International Living has just named Cuenca, Ecador its Best Retirement Haven for 2009. The cover story, in the September issue of the magazine, outlines why Cuenca beat out the competition as the best place for expat retirees. They describe the city, Ecuador's third largest, as "a place of old world … [Read more...] about Cuenca, Ecuador Named Best Retirement Haven
First of all, let me state that I'm a big fan of International Living. Their magazine and their daily postcards are gold mines of information, and I've also bought several of their country books. But last week, they just floored me, and I've come to the conclusion that it comes back to the profit … [Read more...] about What Were They Thinking?
Escapists Escapist expats are characterized more by what they are getting away from than by what they are moving toward. The first group is the ever-growing number of Geographic Escapists. These folks want to escape from cold weather to the sunny tropics, from the mountains to the ocean, or from … [Read more...] about Escapists: Geographic