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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 [...]
10 Jun
French, U.S. and Chinese passport on money

Figuring Out Your Best Choices For An Alternative Residency

Top Retiree Residency Options For 2019 Choices. The whole live-and-invest-overseas thing comes down to choices. Because taking control of your future is all about understanding your options for action. The challenge can be that, once you've identified the going-overseas choices you'd like to pursue, following through on them isn't as easy as making a quick [...]
12 Jul
USA and Chinese flags on mountain signpost

Obtaining A Visa For China And Complicated Travel Logistics

As I reported last week, Kathleen and I need visas for China. We’ll be traveling to the country with our son in August to install him in his freshman dorm room at NYU Shanghai. The visa application process proved only mildly complicated. We’re in Europe and elsewhere until we leave for China, so we couldn’t apply […]

05 Jul
Criminal background form

Reload Your Life: Our Offshore Gun And Criminal Check Guides

Earlier this year, my Customer Service team compiled a list of the topics most frequently asked about by my readers. Now, we’re not quite sure just how many members of the mafia are reading these dispatches… But it turns out that the two most-often-asked-about subjects are guns… and criminal background checks. Joking aside, these are, […]

05 Oct
residency in portugal

Why Residency In Portugal Is Today’s Golden Opportunity

Portugal is hot. I’ve been focusing time and attention on this country for the past two-and-a-half years. My first visit I bought a small apartment as a rental investment that is proving to have been one of the best property investment purchases of my career (and that’s more than 40 buys across two-dozen countries). The […]