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Health and Medical Care While Travelling the World. Seventy is the new fifty – except for the cost of health insurance!

We have been living a nomadic life for almost four years now. We’ve traveled to 24 different countries and usually spend six months at a time overseas in various parts of the world, ranging from Italy and Spain to South America to the South Pacific islands of Samoa and Fiji, to India and Southeast Asia, …more

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Alaskan Bush Pilot Screws Up Big Time! That Would Be Me!

I applied sufficient power and began the careful, slow rough taxi to the very end of the short, remote gravel bar about 100 miles west of Anchorage, Alaska. The airplane lurched and staggered over softball-sized rocks as I slowly picked my way along. While the main landing gear was quite sturdy, the small tailwheel in …more

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Retiring Abroad – What Does It Take?

“Aruba, Jamaica, ooh I wanna take ya Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama” –The Beach Boys   In conversations about retirement, moving overseas is always a hot topic. The ocean is always bluer on the other side of the equator. We all know or have heard of the wonderful places, the low cost of living, …more

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We Are Not Trees…It’s Okay to Move!

So here’s the thing! I have shallow roots. In fact, I work to maintain shallow roots. I’m pretty sure it started when I was a child; forced to move many, many times as part of a horribly dysfunctional family with two alcoholic parents. I can’t even remember how many elementary schools I attended. I think …more

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An Early Retirement Experiment in Malaysia

Adventurous by nature, my wife and I began pondering early retirement not long after our wedding. Although successful from a professional point of view, we always viewed our jobs as a registered nurse and a financial services administrator as a gateway towards something more rewarding than a good paycheck.  Raised in a generation devoid of …more

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Retiring in Yokohama Japan

As I entered my early sixties we began to search for a compatible place to retire. My wife worked as a volunteer for several years in Costa Rica and that was the logical place to begin. After four trips it became apparent this beautiful country did not meet all our expectations. Next we traveled to …more

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Where to Retire? Cheap, Cheaper, Cheapest

My wife and I are planning to downsize and retire in the next few years. I decided to do some research on some cheaper options for retirement locations. Almost any place is cheaper than where we currently live. New York City. The first thing I did was to find which are the most tax friendly …more

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More Kayaking Locations

The World’s Top Kayaking Locations continued   A man of wisdom delights in water. ~ Confucius Vanatau Island, Fiji Fiji is the place to kayak when searching for a quiet tropical paradise. Fiji is comprised of over 300 islands and over 95% of its area is crystal clear warm water ideal for kayaking, snorkeling and …more

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