"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?
by Kathleen Peddicord Searches for “How can I move to Canada?” spiked during the just-finished U.S. presidential election cycle. Since the Vietnam War, Canada has been seen as a beacon of refuge among Americans. However, life in Canada comes with a significant drawback: Canadian winters look … [Read more...] about Our Top 6 Picks For Sunny Post-Election Living
Following in a more experienced person's footsteps is a great way to learn something new, or to take the fear factor away from a scary new undertaking. Sharing an expat's experience with the process of relocating, or their life overseas, can teach some very useful lessons. Here's a list of expat … [Read more...] about 21 More Expat and Travel Blogs to Watch
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
Recently International Living put Mexico in the #2 spot on their Best Retirement Havens list. That raised a lot of questions among future expats -- what about safety? All we're reading about (here in the US anyway) is how dangerous Mexico is and its problems with drug-related violence. Last week, a … [Read more...] about How Safe is Mexico for Expats?
Blogs by and about expats are a great place to find information, ideas, tips, and get a general feel for what it might be like to live elsewhere. Here are a dozen interesting expat blogs I've found recently. Europe Expat in Germany provides information about living in Germany (and a little bit … [Read more...] about Best Places to Find Expat Life Information, Ideas and Tips