Caribbean Paradise—The St. Lucia Lifestyle

Caribbean Paradise – The St. Lucia Lifestyle Heaven on Earth With its ribbons of sandy beaches, swaying coconut palms, warm waters, and coral reefs, Saint Lucia is indeed paradise. St. Lucia has evolved, in recent years, into one of the region’s most popular vacation and active adult destinations. Couples are not only enticed by the…

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Ecuador—Affordable International Living

Ecuador – Affordable International Living Even before the 2009 economic crisis, my family and I were concerned about our financial future. We are retired and live on a modest fixed income. Expenses to maintain our lovely home were escalating daily and we had reached the tipping point, incurring a negative cash flow that dipped aggressively…

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Azure Seas and Stunning Sunsets

Los Cabos: Azure Seas and Stunning Sunsets By Robert Dagley. Previously published in the 2016 Winter Issue Once the tranquil haven of big game fishermen chasing giant blue marlin (they still hunt the behemoth billfish in the Sea of Cortez), quiet Cabo San Lucas on the tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula is one of…

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International Living: Retire to Paradise

As you rise in the morning to the sound of a tropical breeze blowing through the trees, grab a cup of coffee, go to your balcony and listen to the Holler monkeys in the distance at play. Look out to the awe-inspiring clouds above the rainforest.

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Puerto Rico: The Caribbean’s Best Kept Secret

Puerto Rico: The Caribbean’s Best Kept Secret With its palm-fringed white sand beaches, warm turquoise waters and verdant rainforest, Puerto Rico is as dreamy a Caribbean island as Bermuda, Jamaica, Antigua or the Bahamas. Its culture is a vibrant blend of Spanish, Taíno Indian, African and American influences. This tropical, salsa music-filled paradise is a…

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Living in Costa Rica

The cold, the slush, the snow, the endless on-and-off of parkas, gloves and boots-it’s reached a point where something must be done. There has to be another way, and, fortunately, there is. Go south, where the weather is warm, the costs are lower and the living is easy. Well, maybe it’s not quite that simple-but it’s certainly worth considering when the cold weather has reached too deep into your soul.

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