Destination Cotacachi—A Lake and Mountain Trip

For years, readers of International Living have seen Cotacachi promoted as an essential expat destination— and for good reason. Hundreds of expats have made this charming mountain town their home, enjoying the mild weather, friendly people, and stunning beauty of the lush valley that runs between the peaks of Imbabura and Cotacachi. With all this going for it...

Why Now Is the Best Time in History to Retire Overseas

As 2019 begins, I’m filled with hope and excitement. I feel this way for several reasons. One of these is the fact that 2019 will mark International Living's 40th year of publication.That’s four decades of making readers aware that living a happier, healthier, more affordable life in some of the world’s most exotic destinations—and having the retirement of their dreams—isn’t a fantasy.It’s a rock-solid...

Fast Track Your Retirement Overseas: Lifestyle & Opportunity Conference 2019

An easy-going coastal hideaway. A sleepy mountain retreat. An energetic historical city.All sorts of good-value escapes exist overseas today to suit just about any taste in climate or surrounds. And they’re all spots where you can live better for less, spots where the weather is good year-round, and where you can sit back and relax, comfortable in the knowledge that you won’t outlive your nest egg...