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The Perfect Destination for a Nature-Filled Semi-Retirement

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on February 11, 2021

Home to at least half of all Costa Rica’s wildlife species, Osa Peninsula in the southwest of the country boasts incredible biodiversity and outstanding natural beauty. Beaches perfect for surfing abound along miles of untouched coastline, while inland waterfalls cascade into rivers surrounded by pristine jungle. The region, one of the country’s largest protected zones, […]

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What Ben & Jerry’s Can Tell Us About the Future of Work

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 31, 2021

Ben and Jerry know the future. It’s at home. Not necessarily with a pint of Chunky Monkey in your paws, but, more likely, sitting in front of your laptop managing your workday. What I’m getting at here are comments made earlier this month by the head of London-based Unilever, one of the world’s largest consumer-product […]

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5 Compelling Reasons to Work Remotely From Uruguay

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 30, 2021

If you have the ability to work remotely, an opportunity increasingly open to so many of us, then now is time to take advantage. After all, why work from a cold, expensive, densely populated city, when you could enjoy a vastly better qualify of life for far less money in a warm, beautiful destination overseas? […]

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My Life as a Remote Worker in Uruguay

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 28, 2021

I moved from Washington State to Uruguay in 2006. For my first eight years or so in the country, I lived in Punta del Este, one of the foremost resort destinations in South America. During high season, the local airport in Punta fills with private jets, while the harbor is jam-packed with boats, including large […]

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The Top 3 Digital Nomad Destinations in Costa Rica

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 19, 2021

If there is a silver lining to this dreadful pandemic, it might just be the work-from-home, work-from-anywhere revolution. Over the past year, companies have learned—much to their surprise, it seems—that workers are just as committed and productive outside of the confines of their cubicles. Meanwhile, workers have discovered a new, more flexible way of earning […]

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Earning Remotely From the World’s Top Retirement Haven

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 8, 2021

U.S. expat Bill Cotter was drawn to Costa Rica’s southern Pacific coast by his love for surfing and his desire for a more laidback, nature-filled life. The unspoiled, biodiverse region, which includes beachfront communities such as Dominical, Uvita, and Ojochal, combines affordability and spectacular scenery with modern infrastructure and amenities. This helps explain its growing […]

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Digital Nomad Life in a Costa Rican Beach Town

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 6, 2021

My love affair with Costa Rica started 20 years ago. Trudging through the snow in Boston to the office of my first job, I peered into a fogged-up travel agent’s window and saw an ad for a last-minute tour to Costa Rica. It was my first and last organized tour—I hated being on someone else’s […]

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A Fresh Start in Costa Rica

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on January 4, 2021

For decades, Costa Rica has drawn enterprising expats and part-time retirees who want to earn an income while enjoying a relaxing, affordable life overseas.

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How to Start a Dropshipping Business

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on December 21, 2020

Dropshipping is one of the most accessible ways to become an online entrepreneur and build a new income you control. As the owner of your own dropshipping store, you can work from anywhere, choose what you sell, and set your own prices. In time, you could potentially even build your store into a brand and […]

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How to Teach English Online

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on October 13, 2020

Would it surprise you to know that you have had a high-ticket, money-making skill since you were 7 years old…one that is truly in demand in the global market…a skill that foreign executives pay top dollar hourly rates to learn?  What skill could a 7-year-old possibly possess that a CEO would pay top dollar for? […]

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The Best Countries in Europe to Get a Freelance Visa

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on September 3, 2020

A larger trend that began several years ago is now ramping up as an after-effect of the COVID-19 pandemic: the work-and-live anywhere lifestyle of digital nomadism. What was once mainly a trend among millennials has become a coveted lifestyle among various age groups that now have the freedom to move about the world and work.  […]

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The Top 3 Cities in Portugal for Digital Nomads

Posted by The Savvy Retiree on August 6, 2020

The way we work is changing dramatically before our eyes, as the coronavirus has compelled companies in virtually every country and industry to embrace remote working. Once we emerge from this pandemic, this is going to open up the benefits of the digital nomad lifestyle to countless new workers. As a professional writer and blogger, […]

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