Life On Ambergris Caye, Belize’s Mini-Melting Pot

Following The Path Of Progress On This Charming Caribbean Island When you come to Belize, pay no mind to Belize City. This is the Calcutta of the Caribbean, the city a friend says he’s going to put on the cover of the “World’s Worst Cities” coffee table book he’s threatening to publish. Belize City isn’t … Read more

Retirement Overseas Is Cheaper Than You Might Think

Two Reasons You Can’t Afford Not To Retire Overseas Your retirement nest egg has been marginalized, and you’re thinking there’s no way you could afford to retire overseas. This is probably the most-often-given reason for why someone who’s interested in the idea of launching a new life in a new country hesitates or even abandons … Read more

Here’s The Real Reason To Retire Overseas

“I just don’t know what to do now. I mean… what do I do with myself at this stage? Where do I go?…” It was early one morning a few days after Christmas, before the rest of the house was up. My mom was sitting across the kitchen table from me, looking down into her … Read more

My #1 Pick For Luxury, Cosmopolitan Living On The Ocean

Until the 50’s, Puerto Vallarta was a small fishing village along a spectacular bay on the Pacific, modestly popular among Mexicans as a beach resort. Then, in 1963, John Huston filmed “The Night of the Iguana” in Mismaloya, just south of Puerto Vallarta. The film’s star, Richard Burton, was involved with actress Elizabeth Taylor at … Read more

Understanding Airlines’ Low-Cost Pricing

Panama is, indeed, the Hub of the Americas, and, living in Panama City, you’d think that traveling around Latin America would be easy and cheap. Easy, yes… cheap, not so much. Copa flies to most major cities in Central and South America and continues to expand its destinations in the United States, the Caribbean, and … Read more

12 Best Places To Retire In 2016

The secret to taking control of your retirement in 2016 and making this phase of life a grand adventure, even if your retirement nest egg is modest, is expanding your horizons. Take your retirement global and you can maximize your quality-of-life return for every dollar spent. Where should you go? Here are your twelve best … Read more