Americas

Americas

Relocating to a country in North- or South-America?

Moving to Mexico City

This capital of Mexico, Mexico City* is a rare marriage of history and modernity. At 571 square miles, it is one of the biggest cities in the world and also one of the oldest. The...

Moving to Argentina

South America is a wonderful continent with many interesting, distinct countries, but one of its finest parts is Argentina. This enormous country has everything a person could ever want, whether it is big city...

Moving to Uruguay

Though small in size, Uruguay has a lot to offer both tourists and residents. Moving to this lovely little country is a great idea for anyone looking to adopt a more tranquil lifestyle and...

Moving to Venezuela

Located on the northern coast of South America, Venezuela is one of the most interesting and environmentally rich countries on the continent.There is immense environmental diversity throughout the country, making it one of the...

Moving to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

One of the tinier and less frequented of the Caribbean nations, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is one of the most charming and genuine destinations in the Lesser Antilles chain of islands.  The country...

Moving to Suriname

Located along the northern region of South America, Suriname happens to be the smallest sovereign state on the continent.  Originally a Dutch colony until independence in 1975, the country has been a relatively stable...

Moving to Paraguay

Nestled in the very middle of South America, Paraguay is the “Heart of America” (as the locals refer to their country).  A landlocked country bordered to the south by Argentina, to the east and...

Moving to Peru

One of the largest countries in the Americas, Peru is situated along the western coast of South America with a very extensive Pacific coastline.  Despite its proximity to the equator, there are a surprising...
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Moving to Trinidad and Tobago

If you've been searching for a gorgeous place to settle down, you'll need to look no further than a short hop across the Caribbean Ocean from the United States. Just north of Venezuela, this...
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Moving to Nicaragua

Few countries in the Americas can boast of the natural beauty that Nicaragua so proudly cherishes and preserves.  This relatively small country (about the size of the state of New York) is situated smack...

Moving to Antigua and Barbuda

It's tough to think of a spot in the Caribbean that isn't simply gorgeous, but the small island nation of Antigua and Barbuda—from the Spanish words for “ancient” and “bearded”—on the eastern cusp of...
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Moving to the Bahamas

Incomparable natural beauty is what comes to mind when most people think of The Bahamas, and for good reasons: this archipelago off the southeastern coast of Florida, made up of more than 2000 cays,...

Moving to Barbados

Located just east of the Caribbean Sea, and forming part of the Lesser Antilles archipelago, Barbados is a tiny island nation that enjoys a high standard of living and a marvelous mix of British,...
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Moving to Belize

  Located on the upper reaches of the Central American subcontinent, Belize is one of the most charming countries in the region.  Historically a British colony until achieving independence in 1981, the only official language...
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Moving to Bolivia

Nestled in the east-central part of the South American continent, with the imposing Andes mountains along its western stretches and low-lying open fertile plains and jungle in its eastern areas, landlocked Bolivia is a...
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Moving to Brazil

Though most people think that the term “melting pot” only applies to countries like the United States, the reality is that there is equal—if not more—diversity in Brazil.  With an amazing mix of Caribbean,...

Moving to Canada

Most US visitors to our northern neighbor will only be able to tell that they have left their home country by the slight variation in accent, and the generally superior cleanliness of the major...

Moving to Honduras

There are a lot of reasons why Americans choose to move abroad, and among the most important are finding a nicer climate, discovering a different culture, and finding a place with breath-taking scenery everywhere...

Moving to Jamaica

Tropical paradise is one of the first things to come across most people's minds when thinking of Jamaica, and with good reason.  This small island nation in the Caribbean is diligently and responsibly taken...
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Moving to Mexico

  Mexico, the USA's southern neighbor, has attracted the interest and admiration of Americans for the many centuries that we have existed side by side, both in the colonial and independent periods.  Given its proximity...

Moving to Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most naturally beautiful places on earth. The name translated in Spanish means "Rich Coast", and it couldn't be more accurate. Costa Rica is situated in Central America, bordering...
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Cuba

Encompassing the largest Caribbean island and several smaller ones, Cuba was once the premier vacation spot in North America. With the easing of international trade restrictions in the past 20 years, it is rapidly...

Paraguay

Located in the heart of South America, Paraguay is a landlocked country bordering Brazil, Bolivia, and Argentina. Exotic and isolated, it is among the most adventurous travel destinations in the region. Paraguayan history is a...

