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Buying a retirement home in a foreign country

Take Your Time When House Hunting Abroad

If you’re thinking of investing in a house or condo in a foreign country, understand that what you see on TV about buying real estate is often fiction scripted for entertainment. In looking through old posts on this blog I need
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What You Were Reading This Past Year

What articles on cheap travel places, budget travel tips, and living abroad were you checking out the past 12 months? On the sidebar of this Cheapest Destinations Blog (at the bottom on mobile), you can always see the most popular posts
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The Cheapest Places to Live in the World – 2018

Each year I do an updated rundown of the cheapest places to live in the world. If you move abroad from a supposed rich country to any of them on this list, you should be able to cut your expenses in
costa rica dentist

You Don’t Have to Put Up With Crappy Health Care Options

The USA has some of the most developed health care equipment, some of the best-trained specialists, and some of the best-equipped hospitals in the world. There’s just one big problem: the average American can’t afford access to those shiny superlatives. A
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What it Costs to Live in Albania

I know that moving to Albania is not at the top of future expats’ lists very often. After spending some time there recently, I’m thinking maybe it should be. Most people probably can’t find Albania on a map, but this formerly