Mexico has been a top expat destination for the last 25 years, but what if you have little ones in tow? In the last decade, Mexico has seen a surge in expat families looking for a warmer climate and lower cost of living. More recently, expat families report they are moving to Mexico to live […]
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How Long Will $1 Million in Retirement Savings Last Internationally?
Are you considering retiring internationally? Some people want to make a travel dream come true by retiring in a favorite country. Others want to make their retirement savings last longer. Learn here about how long $1 million USD in retirement savings will last in the 20 most popular countries for Americans retiring overseas. How This […]
Five Ways a Vacation Boosts Your Mental Health
Have you ever yearned to travel? Wanted a change of scene? Said, “I need a mental health vacation?” People feel the urge to travel for a reason – because travel is good for mental health. Some people find organizing travel and managing the risks around plane trips stressful. But the mental health benefits of a […]
Traveling in the Time of COVID: Preparation and Flexibility
Ready or not, travel is booming again, and people are heading out to destinations in numbers not seen since March 2020. As the world cautiously opens up, it can be hard to know what precautions you should take if you plan to travel, whether domestically or abroad. COVID travel restrictions keep changing, too, and can […]
31 Tips for Digital Nomads No One Tells You
You’ve read all the glossy magazine articles and beautiful blog posts about international digital nomad life, and now you’re ready to try it for yourself! But there are a lot of things those articles don’t tell you about what to expect. We talked to experienced digital nomads to find out what they would recommend to […]
How to Avoid & Overcome Trailing Spouse Syndrome
Even though going to live in a new country is exciting, expat depression can become an issue for anyone living in a new place. That includes family members of expats and in particular, spouses. If you’re living abroad with your spouse, use these tips to help them understand, overcome and avoid feelings of depression or […]
How to Find Connections & Make Friends While Abroad
How to Make Friends While Abroad Are you heading overseas to begin a new life as a digital nomad? Or have you already landed, and now you’re trying to establish yourself as an expat overseas? Among your packing and preparations, you likely researched visas and the climate of your destination country. But you may not […]
How to Maintain Sleep Hygiene While Living Abroad
Moving to a new country comes with many changes both anticipated and unanticipated. Some of those changes can have an impact on your sleep hygiene. Your sleep hygiene refers to the behaviors and environmental factors that affect the health and quality of your sleep patterns. You might experience a time change, new work or social […]
How to Deal With Expat Depression
Depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders have been on the rise since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. But expats were at higher risk for depression than other people even before the pandemic. Leaving your country is a big step and can be an adventure, but it also can make you feel isolated and […]
Top 15 Countries With Digital Nomad Visas
Digital nomad visas are a new way to live and work remotely in a different country. Read on to discover how these visas help travelers to live and work abroad. Learn about the top digital nomad visa countries and find out where and how to apply for these countries’ digital nomad visas. Digital Nomad Visas […]