San Miguel is a more affordable place to live than is Santa Fe. And for many years now, San Miguel has been one of the top destinations on the "retire overseas circuit." We lived there ourselves for a few years and we'd happily return to this enchanted place where life is slow and easy, and filled with art, music, literature, and like-minded company.
From mountaintop monasteries to super-modern temples, these amazing places will make you believe.
With visitors often outnumbering residents, it makes sense that Parisians fiercely defend the etiquette and language that defines the very culture so many travel so far to see. So why not play along?
Let me say first and foremost, I love Rome! Rome excites me, enthralls and educates me. However, Rome can exhaust me. Rome is expensive, and in the throes of summer heat and throngs of tourists, it does not make me a happy traveler...To see or not to see Rome, that is the question.
Where do you go when you want to get away from it all? How about one of these 10 wild nature retreats with million-dollar views?
If you've read some of the articles we've written about retiring overseas, you know that we wholeheartedly recommend that you spend as much time as possible in a particular destination to be sure it suits you. You may find your ideal spot... or you may not. And that's okay, too.
Even in today's more authentic and interesting productions, seventeenth-century Italian/Venetian opera can be a hard sell: Where are the tunes amid all the recitative-like declamation?
After more than a dozen years living abroad, the U.S. seems pretty exotic to us now. And we aren't kidding.
Have you ever been to Rome in August and wondered where all the locals are? The truth is that they're likely in one of these towns, as Italians in maj...
Most people visiting Costa Rica fly into the capital, San José, site of the main international airport, but head out as soon as possible for Pacific or Caribbean coast beaches. And the majority of expats live on the coast or in more rural areas of the Central Valley.
So many people say, "I wish I could travel more" but they can -- it just means stepping outside your comfort zone.
It's clear that Prince William, Duchess Kate and Prince George have had an unforgettable time in New Zealand and Australia but most of what they're doing, you can do too... at a fraction of the price.
If you're thinking about moving overseas and you want to find the place that's right for you, we'd recommend you have a list of your wants and needs. Don't settle for any place that doesn't match up.
There are twists in lots of dishes -- many of them delightful.
It's a big world out there--so big that it can be daunting to decide what international destinations to visit in the course of a lifetime. We've whittled it down to 20 amazing places to see abroad before you die. Pick one or pick them all--you can't go wrong.
Don't believe the hype! These popular but disappointing destinations are more letdown than must-see.