Entrepreneur Develops Food-Based Neighborhood

Cedric Naudon is a wealthy French entrepreneur with a penchant for fine food. Nothing notable there— French foodies are a dime a dozen. But unlike most those other foodies, Naudon owns half of a neighborhood in Paris, and his plans for the area would make anyone’s mouth water.

Naudon’s plan for the neighborhood, as featured in The New York Times, is to turn the area into an epicurean village called La Jeune Rue (Young Street).

Developed with the help of an international team of designers, the plans include a butchery, a cheesemonger, an organic bakery, an oyster bar, a fishmonger, ethnic restaurants, and a clique of neighborhood mainstays. The butchery will include a library to allow patrons to read all about the cuts on offer. Continue reading “Entrepreneur Develops Food-Based Neighborhood”

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Colon Province Focus Of Renewal

According to gogetitnews.com, Panama’s underdeveloped province of Colon is about to undergo significant development ventures. Focusing on development of Colon, Panama’s second largest province, was a central aspect of President Juan Carlos Varela’s recent election platform. The Ministry of Public Works and the Ministry of Housing will work together towards renewing the province, including building better homes for the inhabitants. Furthermore, Varela has signed the tender calling for an urban renewal project, but exact costs and construction dates are currently unknown. According the gogetitnews.com’s report, the project will benefit about 25,000 people in the city by building up to 5,000 … Continue reading Colon Province Focus Of Renewal

World’s best 21 places to live, retire or have the adventure of your life right now!

According to the team at LiveAndInvestOverseas.com these are the world’s 21 best places to live, retire, or have the adventure of your lifetime right now… Enjoy the list, choose one and … retire today!!!

1. Argentina… From cosmopolitan Buenos Aires to Mendoza wine country…

2. Belize… Beaches, rain forests, reefs, Mayan ruins, and rivers…
plus one of the easiest places in the world to get foreign residency…

3. Brazil… A huge, diverse nation boasting excellent investment opportunity and bargain beach properties…

4. Chile… The ease and comfort of “First World” living, plus easy residency with little hassle…

5. Colombia… A land emerging as one of the next great expat destinations, specifically Medellin, a European-feel city with a Latin American cost of living… Continue reading “World’s best 21 places to live, retire or have the adventure of your life right now!”

The Pick For The Best Of Ireland From LiveAndInvestOverseas

When I’m asked to recommend a single spot in Ireland for the would-be retiree, I come up with at least five possibilities. Then, for each place, I ask one critical question: Could a non-local (one not born into a harsh Irish winter) survive here year-round? Is there enough to amuse when the nights are long and it rains for a week at a time? The one place that stands out to me right now—passing this year-round test with flying colors—is Kilkenny.

This “Medieval city” (now officially a town) is the arts and artisanal center of Ireland. From April to October, its streets buzz with local and tourist shoppers in search of unique clothing, gifts, and home-wares. They come in the winter months, too, though in lesser numbers. The big event in town is the annual Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in June that attracts comedy fans from around the world, while November’s Kilkenomics Festival—a quirky marriage of economists and comedians from around the world—is growing in popularity. And, any time boredom strikes, you can reach Dublin in 70 minutes by direct motorway.

The whole county of Kilkenny deserves to be explored, particularly those towns and villages along the Nore and Barrow rivers. Dotted between patchwork fields representing every shade of green, you’ll find potters, glassmakers, and jewelry designers, all inspired by the natural beauty surrounding them. Continue reading “The Pick For The Best Of Ireland From LiveAndInvestOverseas”