Category Archives: Travel Tips and Insight

Our Schengen Debacle – A Tale from One of Our Readers

We are usually very aware of visa issues. But because we were spending only a month in each European country that we were visiting, including a non-EU country, we assumed visas would not be an issue. Continue reading

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Visas, Ai yai yai! The Schengen Visa

By far, the hardest part of traveling abroad is the visa process. It is a major headache that most people, especially Americans, take for granted. Continue reading

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What Is “Slow Travel?”

We know a man who does some “slow travel” and he lives on $12k a year and seems to be able to manage that fairly well. It’s definitely doable and not impossible. Continue reading

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Secure Online Transactions When Traveling

I would like to be able to move money around between accounts, for example, without fear of my information being stolen over public Wifi.
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15 Benefits of Hiking – Get on the Path to Longevity Today!

Are you finding it difficult to get motivated about exercise? Does sweating at the gym seem less than appealing? Then hiking is your solution! Continue reading

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Repositioning Cruises

Since these trips are usually one-way and during the less-busy off season, you can get some really good deals on these two week cruises. Continue reading

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Medical Care and Infrastructure in Guatemala

How is the infrastructure and medical care in Guatemala? These are two criteria my husband uses to pick cities to visit. Continue reading

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Am I Doomed to Being the 5th Wheel in My Early Retirement?

I know plenty of fellows who could retire early. They have enough. They have enough for three lifetimes but still they refuse to leave the golden trough. Continue reading

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Quick Comparison: Chapala, Mexico to Panajachel, Guatemala

In answer to your question, which place, Chapala, Mexico or Panajachel, Guatemala do we like best, our answers are this: It’s hard to choose, and it depends. Continue reading

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Single Black Female

Where are the best places for single black females to retire overseas? Continue reading

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