Costa Rica

Aptly-named Costa Rica (Spanish for "rich coast") is the stereotypical tropical paradise, located in Central America between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. With high human development and environmental performance rankings, and some...
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Guyana

Guyana lies on the northern coast of South America, surrounded by Venezuela, Brazil, and Suriname. This multi-ethnic country is known for its unspoiled wilderness, and as one of only four non-Spanish speaking countries on...

Canada

Canada is the world's second largest country, sprawling across a huge swath of North America. With political and economic clout to match its size, it is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, la...
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Ecuador

The aptly-named Republic of Ecuador lies right along the equator, south of Colombia and north of Peru. Although under-promoted, this diverse, exciting country offers a wealth of travel experiences to rival any of its...
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Belize

Belize is a Central American anomaly, as the only English-speaking country in the region. The breathtaking natural and cultural diversity of this former British colony attract thousands of tourists each year. Belize was first settled...
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Moving to Ecuador

Ecuador is a small South American country straddling the Equator. It is well known for its Amazon rainforest and the Andes mountains. The capital city, Quito, features one of the highest active volcanoes in...
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Moving to Colombia

With an ideal location at the northwestern tip of South America, Colombia is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse countries in all of Latin America, with the third-largest Spanish speaking population in...
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Moving to Guyana

Guyana is located on the Northeastern coast of South America and is the third smallest country on the continent as well as one of only four non-Spanish speaking nations in South America. The unique...
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Moving to Cuba

Cuba is a beautiful and exotic Caribbean island but getting past the border can be a daunting task. If you are a United States citizen, moving to Cuba is essentially out of the question,...
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Moving to Chile

Chile is currently one of the most stable, safe and prosperous countries in South America. It draws an increasing number of tourists each year to see the beautiful Lake District, the snow-capped mountains in...
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Colombia

  Located in northwestern South America, Colombia boasts the world's third largest Spanish-speaking population, after Mexico and Spain. In the past decade its government has made great progress in reducing internecine violence, allowing it to...
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Moving to the Dominican Republic

  Sharing the island of Hispaniola with Haiti in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic is a beautiful place to consider living. Boasting the largest economy in the Central American and Caribbean area, setting up a life...
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Barbados

  Barbados is an island nation in the western Atlantic. It is one of the more populous and prosperous countries in the Lesser Antilles, with consistently high human development and literacy rankings. Like many Caribbean countries,...
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Moving to El Salvador

Located on the Western coast of Central America, El Salvador is a geographically small country filled with many interesting people and places. Known mostly for its exportation of coffee, the industrialization of El Salvador has brought...
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Moving to Grenada

  Grenada is a small island in the Caribbean that is part of a series of islands called the Grenadines. The island is a mere 344 square kilometers in size and serves as home to...
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Moving to Haiti

  Haiti holds a beautiful place in the Caribbean, sharing the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic. The clear blue waters that surround the island and the lush sea life that lives under the...

Moving to Panama

Panama is the southernmost country in Central America. Its main claim to fame is the Panama Ship Canal which links the Caribbean Sea with the Pacific Ocean. Cargo ships sailing through the Canal cut...

Moving to the USA

  The USA is one of the wealthiest, most successful, secure countries in the world. It offers a host of opportunities for businesses and the standard of living is generally very comfortable. No wonder so...
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Chile

  The Republic of Chile occupies a long, narrow strip of coastline in the Southern Cone. It is one of the most stable and prosperous nations in the region, and ranks highly among Latin American...
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The Bahamas

  The Bahamas are the quintessential island paradise. Located southeast of the United States and north of Cuba and Hispaniola, this archipelagic country has a long history as a tropical getaway for winter-weary Westerners. The Bahamas...
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Bolivia

  One of the few countries with a majority Native American population, Bolivia is a landlocked country situated between Brazil, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, and Argentina. Its isolated location among the Andes mountains has earned it...
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Antigua and Barbuda

  Situated in the Lesser Antilles, this nation comprises both the eponymous islands and a number of smaller islets. With its warm, equatorial climate and miles of sunny Caribbean coastline, Antigua and Barbuda has been...
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Mexico

  Mexico covers most of the southern area of North America.  It has a long history of economic and cultural exchange with Europe and its neighbors to the north and south, and as a newly...
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Brazil

  Covering nearly half of the South American continent, Brazil is both the world's fifth largest and fifth most populous country.  It is a true giant in the Latin American region, and is widely recognized...

Argentina

  From fast-paced urban centers like the capital, Buenos Aires, to the rugged Pampas where self-reliant gauchos still live off the land, Argentina has something to offer every modern explorer.  This country is the second...