Tags: Live Abroad

Lush hazy forested limestone hills in Cayo, Belize.

How I Discovered New Confidence Living In Cayo, Belize

From Idaho To The Cayo: How We Escaped The Frozen North Here’s our tale of How We Escaped The Frozen North… We came to Belize from northern Idaho. We were used to nine months of winter each year. Now we have 12 months of summer. When my husband David first got this idea of moving…

Wooden footbridge to the beach Praia do Camilo, Portugal.

How To Build Your Road Map For The Future

Private Roundtable Reveals Road Map For Your Future What a world we’re living in, right?The biggest global pandemic in 100 years… continuing terrorist threats… war… threats of more war… coups… famine… mass gun violence…Plus a litany of -flations… inflation, shrinkflation, and now skimpflation…Along with global supply-chain issues and people deciding they don’t want or don’t…

Cozy street with tables of cafe in Paris, France

How To Deal With Homesickness After Moving Overseas

What Will You Miss From “Back Home”? “Ice… ice and elevators.” When asked by a friend on my recent trip back to the States (my first time back in over two years) about what I enjoyed most about being back, that was my response. And, really, that’s it. That’s the extent of what I currently…

Lisbon, Portugal skyline with Sao Jorge Castle

Our Most Popular FAQs On Moving Abroad: Portugal Edition

Portugal FAQ’s Answered When making any move overseas, you’ll have lots and lots of questions. Maybe you won’t be sure who to ask… And maybe, in some cases, you’ll be reluctant to ask questions you fear might seem foolish or naïve. Making a move to a new country is a big deal. There are no…

Beach scenes from Punta Chame in Panama

How To Approach Living Overseas Criticism From Loved Ones

How To Deal With “You’re Crazy!” And Other Words Of Discouragement A friend here in Paris was entertaining her in-laws recently, visiting from New Mexico, and I joined them for a walking tour of the city one day. We stopped for coffee and the conversation naturally got around to the topic of living overseas… turns…

View of the Concorde Square in Paris

The Top 10 Greatest Advantages Of Living In Europe

The Top 10 Reasons I Moved To Europe Heart versus head. When it comes to choosing where to live overseas, both have to play an important part. The head side of things, the practicalities and logistics—thinking about environment, budget, climate, infrastructure, etc.—is important, no doubt… But the more abstract side of things is equally important……

Shimmering Eiffel Tower at sunset in Paris, France.

The Truth About Moving Abroad And What It Really Means

4 Things You Must Do To Make A Successful Move Overseas—Part I I give a presentation for our annual Live and Invest in Europe Conferences… sharing my “expat story,” as we refer to these kinds of talks. My expat tale began very close to the start of my life. I was only 8 years old…

Singapore skyline at the Merlion fountain.

How To Invest In Real Estate: Unraveling The Fundamentals To Get Started

The Ultimate Property Scouting Checklist There are two reasons to purchase real estate overseas… First, because you have moved there and you decide you want to own. You want to nest. You want a place you can decorate and furnish as you like, where you can make a garden, install a swimming pool, store your…

Amazing sandy beach in Tamariu seaside town, Costa Brava, Spain.

Comparing The Top Countries To Retire

Our Top Retirement Havens Face Off It might be easy to get on board with the idea of retiring overseas… But it’s not as easy to figure out where in the world you’d like to do it. Most people, faced with this tough question, make comparisons to help narrow things down. One of the most…

Senior couple at the lake having a picnic.

How You Can Plan A Move Overseas In Today’s “New Normal”

What Does 2021 Have In Store For You? I love the feeling that comes once Christmas has run its course… After all the gluttony and indulgence, the natural inclination come January is to swing toward austerity. Most of the world tries to give up some bad habit in the New Year… or to begin some…

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