Tag Archives: Travel

I Want to Retire and Travel. Should I Have Kids or Not?

Kids change everything when it comes to retirement, especially for someone middle-aged like me. 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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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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Panic!!

Yesterday my husband came home with the news that he’s about to be laid off, and we immediately began to wonder whether we could afford to retire now. 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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What Is “Slow Travel?”

We know a man who does some “slow travel” and he lives on $12k a year and seems to be able to manage that fairly well. It’s definitely doable and not impossible. Continue reading

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Secure Online Transactions When Traveling

I would like to be able to move money around between accounts, for example, without fear of my information being stolen over public Wifi.
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15 Benefits of Hiking – Get on the Path to Longevity Today!

Are you finding it difficult to get motivated about exercise? Does sweating at the gym seem less than appealing? Then hiking is your solution! Continue reading

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Medical Care and Infrastructure in Guatemala

How is the infrastructure and medical care in Guatemala? These are two criteria my husband uses to pick cities to visit. Continue reading

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