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Boquete Panama as Retirement Destination

Boquete Panama

Boquete Panama Life: We find ourselves waking up to the sounds of a rooster crowing and a dog barking. Feeling completely relaxed and refreshed, we leisurely get up, shower, and walk the half mile to town to get breakfast at a local breakfast joint – Sugar and Spice. The weather …

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Happy New Year 2014!

We want to wish you all a Happy New Year 2014 and thank you for being loyal readers. We feel privileged to have you be a part of our Abroad Dream’s community. Year 2013, was a year of many changes and events in our lives. It was a year in …

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Costa Rica: The Grocery Shopping Experience

costa rica grocery shopping

Grocery Shopping in Costa Rica: Last March was our first opportunity to visit Costa Rica and get a feel for the country. You can see our trip report here: Trip Report Costa Rica The main questions on our minds were: “what would it be like to live there?” and “what …

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Cost of Living – Panama, Mexico, Ecuador, Costa Rica Comparison

cost of living in Costa Rica

A Quick Comparison of Cost of Living I’ve been doing some searches on Numbeo again – yes, I love data!  If you’re not familiar with the Numbeo concept check out my post that explains how it works.  I’ve compared the four countries we’re considering: Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico, and Ecuador. …

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Cost of Living – Mexico

Cost of Living Mexico

So, what is the cost of living in Mexico?  That seems to be the “million-dollar” question on our minds and I don’t think we’re alone.  Many of us considering early retirement abroad (especially to Latin America) are hoping to stretch our dollars by moving somewhere with a lower cost of …

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It’s a Whole New (expat) World Out There

Economist New Expat World

A couple of days ago The Economist posted an interesting article about the expat migration to Latin America titled “The new New World”: In a gist, the article points out that in the last few years, Latin America is experiencing a surge of migration from US, Canada, and Europe. Why? …

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