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A Reader’s Comments on Retirement in Tatters

I too read the Joe Nocera article in the New York Times. It was surely bleak, and frightened a great many people. Your take on the article was quite unusual. 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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Mexico Retirement Locations – Comparing San Miguel de Allende to Chapala, Part I

I’m hearing from more and more people who’ve heard about but not visited either San Miguel de Allende or Lake Chapala, asking for information and advice, so I thought I’d offer some impressions. Continue reading

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Perfect Places to Live?

I know I am asking for everything. Is there a place in Mexico with cool temps and is near an airport for easy travel. Continue reading

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A Two for One Retirement – Volunteer!

People who are planning retirement and a possible move overseas can dip their toe in the water so to speak, and take say a 3 month holiday in one of the many places mentioned and do some volunteering and sum up how they feel about the place before making a life changing decision. Continue reading

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Traveling with a Stay-at-Home Spouse

Im planning to visit Australia next year to visit my cousin on the Gold Coast. Im a 60+ lady traveling with a lady friend, my hubby is a stay-at-home type.
Any advice…. Continue reading

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Cost of Living in Chapala, Mexico

Cost of Living is a personal choice. Just because one lives well on less doesn’t mean they live in a lesser manner. Continue reading

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Retirees Find House Sitting Opens the Door to a New World

Recent press releases highlighting the travels of retiree house sitters are showing that becoming a senior is not a ticket to boredom, or a sedentary lifestyle. Retirees from around the world are finding HouseCarers.com to be the key that opens the door to unique, authentic and free travel to destinations that they had once only dreamed about. Continue reading

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Is Australia’s Pension Available to Retirees in Thailand?

Read what one of our Readers has to say about her move to Thailand, only to find that after they relocated, their Australian pension plan was not available to her and her husband. Continue reading

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Psychedelic Spiritual Experience?

When we visited Huautla, it did not have any hippie type of feel, and people were very secretive and almost protective of Julieta. There were stories of how Maria Sabina had betrayed the indigenous for… Continue reading

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