Great Benefits of Self-Employment

Great Benefits of Self-Employment

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June 1, 2013

When I tell people that I‘m self-employed, they frequently respond: “Oh, I’d like to work for myself, but I can’t quit my job because I have such great benefits.”Well, people who are self-employed can have vacations and health insurance, too. In fact, they usually have a considerably longer list of benefits not available to those with 9 to 5 jobs.

Run Your Own Cooking School in Italy

Run Your Own Cooking School in Italy

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June 1, 2013

Few places on Earth ignite the romantic senses like Italy—it’s a country people dream of visiting, and once they do, they dream of returning. From the mouthwatering food, the exquisite wine and classic art, to the rolling hills of Tuscany, the glittering Mediterranean Sea and la dolce vita lifestyle, Italy is the stuff of dreams. In spite of the challenging economic climate, Italy is a place where you can follow your passions and turn a love of Italian food into a business by teaching others how to cook it.

An Irish Pub “Lock In”

An Irish Pub “Lock In”

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February 25, 2013

In honor of the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day I have a tip to share… The pub is central to Irish social life. It’s waned a bit in importance (you won’t find every funeral and wedding there these days) but it’s still the one institution that makes a visit to the Emerald Isle unique. And to truly immerse yourself like a local find yourself a “lock in.”

Hidden Gems: Travel Like a Local to Inspire Your Inner Pathfinder

Hidden Gems: Travel Like a Local to Inspire Your Inner Pathfinder

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February 14, 2011

The thrill of travel isn’t hitting every spot in your guidebook. It’s discovering the “hidden gems” off the tourist trail that have never been documented. Here you’ll find some wonderful recommendations for places to eat…spots to visit…and ways to enjoy destinations all over the world. They’re all finds our writers have discovered on the ground. We share them with pleasure…from our insiders’ notebook to yours…

Feel Younger, Live Longer: The World’s Healthiest Places to Live

Feel Younger, Live Longer: The World’s Healthiest Places to Live

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June 1, 2010

Optimism and purpose, a low stress level, a natural diet and an active lifestyle...experts say those factors are three times as important as your genetic makeup when it comes to enjoying a long and healthy life. Luckily, it’s easy to embrace those elements when you’re living in a place where they come naturally. And they do in our top picks for the world’s healthiest places to live.

The Travel Press Talks

The Travel Press Talks

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April 30, 2010

Gothenburg: Best for Culture This Summer Ever heard of Peter Silverman? No? Neither had I, but I sure wouldn’t mind being him. He’s a Canadian art collector who bought a lovely little Italian work in 2007 for around $18,500.

Take the Plunge: Three IL Subscribers Are Glad They Did

Take the Plunge: Three IL Subscribers Are Glad They Did

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April 30, 2010

Over the last 30 years, IL has helped many readers fulfill their dreams and move overseas. Below we profile three couples: Lifetime Members Anna and Joel have been living blissfully on the tropical island of Roatan for the past four years; Derek and Lesley have just quit their jobs and are leaving Canada in an RV, in search of Paradise; and Scot and Kristine have recently opened a new resort on Little Corn Island off Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast.