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10 Best Islands for Retirement

1 of 10<p>Kauai, Hawaii<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts<p>3 of 10<p>Catalina Island, California<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Key West, …

Key West

A Guide to Porto, Portugal and Douro Valley: The Port Wine Region

Porto is Portugal’s second city, located in the northern half of the country. Home to the port industry that that put Portugal on the map, Porto is a …

European Travel

7 cities where you can work less and save more

When I was traveling around Thailand, I wasn't planning to save money. I worked part-time as a blogger and spent the rest of my days trekking with elephants, eating at restaurants, and living it up.<p>But to my surprise, my bank account balance kept increasing.<p>Even with all my travel expenses, I was …

Ho Chi Minh City

You Can Take a Tequila Train to Mexico's Most Magical Town

You’d think it would be hard to live up to being designated a “magical” town, but Tequila, Mexico more than delivers on the hype.<p>Nestled deep within …

Tequila

Pret a Porto: Portugal’s second city is ready for the limelight

Something odd is happening in Porto’s most famous bookshop. We arrive in the middle of the morning, after a leisurely breakfast of coffee and custard-filled pastéis de nata. The queue to get inside runs around the next block. At the ticket office, where access to the bookshop can be achieved by …

European Travel

This Country Has Just Been Voted as the Best European Travel Destination

Voices in global travel have officially declared what Portugal’s Tourism Office, the Turismo de Portugal, has been communicating for over a year now: …

Retirement planning: Go abroad and you can live nicely on just $30,000 a year

If you've been racking your brain about where to retire on a budget, it might be time to think outside the U.S.<p>A new report by International Living, which publishes information about living abroad, ranks the five best places to retire and coast on $30,000 a year.<p>To be sure, retiring in a new …

Retirement

The Azores Are the Perfect Island Getaway—and They’re Closer Than You Think

The remote archipelago, an autonomous region of Portugal, is less than a five-hour flight from the East Coast.<p>Travelers who’ve been to the Azores …

Who needs Vienna? 13 second cities you'd never thought to visit (but really should)

European Travel

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Frequent-flyer Programs

An Insider’s Guide to 3 Days in Lisbon

Ready to experience 3 days in Lisbon? Lisbon combines the old-time charm of Europe with a more affordable culture and modern twists. She does all …

Rediscovering Portugal

An insider's guide to home buying and living in one of Europe's most eclectic countries<p>Luxury buyers looking for a new home in Europe would be wise …

Why Alentejo is the new Algarve (just keep it quiet)

Fine beaches, whitewashed villages, centuries-old crafts…Vicky Smith is amazed it’s still a secret<p>Long gone are the days when Portuguese tourism …

Want to Retire Abroad? These Are the 30 Sunniest Countries

People move to a new country for many different reasons: the search for a better quality of life is often one of the biggest, according to a survey …

Portuguese Beach Resorts Pique International Interest

Algarve and Cascais are tops for high-end buyers<p>By Laura Whateley<p>Rafael Ascenso, manager of estate agency Porta da Frente, sold homes near Lisbon …

Buying Property in Portugal as a Non-Resident

From taxes to average prices and down payments., here’s what you need to know<p>By Ariel Ramchandani<p>Recently, the sun has been shining brightly on …

Portugal's best kept secret

What are the two most popular spots in Portugal for foreign travelers? If you guessed Porto and Lisbon, you’re right! Traveling between them along …

Everything You Need to Know to Trek Patagonia's Torres Del Paine

As we crested the rise of John Gardner Pass, our breath was taken away — and not just from Patagonia’s famous fierce wind. Below us lay the …

10 attractive cities that prove you can move overseas and live comfortably

By Kathy Orton<p>, Reporter/editor<p>Buying a home overseas is not only for the wealthy. In some cases, living abroad is cheaper than living in the United States.<p>The U.S. government doesn’t compile official data on how many Americans reside overseas but the State Department estimates 9 million live …

Real Estate

33 cities around the world where healthcare is good, housing is affordable, and people have the best quality of life

Life is good Down Under.<p>A report shows that several of the world cities with the best quality of life are in Australia and New Zealand. Australia has the 7th and 8th best cities and New Zealand has the first and 12th cities for best quality of life, according to a new report by Deutsche Bank Market …

Veneto Region of Northern Italy: Tourist Map with Cities

The major towns of the Veneto, shown on the map, are historic and well worth a visit.<p>Venice is one of Italy's most visited and most unique cities. …

Tequila Rocks

TravelFar & Away<p>When George Clooney and Rande Gerber’s tequila company, Casamigos, sold for $1 billion last year, it begged the question: How did the once-humble swill become so swank? A trek through Mexico distills all.<p><i>Far & Away,</i> from <i>National Geographic</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal.</i><p>“ONCE UPON A …

The 14 Best Beaches in the World—and How Much It Costs to Visit Them

MONEY found 7 in the U.S. and 7 overseas.<p>No matter how you define a beach or how high your waterfront standards may be, MONEY has found a perfect …

The Corner of California You’ve Never Been to Has Junipers, Waterfalls, and Unbelievably Starry Skies (Video)

“Where the West still lives.”<p>California is full of clichés. Sandy beaches line the coast, the ocean waves dotted with surfers. Hollywood starlets …

Explore Indonesia’s Raja Ampat – A Comprehensive guide to Asia’s most spectacular Island Paradise

Pianemo Viewpoint, Raja Ampat Islands<p>In the age of exaggeration, it is rather hard to explain the transcendent beauty of Raja Ampat islands in our …

Best Places to Go in Northern Italy's Veneto Region

Venice, one of Italy's top travel cities, is the jewel of the Veneto region but there's much more to see in the Veneto. From the city of Verona with …

A $200k retirement fund will last 30 years in these countries

Looking for a place to settle down in your golden years? Moving abroad may be able to get you a bigger bang for your buck, according to a recent …

Lisbon Travel Guide

Situated on the banks of the Rio Tejo, the country's capital offers a number of museums and galleries, an unpretentious atmosphere and a pleasant …

European Travel

The Best Travel Destinations, According to TripAdvisor Users

When you’re planning an epic vacation, you want to be sure you’re headed somewhere incredible in more ways than one. You want fascinating culture and …

Top 10 Hostels In Exotic Locations You Won’t Believe Exist

Who doesn’t dream about pristine white beaches, palm trees, stunning sunsets and clear blue waters? Well, if you’re planning on visiting one of these …

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