Category Archives: Guest Blog Posts

Arizona Day Trips – 3 Awesome Hikes in the Southwest

It’s a well known fact that Arizona is beautiful, often breathtakingly so, and perfect for day trips and adventures. Continue reading

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The Top Trends In Baby Boomer Travel

Now that many boomers are reaching or in retirement, they’re heading out to travel again. And they have the time and money to do it their way. Continue reading

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6 Truths of Early Retirement

Just like any other matter in life, early retirement has its ups and downs. Here are some of the positives, and negatives, of early retirement. Continue reading

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Exploring the ExPat Lifestyle in Mexico’s San Miguel de Allende

My original fantasy about Latin America was to escape what I perceived to be excessively high taxation in Canada. Continue reading

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10 Tips to Get to Early Retirement Faster

If you want to retire early you need to plan early and often as well. Here are ten early retirement preparation tips. Continue reading

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Our Schengen Debacle – A Tale from One of Our Readers

We are usually very aware of visa issues. But because we were spending only a month in each European country that we were visiting, including a non-EU country, we assumed visas would not be an issue. Continue reading

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Magic Classroom Bringing Education to Rural Villages

In Guatemala 40% of children do not make it through 1st grade. Continue reading

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2016 Key Tax Changes

With the New Year underway, we’d like to take this opportunity to review the important tax changes impacting US expats living around the world. Continue reading

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Visas, Ai yai yai! The Schengen Visa

By far, the hardest part of traveling abroad is the visa process. It is a major headache that most people, especially Americans, take for granted. Continue reading

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Memo to family: Do not hyphenate me.

I’m talking tombstone here. You do not have permission to carve in the year of my birth and leave the rest blank. Continue reading

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