Places to Live
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.
What Costs to 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, & whether it will be able to achieve to be a more sustainable, and more ethical way of living and being in the world.
(A Few of) My Favorite Things About Living in the U.K.
A brief look into (a few) of my favorite things about everyday life here in the U.K.
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 10 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, though, 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.
Investigating Possible Retirement Locations in Mexico or Central America
You want to spend some time checking out possible retirement locations. Here are some techniques that are available to you.
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 Tower in a park with walking tracks, two swimming pools, and tennis courts. The 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.
Some Foods and Other Products You Can't Get Easily in Japan
Japan is becoming more international every day. But there are still some products which cannot be obtained there, and others cost an awful lot.
Relocate to North Dakota: What You Need to Know Before Moving
North Dakota has many wonderful qualities, including a wide range of economic opportunities. Here's what you need to know before deciding to relocate to this state.
Could You Live in the Tropics? Life in Port Douglas, Australia
Port Douglas, Australia is situated in the tropics. Read on to learn about the pros and cons of tropical living in Port Douglas.
Moving for Work? How to Find a Great Neighborhood for Your Family
When you're ready to move, how can you make sure you move to a neighborhood that is safe and meets your family's needs? Here are some house hunting questions to ask as you search for new dream home.
Move to and Live in Kalamazoo, Michigan? I'm Glad I Did
Many Kalamazooians experience satisfying work, enjoyable and meaningful activities, and a good life on modest incomes. My wife and I did, as did and do many acquaintances.
Living in the Hudson River Valley (Ulster County NY): History, Flavor, Personalities
Living in the Hudson River Valley right here in Ulster County, NY is an adventure in beauty, history, celebrity...just a really great place to be. Learn some of its history and celebrity.