As the expat population grows, so does an attendant industry of guidebooks, websites, and travel experts, all claiming to possess the specialized knowledge necessary for a cheap and meaningful life abroad.

Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which make up the bulk of retirement plans around the world, make it easy for average people to passively invest in industries they would otherwise avoid.

When Swedish startup X Shore built its first prototype in 2016, an all-electric luxury boat seemed like a pipe dream.

From alpine villages to dense Saxon forests, the German landscape is increasingly dappled with picturesque eco-hotels.