Places to Live
So You Want to Move to Texas?
Once upon a time, I was born in Houston, Texas. Then I was raised in Texas, then I got out of this state as soon as I could! I moved to Maui, met and married, couldn't afford to buy a home there, so we asked ourselves, "Where in the USA would be the best place to live?"
12 Underrated Digital Nomad Destinations
The digital nomad movement has never been stronger. There are so many options for international remote workers to choose from! With more countries than ever seeing the major monetary benefits of offering digital nomad visas, the options are many! Here are hidden gems every nomad should consider!
Can You Successfully Re-Pat After the Ex-Pat Expereince?
Life is a journey that we find ourselves traveling through each day. I believe that we can compare relationships, experiences, and seasons of life to destinations; in a sense, they are like places we visit when traveling. With at in mind, a few years ago, I made a major lifestyle change.
4 Reasons to Choose a Smaller City When Moving Abroad
Toyko, London, Beijing and Paris are all pretty amazing cities that many of us dream about moving to. But what about the smaller cities? They hold incredible possibilities for anyone willing to give them a chance.
3 Reasons You Should Pack Up and Move to Bali
If you are a digital nomad or working online, I want to tell you: pack up and move to Bali. Bali has beautiful beaches, lush forests, and rich culture that will make your experience of living in Bali extremely rewarding. The Balinese are welcoming people who enjoy life to the fullest.
Building Shipping Container Homes in Pennsylvania: What You Need to Know
If you’re considering putting up a container home in Pennsylvania, you’ll be glad to know that the law allows them, provided you adhere to the stipulated regulations.
Top 10 Least Expensive Countries in Europe
Whether you're planning to retire abroad or just looking for a destination for your next trip, it's a good idea to set your sights on countries that are more inexpensive to help your hard-earned dollars go further. These are the countries with the lowest cost of living in Europe.
Building Shipping Container Homes in Florida: What You Need to Know
There are no laws against the construction of container homes in Florida, provided you build them in the approved zones and attain the required permits. This article outlines the process from start to finish.
Top 10 Best Countries to Live in for Expats
People from all over the world migrate to other countries for different reasons. It could be job security, salary, lifestyle, or culture. From Taiwan to New Zealand, here are the top 10 countries that expats love to relocate to.
Off the Grid and at Peace in Scoraig, Scotland
Bleak and windswept are adjectives frequently used to describe the west coast of Scotland; they certainly apply to Scoraig, and the word “remote” can also be added to the list. Today, Scoraig is home to people seeking an alternative way of life.
5 Notable Gated Communities of the World
The upper crust of society doesn’t much like mixing with the general population so its members spend a lot of money to live behind walls with guarded, gated entrances. Gated communities have become a metaphor for inequality and are criticized for promoting an us-versus-them mentality.
5 Costs You Can Expect as a Foreigner in Japan
Living in Japan comes with a hefty price tag, and this scares foreign workers away, and visitors as well. This article discusses the costs of living in Japan, along with recommendations on what to look for when starting a life there.
A Mile From Home: Rhoose in 10 Years' Time
As we look to the future in these uncertain times, our communities are changing. I have imagined what my local village in the Vale of Glamorgan would look like in the next 10 years and whether it will provide a more sustainable and ethical way of living and being in the world.
I Migrated to Canada! My Experience With Express Entry
In October 2019, I became a permanent resident of Canada via the Express Entry Program. It took about a year from the moment I made up my mind to immigrate to the time it finally happened. But how did it all start?
5 Things You Should Know Before Relocating to Buenos Aires, Argentina
Buenos Aires is a beautiful Argentine city which attracts expats from all around the world. Many of them just land here without any research and face problems later on. This article will help you make an informed decision about relocating to one of the most beautiful cities in South America.
10 Disadvantages of Living in a Gated Community
Gated communities are an increasingly popular option for those looking for a safe and secure place to live. The experience doesn't suit everyone, however. This article lists the ten main downsides of living in a gated community.
Dealing With Problems While Living in Japan
Any country can be a challenge for expats to get used to, but living in Japan comes with its own set of unique cultural challenges, and problems can arise quickly. Rest assured; there are more resources at your fingertips than you think.
How I Live in a Tropical Paradise on $1,000 US per Month
I found that my limited income goes much further in Puerto Vallarta.
Birmingham, Michigan: Most Affordable of the Top Five US Retirement Cities
The expensive costs of retirement in some recommended cities are far above the budget of most Baby Boomers retiring today. Some "Best Cities" lists turn out to be ads for rental properties.
15 Good Reasons to Think Twice Before Moving to Colorado
Are you thinking of moving to Colorado? Colorado is a beautiful state, but there are challenges to be aware of before you make the big move. Written by somebody who lived there for many years.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Living Outside of the United States
Based on more than 20 years of life overseas on Taiwan and in Thailand, I list in this article the main advantages and disadvantages of living outside the United States, especially when on your own.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Living in The Villages, Florida
The Villages—a growing retirement-oriented community in Florida—is very popular with many older folks. Depending on one's tastes, living in the development has certain advantages and disadvantages. This article includes a list of the pros and cons and well as FAQs and some background about the area.
The Pros and Cons of Living in Florida
Sun, sand, and the deep, blue sea—that's Florida in a nutshell, right? Though that's the stereotype, Florida is a diverse state in more than one way. Here is a list of the relative advantages and disadvantages of living in the Sunshine State.
How to Adjust to Rural Living After Moving From the City
This article explores the best methods for adjusting to country life after moving from the city to the country.
Attractive Features of Paris, Tennessee for Work and Travel
Paris, Tennessee, has its own Eiffel Towe! Its cost of living is reasonable, crime is low, and the people are friendly. An excellent hospital, numerous attractions, and plenty of scenic beauty and wildlife make this a good place to retire or work.