Category Archives: Retiring Abroad Series

Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 7: Going with the Flow

When I grow up, I want to become the Postmistress of Castrojeriz, Spain. Imagine a job where you come in Monday-Friday from 9:30-10am.  You get to enjoy a bit of “office” camaraderie, interact with a few local residents, help out … Continue reading

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Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 6: Choosing A City

Our last few visits to France have been our “reconnaissance missions” of sorts.  We have been scouting various locations that we might be interested in relocating to eventually. While there are still more places we would like to visit–Grenoble, Perpignan, … Continue reading

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Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 5: Space-Saving Ideas from European Kitchens

As my last post must have amply demonstrated, we absolutely adore French markets.  But there is more to living abroad than just shopping for cheese and produce (though going to markets is undoubtedly a significant factor in our enjoyment equation). … Continue reading

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Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 4: Market Reflections

We’re back from our nearly three weeks out of the country (and away from this blog)! Whenever we take a vacation in another country, we come away from the experience with a great appreciation for the way others live.  That … Continue reading

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Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 3: Two Tales of Home Abroad

Last week, during my Spring Break, I decided to continue my research into the possibility of living in France and resolved to follow my own advice (from Part 2 in this series) to read more about real-life experiences of those … Continue reading

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