International Living, Working, Playing, Investing & Retiring

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My Love of Costa Rica Shared

As I peered out the window over the wing through the golden sunlight down below to the lush jungles skirting the farms and plantations bordering San Jose, I suddenly thought to myself, “Did I shut off the coffee maker??”

Vacationing in the Happiest Place on Earth

Did you know Costa Rica is where the happiest people in the world are? It's true. Three years running, Costa Rica has been elected the happiest place on Earth by the HPI (Happy Planet Index). Each year thousands of tourists flock here to...

A Working Retirement Abroad

Many retirees have chose to make work an important part of their retirement and many more will not have a choice but to continue working after their retirement age. The housing and the near economic collapse have altered the plans of millions Americas.
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Avoid Becoming a Baby Boomerang after Retiring Abroad

An ever increasing number of North Americans are choosing to leave their homeland in search of cheaper, greener pastures.  The retirees that are making the move abroad have quoted many reasons for their retirement choice including tax reasons, lifelong dream