Craig and Melanie Briggs were what some may describe as early adopters of the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement years before they knew what it was. Twenty years ago, while they were both around 40, the couple gave up their jobs and moved from the industrial town of Huddersfield, England to the beautiful rural countryside of the Northwest corner of Spain, known as Galicia. Craig and Melanie love the slow pace, luscious green landscape, warm people and scrumptious wines of Galicia. Find out more about life in Galicia, Spain, on Episode 79 of Retire There with Gil & Gene.
Follow Craig and Melanie’s journey in Galicia on Craig's website, Journey to a Dream.
Thus far, Craig has authored eight books on the adventures he and Melanie have experienced in early retirement, they are:
In 2021, Craig published his first novel, Pandora’s Box: A Taylor & Swift Saga.
Craig’s Facebook page is here.