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An Ultimate Caribbean Lifestyle

The Dominican Republic An Ultimate Caribbean Lifestyle By JG Walker. Previously published in the 2015 Fall Issue. A history buff might know the Dominican Republic as the modern name of the place where Christopher Columbus and crew first made landfall after crossing the Atlantic in 1492. A sports fan might know this Caribbean nation as […]

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Eco-Tourism Thrives in Costa Rica

Eco-Tourism Thrives in Costa Rica Although it’s a small country, about the size of West Virginia, Costa Rica has incredible biodiversity with scenic beaches, lush rain forests, impressive volcanoes and exotic wildlife. As avid travelers grow tired of hotel-lined beaches and crowded theme parks, they turn to the more exotic adventures offered by ecotourism. This […]

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Team Up to Slim Down & Stay Sharp

Summer is the season to get out, break a sweat and shed some of the accumulated baggage that’s been depressing your scales since last winter. We all talk about getting more exercise as part of a healthier lifestyle, but then we let those necessary appointments and unexpected commitments get in the way. You don’t have […]

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Introducing…Living Single

I’m pleased to announce that ideal-LIVING is inaugurating a new column, “Living Single.” And, I’m delighted that I’ll be your guide. Why a column devoted to singles? Let me offer several reasons: Crunch the Numbers More than half of all American adults are single, and 42 percent of people 45 and older are divorced, widowed […]

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Tropical Sustainability

Tropical Sustainability | Save Money | International Living is King in Saving

International Communities are Setting the Pace By Sam Crawford. Previously published in the 2015 Summer issue. Sustainability has become a popular buzzword with American community developers. While some may see that trend as being little more than a marketing tool, the fact is that sustainable designs and building practices are a good thing—for the planet […]

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