Where to next? Some will tell you to spin a globe and point, but we think this question begs some prioritization. Globalization is rapidly changing the world for better and for worse, and some corners of the world are facing the more unfavorable consequences more so than others. Some threaten to disappear within the century, and some within half a century, but we’ve distilled these 6 must-see locations that we are losing with each passing day.
For nearly 40 years now, International Living has made it a mission to demonstrate that you can indeed enjoy a comparable, if not better, retirement overseas. As the world’s most well respected resource for overseas opportunities, we are inclined (and delighted) to agree with it!
International Living just released its 2018 Global Retirement Index, a catalog of worldwide destinations that has been assessed along dimensions such as cost and affordability, topography and climate, food and culture, and quality of life and healthcare. We’ve rounded up the Top 10 countries for you, most of which happen to be Spanish-speaking. Now may be the time to start brushing up, ¡Hala!
On a recent visit to two of the islands, myMEGusta saw bananas and plantains growing all over the place on Gran Canaria. Some were in orderly farms, others in odd fabric greenhouses. We were told that a grower’s investment in the greenhouses is significant, but that the yields were substantially higher thanks to protection from the winds and other elements.