Beverly Nelson has a passion for holistic health...and for Mexico. That’s why she opened a retreat center in San Miguel de Allende, in the country’s Colonial Highlands. Today, she enjoys a life that is fulfilling both personally and professionally. She welcomes clients from around the world who come for workshops and lectures, individual and group retreats, and healing modalities like acupuncture and various types of massage, including Ayurvedic. During her free time, she and friends enjoy San Miguel, going to concerts, films, gallery openings, the theater, or dinner at someone’s home or in a local restaurant. “There is so much to do here in San Miguel, there is never a lack of choice,” she says.
In two trips over the course of a year, Gail went to San Jose, Costa Rica, for her dental work, spending two weeks each time. Her total cost for everything, including flights, accommodation and her dental work: $14,000—well under half what she’d been quoted in the U.S. for her dental treatment alone. And the quality was first-rate.
Central America’s only English-speaking country, Belize offers a laid-back lifestyle, stunning natural beauty, and plenty of opportunities for entrepreneurs. It also offers strong bank-privacy protection.
Although best known for epic mountain scenery and the magnificent remains of the ancient Inca empire, Peru has much more to offer. In this audio debrief IL Editor, Glynna Prentice, reveals what she discovered on her recent scouting trip.
Caribbean, English speaking…just two of the reasons Belize is attracting more expats than ever before. Listen now as IL Editor Glynna Prentice reveals what she discovered on her recent mission to this little Central American nation.
Over a million North American expats call Mexico home. They come for its many beautiful beaches, its Spanish-colonial cities (where many expats choose to renovate colonial homes), its rich culture, its laid-back way of life… and a cost of living that can be half of what it is in the U.S.
Little, English-speaking Belize packs a lot into a small package: beaches, mountains, savannahs, a diverse cultural mix, and friendly people. Plus it has a familiar legal system—British common law—and is one of the best banking and tax havens in the world. No wonder so many expats choose to Belize It!
Civilized, stable Chile offers miles of beach, rugged wilderness, and charming resort towns offering every amenity of First-World living—without the stress. Choose among chic beach towns, Alpine-like mountain resorts, and lakeside living. Chile has them all….
Bordered by the sea and the rugged Pyrenees, northern Spain is green, fertile, and prosperous. Tiny villages, their stone houses climbing the hillsides, take you back centuries in time, while cities like Bilbao and San Sebastian offer the best in urban living.
Q: “What will I do for health care if I move abroad?” A: You’ll have a range of affordable options open to you, from paying out of pocket (yes, it’s that cheap) to several types of health insurance—some costing as little as about $300 a year.