Live Abroad: Country Comparisons
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Best Expat Countries (According to Expats)/in Blog, Comparisons, Live Abroad/by JP Stonestreet
Every year, InterNations.org conducts a survey to see what current expats think about their home away from home. The results are tabulated and ranked to determine the Best Countries for Expats.
Most of the countries that made the top 10 expat country list for 2022 shouldn’t be surprising, especially the number 1 country for expats, but a few might be considered controversial.
No countries from Central or South America made the list this year, which is very surprising!
Are We Moving to Mexico? Comparing Mexico and Ecuador for Expats/in Blog, Comparisons, Ecuador, Mexico/by JP Stonestreet
Lately, we’ve been getting tons of questions asking if we’re moving to Mexico since we started sharing videos from our adventures there.
So, we thought it would be a perfect time to compare Mexico and Ecuador head-to-head and see which one comes out on top for factors that matter most to us (and maybe you as well!).
Redefining Retirement: Pursue Your Passion and Live a Life with Purpose/in Blog, Comparisons, Live Abroad/by JP Stonestreet
Retirement – a word that brings to mind golden years, relaxation, and financial freedom. But what if I told you that the conventional idea of retirement is a scam?
We spend our entire lives working hard, making someone else rich, only to find that when we finally cross the finish line, we’re bored and aimless.
Sadly, this is the reality for many who retire, leading to deteriorating health, depression, and early death.
In this article, I’ll explore why the traditional concept of retirement is outdated and how you can redefine your retirement to make it more fulfilling and purposeful.
Cotacachi Ecuador vs Ajijic Mexico (Pros & Cons)/in Blog, Comparisons, Ecuador, Mexico/by JP Stonestreet
Are you considering a move to Mexico or Ecuador and wondering which expat destination to choose? Both countries have plenty of options, but two towns that stand out are Ajijic in Mexico and Cotacachi in Ecuador.
These two picturesque mountain towns have a lot in common, but also some unique features that may sway your decision. In this article, we’ll compare the pros and cons of living in each town.
Medical Tourism: Escape The USA Healthcare Scam!/in Blog, Comparisons, Health & Medical/by JP Stonestreet
Healthcare and Health Insurance in the United States is a huge headache that can rightfully cause you a lot of distress. We know people who work jobs they hate or even delay retirement simply because they need health insurance. It doesn’t have to be that way!
Top 10 Expat Countries (According to Expats)/in Blog, Comparisons, Live Abroad/by JP Stonestreet
Are you planning to move abroad to enhance your quality of life? The process is complicated and you have several things to consider before you take the leap.
Your first and most difficult decision is to decide where you want to live. To help people who are planning their move abroad, InterNations asked 12,000 expats in 181 countries what they thought about their home away from home. So in this article you’ll learn about the top 10 expat countries for 2022 according to the people who already live abroad.
Top 10 Countries with Cheap Rentals/in Blog, Comparisons, Live Abroad/by JP Stonestreet
It is increasingly difficult for people to find affordable rental options, especially for those living on a tight budget. But did you know that you can live comfortably and affordably in various other places around the world? You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg renting a home.
Best Countries for Expats Who Speak English/in Blog, Comparisons, Live Abroad/by JP Stonestreet
When you’re planning your move abroad, learning a new language may be too much hassle on top of everything else you need to do before you leave home. You might feel a lot more comfortable if you can just speak English.
In this article, we discuss the top 10 popular expat destinations where you can speak English. You’ll learn about the pros and cons of each, and the visa requirements for these destinations.
Top 10 Cheapest Countries for Expats/in Blog, Comparisons, Live Abroad/by JP Stonestreet
There are many countries to settle in as an expat. We live in Ecuador and love it here. However, we know there are other great places for the perfect expat life, and yes, they are cheap. We have done our research and will highlight a few counties where couples can live for less than $2000/month.
Countries with Nice Weather All Year/in Blog, Comparisons, Live Abroad/by JP Stonestreet
The United States is experiencing the worst heatwave on record, as is much of Europe. Records are being broken daily in many countries around the world, but there are a few places where it’s still nice and cool, even when they break records.
In this video, you’ll learn about 10 countries that have more stable weather, and cooler overall temps throughout the year than the US and southern Europe. Several have 4 seasons, but others have mostly the same cool temperatures year round.
Why Ecuador Is Better than Mexico for Retirees & Expats!/in Blog, Comparisons, Cost of Living, Ecuador, Mexico/by JP Stonestreet
If you’re on a tight budget and don’t qualify for a Mexico temporary residency visa, you may want to consider Ecuador, instead.
Portugal vs. Ecuador: A Peek Into Expat Life in Porto Portugal/in Blog, Comparisons, Ecuador, Portugal/by JP Stonestreet
We teamed up with Josh and Kalie from @Expats Everywhere in Porto, Portugal to create TWO must see videos!