Advice International Living’s 10 Best Places To Retire Around The World In 2017

International Living’s 10 Best Places To Retire Around The World In 2017

Advice for Retiring Abroad Even the International Living folks don’t think you should move to a foreign country for retirement just because it scores well in their (or anyone else’s) ranking, though. Before relocating, said Prescher, “profile yourself ruthlessly about what you really want in a place. Find out what you can and can’t live …

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Accomodation Best Places To Retire Abroad

Best Places To Retire Abroad

As I turned 50 couple of months ago, it’s set me thinking about retirement. The thoughts of living overseas are now the main motivation to returning to my job each day. Cheaper and more convenient air travel has made the world smaller – so you no longer need to say farewell to your family forever …

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Europe Visit Seville in Southern Spain

Visit Seville in Southern Spain

Leaving the cave in Granada our next stop would be the city of Seville. My darling wife decided it would be fun for me to drive and since I agreed (while in Australia) I never contemplated the difficulty of driving on the other side of the road in a foreign city. Not only that, you …

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Attractions Granada, Spain – World Heritage sight that must be seen

Granada, Spain – World Heritage sight that must be seen

When Elena mentioned that we’d be staying for a couple of nights in a cave house I didn’t know what to expect. I conjured up thoughts of animal skins, fire pits and finger paintings on the walls. Our train journey from Cordoba took us as far as Antequera before we were offloaded and waited for …

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Europe Cordoba, Spain – Cathedral and Mosque in the same building!

Cordoba, Spain – Cathedral and Mosque in the same building!

Leaving Madrid late in the afternoon it was only a short train journey to the city of Cordoba and we booked the hotel close to train station so it was easy to find. Cordoba Center is conveniently located 700m from train station and about 1.5 km from old city. It is a mid range hotel which we …

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Europe Madrid in one day – take a walking tour of Spain’s Capital City

Madrid in one day – take a walking tour of Spain’s Capital City

After spending a few days in Barcelona with Mercedes, we’re on to visit Spain’s capital city. We didn’t have long to spend in Madrid. There’s much for us to see on this trip, unfortunately Madrid was going to be just a day trip. There was no way we could really see everything we wanted to, so …

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Europe 2 little villages in Spain that you just have to visit

2 little villages in Spain that you just have to visit

Setenil de Las Bodegas The origins of this village are unknown. From the caves that house the local cafes and craft shops people speculate that there may well have been prehistoric man dwelling in the caves, yet there is no evidence that proves the theory. The day we visited, the cuisine at the cave bar/restaurant …

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Europe Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain

After only 5 weeks of Spanish we are finally here….We’re in Barcelona baby! We’ve been here for just a couple of hours and we’ve been taken in by a local lady. I’ve had a shower and I’m already drinking a cerveza (beer). One of the best things we’ve done in the past was to create …

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Uncategorized 56 Useful Spanish Travel Phrases Every Traveler Should Learn

56 Useful Spanish Travel Phrases Every Traveler Should Learn

OMG – it’s not long before we fly off the Southern Spain. We’ve booked our tickets. Our bags are packed. We can’t wait to begin our journey to a Spanish-speaking country. Now there’s a simple thing we can do that can have a BIG impact on our trip. Learn some Spanish! So I signed up for Spanish classes and as …

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Asia Unusual and Fascinating Tourist Attractions(8)

Unusual and Fascinating Tourist Attractions(8)

This is part 8 of a 10 part series that focuses on 100 unusual and fascinating tourist attractions from around the globe. Some we have been lucky enough to visit, yet some we yearn to set foot. From the weird and wacky, freaky to wondrous… Take a stroll through the series Spotted Lake, Canada During the summer, …

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