It’s time to chuck it all. The career pressure. The high rent. The city streets. With the baggage lightened, here’s where you might wind up. San Blas, Panama You can still find villages in the archipelago where people live off the land, make their own clothes, and have no idea what the word “deadline” means. The more popular islands are still affordable. Koh Chang, Thailand The expat population is growing, partly because it’s affordable and mostly because it’s beautiful. iamkohchang.com Istock Ireland The government is pushing tourism, which seems to be working. Needed: chefs, tour guides and golf-course attendants. Payoff: low rent, rolling hills, Guinness. discoverireland.com Taiwan Teaching English is in demand, and is free of red tape. Search for jobs at tealit.com. New Zealand Work permits in Auckland lead to cheap rent, plus employment ops in yoga, food and wine. See how one couple made the move. Tags: Best Islands To Live On New Zealand Ireland Panama Thailand Pacific View the discussion thread.