Category: Living and Retiring Abroad

Retiring in Comfort—Without Ever Experiencing a Canadian Winter Again

Retiring in Comfort—Without Ever Experiencing a Canadian Winter Again

I haven’t had to scrape frost off my car’s windshield for more than 8 years. I haven’t had to shovel a snowy path or driveway, and I haven’t had to...

Stay Down Brother, Stay Down

Stay Down Brother, Stay Down

I’ve visited more than 30 different countries. But this is my first visit here. For the past three days, I’ve been in a country where I can’t drink the water...

Having a Foreign Affair – Part III

Having a Foreign Affair – Part III

If you’re considering re-locating overseas for the adventure or for the financial benefits, the odds are good that if you have children enrolling in an international school, they’re probably going...

Tioman – Paradise on a Shoestring

Tioman – Paradise on a Shoestring

A few short years ago, I considered dropping out of “society”. A two and a half hour drive from my home in Singapore brings me to the town of Merzing,...

How to Retire Rich–Even if You’re Not – Malaysia

How to Retire Rich–Even if You’re Not – Malaysia

For many people in their 50s and 60s, their dreams of  retirement have been postponed:  squashed by the realities of higher living expenses, deflated investment portfolios and perhaps even job...

How to Retire Rich–Even if You’re Not – Thailand

How to Retire Rich–Even if You’re Not – Thailand

This continues our series on how ordinary people on middle class incomes can retire more luxuriously than the millionaires in their hometowns–just by making a paradigm shift and getting on...