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<h1 class="entry-title">Author: <span class="vcard">Kathleen Peddicord</span></h1>
04 Feb
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News From Panama City After 3 Months Away

Fourth Bridge Over The Canal A Go... And Other Important Good News From Panama After three months away, Lief and his wife Kathleen Peddicord are back on the ground in Panama City. What's new since they were last in residence at the Live and Invest Overseas HQ? Kathleen has the report... Back in our Live [...]
28 Jan
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How Each Region of Belize Reveals Another Lifestyle Option

In This Paradise, The Government Is Nowhere To Be Noticed And Your Tax Bill Can Be Highly Controlled Finally... after three days inside the meeting rooms of the Fort George Hotel, it was time to bug out of Belize City. Belize City is poor, underdeveloped, and, in parts, unsafe. I don't mind the place. Beneath [...]
24 Jan
Maya Ruins, Jaguar Temple, in Belize

History Of Belize: From Maya Settlement To Melting Pot

4 Reasons Belize Should Be On Your Radar In 2019 Since "Survivor" and "Temptation Island" put it on America's radar, sleepy little Belize has been attracting attention for its white-sand beaches, coral reef, Maya ruins, and virgin rain forest. Historically, it was the country's land, water, gold, timber, and oil. These are the agendas that [...]
31 Dec
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Find Out Which New Places Our Staff Want To Visit This Year

5 Places To See In 2019 If I’m able to go to one new place in the New Year it will be the city that was once the center of the world, Jerusalem. I like cities with long pasts, and this city has one of the longest. Simon Sebag Montefiore, author of “Jerusalem: The Biography,” articulates [...]
24 Dec
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The 10 Best Places To Live Overseas In 2019

10 Best Places To Go Overseas In 2019 If you could live anywhere, where would you go? Here are the top 10 places to consider for 2019, the 10 best places in the world to live, retire, chase adventure, and reinvent your life in the New Year, rated and ranked based on the 14 factors [...]
03 Dec
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Five Flags: Comparing Panama And Portugal’s Citizenship, Residency, Real Estate, And Taxes

#1 Choice For Going Offshore In 2019 We Americans tend to dismiss Europe for overseas lifestyle and investment options, thinking this part of the world is too complicated or too expensive. The truth is that some European countries can be cheaper than destinations that might much sooner come to mind as top live and invest [...]
17 Sep
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Our Lives Are International, But Panama Feels Just Like Home

Touching down in Panama yesterday, after five weeks on the road, I embraced the strong sense I felt of coming home. Technically, Lief and I live nowhere. Official empty nesters since our son graduated high school, we’re footloose and fancy-free… with the frequent-flyer accounts to prove it. We hold residency in Panama but are no […]

10 Sep
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3 Things You’ll Need If You’re Deciding To Retire Overseas

Live From Las Vegas—Here's The Scene At This Year's Retire Overseas Conference "The world is alive with opportunity. "Specifically, in the context of this Retire Overseas Conference, the world is alive with opportunity for an interesting, rich, full, adventure-filled, and, sometimes, very affordable retirement in a place that is welcoming, beautiful, friendly, and engaging." "That's [...]
30 Jul
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Why Panama City’s Property Market Is Unlike Anywhere Else

Why I Moved From Costa Rica To Panama... One Global Property Investor's Remarkable Success Story Back in Panama following his Offshore Wealth Summit last week in the Dominican Republic, Lief Simon is otherwise occupied today. As you read this, Lief is at the Chinese Embassy in Panama City trying to finalize the paperwork for the student [...]