Guest Post by Nick Ball Whether it’s the prospect of a new career or a life in sunnier climes, a move abroad can be an exciting and promising time for anyone upping sticks. With the unknown road ahead, it's easy to forget the most basic components of your move - but moving to another country is a … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons You Should Vacation in Your New Country First
It's a great big world out there. If you want to retire -- or just live -- overseas, where's the best place to go? Naturally there's no one-size-fits-all answer. You can start with a list of questions to ask yourself about what quality of life means to you (and your significant other if … [Read more...] about Where’s the Best Place in the World to Retire?
Residency is what lets you live in a country for as long as you want, and usually lets you enter and leave the country whenever you choose to. It's not the same as citizenship, although it can lead to becoming a citizen. Some countries are easier than others to become a legal resident. Others are … [Read more...] about Overseas Residency — What’s the Best Country?
I admit, I'm not very good at juggling. No, I'm talking talking about the balls-or-clubs-in-the-air kind of juggling. I'm talking about the elusive work-life balancing act. Right now, I'm having a hard time staying on top of my normal business tasks. After living here in Panama without a … [Read more...] about Your Portable Career — How Do You Keep it On Track when Life Gets In the Way
He's lurking behind the swings with a smile, offering to give you a big push. . . he's hiding under the slide. . . he's ready to knock you off the monkey bars. He's an internet predator and you need to protect your portable career abroad from him. . . A couple of days ago I was vividly reminded … [Read more...] about Staying Safe on the Online Playground
A couple of months ago I reviewed Dancing in the Fountain, a wonderful book about expat Karen McCann's experiences living in Spain. Since then, Karen and I have exchanged some emails. Last week, she hit my inbox with an invitation to participate in The Next Big Thing. It's a way for authors and … [Read more...] about The Next Big Thing