The Sun-Soaked Shores of the Panama Coast 2012

The Sun-Soaked Shores of the Panama Coast 2012

If your Panama plans call for clear blue waters and long stretches of sandy beach, you’ll be happy to know that there are plenty of places to choose from. After all, most of Panama consists of coastal areas. Plus, unlike in some other countries, Panama allows foreigners to own beach property outright, rather than requiring them to own via trusts or foundations. The Sun-Soaked Shores of the Panama Coast - Dream it, Find it, Live it, details our favorite coastal locales, lifestyle and real estate options.

Mexico – Six Most Liveable Cities 2011

Mexico – Six Most Liveable Cities 2011

Mexico is full of very livable cities. Over the years, we at International Living have visited—and rated—scores of cities across the length and breadth of Mexico…and we’re working on visiting the rest. Out of them all, International Living has selected six that we think stand out as the most livable cities in the country. Some of the six have large, well-established expat communities, and this is usually part of their appeal. Others have hardly any expats at all, but are rated highly by Mexicans themselves for their high quality of life—and that’s part of their appeal.

Mexico – Secret Caribbean Escapes 2011

Mexico – Secret Caribbean Escapes 2011

For many, Mexico’s Caribbean Coast has a touch of magic. Those fine white-sand beaches, the incredible neon-turquoise waters, that clear blue sky and bright sun…What if you want the best of resort living…but you don’t want a stuffy resort? What if you want to “get away from it all”? With so many well-known destinations, are there still undiscovered stretches along this magic Caribbean Coast? We at International Living have followed the fortunes of this coast for years and in Secret Caribbean Escapes - Mexico: Dream it, Find it, Live it we’ve selected three regions that, to our minds, just spell “Caribbean escape.”

Mexico – Five Pacific Paradises 2011

Mexico – Five Pacific Paradises 2011

Velvety green mountains tumbling down to long, white-sand beaches…majestic palm trees swaying in the gentle sea breezes…moonlight dancing on the waves…warm ocean waters that offer swimming, surfing, and sailing…Mexico’s Pacific Coast conjures up images of romantic getaways and a lush, gracious lifestyle enjoyed along a dramatic shore. The good news is that these images are no hype: You can enjoy a gracious, lush—and yes, romantic—lifestyle on Mexico’s Pacific Coast…and at affordable prices.

Mexico – Baja Peninsula Beach Towns 2010

Mexico – Baja Peninsula Beach Towns 2010

Mexico’s Baja Peninsula is a geographical wonder. Bordered on one side by the Pacific Ocean and on the other by the Sea of Cortez, this long, thin strip of land features some of the most spectacular oceanscapes—and some of the most incredible beaches—on the planet. But there is much more to Mexico’s Baja Peninsula than Tijuana and Cabo, as you’ll soon see. All along both sides of this incredible stretch of land are beautiful and affordable options for retirement, vacation, second homes, and rental opportunities.

Twenty-Five Of The World’s Best Sporting Havens

Twenty-Five Of The World’s Best Sporting Havens

We’ve compiled this collection of sporting destinations with you, the active traveler, in mind. It’s a mixed bag, from the quirky (cheese rolling in Gloucestershire) to the extreme (ski-jumping in Thunder Bay, Ontario). We hope this collection will inspire you to plan for the most adventurous, activity-packed holiday of your life. Happy travels!