A recurring expat theme revolves around quality of life. This is mostly subjective, and something you might perceive as positive which adds to your quality of life, might be a negative to me. One example might be the proximity of bars and clubs. If you regularly enjoy the city’s nightlife, like … [Read more...] about Quality of Life: What Does It Mean to You?
Medical Tourism in Panama
Guest Post by Kathryn Aragon The idea of traveling to a foreign country for medical care -- known as medical tourism -- may seem extreme or even unnecessary. But in some cases, it’s your best option. For me, it was a spinal cord injury that prompted the trip to Panama. My condition isn’t … [Read more...] about Medical Tourism in Panama
Better Health Care Abroad — For Less
What do Brazil, India, Costa Rica, Thailand, Panama, Singapore and Hungary have in common? They're all medical hotspots for Americans seeking procedures they can't afford in the US, according to travel website Boots 'n All. International Living adds Mexico, South Korea and Turkey to the … [Read more...] about Better Health Care Abroad — For Less
What Can I Eat Overseas?
And Stay Healthy? I have some concerns about the food supply in my overseas location. How do I find out whether crops are grown with chemical pesticides or whether the cows are pumped full of antibiotics as they are in the US? I don't want to assume anything. . . [ad#Google Adsense Double] If … [Read more...] about What Can I Eat Overseas?
Results of Health Care Coverage Poll
Recently I asked the question: Health Care Abroad: are we writing Just the right amount Too much Not enough [ad#Google Adsense Double] The results are in -- and I wish more of you had responded. A whopping eighty-three percent of respondents clicked "just the right amount." Thanks, … [Read more...] about Results of Health Care Coverage Poll
What Would You Like to Read About?
Periodically, I'm going to insert a brief poll to get some feedback from you, readers, about whether you're finding what you want and need here. Today, since we've just been discussing health care, I'm asking for some input on how well we're doing in that department. I'd really appreciate it if … [Read more...] about What Would You Like to Read About?