Tag Archives: Retirement

A Decade of Changes in our Visits to Costa Rica

Our current stay in Costa Rica has given us the the time to consider the stark contrast with our first visit here in 2007. The changes in our lives over that time have made us look at travel quite differently. We had booked … Continue reading

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Slow Travel in Retirement: First Year Reflections and Looking Ahead

We will look back at 2016 as a year of change and new beginnings. We have both been through some major changes in our lives, some good and some that were pretty tumultuous. In many ways however the leap that … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet? Practicing Patience.

Most North Americans will be familiar with this plaintive question from the back seat occupants signalling that they are ready to get there – wherever there may be. For Anne and I, it seems like it’s taking a very long … Continue reading

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Making it Work for Us

The ideal retirement is of course different for everyone. Whether  it is the chance to write full-time, travel, just chill out, dedicate yourself to community service or spend more time with your family, the options are as varied as the range … Continue reading

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