For or Mark and Jackie Baker, there's no question where they like to spend hot days in the Cayo, their new home in the heart of Belize. "On a warm afternoon, we like to go down to the river for a soak," says Mark. We're likely to find a third of the village there.
Our families and friends were not shocked about our decision to move to Medellín, Colombia," says Jeff Raheb. "Most thought it was a good move. Actually, about one-third of them are jealous.” They have good reason to be. “Medellín is truly First World,”
Every morning my husband Carl and I enjoy fresh, hot bread rolls from the local grocery shop. Then it’s a choice between a morning walk along the tree-shaded river path or working in the garden. Today the nature walk wins, and while the dog chases rabbits...
I love the road that leads to Volcán. It gently winds and curves its way through the mountains of Panama’s Chiriquí Province, putting you at ease as you take in scenic vistas of green, rolling hills shadowed by the volcano, Volcán Barú. The drive takes you from sea level to 4,000 feet in under 45 minutes.
The painter Cézanne once said of his hometown, "I thought I could leave Aix-en-Provence and be happy elsewhere, but I was wrong.If you are born here, you're doomed. You can live nowhere else" Anyone who has ever visited this sun-washed paradise can understand Cézanne's words.
I stand on a terrace overlooking the water, waves crashing onto the rocks below. Lights along the vast curve of the Bay of Banderas twinkle on as darkness falls. That’s my cue to taxi over to Puerto Vallarta’s Zona Romántica (also referred to as Old Town...
"No wind, no clouds, no rain," is how expat Lynn Pierce describes the weather in Los Cabos. "Last Sunday it was 96 F. If you're not in the sun, it's still pleasant, because it's so dry here." With its dry desert climate, Los Cabos gets about 350 sunny days...
I pay attention to a lot of real estate markets around the world, fr om Europe to Latin America to Southeast Asia. I look for opportunities where an investor can get in below true value and profit as values soar.
It was an enormous python and it was lying in wads of cash. I was in a monastery in Bago, about an hour’s drive from the Burmese capital of Yangon. This python (believed locally to be 125 years old) had apparently wriggled its way into the monastery years ago.
I live every day better than the best day I had on any vacation: exploring the countryside, attending fiestas, and lots of dancing. You simply have to put yourself out there, give something to the community, and enjoy all the opportunities that come your way.”