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$1000 Retirement: Cuenca, Ecuador
$1000 Retirement: Cuenca, Ecuador

$1000 Retirement: Cuenca, Ecuador

How much do you really need to retire comfortably, safely, and happily? It may be less than you think. In many locations around the world, we’ve already established that it’s possible to retire with what we’ve already accumulated. Let’s take a detailed look at one such location to see the luxurious lifestyle that $1000 per month will afford.

Learn A Foreign Language at Light Speed
Learn A Foreign Language at Light Speed

Learn A Foreign Language at Light Speed

Last weekend, I sat down in the comfort of my own home, put on my noise-canceling headphones, and had a video chat with a Paty, a Peruvian woman living in Lima. Paty is a student of International Relations, and fluent in Spanish, English, and French. She proceeded to gently correct my Spanish grammar and vocabulary for the next half hour. In the end, my teacher and I said farewell and promised to meet up again next weekend for another conversational lesson.

Never Miss Another Error Fare or Travel Sale
Never Miss Another Error Fare or Travel Sale

Never Miss Another Error Fare or Travel Sale

When we manage to snag a great airfare, like our $374 round trip ticket to Egypt via Paris, the people in our lives always ask us with astonishment how we managed to find it. The truth is, it’s really pretty simple. I’m going to share how we find a majority of our great sales and error fares here.

Seven Intense Sports Around the World
Seven Intense Sports Around the World

Seven Intense Sports Around the World

When I spent almost a year in Europe after I got out of school, I got seriously into Champions League soccer. Everyone I made friends with was following the league, so I spent a lot of nights out at the bar watching matches, and thus, a California boy with no soccer experience was transformed into a screaming, flag-waving Olympique Lyonnais fan.

One Perfect Day in Mexico City
One Perfect Day in Mexico City

One Perfect Day in Mexico City

Mexico City. When most people who haven’t been there imagine it, they think of a dirty, polluted, third-world metropolis. The reality couldn’t be further from the truth. While there’s no doubt Mexico City has some issues with poverty, traffic, and pollution, it is also chock-full of beautiful places on par with Manhattan, London, and other large cities all over the world.

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