I was honored to be quoted as an expert in a Redfin blog article on Home Exchanges. I love home exchanges and encourage Fifty-Plus Nomads to try them out for themselves.
Fifty Plus Nomad is dedicated to becoming the best source of unbiased, useful, and up-to-date information and services for long-term travelers and expats over 50. Fifty Plus Nomad also offers classes in English and Spanish specially designed for the needs of older learners and workshop where travelers and expats can work benefit from my sixteen years of experience traveling around the world or live n Mexico.
While I try to cover everything of interest to expats and long-term travelers over 50 in the fifty Plus Nomad blog., there are several topics that I will unlikely ever be able to cover on my own in this blog. That said, I would eagerly welcome other contributors to add content on these topics to the blog.
The audience for this blog is long-term travelers over 50 years old. While the blog does its best to address the needs of everyone in this category, it is biased toward 1) Americans and Canadians and 2) travelers who can live in some comfort ($150-$400 a day) for travel
When people ask me: “What is a Fifty-Plus Nomad?”. My reply is anyone over the age of 50 willing to invest time, money, and energy to make travel and/or living abroad an integral part of their lives.
Join the Facebook Group Long-Term Traveling and Living Abroad Over the Age of 50 and unravel tons of useful posts of interest to the Fifty-Plus Nomad community from a variety of reputable sources.
Portrait of Paul Heller, the founder of Fifty Plus Nomad and a confirmed travel addict, on a Mexican Riviera cruise in 2003. Find out more details about his eight years traveling around the world and 8 years living in Mexico.
This post explores how Fifty-Plus Nomads are different and similar to expats, refugees, immigrants, and migrants. It also talks about different communities that are similar to Fifty-Plus Nomads like snowbirds, RVers, and vanlifers.
Many people take pride in being a traveler rather than a tourist. They think that because they travel independently they are superior to people on tours. Yet, to really get to know a place requires time and an effort to get to know local traditions, people, history,
In March 2020, I decided to live full-time as an expat in Merida, Mexico. It was not an easy decision. I spent 2011 to 2015 as a full-time traveler. From 2015 to March 2020, I lived part-time in Merida and Montreal and also traveled three to four months a year. Right when I was excited about becoming a full-time expat, the Coronavirus pandemic happened and changed my plans even more.