Category Archives: Is It Work or Is It Passion?

Retirement: A Time to Engage or Disengage from Life?

A retiree’s pursuits can be localized and modest or global and massive. It just depends on how you wish to spend your time. Continue reading

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Get Out of Debt Using “Loan Forgiveness” Programs

SoYouWanna pay off your student loans? Consider Wiping Out Your Loans With Some Do-Gooding. Continue reading

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I’m Not Yet 30 and Working on Retirement

Things are going well. I’m very happy that I found you when I was 25 and when I was not very happy about my job or my life. Continue reading

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Important Steps to Finding Your Trusted House Sitter, Part II

In Part I, I spoke about how to list your home, whether or not to have a vehicle available to your sitter and how trust is a priority on both sides when finding your perfect sitter. These are my tips this week. Continue reading

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The Essentials—Creating the Ultimate Digital Office for Travel

More and more often, activities that at one point relied on physical work spaces and classrooms are moving to the digital realm. Learn how to create your own digital office. Continue reading

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Starfish One by One Empowers Young Women

We are doing one thing – girls empowerment — and given our model, we cannot expand beyond 300. We want to do a lot for a few instead of doing a little for a lot. ‘The Girl Effect’ is the best way to tackle the otherwise daunting list of problems in Guatemala like malnutrition, environmental degradation, or economic exclusion. Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons To “Sit” through Retirement

If you would like to add travel to your retirement lifestyle, try house sitting. This professional house sitter offers 10 Top Reasons to do so. Continue reading

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Lodging and Local Happenings in Panajachel

Are you renting an apartment for this long stay. Would you mind revealing how much you pay per month and I would love to hear how the expat community, and you, are involved in local happenings. Continue reading

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Installing Solar Coffee Bean Driers – Guatemala

Bored in retirement? Enjoy this guest post by Ben Etnier who helped install solar coffee bean driers at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala for the local Maya coffee workers. Mix adventure with helping others. Continue reading

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Spending My Retirement Helping Others

Where is the least expensive place I can retire and live like a king and help the people and children of that area? I have retired and am looking to maybe do like you all did for a while. Travel around for low dollars and live well with people. Continue reading

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