"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?
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
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
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 moves to Africa two days after her marriage, and … [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 country that tops International Living’s … [Read more...] about World’s 25 Best Retirement Destinations
In a few days, my youngest child is going off to college in another state. While I am sad to see her go, I'm (mostly) viewing her transition as a springboard for our new overseas adventure. Once she's settled into her dorm, all of our kids will be an airplane ride away from us. Theoretically it … [Read more...] about My Nest is Empty — Can I Spread My Wings Now?