"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?
Maybe it seems silly to review this movie now, with the sequel due for release in a few days. It's a new movie to me, though, since it came out while I lived in Panama. Featuring an amazingly all-star cast, the movie is based on the idea of outsourcing retirement overseas, specifically from the … [Read more...] about The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel [Movie Review]
A few years ago, when we told people we were moving to Panama, many assumed we meant Panama City, Florida. This spring,we were in the US for five weeks. Traveling up and down the East Coast was an eventful time, and we bounced from Georgia to Virginia to Massachusetts, Vermont and New York … [Read more...] about Living Abroad is Mainstream (Now)
From the archives. . . There are as many different ways to expatriate or retire overseas as there are expats. You can live full time in your new country abroad divide your time between your home country and overseas country travel all the time I know people from each category, and each … [Read more...] about Three Ways to Retire Overseas
If you're contemplating your first move overseas, attending an expat conference can be an excellent way to start. I've been to a few, and you can read about them: Top 20 Country Choices for your Overseas Retirement How to Jumpstart your Overseas Move Why you should NEVER Attend an Expat … [Read more...] about 3 No-Nonsense Reasons You Should Attend an Expat Conference
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?