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04 Sep
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Should You Ignore Bali’s New Golden Visa?

The places that are the most popular locations for tourists to visit… and might even be on your own “bucket list”… don’t always make the best places to live full-time. That should be obvious. If you’re on vacation yourself, you might not mind joining crowds of other vacationers on the beaches in Cancún… or in [...]
30 Aug
US Capitol and American waving flag

Your Ultimate, Get-Out-Of-Dodge Plan B

Dear Offshore Living Letter Reader, OK. I’ll do it. I don’t like to write here about every twist and turn in the U.S. news… I don’t usually even like to watch the U.S. news. But readers are always asking me for my thoughts on the latest things happening back home… And the viral hit “Rich […]

22 Jun
Santorini Window View with Flowers

The Best Golden Visa Programs In The World

3 Top Golden Visas In February, the offshore world was rocked by the news that Portugal was canceling its Golden Visa program. As Lief covered in Monday’s letter, that program is still going as of today… and probably has a few more months left to run. If you still want to apply—check out Lief’s interview [...]
13 Oct
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The Importance Of Getting A Second Passport

My First-Ever Citizenship Index Reveals World's Best Second Passports What's the point of having a second passport? It's one of the questions I'm most frequently asked… along with the follow-up: Which is the best second passport to obtain? My team and I have prepared our first-ever Citizenship Index to answer those questions definitively. The complete [...]
15 Sep
Barbados Beach

The 3 Best Places For Digital Nomads

As the world continues to push through our pandemic era, working from home has become a fact of life. What if working from home meant hanging out on a white-sand beach or in an Old World old town? Folks open to the idea of working from home overseas have become a sought-after commodity among

15 Aug
Tropical beach setting on Isla Holbox, Mexico

Why Living In Mexico Will Be The Best Decision You Make

As of this writing, more than 11.5 million Americans and Canadians live overseas… And 2 million of them—nearly 20%–live in Mexico. Mexico is far and away the most popular retirement and expat haven in the world for North Americans. From world-class beaches along its Pacific and Caribbean rivieras… To 16th-century Spanish-colonial towns oozing with charm… […]