Welcome to Offshore Living Letter, Your #1 Resource for Offshore Diversification

Category: Citizenship

02 Dec
Ecuador Cuenca drone view of the square and the church of San Blas in a sunny day

How And Why To Obtain Ecuadorean Citizenship

Other than for random, one-off real estate investment opportunities, Ecuador has never been high on my list of top offshore destinations. This country is more a great budget lifestyle choice than a place to think about planting an offshore flag… with one important and notable exception. Obtaining Ecuadorean citizenship is notably easy… as long as […]

29 Oct
road map for the future second passport

How To Build Your Road Map For The Future

What a world we’re living in, right? The biggest global pandemic in 100 years... continuing terrorist threats... war... threats of more war… coups… famine... mass gun violence... Plus a litany of -flations… inflation, shrinkflation, and now skimpflation… Along with global supply-chain issues and people deciding they don’t want or don’t need to work post-pandemic. On [...]
14 Oct
St Lucia, an island in the Caribbean

The 3 Best Citizenship By Investment Programs

Before the global pandemic, an American passport got you into 184 countries. It was one of the best travel documents you could carry. At the height of the pandemic, U.S. passport-holders were permitted entry to but 29 countries. Some 166 countries had decided to bar entry to Americans, fearing those Americans might carry the coronavirus […]

21 Jun
The Notre Dame Cathedral on the Seine river, Paris, France

When Traveling During COVID-19, Flexibility Remains Key

Have Vaccination, Will Travel With both shots of my COVID-19 vaccination now administered, traveling to Europe will be easier next month in advance of the family vacation we’ve planned in Italy. Most countries on the Continent have opened up to vaccinated travelers, and the EU has said they will open borders further to allow all [...]
05 Nov
Blue sign warning of that face mask is mandatory due to Covid-19 or coronavirus in airport.

What Traveling To Europe In November 2020 Is Like

Getting to Ireland wasn’t a concern. Returning Irish citizens are allowed to enter Ireland from anywhere. You have to complete a form online that includes where you will be staying for your first 14 days after arrival, as the Irish government wants you to self-quarantine for that period. However, no destination information is required if […]

The 8 Best Economic Citizenship Programs That Will Be Your Pass To A Second Residency

Special Report: World’s Top 8 Second Passport Programs The term “economic citizenship” refers to a passive, one-time investment in a country that leads to citizenship and a second passport. In the 1990s, several countries offered buy-a-passport programs—officially known as Citizenship By Investment Programs, or CIPs—that became corrupted and eventually discontinued because citizens carrying those passports [...]