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Extravagance Archive

Rent a Resort or Go for a Hotel Buyout

In these times of social distancing on vacation and limiting contact with strangers, the once-elite idea to rent a resort for your group or book an entire hotel is looking a lot more practical. Hotel buyouts for weddings have long been popular, especially for destination weddings abroad. There’s a strong appeal to having the entire [&hellip

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The Luxury Real Estate in Belize Scene

  Are you wishing you had a better view from your deck? Did this past winter wear you out? You might want to use this time to research real estate in Belize. We regularly publish luxury real estate round-ups for Latin American destinations that are favored by expatriates. Some people head south looking for a [&hellip

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Elite Real Estate Markets of Latin America

Some elite real estate markets seem to defy logic, economics, and gravity. If you don’t know going in that everything is going to be sky-high there, you could get a serious shock. Many buyers who are dipping their toes in the international real estate marketplace automatically assume they’re going to find a bargain anywhere in [&hellip

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Is a Foreign Vacation Home or Retirement Dream House in Your Future?

As I write this, much of the world is sheltering at home. It’s just that for some people, “home” is a house like that one above. Their morning view when they eat breakfast is not a bleak gray with leafless trees, the side of another building, or a view of subdivision houses that all look [&hellip

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The 27 Best Tequila Brands That You Have Probably Never Heard About

If you wanted to go search online to find the best tequila brands, it should be an easy job, right? See which ones get picked the most and then you’ll be set. Unfortunately, as I’ve learned after researching this subject for years, there’s almost no agreement from article to article, from competition to competition. In [&hellip

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Options for Galapagos Family Travel in Ecuador

While a great number of travelers to the islands are couples and groups, Galapagos Family travel can be a wonderful experience all around. In this unique archipelago for biodiversity, kids can get much more immersed in nature than anywhere else, with mammals, birds, and reptiles that seem indifferent to humans’ presence. “Three feet away people!” [&hellip

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