North America

Florida’s Most Beautiful Beaches

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Footsteps during twilight on one of Florida's most beautiful beaches.

If there’s one thing you’re not short of in Florida, it’s beaches! Full of energy or tranquil – Florida provides both for the desperately seeking sun lover. This is a pick of some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches to visit while you’re out in the Sunshine State, and don’t forget to bring your towel or flip flops…. Read More >>

Top Things To Do in New York On A Budget

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The busy streets around Times Square in the early evening. The streets are full of pedestrians and the iconic New York yellow cabs.

There’s no denying that New York is a great place to splash the cash. With more billionaires than any other city, and high end shops adorning many of its grand boulevards, it may seem difficult to enjoy a budget break in the Big Apple. Thankfully, this couldn’t be further from the truth. New York is… Read More >>

What Is the Cost of Living in Canada?

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A pretty skyline of the city of Calgary, Canada. The city looks very modern and surrounded by parks.

With its strong economy, excellent healthcare, and one of the most positive immigration policies, Canada consistently ranks as one of the top places to reside in the modern world. Not only is medicine free, but education is too, which keeps the cost of living in Canada in check. And since it is part of NAFTA, anyone… Read More >>

What Is the Cost of Living in Brazil?

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Beautiful Brazilian women and men playing volleyball on Ipanema Beach in Brazil.

With the seventh largest economy and some of the most coveted destinations in the world, Brazil is a natural choice for long-term travel or even permanent relocation. The country has been experiencing a dramatic increase in immigration for several years, with many coming for the certainty of employment, for better education, or simply to be… Read More >>

What Is the Cost of Living in Argentina?

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A country that is remarkably multicultural thanks to centuries of European immigration, Argentina is today a wonderful spot for long term visits or full immigration. Like nearby Colombia, languages as diverse as German, English, and Portuguese are spoken here, though the official language is Spanish. Its largest city, Buenos Aires, is one of the most… Read More >>

What Is the Cost of Living in Colombia?

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The beautiful skyline of the colonial city of Cartagena in Colombia. The modern buildings can be seen in the distance, and colorful colonial houses in the forefront.

I recently told my friends that several digital nomads I know took advantage of the low cost of living in Colombia and moved there. When hearing the name “Colombia” many of them looked concerned. Why, they asked repeatedly, would anyone relocate to Colombia? After all, most argued it has such a nasty reputation for crime. Again and… Read More >>

What Is the Cost of Living in Mexico?

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The colorful streets and shops of Isla Mujeres, Mexico. The street is calm and souvenir shops line the sidewalk.

Reading the Washington Post last year, I laughed aloud when I read the story about Mexico’s immigration problem – namely, American retirees. It seems that roughly one million Americans elect to take a “Residente Temporal” visa each year, one of the driving reasons being the low cost of living in Mexico. I had spent more than… Read More >>

Moving And Living In The USA

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A panoramic view of New York City at Night

Ahh, moving and living in the USA, the dream of many—myself included! The US represented everything that was appealing to me. It was not only the land of opportunity, but the land of joie de vivre. I always envisioned it as a place where people enjoyed living in the moment, and not separated by castes… Read More >>

Bewitch Me in Savannah, Georgia

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It’s been called the “Most Haunted City in America,” and with a history dating back to 1733, there is no denying there’s something special–something mystical, even–about the little Southern gem that is Savannah, Georgia. It was a long time ago that an uncle invited me there–I was but a young boy back then–and my recent… Read More >>