Here’s the thing: Living the American Dream is expensive.
If your income is unpredictable or fixed, as it is for self-employed and retired Americans like my husband Hank and me, the financial weight of home ownership and a rising cost-of-living can feel overwhelming and render travel an unaffordable luxury you once enjoyed.
For us, home loose living abroad has made leading a fulfilling and worldly life attainable in a manner that’s become increasingly unachievable in the United States.
What about you? Are you itching to launch a life abroad? It may be easier than you think. Learn how you can fund an overseas sabbatical and live abroad in my latest article for Yahoo Travel: You Don’t Have to Be Rich to Take A Sabbatical: How to Live and Work Abroad.
About Ellen Barone: Consumer travel journalist Ellen Barone is the founder and publisher of TravelUpdatesbyEllenBarone.com and YourLifeIsATrip.com. She’s currently at work on her first book - I COULD LIVE HERE.