In Tekit, a Guayabera Won’t Cost You Your Shirt

Few things define a man’s Caribbean wardrobe better than a guayabera. They are, in fact, the iconic masculine essential. A longish, four-pocket, pleated shirt designed to be worn outside the trousers, the garment is often embroidered and is extremely comfortable in hot weather. The fabric is traditionally linen (arduously made from flax stems) but is Read more...: In Tekit, a Guayabera Won’t Cost You Your Shirt

Images From the Road

On-Location Scouting Trip Photographs From Our Editors and Correspondents Worldwide Mui Ne, Vietnam (right) The backdrop may be dramatic, and the flowers and plants in the foreground would make any gardener proud, but when you’re working on those tricky undulating putts, the scenery takes second place. International Living Southeast Asia Correspondent Wendy Justice captures a Read more...: Images From the Road

A Family Makes Time for Each Other in Penang

“Living in Penang, Malaysia has allowed us to take a break from the rat race,” says Mariana Page, thinking about her old life in Boston. Mariana says that she and her husband, Caleb “Always had the idea, dream, and intention to see what it was like to live elsewhere.” They traveled extensively from their home Read more...: A Family Makes Time for Each Other in Penang

Flowers and Fiestas in San Miguel de Allende

“I did research on several countries in Europe and Latin America,” says Kate Sparks. In April of 2018, she and her husband, Barry McKinney, pulled up stakes, leaving Bucks County, Pennsylvania, for the colorful surrounds of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. “Basically, our choice was based on the following factors: cost of living, weather, culture, Read more...: Flowers and Fiestas in San Miguel de Allende

Why Now Is a Good Time to Buy in Guatapé, Colombia

When I was doing my check-out trip to Medellín in early 2012, Guatapé was one of my first day trips to the countryside. I had lived on the coast of Maine for 27 years before my decision to move overseas, so I was used to having quick access to water. The lake area in Guatapé Read more...: Why Now Is a Good Time to Buy in Guatapé, Colombia

Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia: Happy Lives in Southeast Asia

“We Knew We Had to Find Somewhere Warm to Live” Names: Bob Kranz, Nancy Simon From: Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota Living in: Hua Hin, Thailand Having retired nearly 20 years ago, Bob Kranz and Nancy Simon have spent the last 17 years between Thailand, New Zealand, and the States. Add to that cycle touring, Read more...: Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia: Happy Lives in Southeast Asia

How to Defuse the Deferred-Tax-Account Time Bomb

Buried deep in the 2019 year-end omnibus federal budget legislation is an obscure new rule that can saddle your children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews with a surprising and excessive tax liability. The SECURE Act This bill was long promoted by the financial industry and enjoyed strong bipartisan support in Congress. The most important improvement for Read more...: How to Defuse the Deferred-Tax-Account Time Bomb

Voting Overseas: Three Simple Steps for U.S. Citizens

While the choice to move overseas can be freeing in many ways, it is not an abdication of your right to select the elected officials who represent the United States to the world. The ability to vote for leaders who reflect our values is a right that each U.S. citizen can exercise no matter where Read more...: Voting Overseas: Three Simple Steps for U.S. Citizens