of a portable career, laptop lifestyle, digital nomad or location-independent lifestyle. If I ever considered work and not being tied to a place in the same thought, it was to dream about someday writing a book. After all, that's something you can do no matter where … [Read more...] about How to be a Happiness Hero Overseas!
Prepping the Move
Maybe it seems silly to review this movie now, with the sequel due for release in a few days. It's a new movie to me, though, since it came out while I lived in Panama. Featuring an amazingly all-star cast, the movie is based on the idea of outsourcing retirement overseas, specifically from the … [Read more...] about The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel [Movie Review]
Panama's a wonderful, low-cost place to live. As with any overseas relocation, though, moving to Panama is not for the faint of heart. But this couple -- well, if there's a way to move from the US to Panama in the most difficult, expensive, and upsetting way possible, that's how they did it. Just … [Read more...] about Moving to Panama? Don’t be Clueless [Book Review]
Save 50% off the Regular Price! I've found it! A real roadmap to guide your overseas move. Kathleen Peddicord has used her almost 30 years of writing about the expat life, and 16 years of living as an expat in four different countries to create just such a guide. She promises that, within 52 … [Read more...] about Best Roadmap for Moving Overseas
There's nothing like the holidays to bring out the best -- or the worst -- in you when you're living overseas. If you're lonely, disoriented, or homesick, holidays can make you feel much worse. If you're enjoying your life, holidays can be a lot of fun. But guess what? That can happen when … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Traditions — Are they the Same Overseas?
Guest Post by Graham Byers Making the move abroad is an enormous step - not least if you’ve spent the majority of your life in one place. The daunting prospect of relocating to somewhere completely alien to you may be pretty unsettling in the early stages, but the good news is that by making all … [Read more...] about The Retiree’s Guide to Moving Abroad