Panama: The World’s Best Retirement Haven 2019

With the New Year comes a new set of resolutions, plans for the year ahead…and the publication of our Annual Global Retirement Index and this year the top honor goes to Panama. With modern infrastructure, proximity to the U.S., and a mild climate it is no surprise that Panama is a popular retirement location. In fact, Panama has ranked number one on our index a total of 10 times. Panama topped the categories of Benefits and Discounts, Visa and Residence and tied for first place in Governance and Development while scoring well in the Healthy Lifestyle, and Entertainment and amenities categories. For expats from...

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5 Extraordinary Natural Wonders in South America

South America is home to a number of natural treasures. From the world’s tallest waterfall to active volcanoes, here are a few must-see destinations that you absolutely cannot miss! Iguaçu Falls Depending on the season, the magnificent Iguaçu Falls straddles from the borders of Argentina and Brazil, making these natural trails just a jet boat ride or a helicopter tour away from an experience of a lifetime. Indeed a spectacular vista from wherever you stand. Vinicunca If you’re heading for Vinicunca, you are in for a real treat. The Rainbow Mountain in Peru is a definite must visit. Take a hike if...

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4 Mistakes to avoid when going on your first trip abroad

Traveling abroad for the first time can be exciting but it can be filled with anxiety as well. The idea of not knowing what to do from the time you fall in line at the immigration area until you actually embark on your big adventure can be daunting to some. Moreover, it can be worrying that you might make certain mistakes on the trip that can either be costly or can destroy the vibe. To avoid these, we listed a few mistakes that you should already learn about now so you won’t be committing then on your first trip...

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This New Machine Will Pack Your Suitcase For You

Packing your suitcase can be one of the most frustrating things when it comes to travel. It takes a good amount of time and you have to actually try and fold everything perfectly to avoid wrinkles. Luckily, there’s a new machine in the works to take care of all that for you. The Foldimate is an automatic clothes-folding machine that precisely folds all of your items so all you have to do is place them in your suitcase. To make it work, you hang your chosen items on clips and the machine does the rest. Along with folding, the clothes...

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The Best Places to Travel in November

There are many destinations around the world, from Jamaica to Belize, that get a brief month of quiet before the holidays hit. Here’s how (and where) to take advantage of low prices and shoulder season weather. November is a funny month for travel. Most people are aware that the holiday season is coming soon, with long breaks for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve, and so stay put for the rest of the month. But smart travelers know that there are tons of deals to take advantage of around this time—not to mention the weather is lovely in what...

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Unbelievable Travel Destinations in Nueva Ecija You Never Knew Existed

Let’s face it. If destinations have personalities, Nueva Ecija would be that stunning, mysterious, reflective, demure type who would want to be discovered but stands too quiet among the quaint corners of Pinas. Given this, there exist a few people who would dare to get to know her, but once they do, they’ll fall in love with her all at once. She’s the best kept secret our country has to offer. She’s phenomenal. Processed with VSCO with c1 presetProcessed with VSCO with c7 presetProcessed with VSCO with c1 presetProcessed with VSCO with c7 presetProcessed with VSCO with c7 presetProcessed with...

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In Nova Scotia, People Decorate Giant Pumpkins and Turn Them Into Boats

And race them, of course. Last week, the annual Windsor Pumpkin Regatta drew thousands of people to watch an adventurous few attempt a 20-minute race across Lake Pesaquid in giant, decorated pumpkins. These handmade boats can weigh up to 600 hundreds pounds and measure 12 feet in circumference—just enough room for two adults to squish into when gutted. Have a look at the festivities, below. Windsor West Hants Pumpkin Regatta https://t.co/6vpkZqW6FP #halevents #halifax pic.twitter.com/6kJvkqwCD2 — halevents (@myhalevents) October 9, 2016 ICYMI – Gourds galore in Windsor for 18th Pumpkin Regatta https://t.co/A1wKeib2kG pic.twitter.com/otKxf4p42F — The Hants Journal (@HantsJournal) October 11, 2016 If you missed the annual...

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7 Trips That Are Better (and Cheaper) In the Fall

Where to stay and what to do at each of them. This story originally appeared on Money.com. In economics, you learn that the more people want something, the more expensive that thing becomes. Unfortunately for travelers, the law of supply and demand applies to vacations, too. That means traveling to a popular tourist destination like New York makes an expensive cosmopolitan citymore expensive. The same goes for international destinations like Paris, where the City of Love shows little affection for your budget. If you wait until the crowds thin out, you’ll return home with a fatter wallet. Of course, that means knowing where to go—and where to...

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7 Must-Know iOS 10 Tips for Travelers

From storing boarding passes to housing endless knowledge about their next destination, a traveler’s iPhone can be a strong source of power. But, with Apple’s new upgrade some people are not using it to its full potential. Read on for some easy tips and tricks to make the most of your iOS 10 device and to ensure smoother travels. 1. Use Siri and Intelligent Photo Searching to Quickly Pull Up Your Vacation Photos Showing off those photos of your recent seaside escape or European getaway has never been easier. iOS 10 has intelligent photo search where it uses location...

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25 Of The Most Beautiful College Campuses In The World

1. Berry College Thinkstock / RobHainer Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: wink2 Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: bryonlippincott Where: Mount Berry, Georgia –Sherri Kirkland, Facebook 2. Flagler College Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: stevenm_61 Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: 22565768@N04 Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: krazyd Where: St. Augustine, Florida –Aaron Clark, Facebook 3. University of Cape Town Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: eclogite Flickr / Creative Commons / –Shelby Labuschagne, Facebook Where: Cape Town, South Africa –Shelby Labuschagne, Facebook 4. Stanford University Flickr / Creative Commons / Flickr: jacksonian Instagram: @tshabani Instagram:...

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