If you plan to start a business overseas -- and most of you indicated you'll have to generate some income to finance your overseas lifestyle -- Panama is the country to look at. According to Kathleen Peddicord, publisher of the Overseas Retirement Letter, the country's friendliness to business is … [Read more...] about Panama, Sweet Panama
Guest Post by Barbara Diggs Lucky is the expat that has no lingering guilt associated with his or her decision to live abroad. But, I think, rare is that expat also. Maybe you feel a bit guilty about how living abroad will affect your children, or you worry about the feelings of loved ones … [Read more...] about The Flip Side of Expat Guilt
Every year, Mercer conducts a Quality of Living survey. Results for 2010 were announced a couple of days ago. Vienna, Austria, keeps its #1 spot for another year. Top 10 cities worldwide for quality of living are: Vienna, Austria Zurich, Switzerland Geneva, Switzerland Vancouver, … [Read more...] about Top Quality of Living Cities for 2010
Guest Post by Catherine Perkins When I left the United States in February for a two month stay in France, I was very prepared. I had a bag loaded with French language resources (a dictionary, a phrase book, a traveler's guide), and some new cold-weather clothing. Living in Florida my entire … [Read more...] about Totally Unprepared for the French
Recently, the Live and Invest Overseas e-letter has been talking about France in the run-up to their upcoming conference about living and investing there. France is not one of the countries we've been considering as a retirement destination because of the expense. But with headlines like, "Your … [Read more...] about Is France Affordable?
It's been a while since I've done any kind of list, so I thought I'd give you a look today at some of the expat blogs I follow, and that you might find helpful, too. [ad#Google Adsense Double] Empty Nest Expat. Currently living in Prague, the blogger describes herself as "an American expatriate … [Read more...] about 9 Expat Blogs to Follow