Today, 18 years and a half-dozen starting-a-business-in-a-foreign-country-from-nothing experiences later, I can explain. Someone who hasn't done it isn't going to understand, but it's just the way it goes.
When my wife, Suzan, and I first became serious about moving abroad, one of the first things we did to prepare was take some basic Spanish lessons at the local community college.
As we write this, a polar vortex is swooping down from the Arctic and clutching much of the upper U.S. in its bitter embrace.
Do you believe a December job search is basically a waste of your time and energy? If so, think again ... the holidays are actually one of the best times of year to look for work!
When I began paying attention to Colombia, in 2008, the country was maligned, misunderstood, and mistrusted for two reasons -- Pablo Escobar and the terrorist group known as FARC.
The ads for Christmas are already up so New Years ads can't be far behind. For many single boomers this is a tough time of year. Not being in a relationship or having a partner during the holidays can feel lonely and impart a sense of permanent singleness.
A friend recently shared an article with us about a fully renovated 15th-century chateau that sits on 180 acres in the French countryside. You can rent it for $2,800 a month.
Do you leap? What are your unrealized dreams and can you take that risk to watch them come true? I now and always think of him with each step I take skipping along this life. I also delight in watching my sons take those leaps into their lives. I know that my dad is very proud.
Here is some collaborative thinking and ideas that might motivate you and help you find your path to the Reinvention that you are seeking.
Six things I wish someone had told me before I bought my first piece of foreign property or opened my first offshore company.
Winter is coming, and 'tis the season, as they say. Just about the time the snow starts to fly back in the good 'ol USA is when we get that annual urge to count our blessings that we are fortunate enough to live and work abroad.
Since the Vietnam War, Canada has been seen as a beacon of refuge among Americans. However, life in Canada comes with a significant drawback: Canadian winters look like blizzard scenes on Star Wars' ice planet Hoth.
At 70 I became a voice actor. I felt at home acting with my voice mostly because I've always been a performer at heart and voice acting was a logical step.
Over the past two decades, my husband Lief Simon and I have built a real estate investment portfolio that today includes more than two dozen pieces of property in 13 countries.
Rejection from someone we have feelings for sucks, even if it's on the smallest scale of an unanswered text. I mean really, we all know that his/her cell is an extension of their hand or isn't more then a foot away.
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