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Retire like you have always dreamed.
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RETIRING IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

Did you know you can live in a warm tropical country at a fraction of the cost? Places such as Thailand, Ecuador, Vietnam, Portugal, and Mexico are much more affordable.

HEALTHY CHOICES

Your happiness begins with finding a healthy lifestyle just for you.

Traveling abroad opens your eyes to new cultures.

You’d be surprised how friendly other cultures can be.

Meredith, New Hampshire – The Best of Lake Living!

There is simply nothing like an autumn in New England.  The cooler days bring crisp mornings, sweaters, a cozy fireplace, and a the amazing display of the trees turning fall colors.   The hillsides are like a bright quilt of trees displaying all shades of gold,...

Provincetown, Massachusetts! Come and Play!

Provincetown sits at the very end of Cape Cod, beaconing the world to come out and play.  A unique blend of arts, beaches, theatre, a friendly local population and lots of history, Provincetown is a very liberal town that is chock full of year round activities.   But...

Vote to Protect Your Retirement Benefits

I am going to say this now, and get it over with. I will never vote for a politician that wants to cut my Social Security and Medicare benefits.. I am not alone on this topic. It doesn't matter if you are a Democrat or Republican. Just about every single American does...

Gloucester Massachusetts – Life by the Sea

Touted as America's First Seaport, Gloucester Massachusetts is all about the sea.   Sitting on an island, just 30 miles north of Boston (and part of the Boston commuter train system) Gloucester (or "Glosta" as the natives pronounce it) was founded in 1623 as part of...

Plymouth Massachusetts – America’s First Town

One of the main draws to New England has been to learn more about our Pilgrim Ancestors and what better place to go than Plymouth Massachusetts? We have researched the tree on Ancestry.com and it lead us directly to those intrepid founders of America who landed in...

Boston Massachusetts in Retirement

Boston, Massachusetts is simply one of those places that should be on your bucket list.   Whether you retire here permanently or just stay for a couple of months, there is so much to explore in the city and surrounding area there would never be enough time to see it...

Laid Back Living on Lopez Island

I have been living in the San Juan Islands in Washington state for a few years now. And whenever I want to just relax and read a book, I just pack up my bicycle and take the ferry on over to our beautiful Lopez Island. Laid back living on Lopez Island consists of a...

Lower your Cell Phone Bill and Stick it to the Man

If you are looking for ways to save money on your cell phone bill, then read on. It's getting a whole lot easier lower your cell phone bill and stick it to the man. Negotiate a new deal! Just two month's ago, my Verizon cell phone bill was at $140 a month for my...

Seattle’s Fremont District – The Funky Side of Town

While the big city is a bridge and a two mile bus ride away, Seattle's Freemont District is one of our favorite neighborhoods.   No skyscrapers here!   But you will find great little shops, a terrific chocolate factory, more Thai food than you can eat, some high-tech...

Voting With Your Retirement Dollars

Good grief!   Can it possibly be election time again?   Billions spent TV ads, yard signs, on the radio - all to buy our vote.   Here's a news flash candidates - we baby-boomers are a huge voting block and we are savvy enough to assess the candidates and make up our...

Key West, Florida – A World Away

On a recent kayak trip to Key West, Florida, our guide told us he is frequently asked if they accept American money.  Really?   Although this funky little town is definitely part of south Florida, we could see why someone might think they had left the country for the...

Three Days in Bruges, Belgium

Photo By Alan Eng via StockPholio.com Bruges (pronounced BROO-zh) reminded us of Venice; a canal town with bridges linking the neighborhoods together.   Like Venice, Bruges, Belgium made its fortune in the maritime trade of the middle ages.   Many of the smaller...

Zipline Day with Grandma!

One of my greatest joys is taking my grandson's on a new adventure.   I didn't have any trouble talking them into a zipline day with Grandma - checking another thing off my bucket list.   We found Northwest Canopy Tours on Camano Island (north of Seattle) and booked...

A Visit to Pendleton Oregon

While Pendleton may not be the first place you think of in Oregon, it is certainly worth a visit!   Home to the famous "Pendleton Round-Up" every September, the town is also known for the Pendleton Woolen Mill and fine leather goods.  It is also a place where the true...

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