Susanna Perkins

259 Added | 11 Magazines | 4 Likes | 46 Followers | @SusannaPerkins | Almost ready to retire, but with too many interests - WordPress, living overseas, online business, and more.

The Myth of Passive Income

Did you ever dream of finding that magic button on your computer that unleashes a torrent of money into your bank account?<p>If so, you’re not alone. …

Time I

Engage All 5 Senses Before Choosing a Place to Live

You want to make a permanent (or semi-permanent) move, you’ve done your research, and you think you’ve found the perfect place to live. …

Here's What You Should Know About Me

If you want to create a life where you can live, work, and thrive anywhere in the world, you’ve come to the right place.<p>Millions of Americans move …

Good Health is the Foundation

Where good health is the foundation for thriving in your personal and work life, feeling lousy affects everything you do, and everyone you come in …

How I Learned to Become an Anywhereist

<i>Learning to become an Anywhereist, and starting this website, has been an interesting journey. Let me tell you what happened, and why you should give</i> …

Best Countries to Live in 2018

The “best place” to live is entirely subjective.<p>The best place for you might be a nightmare for me, and vice versa.<p>It all depends on your likes, …

Starting a Business is Hard. Do You Have What it Takes?

There’s a big hurdle we all have to overcome before starting a business or portable career.<p>That’s the expectation that, somehow, we’ll be able to <i>find</i> …

How to Develop a Super Social Life Overseas

When we moved to Panama, one of the things we absolutely loved was the social life overseas.<p>It was also the first thing we missed when we returned to …

7 Big Changes that Make WordPress 4.9 Better

WordPress 4.9 (named “Tipton” after jazz musician/band leader Billy Tipton) is rolling out, and it includes some exciting new improvements.<p>WordPress …

Why You Should Look at the New Authority Pro Theme

It’s always an exciting day around here when StudioPress releases a new WordPress theme. Some people like to draw, or paint, or craft — I like to …

How Gary Arndt Built an Adventure-Based Portable Career

In 2007, Gary Arndt dropped everything for a life of travel, adventure, and photography.Today, that adventurous life also includes a booming business …

Portable

3 Ways Managed WordPress Hosting Will Save You Time

Most everyone starts with shared hosting, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Shared hosting is inexpensive, and if you choose wisely, it can do the …

10 Best WordPress Themes for Freelancers | WordPress Building Blocks

<i>Guest Post by Andrej</i><p>In this post, I’m going to list and review 10 of the best WordPress themes for freelancers. The list includes both free and …

52 of the Best WordPress Resources for Now and Later

Here are 52 tools, plugins, and other resources to help you create and improve the WordPress site for your business.<p><b>Note:</b> <i>Some of these links are</i> …

How Not to Let a Little Thing Like a Hurricane Stop You!

On September 10, Hurricane Irma blanketed the entire state of Florida with tropical-force winds and rain.Yes, the entire state. It was a B-I-G …

Rainfall

3 Ways to Save Time with the Right Kind of WordPress Hosting

With almost any type of portable career, you’ll need a website. A website requires hosting, and if you’re building that website with WordPress (my …

Web Design

Why This is the Best Overseas Retirement Index I’ve Seen. . .

Every year, respected publications publish their “best of” indexes for living overseas.This year, <i>Live & Invest Overseas</i> has done a phenomenal job. …

Retirement

13 gorgeous car-free cities around the world

Ditch the rental car and get ready to explore<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in May 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Some of the world’s most popular cities are facing a manmade crisis: Cars are wreaking havoc, snarling streets, and contributing to …

Google is testing a gorgeous new user interface for Calendar

Google finally appears to be giving Calendar a facelift – and a whole new user interface.<p>Redditors are rushing to the Google and Android subreddits to report that the Big G is currently testing a new and improved visual identity for the desktop version of Calendar. The new design appears to be …

It All Started With Dancing in the Fountain

Karen McCann didn’t set out to become a successful expat author.Her journey started much more prosaically.In the year 2000, “Friends invited us to …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Quality of Life: What Does It Mean to You?

A recurring expat theme revolves around quality of life. This is mostly subjective, and something you might perceive as positive which adds to your …

Globalization

Author layout pack: Easy Tool for a Better Author Homepage

The Divi theme from Elegant Themes is an extraordinarily flexible WordPress theme. (Here’s my review.)<p>You can use it to make any page, or any post, …