Retire in Syracuse, Sicily!

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Photo By ro431977 via StockPholio.com We picked Syracuse Sicily!   Siracusa sits on the east coast of the island (right off Italy's toe) for the weather, culture, history, food, and location.    Syracuse…

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Retire in Brescia, Italy

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Before we even get started, watch this amazing video about Brescia to put a picture in your mind! In the north of Italy, midway between Verona and Milan, lies Brescia. (Pronounced…

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A visit to Sardinia, Italy

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Photo By Patrick Nouhailler via StockPholio.com If you are looking for a relaxing place in the Mediterranean, consider a visit to Sardinia, Italy.  In 1980, my sister and her US Navy…

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Retire in Porto, Portugal

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Porto (the English call it Oporto) is in the northern part of Portugal right on the Atlantic.   It has been  occupied for centuries and the Romans built a fort at the…

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Retire in Faro, Portugal

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Faro has been the capital of the Algarve since 1756.   Centrally located on the far southern shore of Portugal, Faro enjoys wonderful weather, golf courses, and ancient historical areas dating…

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Retire in Spain

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Photo By Raúl A.- via StockPholio.com When you've been to Spain, and picked the perfect location and decided to go, there are a couple of things you need to know…

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Retire in Alicante, Spain

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If you are into sailing or yachting of any kind, Alicante, Spain may be for you!   This busy seaside town of about 340,000 sits in middle of the Mediterranean coastline…

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Retire in Malaga, Spain

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Look what we found in Malaga!  Pronounced: Malaya.   Sitting on the far south coast of Spain, Malaga is definitely for sun-worshipers!  The average weather for a whole year is 65.3 degrees F and most…

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Retire in Dinan, France

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Dinan is located in the northwest part of France and sits on the River Rance.   The walled city is divided by a cliff with part of the town on the…

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How to Get Along in France

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Photo By Guy MOLL via StockPholio.com So much of what Americans think about the French is just wrong.   The French have so much to be proud of including architecture, history, the landscape,…

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