For 30 years, International Living's editors and writers have been scouring the world to find the best places to live or retire to. Imagine lounging on your deck, a cocktail in hand, the quiet turquoise waters of the Caribbean spread out before you... Or picture yourself relaxing in a flower-filled courtyard where lavender bougainvillea tumbles over stucco walls, while the sweet perfume of frangipani fills the air at dusk. Maybe you dream, instead, of a mountain retreat where the air is crisp and you live amidst expansive, snow-capped peaks. Or perhaps it's an elegant pied-à-terre in a cosmopolitan city you envision.
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Best for: English-speaking Caribbean-living
Best for: Property investment
Best for: A happy and healthy lifestyle
Best For: A low cost of living
Best For: Quality of life and health care
Best For: Culture and lifestyle
Best For: The perfect mix of centuries-old traditions and contemporary lifestyles
Best For: A stunning Pacific coast and cheap property
Best For: Retiree benefits and doing business
Best For: First-world comforts and little crime
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- Costa Rica,
- Dominican Republic,
- Czech Republic,
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