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?
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Last week I wrote about the best places for expat quality of life in general. Today we're looking at the places that are best for retirees. By "retiree" I don't mean you have to be over 65 and not working. I just mean you're not employed full-time by a multinational company. You could be in … [Read more...] about Countries with the Best Quality of Life in 2014 for Expat Retirees
Where in this big, glorious world can you find the countries with the highest quality of life? There's no single answer to that question. Mark Twain famously said, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." Keep that in mind when you're reviewing "best of" and "worst … [Read more...] about Countries with the Highest Quality of Life in 2014
"Quality of life" means something different to each of us. On top of that, it changes over time. What makes for great quality of life when we're in our 20s doesn't work so well when our kids are in Middle and High School, or after they go off to college. And nothing teaches you about quality … [Read more...] about Quality of Life is an Elusive Beast
Where's the best country to retire overseas? I get that question a lot. I wish I had a simple answer, but as long as people are different -- with different hopes, wishes, dreams, likes and dislikes -- there's no one-size-fits-all answer. And sometimes asking "which country" isn't the right … [Read more...] about Where’s the Best Country to Retire Overseas in 2013?
As the year 2012 draws to a close, it's natural to review the previous year and look forward to the next. If you're planning to move abroad in 2013 one of the questions you're probably asking yourself is, "where's the best place in the world to retire overseas? Where will I have the best quality of … [Read more...] about Where’s the Best Place to Retire Overseas?