Cali, Colombia: An Urban Setting With Plenty Of Green Space

An Urban Setting With Plenty Of Green Space

Cali: Great Lifestyle, Low Price Tag My workout over, I wipe my brow and walk over to chat with Sergio. Sergio comes to Parque El Ingenio almost every day to sell agua de panela—water flavored with brown cane sugar and lime—to the folks who exercise at what I have come to call “The Flintstones Gym.” […]


Sail Into Your Retirement: 3 Top Retirement Spots For Boating

Retirement For Boaters

My first retirement plan—10 years before I moved to Ecuador—was to spend winters in Arizona and summers living on our 44-foot boat in the Chesapeake Bay. We planned to spend part of the season docked in the small town of Charlestown, Maryland, and the rest of the time cruising up and down the


Why Property In Languedoc Keeps Growing In Popularity

Languedoc Has Changed Its Name

Why The Languedoc Has Changed Its Name But Not Its Attraction To Property Buyers It can change names as many times as it likes, but the wine producing Languedoc area of southern France remains one of my favorite places in the world. More and more people are getting to know its wines, but property prices […]


A Rental Market Overview Of Medellín’s Top Neighborhoods

A Rental Market Overview Of Medellín

The Latest On Furnished Rentals In Medellín Last week, I saw a report that’s important for anyone who wants to get into Medellín, Colombia’s lucrative rental market… or anyone who wants to rent a furnished apartment for living in this popular expat destination. The study analyzed the costs of 350 furnished rental units on the […]