Expat Diary: My Indiana Jones Moment Deep in the Jungle

Expat Diary: My Indiana Jones Moment Deep in the Jungle

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April 24, 2019

The best swimming holes are the local, secret ones. You know, the ones of tall-tales and summer memories. You only find them by living nearby. Call it “expat’s privilege.” My favorite is a secluded spot Mother Earth hid away on the backside of the Orosi Valley as it skirts the northern edge of the Tapantí Read more...: Expat Diary: My Indiana Jones Moment Deep in the Jungle

Finding Wellness, Health, and Inspiration in Asia

Finding Wellness, Health, and Inspiration in Asia

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March 26, 2019

“I Said to Myself ‘This Feels Right, I Can See Myself Living Here’” Name: Darryl Jones Age: 68 From: Buffalo, New York Living in: Chiang Mai, Thailand “Let’s sit by the river near this 300-year-old rain tree,” Darryl Jones suggests. It is easy to see why it’s one of his favorite places to enjoy lunch. Read more...: Finding Wellness, Health, and Inspiration in Asia

Healthy Routine and a Steady Income in Coastal Ecuador

Healthy Routine and a Steady Income in Coastal Ecuador

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March 26, 2019

“The first day of the rest of my life” was the note in my calendar for that day in September 2017. I was a 67-year-old retired man, and my co-adventurer was my 35-year-old daughter Jaye. We had each individually traveled on exploratory trips to Mexico, Ecuador, Roatán, and Belize. But after some unexpected family challenges, Read more...: Healthy Routine and a Steady Income in Coastal Ecuador

A Family Affair…Moving to Mexico With a Parent

A Family Affair…Moving to Mexico With a Parent

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January 22, 2019

Names: Michele Ostrove, Marilyn Ostrove Ages: 63 and 85 From: Santa Fe, New Mexico Living in: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico Michele Ostrove’s friends can’t help but envy her lifestyle. In 2014, she moved to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico, arguably the world’s most beautiful Spanish colonial town. These days she splits her time Read more...: A Family Affair…Moving to Mexico With a Parent

Finding Peace of Mind at 93 in Penonomé, Panama

Finding Peace of Mind at 93 in Penonomé, Panama

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January 22, 2019

Name: Syble Boatright, Tony Boatright Age: 93 From: Whitesburg, Georgia Living in: Penonomé, Coclé, Panama My husband and I built our home in Whitesburg, Georgia, with our own hands in 1950. It was my intention to live there until I died. But life’s not always so predictable. I never expected that, at the age of Read more...: Finding Peace of Mind at 93 in Penonomé, Panama

Mother and Daughter Find Perfect New Life in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Mother and Daughter Find Perfect New Life in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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January 22, 2019

Names: Pam Manning, Rachel Devlin Age: 77 and 49 From: Blue Mountains, Sydney, Australia Living in: Chiang Mai, Thailand A typical day for my mother, Pam, begins at 8 a.m. at the Gymkhana Golf Club. She is having lessons to improve her swing. Pam has been an expat in Thailand for five years. “My lessons Read more...: Mother and Daughter Find Perfect New Life in Chiang Mai, Thailand