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An American Snowbird in Southern Spain

March 4th, 2015

By Teresa Roberts NABBW’s Associate for Living Abroad I’m in southern Spain —again. This time, I am here for two months, living in my own apartment. Last year, I came to Spain to find an apartment on the coast of Andalucía. My ultimate goal was to locate a place that could become my home-away-from-home for a number of years to come. Snowbirds in the U.S. tend to go to Florida, but this snowbird goes to southern Spain. I retired earlier than my husband and although he quit his job for two years and traveled the world with me on my pension, whenever we returned stateside for any length... Read More

Saddle Up in Ecuador

August 13th, 2013

Saddle Up in Ecuador by Linda Ballou NABBW’s Adventure Travel Associate   What prompts a young Brit ensconced in the Parisian perfume industry to flee the continent in quest of creating the ultimate South American riding experience? That was the first of several burning questions I had for Sally Vergette, owner of RIDE ANDES, before joining her in Ecuador this September. I’m looking forward to romps through pastures in the shadow of snow-crowned volcanoes with other experienced riders on Sally’s fit and well-mannered mounts. Each day’s ride ends at a wonderful colonial estate like... Read More